Mr. Yongjin Lee is one of the Korea’s finest solo clarinetists who is also active as a chamber musician and conductor. He won the first prize in Seoul Asia International Competition 2005 and Mozartverein 1892.e.V in 2008. He obtained his Bachelor of Music at Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea, in 2006 and Master of Music (Diplom) in Music and Performing from Hochschule fur Musik Nurnberg in Germany in 2008 and then completed Aufbaustudium with honor in Germany 2010.
While he studies in Germany, he performed with the world’s leading Pianist, Prof. Wolfgang Manz in Meistersinger Hall, st. Malta kirche, Nuernberg symphony Hall, and Gremanisch Museum Hall in 2009. He was the Principal in Junge Muencher Philharmonie Orchestra and had a tour in Germany, Austria, Swiss, and Czech Republic between 2008 and 2009 and also had a tour in Asia as a member of Bayerische Philharmonie Orchestra between 2009 and 2010. Mr. Lee was also invited to BR-Klassik radio channel as a guest artist to play W.A Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622.
In 2010, Mr. Lee made his deput in Korea by performing W.A Mozart clarinet concerto k.622 with Korea Soloists Orchestra in Seoul Arts Center IBK Chamber Hall. Since 2011 he has served as a conductor for Baum Chamber Orchestra and multiple youth orchestra in School of Arts. Besides his passion as a clarinetist, he is interested in fostering and inspiring young musicians (or young students) through his performance as a soloist and chamber member as well as a conductor. Mr. Lee performs on MoBa Cocobolo Gold Clarinets.