A South Korean violinist, Haesol Lee started playing the violin at the age of 3 after seeing her older brothers play violin and piano. In 2004, she immigrated to the United States with her family and continued her violin studies at the Colburn School. Being interested in exploring life beyond just music, she decided to do her bachelor’s degree at Rice University where she studied with Paul Kantor on full scholarship. Then she decided to deepen her musical knowledge at The Juilliard School with Li Lin for her master’s degree program. She recently came back to California to work actively as a freelancer while studying at USC with Bing Wang. Since August
2022, she has subbed in LA Philharmonic, joined Long Beach Symphony as a section violinist, appeared as a guest associate concertmaster of CMI Orchestra with San Antonio Ballet, and joined the whole soul quartet that plays all classical repertoire as well as R&B and Hip-Hop arrangements in studios. While being an active performer, she’s also passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience with her students and her students have gotten into renowned schools like MSM Precollege and Crossroads School.