SUJIN LEE cello
Cellist Sujin Lee is establishing herself as a young, mature artist in the United States and Europe, having performed at world-renowned venues such as the Louvre Museum, Kennedy Center, Zankel Hall at Carnegie, the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center, and Mechanics Hall. In demand as a soloist and chamber musician, she has been a frequent artist at the Caramoor, Marlboro, Music@Menlo, Perlman, Ravinia, Yellow Barn, and Verbier festivals, as well as an artist-in-residence at the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival for the past two years. Prizewinner of the Schadt, Hudson Valley, Klein, and Johansen International competitions, she has performed concertos with numerous orchestras in Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. Sujin has also had the privilege of performing chamber music with world-renowned artists including Leon Fleisher, Pamela Frank, Miriam Fried, Itzhak Perlman, Donald Weilerstein, and Arnold Steinardt. In 2014, the Cuban government invited her and four other artists on the Ravinia Steans Rising Artists tour to perform in Havana, Cuba, and take part in a cultural music exchange.
From Newton, Massachusetts, Ms. Lee just finished her graduate studies (M.M.) as a Presidential Scholar at the New England Conservatory, where she was also on faculty at the Preparatory School. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University and completed her undergraduate music studies at the Juilliard School and Paris Conservatoire, where she was a recipient of the Carla-Bruni Sarkozy Foundation Scholarship. Her principal cello teachers have been Laurence Lesser, Paul Katz, Timothy Eddy, and Laura Blustein. Sujin is featured in the documentary, “Talent Has Hunger,” and plays on a 1790 William Forster II cello.