Cellist Suzanna Lee began her cello and piano studies at the age of seven. While attending the Orange County School of the Arts, Ms. Lee studied under Dr. Richard Naill at the Colburn School of the Performing Art in Los Angeles. Ms. Lee performed in masterclasses for the Jupiter String Quartet, Anthony Elliott, Matt Haimovitz, Johannes Moser, Peter Stumpf and Paul Watkins. At the Peabody Institute, she was selected to perform with faculty members Alison Wells, Alan Stepansky, Michael Kannen and Hyunah Yu for the Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series. Ms. Lee was awarded 2nd prize for the 2019 CCM Chamber Music Competition, 1st prize CCM John Adams Competition, 3rd prize Korea Times Music Competition in Los Angeles and 1st prize Honors Trio Ensemble, where she performed live on KUSC classical broadcast “Sunday’s Live.” She was a member of the American Youth Symphony in Los Angeles and also served as a co-principal in the CCM Orchestra. Ms. Lee completed her bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in the studio of Alison Wells and Alan Stepansky. Ms. Lee received her master’s degree under Yehuda Hanani at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. For the 2019-2020 season, Suzanna was selected to be a graduate assistant for the chamber department at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. She pursed an Artist Diploma degree with a full scholarship under the Ariel String Quartet.