Hyunah Lee


Hometown: Cheonan, South Korea

Hyunah Lee, a distinguished South Korean cellist, is currently pursuing her doctoral studies and serving as a teaching assistant at Stony Brook University under the tutelage of Colin Carr. Lee’s professional education in music began at Seoul Arts High School, culminating in a B.M from Seoul National University College of Music, where she studied under the guidance of Minji Kim and Chung Sim Baik. 

Her trajectory as a chamber musician blossomed with her winning the Seoul Chamber Competition for String Quartet, and she was also recognized as part of a performance group embodying the Spirit of SNU Strings 2019. Her passion for chamber music led her to Tianjin Juilliard, where she earned her 

M.M in Chamber Music under the mentorship of the world-renowned Shanghai String Quartet and Yeonjin Kim. Notably, Lee showcased her artistry in the Tianjin Juilliard Ensemble faculty-student side-by-side concert series and has performed across prominent venues in China, including Qingdao, Tianjin, and Fuan. 

In addition to her devotion to chamber music, Lee forges a remarkable solo career, highlighted by her successful debuts with the Gyeongbuk Philharmonic and Chungnam Philharmonic orchestras. Lee also has enriched her musical prowess through master classes and lessons with world-renowned cellists. She has participated in master classes and received guidance from Marcio Carneiro, Laurence Lesser, Amir Eldan, Richard Aaron, and Qin-Li Wei.