Shuan Hern Lee
16 year old West Australian pianist, Shuan Hern Lee started piano lessons at 2 and half with his dad, Yoon Sen Lee. At the age of 14, Shuan Hern has been accepted as tertiary music student at the University of Western Australia. Shuan Hern is also a student of International Piano Academy In contri Col Maestro of Imola, Italy and is currently studying with Yoon Sen Lee and Ingrid Fliter.
Shuan Hern obtained the diploma of the Associate of the Trinity College of London at the age of 9 and Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and Licentiate of Music of Australia with Distinction in Piano Performance at the age of 10 (AMEB). At 14, he obtained the Fellowship of Music of Australia diploma which is the highest honour and also the youngest candidate ever to achieve this diploma in piano performance of the Australian Music Examinations Board.
Shuan Hern has won many top prizes at piano competitions including 1st prize at Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford Connecticut, USA; 1st prize at Astana Piano Passion, Kazakhstan; 1st prize at Sberbank Debut International Piano Competition, Ukraine; 1st prize at Young Pianist of the North International Piano Competition in UK; 1st prize at San Marino International Piano Competition; Laureate prizes at International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Novosibirsk and Krainev International Piano Competition in Moscow, Russia; 1st prize at International Piano Competition for Young Musicians in Enschede, The Netherlands; 1st prize at International Junior E-Piano Competition in Minnesota, USA; 1st prize at Schumann International Piano Competition in Dusseldorf, Germany; 1st prize at Global Youth Pianists Competition in Shenzhen, China; 1st prize at International Piano Competition, Palma D’oro in Finale Ligure, Italy; 1st prize at the Rome International Piano Competition (Chopin Prize) and 2nd prizes at the Horowitz International Piano Competition, Ukraine and 2nd prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, USA.
Shuan Hern has performed in many countries globally as soloist and also with Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine, the State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya” of Moscow, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, Armenia State Philharmonic Orchestra, Armenia State Chamber Orchestra, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, Imola Chamber Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Fremantle Symphony Orchestra, Perth Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Perth.