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Viola

Soo-Min Lee

Soo- Min Lee has been invited to many international music festivals including Verbier Music Festival, Open Chamber Music(Prussia Cove), Seoul spring Festival, Tong Young International Music Festival, etc.

She began to distinguish herself as she won prizes in many competition as well as Dong-A music Competition as the youngest first prize winner in her age 18 which is the biggest competition in Korea.


She studied in Germany with scholarship of DAAD, the german Academic Exchange Service after finishing bachelor’s degree in Seoul National University with Prof. Ensik Choi. She studied with Rainer Moog at Koeln Musikhochschule and finished the Diploma with the highest honers. Meanwhile, she was selected in the International Ensemble Academy and following year she joined Ensemble Modern many projects as a guest violist including Salzburg Music Festival.


Before she came back to Korea she has been solo violist of Duiburger Philharmoniker/Deusche Oper am Rhein.


She has premiered many contemporary pieces in Korea. Her premier of “Animus” by Luca Francesco, she acquired a favorable reputation from the French Ministry of Culture’s officials as will as IRCAM(France). She has actively played chamber music and has been a member of quartet K(Knecht) and their CDs are released through the Sony Classical Labels.


She has been teaching at Seoul National University and now, she is a professor of Inje University.