Kang-Hyun Lee started playing cello at 11, gave the first recital at 12 with Haydn’s C Major concerto. He had numerous recitals, chamber concerts and orchestra concerts in Seoul, Busan, Tongyeong, New York, Paris, Tokyo, Fukuoka in great Halls such as Carnegie Hall, Seoul Arts Center, Kumho Art Hall, Fukuoka Symphony Hall, Auditorium in Fondation Louis Vuitton. Especially performed D.Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No.1 in Eb Major at Seoul Arts Center concert hall as a ‘Rising Star’ with Korean Symphony Orchestra, and performed as a Soloist with Conductor Michael Sanderling with Tongyeong Festival Orchestra.
Kang-Hyun Lee participated as a player, student in numerous festivals such as the Tongyeong International Music Festival, the Great Mountains Music Festival. In 2018, participated in the Cello Masterclasses in Kronberg, won a scholarship prize recommended by Frans Helmerson. and was elected as one of the six laureates in the Classe d’Excellence Violoncelle 2018/2019 season at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, under the direction of Gautier Capucon.
He took Masterclasses with renowned cellists such as Frans Helmerson, David Geringas, Miklos Perenyi, Arto Noras, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Julius Berger, Wen-Sinn Yang, David Finckel, Philippe Muller, and Gautier Capucon.
Kang-Hyun Lee is currently studying for master’s degree in the Luebeck Musikhochschule with Professor Troels Svane.