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Korean-American cellist, Patrick Jee, is a rising star in the classical music world and is hailed as being a “gifted virtuoso with a satin-smooth singing line” by the critic, Harris Goldsmith/New York Concert Review. He has received numerous accolades including winning the Grand Prize at the 5th Carlos Prieto International Cello Competition in Mexico, the Andre Navarra Cello Competition, the Irving Klein International String Competition, and the HAMS Cello Competition.
Mr. Jee’s solo career has taken him across North America, Asia, and Europe with engagements by many orchestras including the Buffalo Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, and the National Orchestra of Toulouse.
As a recitalist and chamber musician, Mr. Jee has performed at prestigious venues such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center, and London’s Wigmore Hall. In 2003, he gave a special performance at the United Nations commemorating the Korean War armistice and has also appeared on CNN, American Morning. He has also been enthusiastically received at major music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, the Caramoor Music Festival, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, La Jolla’s Summerfest, and the Banff Center for the Arts.
Mr. Jee holds a B.M. from the Juilliard School and a M.M. from Yale University School of Music where he studied with Aldo Parisot. He was appointed Assistant Principal Cello of the Lyric Opera of Chicago by Sir Andrew Davis and held the position of Principal Cello of the Grant Park Orchestra. In addition to being Professor of Cello at Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts his edition of the Glazunov Meditation for cello was recently published by the International Music Company.
Mr. Jee can be heard on the Albany, Urtext, and HM record labels, KBS (Korea), WFMT, and www.webconcerthall.com. For more information please visit www.patrickjee.com.