Artist Bio

Jeonghyoun Christine Lee, cello

Cellist Jeonghyoun Christine Lee, a native of Seoul, Korea, was accepted into the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of ten, as one of the youngest students on record. As a soloist she has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Korean Broadcast Symphony Orchestra, and Calgary Symphony Orchestra, among others, and has served as the Coprincipal of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber musician, Lee has performed in Europe and Asia with Curtis on Tour and was recently featured as a Young Artist at Music from Angel Fire and a Caramoor Rising Star at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. She recently performed with Juilliard’s contemporary ensemble, AXIOM, and has attended summer festivals such as the Taos School of Music, Encore, the Great Mountains Music Festival, Orford, and Hotchkiss Summer Portals. She has participated in Prussia Cove Master Classes with Ralph Kirshbaum and the Académie Musicale de Villecroze with Miklós Perényi. This summer, she was rewarded the Prix de la Musique de Chambre from Ecoles d’Art Américaines de Fontainebleau, where she worked with Christian Ivaldi and Philippe Entremont. Lee holds a bachelor of music from the Curtis Institute of Music and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the Juilliard School with Joel Krosnick.

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