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Cheng-Hou Lee, Cello


Cheng-Hou Lee, Cello


Cellist Cheng-Hou Lee, a native of Taiwan, received both the Bachelor's and Master's degrees from The Juilliard School.  He also earned a Master's Degree in chamber music at Rice University, where he was a founding member of the award-winning Gotham Quartet.  Mr. Lee has won the Chi-Mei Foundation Award for Outstanding Talents, the concerto competition at the Manhattan School of Music, Tuesday Musical Club Competition in Houston and twice the National Cello Competition in Taiwan, and he has appeared on the WQXR radio station in New York City. 

He was a recipient of a career grant from the Quanta Computer Education Foundation, and was a full-scholarship student at the New England Conservatory for his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. He has made solo and chamber music appearances throughout the United States, and has toured Germany, Italy, Hong-Kong, and Taiwan.  Mr. Lee has taught or conducted master classes at schools such as University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, East Carolina University, Southern Illinois University, and the Taiwan Woman's College of Arts and Technology.  He was also a faculty member at the Main Line Chamber Music Seminar in Pennsylvania, the "House of Cello" Festival, as well as the Bay Chamber Concerts "Next Generation" Program. 

Cheng-Hou currently is the cellist of the Avalon Quartet, which in 2007 succeeded the world-renowned Vermeer Quartet as the quartet-in-residence at Northern Illinois University, where Mr. Lee serves as assistant professor.  During summers, the quartet is on faculty at festivals such as the Interlochen Center for the Arts' Advanced String Quartet program and the Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival.

Performances by Cheng-Hou Lee

Composer Title Date Action
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Opus 70, No. 2 01/31/2012 Play Add to playlist
Astor Piazzolla Le Grand Tango for Cello and Piano 02/09/2010 Play Add to playlist
Francis Poulenc Sonata for Cello and Piano 02/09/2010 Play Add to playlist

Cheng-Hou Lee Concerts

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