Korean violinist and conductor Yunjung Lee is an active performer, appearing as a soloist with many orchestras, such as Greece Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Korean Symphony Orchestra, and many others, as well as in international music festivals participating in the Music Academy of the West, the Brevard Music Festival, the Orford Art Center, and the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico.
Dr. Lee was the first Artist-in-Residence at Valley Manor, senior living facility in Rochester, NY, a position which she was selected by both the Eastman School of Music and Valley Manor. In 2018, she has also appeared as a speaker/performer in “The Sound of Connection,” a presentation of TEDxRochester series of events, and in “Outreach activities carry the beauty of Music to everywhere”, a presentation of 2022 American String Teachers Association National Conference.
Lee earned her Bachelor in violin performance, and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in violin performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Zvi Zeitlin and Federico Agostini.
Currently, Yunjung Lee is an Assistant Professor and Director of String Activities at Indiana State University, where she teaches violin, viola, chamber music and directs ISU Symphony Orchestra. Prior to joining the faculty of the Indiana State University’s School of Music, Lee taught at Louisiana Tech University, at Drake University, at the Eastman School of Music, and at the University of Rochester. As a violinist, she enjoys playing chamber music as well as violin solo.