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YoungKyoung Lee, M.M.

Percussion - RCMS


YoungKyoung Lee is a percussionist who specializes in solo and chamber music performance. She has performed in various countries such as Japan, Korea, United States of America, Canada, and Spain as a soloist and chamber musician.

With the love of chamber music, YoungKyoung has been performing as a member of Korean Traditional Percussion Ensemble, Peabody Percussion Group(performed at Kennedy center), Yale Percussion Group, and Eastman Percussion Ensemble. She has participated in numerous Music Festivals such as Sō Percussion Summer Institute, Cloyd Duff Timpani Seminar, Brevard Music Center, Norfolk New Music Workshop, and performed at Ciclo de Música Contemporánea de Oviedo as a member of Norfolk New Music Workshop team (artistic director Martin Bresnick).

She completed the Bachelor of Music studying with Tom Freer, assistant principal timpanist and percussionist of Cleveland Orchestra, and the world-renowned contemporary musician Robert van Sice at the Peabody Conservatory. While at Peabody, YoungKyoung was the recipient of the Zildjian Scholarship. She continued her studies with Robert van Sice at the Yale School of Music and pursued Masters of Music and Masters of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance as a recipient of the Stephen and Denise Adams, and the Henry and Lucy Moses Scholarships.

YoungKyoung is currently based in Rochester, NY, pursuing Doctor of Musical Arts at Eastman School of music.