Visiting Assistant Professor of Violin and Viola
Office Location: FAC 325
Korean violinist Yunjung Lee began studying the violin at the age of five. An active performer, she appeared 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 (2010, 2011), the Brevard Music Festival (2013), the Orford Art Center (2015), and the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico (2017).
Ms. Lee was the first Artist-in-Residence at Valley Manor, a 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.
She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in violin performance at the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Zvi Zeitlin and, at the present time, with Federico Agostini. A current D.M.A. candidate, Ms. Lee has been instructing secondary violin students at the Eastman School of Music as well as chamber music ensembles at the University of Rochester. Some of her students won concerto competition, concertmaster position, and second violin principal position at the University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. Also, she served as a teaching assistant in the studios of Federico Agostini and Jean M. Barr.
Besides her strong interest in broadening her solo violin repertoire, Ms. Lee is an enthusiastic chamber musician, and is passionate about teaching.