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Jee Sun Lee, violinist, has performed as guest soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the US, Russia, Italy and Korea. She made her Chicago Cultural Center debut on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in 2015, which was broadcast live on WFMT radio and has given recitals at the Roerich Museum (NY), An die Musik Live (MD), the Windsor Art Center (CT), Noble Art Recital Series (PA), University of Virginia, Central Michigan University and The College of New Jersey.

Ms. Lee began her violin studies at the age of six and made her solo debut with the Korean Chamber Orchestra at the age of nine. While she was in Korea, Ms. Lee won several national competitions including the Korean Daily Newspaper Competition, Yook Young Competition, Woleum Competition, Chosun Daily Newspaper Competition and The Segue Daily Newspaper Competition. In 1999, she won Grand Prize at The Nanpa Music Competition in the category of all instruments, as well as First-Prize in the violin category. Her performances have been lauded by the Kyungin Newspaper for her ¡°diverse tone colors with sensitive interpretation¡±. She gave her first solo recital in Sejong Recital Hall as a winner of the Chosun-Daily Newspaper Audition. Ms. Lee performed as a soloist with The Ensemble of the Soloists Sofia, Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, Promise Ministries Chamber Orchestra and Bergen Youth Orchestra.

An active chamber musician, having studied with the Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet and appearing in chamber music performances with Lawrence Dutton, Eugene Drucker, Julia Lichten, David Geber, John Patitucci and Chris Finckel, Ms. Lee regularly performs on the Hoch Chamber Music Series at Concordia College, NY.

Ms. Lee is a member of Alacorde Piano Trio and the trio has performed extensively throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Formed in 2006, the Alacorde Piano Trio has performed at Ramapo College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Cecil College, YMHA in Wayne concert series, Noble Art recital series, Carnegie Room concert series, Saint Peter¡¯s Church Concert Series and Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series. In February 2016, Trio¡¯s debut CD, featuring compositions by Gershwin, Piazzolla, Faure and Turina, was released by the NV Records label.

As an orchestra musician, Ms. Lee has held concertmaster positions at Seoul National University, Stony Brook University and the New York Sinfonietta. She served as assistant concertmaster of the Westchester Chamber Symphony from 2005 to 2012.

Her teachers include Philip Setzer (Emerson Quartet), Pamela Frank and Charles Castleman. She graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from Seoul National University and earned her Master of Music degree from The Eastman School of Music. In 2006, she finished her Doctor of Musical Arts at Stony Brook University, where she received a full scholarship. Ms. Lee has participated in master classes with Dorothy Delay, Zakhar Bron, Young Wook Kim and Zvi Zeitlin. She is a former faculty member at Stony Brook University, pre-college division, and Long Island Conservatory. Ms. Lee was appointed the Director of Chamber Music at Ramapo College of NJ in 2013 and currently teaches at the College of Saint Elizabeth and Concordia Conservatory.