Taiwanese-American Yun-Ting Lee joined the violin section of The Cleveland Orchestra in 2013. He completed Bachelor and Master degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), where his principal teacher was William Preucil, David Cerone, and David Updegraff. He has also worked extensively with Phyllis Skoldberg and Ming-De Zhang.
A Grand Prize Winner of the Phoenix Symphony Guild Young Artist Competition, Mr. Lee has performed as soloist with the Phoenix Symphony, CIM, Music Academy of the West, National Repertoy, and Spoleto Festival USA orchestras. In 2017 Yun-Ting gave a masterclass and performed at the University of Iowa with concerts also at Ambrose University and Augustana College. A dedicated chamber musician, Mr. Lee received the Dr. Bennett Levine Memorial Award in Chamber Music from CIM. His chamber groups have performed in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and throughout the United States. He has collaborated with members of the Juilliard, Cavani, and Tokyo String Quartets.
Yun-Ting has served as guest concertmaster for Symphony Orchestra Augusta, Spoleto Festival USA, and Lakes Area Music Festival. Principal 2nd violin appearances include Arizona Musicfest Orchestra and National Repertory Orchestra. He performed for a year with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and won a position with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2012. He has also been a member of Canton Symphony Orchestra and CityMusic Cleveland. Yun-Ting is an alumnus of the New York String Orchestra Seminar, the Holland International Music Sessions and the Pacific Music Festival.
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