Yegee Lee


Yegee Lee won the Calgary Concerto Competition at age 13 and she had her debut performing the Mendelssohn Concerto with the Calgary Civic Symphony at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. A year later, she won the Canadian Music Competition and she performed the Tchaikovsky Concerto with the Toronto Orchestra at the Gala concert. She played the Bach Double with the Calgary Philharmonic Baroque Orchestra, the Glazunov Concerto with the Tudor Orchestra and  Carmen Fantasy with the Daegu Provincial Orchestra at the Daegu Opera House.  

As an avid chamber musician, she performed the Rebecca Clarke Trio at the Hadstock Music Festival in Cambridge, UK. She was chosen to represent the Guildhall School of Music & Drama at the Central Conservatory of Music and the National Centre of Performing Arts in Beijing where she lead the Clara Schumann Trio and the Robert Schumann Piano Quintet. During her years studying in London, England, she performed in major venues such as the Barbican Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, and Queen Elizabeth Hall.  

She has received many masterclasses from renowned musicians such as Sherban Lupu, Belcea  Quartet, Pekka Kuusisto, Gordon Back, Carole Presland, Pamela Lidard, and Vivian Weilerstein. She received lessons from Sergiu Schwartz at the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Andras Keller at the International Musicians Seminar in Prussia Cove, Mayumi Seiler at the Mozarteum International Summer Academy in Salzburg, and Levon Chilingirian at the Lake District Summer Music International Summer Music Academy, where she was chosen to perform at the LDSM Academy Artists’ concert.  

She recently performed Beethoven’s Romance No 2 in F Major with Ontario Philharmonic and Mood by Leo Spellman with Lighthouse. She performs with orchestras around the GTA  including Toronto Concert Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Niagara Symphony  Orchestra, Ontario Philharmonic, Pax Chorale, and Korean Canadian Chamber Concerts. She received her Suzuki Teacher Training and she teaches at her home studio. She has previously taught at Sistema and studios across Toronto  

She has obtained her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England under the tutelage of David Takeno and Levon Chilingirian.