Cellist Jiwon Lee is currently maintaining an active schedule as a soloist,
chamber musician, and teacher.
Lee earned her Bachelor of Music degree at Ewha Women’s University in
Seoul, Korea, and is the winner of various competitions, including the
Korea Herald Competition and Seoul Arts Competition. She was the
principal cellist for Gyeonggi Arts High School, Ewha Symphony
Orchestra, and University of Massachusetts Amherst Symphony
She came to the University of Massachusetts Amherst as a double duty
Teaching Assistant, earning a Master of Music in cello performance in
the studio of Edward Arron. Her other teachers include Il-Hwan Bai and
Cellist Jiwon Lee has performed in master classes for renowned cellists
such as Matt Haimovitz, Marcy Rosan, and Mihai Tetel. She has
participated in numerous music festivals and concerts in both Korea and
North America, such as Music in PyeongChang, Eumyeon International
Music Festival, and Bowdoin International Music Festival. She joined the
University of Vermont faculty in 2022.