PictureHyungi onstage at QEH with Purcell Symphony Orchestra (credit: Bill Hiskett)

Hyungi Lee won First Prize in her age category at the International Marimba Festival held in Bamburg, Germany last weekend.  The prestigious competition was adjudicated by Shoko Sakai, Paul Mootz – Professor at Luxemburg Conservatoire, Radoslaw Szarek – Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg and Slawomir Mscisz.

Hyungi joined The Purcell School in 2011, and holds a Government Scholarship under the Music and Dance Scheme.  She studies solo marimba with Daniella Ganeva and percussion with Kevin Hathway.