Jinsang Lee won first prize at the Concours Géza Anda in 2009, as well as the Schumann Prize, Mozart Prize and Audience Prize for his mature interpretations of these composers’ works. He had earlier made his mark at the international piano world by winning top prizes at a number of international piano competitions including first prize at the Hong Kong International Piano Competition (2008) chaired by Vladimir Ashkenazy, first prize, Scarlatti Prize and Orchestra Prize at the International Pianoforte Competition Cologne (2005), and second prize at the Sendai International Music Competition (2001). These were preceded by a number of top prizes awarded during his childhood in Korea. He has appeared in concerts with renowned conductors and orchestras throughout the world and played at a number of the world’s most prestigious music festivals. In addition to his flawless technique as a pianist, Jinsang Lee’s passion in searching for the perfect sound, aided by his flawless technique, has led him to the world of piano manufacturing and tuning. He embarked upon this interesting journey by working at Steinway Austria for two years under the guidance of master piano technician Stefan Knüpfer (star of the docu-movie Pianomania), seeking better to understand the piano as a living instrument. Subsequently he moved to Steinway Hamburg to learn the piano manufacturing process himself. He pursues a productive concert career across different continents, sharing with his audiences his quest to find the perfect piano sound. Jinsang Lee started his musical education with Daejin Kim in Seoul, and continued in Germany with the support of Wolfgang Manz, before completing his studies under the guidance of Pavel Gililov.