Hyojin Lee

Since her debut performance as a soloist with the Daegu Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 14, Hyojin Lee has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, Asia, and the United States. She has appeared as a soloist with such orchestras as the Slovak Kosice National Philharmonic, the Hungary Sabaria Symphony, Soli Deo Orchestra, the Kyungbook Symphony, the Keimyung University Orchestra, Multimedia Art Ensemble ARS, and the Good-Mori Korean Traditional Ensemble. She has also served as the principal cellist of the Indiana Concert Orchestra and the Daegu Contemporary Music Orchestra.

Lee was a recipient of the Dean’s Music Merit Scholarship at Indiana University, where she received an MM and a Performer’s Diploma in Cello Performance. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Rutgers University, where she holds a graduate fellowship to study with Jonathan Spitz. Former teachers include Kazimierz M. MichalikTsuyoshi TsutsumiCsaba Onczay, and Janos Starker.

As a teacher, Lee’s cello students have won first prizes in international competitions in Korea and the United States, performing in such venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.