Hyun Min Lee

BUTI Cello Coach & Private Lessons | hyunminlee78@gmail.com

Cellist Hyun Min Lee has appeared in recitals, concerts, festivals, and master classes throughout the United States, Germany, Canada, Japan, and Korea. She received her Master’s degree and Artist Diploma with full merit scholarship from Yale University and also received Professional Studies Diploma from The Cleveland Institute of Music. She is currently studying with Marc Johnson.

Hyun Min began her musical training in Korea at the age of seven. She soon proved to excel in her art, and won numerous competitions and awards, including prestigious top prizes from the Korea Times and Munhwa Daily Newspaper competitions in Korea. Recently she won the soloist competitions at The Cleveland Institute of Music and Boston University and the chamber music competitions in Ohio with her quartet. She was also a recipient of the Hyun Je-Myung String Foundation Scholarship Award in Korea and the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Scholarship [DAAD] Award in Germany. Her live performances were broadcasted live on FM WCLV and FM WMNR in the United States. She has served as section leader for the Eastern Connecticut Symphony, the Sebastian Chamber Players, the CIM orchestra, the Yale Philharmonia, the Yale Cellos, BU Chamber Orchestra, the Seoul National University orchestra and was a member of the Canton Symphony Orchestra.

As a passionate teacher, she has been teaching at the Great Mountains Music Festival and school as an assistant to Professor Aldo Parisot since 2006. Recently she was appointed to the faculty at Boston University Tanglewood Institute and also teachers non-major cello class at Boston University. Ms. Lee has studied with Aldo Parisot at Yale, Stephen Geber at CIM, and Young-sook Yoon at Seoul National University. Her other former teachers, coaches, and mentors include Peter Salaff, Christian Giger, Ani Kavafian, Stephen Clapp, Hee-duk Lee, Alan Gilbert, and members of the Tokyo, Leipzip, Takacks, Orion, Juilliard, Cavani, and Muir String Quartets.