Violinist Yu Jeong Lee studied at the Seoul National University in Korea and completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in violin studies at The Juilliard School, and received her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from University of Maryland.
She has performed as a soloists and a chamber musician in foremost international venues such as the United Nations as a member of the Rose of Sharon Artists, Wigmore Hall (London), Suntory Hall(Tokyo), Salle Gaveau (Paris) Cadogan Hall(London), the National Arts Theatre (Taipei), National Centre for the Performing Arts(Beijing), Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Aspen Music Festival, The Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, The Concert Series at The Korean Cultural Service in Washington D.C, and the Seoul Arts Center as a winner of the Rising Star Concert Series. She has been featured as a soloist with Sejong Soloists, The Juilliard Orchestra, Aspen Young Artists Chamber Orchestra, Corelliard Chamber Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, among others. She was the principal violinist of the Buchon Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea, as well as the concertmaster of the New York Sinfonietta and University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra. In 2009, she was invited to give a recital in the Simons’ Pond Music Festival where she received with the highest acclaim. As a founding member of the Sejong Soloists, she tours worldwide, and was broadcasted on NPR’s Performance Today; Good Morning America; CNN’s American Morning with Paula Zahn; and KBS’ Han Nation and Classic Odyssey.