Artist Bio

Yeim Lee, violin

Violinist Yeim Lee is an active concert violinist and chamber musician. Yeim was a winner of the Oberlin Conservatory Concerto Competition and was awarded the Susan W. Rose Graduate Fellowship at the Juilliard School. She currently performs with the Sejong Soloists ensemble at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Seoul Arts Center, and has served as concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra and Oberlin Orchestra. A passionate chamber musician, Yeim has worked with members of the Brentano, Cavani, Juilliard, Pacifica, Takács and Tokyo String Quartets, Emmanuel Ax, and the Horszowski and Oberlin Trios. Yeim’s festival appearances include the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Taos School of Music, Perlman Music Program (PMP)’s Chamber Music Workshop, and PMP’s Sarasota Winter Residency.

Yeim is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music with Paul Kantor. She holds a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, where she was awarded a full scholarship under the tutelage of Laurie Smukler, and a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where she studied with David Bowlin. Away from the violin, Yeim loves to spend quality time with her beloved labrador, Bori.