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Suji Lee


Pianist Suji Lee, originally from South Korea, embarked on her musical journey at the tender age of 5. Her dedication led her to attain both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in piano performance from Keimyung University in South Korea. Seeking further refinement of her craft, she ventured to New York, where she honed her skills under the tutelage of Mr. Phillip Kawin at the Manhattan School of Music, graduating with Professional Studies. Additionally, she pursued her passion for teaching by further studies at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Throughout her career, Ms. Lee has garnered accolades, including first prizes in the Keimyung University Music Competition and the Concerto Competition by the Daegu Symphony Orchestra. Her excellence in teaching was recognized with the Best Teachers Award from Korea Radio Broadcasting in New York.

An active presence on various stages, Ms. Lee engages audiences as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist. She is involved in several ongoing concert projects, including the Piano Chamber Music Series and the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Tenafly Library and the Fort Lee Library, as well as the Saturday Concert Series at venues like the Closter Library and Ridgewood Library.

Beyond her performances and teaching, Ms. Lee is deeply committed to musical outreach. She serves as the director and founder of the Music Tree studio in Harrington Park and New City, NY, and as a faculty member of the Cresskill Summer Music Program at Cresskill High School. In 2018, she established the non-profit organization "Pro Sono," which organizes monthly concerts at various nursing homes and hospitals, bringing the talent and warmth of her students to the wider community.

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Kyung Ah Lee

Kyung Ah Lee's musical journey has been marked by prestigious roles and captivating performances across continents. As a distinguished cellist, she contributed her artistry to esteemed ensembles such as the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, South Bank Players in Australia, and served as a sought-after guest cellist for the English National Ballet Orchestra. Her solo endeavors have graced chamber and orchestral stages in the United States, Australia, and Korea, showcasing her exceptional talent and versatility.

Adding to her musical prowess, Ms. Lee dedicated herself to nurturing the next generation of musicians. She held the position of assistant professor at the Queensland Young Conservatory in Australia, where she imparted her expertise and passion for music to aspiring talents.

Ms. Lee's academic journey is as impressive as her performance career. She earned her Bachelor’s degree with Honors from Melbourne University, Australia, and Kyung Hee University, Korea. Her pursuit of excellence led her to obtain a Master’s degree in cello performance from the Queensland Conservatory of Griffith University, where she was honored with the Academic Excellence award for her outstanding achievements.

Acknowledging her contributions to music education, Ms. Lee was twice honored with the Best Teachers award by Korean Radio Broadcasting in New York, in both 2014 and 2016. This recognition underscores her dedication to nurturing musicians and sharing her passion for music with students and audiences alike.


Jee Sun Lee


Jee Sun Lee is a professional violinist with a diverse career as a soloist, chamber musician, and recitalist. She has performed in various countries, including the United States, Russia, Italy, and Korea.

In 2015, she made her debut at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series, a performance that was broadcast live on WFMT radio. She has also given recitals at several notable venues, such as the Roerich Museum (NY), An die Musik Live (MD), the Windsor Art Center (CT), Noble Art Recital Series (PA), and at various universities, including the University of Virginia, Central Michigan University, Ramapo College of NJ, Ocean County College, Cecil College and The College of New Jersey. Jee Sun Lee has appeared as a soloist with several orchestras, including The Ensemble of the Soloists Sofia in Russia, Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, Promise Ministries Chamber Orchestra, Bergen Youth Orchestra, and the Korean Chamber Orchestra.


Jee Sun Lee's passion for chamber music led her to study with the Emerson String Quartet and perform alongside renowned musicians such as Lawrence Dutton, Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Julia Lichten, David Geber, John Patitucci, and Chris Finckel. She is a regular performer on the Hoch Chamber Music Series at Concordia College, NY. Additionally, Jee Sun Lee is a member of the Alacorde Piano Trio, which has performed extensively in the northeastern United States. The trio released its debut CD in 2016, featuring compositions by Gershwin, Piazzolla, Faure, and Turina. Aside from the Alacorde Piano Trio, Jee Sun Lee is a founding member of Trio Roi, a trio consisting of violin/viola, clarinet, and piano. The trio made its debut in 2019 on the Chamber on Main series in NJ and at the Roerich Museum in New York.


Jee Sun Lee's education includes studying under notable mentors such as Philip Setzer (Emerson Quartet), Pamela Frank, and Charles Castleman. She graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from Seoul National University and earned a Master of Music degree from The Eastman School of Music. In 2006, she completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University, where she received a full scholarship. Jee Sun Lee has taught at various institutions, including Stony Brook University (pre-college division), Concordia College, NY, and Saint Elizabeth University. She currently teaches at Ramapo College of NJ, Ocean County College and New York Youth Symphony.

Advisory Board 

Christopher Cho

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