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Han Lee, cello

Hometown: Hicksville, New York

Meet Han

Han Lee performed on Show 358 at Roxbury Community College on May 18, 2018.

Han Lee (cello), 18, lives in Hicksville, New York and studies cello with Clara Kim at Juilliard Pre-College Division. He is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. Han was born in Japan, where he won first prize in the 4th Yokohama International Competition in 2010, and gave concerts in Tohoku, Japan for the people who were devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Since coming to America in 2013, he was the first prize-winner at the 17th New York Music Competition, Winner of the Juilliard Concerto Competition in 2015, and also a Grand Prize winner in the International Grande Music Competition. He has attended the Great Mountains Music Festival since 2014 and participated in the USC Thornton Strings Seminar with Ralph Kirshbaum in 2017. Outside of music, Han loves playing volleyball.

Listen to Han

Show 358, Boston, MA
IV. Allegro, from the Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40 by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), with Christopher O’Riley, piano