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Cello

Jungran Lee

Jungran Lee was born in 1983, Seoul, Korea where she started to play the cello at the age of 6. Since giving her debut concert at the age of 11 with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, She has appeared as soloist with eminent orchestras, such as Baden-Baden Philharmonie Orchestra, Sinfonia Finlandia, l'Orquesta d'Andalucia, l'Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire, Seoul Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony, Baroque Chamber Ensemble among others. Jungran Lee has held recital concerts in such world-renowned places as Salle Gaveau, Cité de la Musique, Gewandhaus.

 

Jungran Lee proceeded with an outstanding career, receiving numerous rewards including Special Prize for the Most Promising Talented Player at the Pablo Casals International Cello Competition and winning , the 1st prize at The International ISANGYUN Competition, the 2nd Prize at Concours de Violoncelle Maurice Gendron and Concurso Internacional de Violonchelo Lluis Claret.

Also she is a member of Trio Jade, they won the bith 3rd prize in Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne and Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition.

 

Ms. Lee studied at the Paris Conservatory with Philippe Muller and Itamar Golan. She has also worked with many great artists such as Daniil Shafran, Boris Pergamentichikov, Bernard Greenhouse, Leon Fleisher, Frans Helmerson, Lluis Claret, Kim Kashkashian, Miriam Fried and Steven Isserlis.

Ms. Lee has served as associate principal player at the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (with conductor Myung-Whun Chung) from 2007 to 2014. She currently appears as soloist as well as an active chamber musician in Trio Jade and Kumho Asiana Soloists. She is teaching at Yonsei University in Korea.