Benjamin Lee, erhu

Hometown: Byron, Minnesota

Meet Benjamin

Benjamin appeared on Show 364 on January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

Benjamin Lee (erhu), 16, hails from Byron, Minnesota where he is a senior at Byron High School. He studies erhu with Yunhe Liang and Gao Hong and participates in the Carleton College Global Music Ensemble and Chinese Music Ensemble. Benjamin is the only high-school student to earn a scholarship to participate in a college summer program given by the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music. He is interested in ancient mythology, writing/illustrating and publishing, playing piano, programming, and loves his grandmother’s cooking.

Listen to Benjamin

Show 364, Beaver Creek, CO
Tai Ji Qin Xia (Taichi Warrior of Erhu), by Chen Jun (b. 1968)