Artist Bio

Jiyoung Lee, cello

Cellist Jiyoung Lee “plays with passion and sensitivity. Her interpretation is impeccable for its depth of feeling and intelligence” (Times Herald-Record). She has performed as a soloist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the Seoul Symphony Orchestra, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the Seoul National University Orchestra. She won the Juilliard Concerto Competition and performed the Schumann Cello Concerto with the Juilliard Orchestra and also received prizes at the Hudson Valley Concerto Competition, the Hellam Young Artists’ Competition, and the Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation. As an avid chamber musician, she has performed in Maine, California, New York, Massachusetts, Florida, New Mexico, Geneva, Verbier, and Seoul. She has participated in master classes with David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Arto Noras, Bernard Greenhouse, Torleif Thedéen, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Gary Hoffman. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Lee has received a master’s degree from the Juilliard School with Timothy Eddy and is enrolled in the Artist Diploma program at the Juilliard School with Joel Krosnick.

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