Sigmund Groven’s student, Korean harmonica-player Yoonseok Lee, recently graduated with a bachelor degree from the Norwegian Academy of Music, with a superb exam concert on May 12th.
Gathered here are the examiner Tore Reppe (Sigmund’s best Norwegian student who studied at the Trondheim Conservatory of Music in the 1980s and went on to win the World Harmonica Championships in Jersey in 1987), Ivar Anton Waagaard who accompanied Yoonseok on piano at the graduation concert, Yoonseok Lee himself, and Sigmund. The location is outside the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo.
Yoonseok Lee had his first lesson with Sigmund in Seoul in 2013, and began his studies with him in Oslo in 2018. Yoonseok Lee has a successful career as a harmonica soloist and teacher in South Korea.