Young Sook Lee (Vc)
native of South Korea has appeared as an acclaimed soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician throughout North America and in Asia.
Beginning playing the cello at the age of ten, she studied with emeritus professor Chung Shim Baik at Seoul National University in Korea and continued her studies at New England Conservatory and received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University. She participated at Asia Orchestra week, Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival and performed under the baton of world renowned maestros including Charles Dutoit, Christoph von Dohnányi, and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
She has won numerous competitions, awards in US and Asia including Boston University Soloists competition, PSA Young Artist Competition and Bay State Concerto competition. Throughout her musical carrier, she has performed at various venues including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, UN Center, TD Garden and Boston Symphony Hall and Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln center. Also, she performed at world renown Italian singer-Andrea Bocelli US tour(Boston) in 2016 and 2018.
As an active chamber musician, she was invited to Beethoven Institute in New York, the 10th Daejeon Chamber music Festival hosted by Korean Broadcasting System in Korea. Also, she was invited to have recitals at Steinert hall, Peabody Institute Library and Brookline Library for 2018 Concert Series. Recently, Mrs. Lee joined orchestra of Indian Hill as a principal cellist and engaged with Symphony New Hampshire and Duo Nouveau.