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Nurry Lee

Nurry Lee is a seventeen year old pianist, from South Korea who lives in Bath. She started learning piano at the age of six, taught by her mother and continuing with Olena Shevetsova, and was given a specialist place at Wells Cathedral School, where she is currently studying with the Head of Keyboard, Professor John Byrne.

She completed her Grade 8 Piano in 2006 when she was 11 years old, and Grade 8 violin in 2010, both with distinction. She has performed across the country and abroad, taking part in prestigious concerts, and has been invited to play as guest pianist with the Bristol Ensemble, in Symphonic Journey and for the Countess of Wessex.

Nurry has had a number of successes in major competitions such as Longwell Green Eisteddfod, Bristol Festival of Music, Speech and Drama, The Rotary Club competition, Junior Arts Festival, Mid-Somerset Festival, EPTA (European Piano Teacher Association) competition, Gregynog Young Musician of the year and, most recently, she participated in the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition where she was selected through to the last 30 pianists. She also won the FOMWCS Cup at Wells Cathedral School for the most outstanding musician in Lower School.

Recently, she went to Sierra Leone to help and teach music at the Ballanta Music Academy there. After Wells, Nurry will continue her musical studies at the Royal College of Music in London.

Nurry Lee
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