Cellist JeongHyoun “Christine” Lee strives to bring powerful and transformative experiences to the audience through music. Recent engagements range from La Jolla SummerFest Fellowship Artist, solo recitals in NYC, masterclasses at Kronberg Academy (Frankfurt) and IMS Prussia Cove (Cornwall), as well as collaborative premieres on contemporary music with Eighth Blackbird and Juilliard’s AXIOM. In the 2015-16 season, she will perform with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, make her European recital debut at the Louvre Auditorium in Paris. Since making her debut performance with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of nine, she has also played with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, and the Calgary Symphony. She also performed on concerts presented by The New School: Schneider Concerts, Curtis 20/21 Ensemble, Columbia University’s Miller Theater, Alice Tully Hall (NYC), Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, Library of Congress (D.C.), Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and Victoria Hall (Geneva). In addition to concertizing, Ms.Lee has been heard on WQXR’s McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists, WHYY “On Stage at Curtis”, and American Public Media’s “Performance Today. Ms.Lee’s passion for chamber music has led to festival appearances with Music@Menlo (CA), Seiji Ozawa Academy (Rolle), Music from Angelfire (NM), Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts (NY). She has also collaborated with artists such as, Roberto Diaz, Pamela Frank, Ida Kavafian, and the members of Orion Quartet and the Guarneri Quartet. Originally from Seoul, Korea, Ms. Lee studied with Orlando Cole, Peter Wiley, and Carter Brey at the Curtis Institute of Music (B.M.), and with Joel Krosnick at The Juilliard School (M.M.).
Since September 2015, she has been studying at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, under the direction of Gary Hoffman. She plays with a Patigny bow.