Clarinetist, Christopher Lee is a very active international performer that he plays solo clarinet, chamber music and orchestras. He has completed his Master's degree at The Juiliard School where he received Bachelor's degree on Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship and Eve Lyndlemarch Scholarship. He has studied with the most renowned clarinetist in the world Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima at The Juilliard School. Christohper has won the first and grand prizes at many competitions such as The Korean Clarinet Competition,Vancouver Burnaby Clef Society Competition, "VAM" Competition, The Korean Young Artist Competition and more. He was invited to perform and recieved the certificate at the 5th Carl Nielsen International Clarinet Competition in Odense, Denmark. Christopher had served as a principal clarinetist of National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Canada, Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra and "VAM" Symphony Orchestra while giving out concerts tour in 12 different cities in North America. For his outstanding musicality, he was selected for "Award of Excellence" with $5,000 scholarship in NYOC. He has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras including Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Pilgrim Orchestra, The Korean Clarinet Orchestra and VYSO. After giving very successful concert with VSO, Christopher had been invited again to perform with them for VSO's annual concert at the Deer Lake Park in Canada. Also, by winning Korean Nationtal Clarinet Competition, he was invited to perform with The Korean Clarinet Orchestra at Seoul Art Center in South Korea. In 2010, he had became as an executive director of "First Steps Benefit Concert Series" in Vancouver, which has raised approximately $30,000 per concert a year since 2009 at their annual concert benefiting the children in North Korea.
Christopher is currently principal clarinet of Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra since 2014 and often performs with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Symphony Orchestra and Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. In 2016, he joined in Cascadia Reed Quintet, one of the newest groups on the music scene that has a unique blend of wind instruments. He is also devoted to teaching and conducting. He joined the clarinet faculty of Vancouver Academy of Music (College Division) since 2014 and he is the music director of "Jubilate Clarinet Ensemble" and "Vancouver Korean Presbyterian Church Choir/Orchestra".