Yun-Ting Lee

Yun-Ting Lee

Taiwanese-American violinist Yun-Ting Lee is a member of the Second Violin section of The Cleveland Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras from Spoleto Festival USA, Music Academy of the West, Cleveland Institute of Music, National Repertory Orchestra, and the Phoenix Symphony. More recently he was invited to perform solo with the Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra and the Phoenix Youth Symphony. Mr. Lee’s performances have been broadcasted on WCLV in Cleveland, WFMT in Chicago, and NPR’s “Performance Today”.

A dedicated chamber musician, Mr. Lee received the Dr. Bennett Levine Memorial Award in Chamber Music from CIM. He has given chamber music performances in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and throughout the United States. Yun-Ting has collaborated with Orion Weiss, Lyrica Baroque Ensemble, members of the Juilliard, Cavani, Verona, and Tokyo String Quartets. As a member of the Hessler Duo, Yun-Ting performed at the University of Iowa, Ambrose University, Augustana College, and the Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago. He has been on the chamber music faculty of the CIM preparatory department since 2019.

Mr. Lee has served as Principal 2nd violin of the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra since 2018. He has also performed as concertmaster with CIM, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, and Lakes Area Music Festival. Yun-Ting won a position with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2012, and has also played for a season with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of Canton Symphony Orchestra and CityMusic Cleveland. 

Yun-Ting holds Bachelor and Master degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where his principal teachers were David Cerone, William Preucil, and David Updegraff.  He has also studied with Dr. Phyllis Skoldberg in Arizona and Ming-De Zhang in Taiwan.  He is an alumnus of the New York String Orchestra Seminar, the Holland International Music Sessions, Encore School for Strings, and the Pacific Music Festival.