Yen Lee

A native of South Korea, Yen Lee had been an active member in the guitar competition circuit winning prizes and appeared in many major concert venues and music festivals including Seoul Art Center, Sejong Art Center,Hoam Art Hall, Jeju Guitar Festival, and Busan Guitar Festival.  In 2007,a music management company scouted Yen for the 1st guitar part of Botticelli Guitar Quartet, which toured throughout Korea and recorded Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for Sony Classical.

After finishing her undergraduate studies at Seoul National University in 2010, Yen moved to New York City for further study and has performed in concerts at New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes, Upstate New York Guitar Festival, New England Guitar Festival, Tenri Cultural Institute, Morgan Library & Museum, DiMenna Center, The Frick Collection, Liszt Festival at Mannes, and GFA regional symposium concert, among others.  In 2013, she was placed the 4th in the Indiana International Guitar Competition.  She also participated in the recording of the album Angelo Gilardino: A Salute from New York, released by Bèrben in 2014.

 Yen is now pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Manhattan School of Music. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Seoul National University and a Master of Music degree from Mannes College The New School for Music.

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