Hee Young Lim

Birth date

March 30, 1987


South Korea


Received her bachelor’s degree from the Korean National University of Arts. She continued her studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance. At present she is pursuing an advanced degree from the Franz Liszt School of Music in Weimar under Prof. Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. In 2011 she won the Grand Prix at the Normandy International Forum (France) and also came in third at the Witold Lutosławski International Cello Competition in Warsaw. In 2014 she won titles in the Pablo Casals International Competition in Budapest and the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann Competition in Berlin. In 2007 she made her début solo concert at Kennedy Center in Washington. She has played in major concert halls in America, Europe, and Asia with leading orchestras. She is a regular participant in the programmes of the Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation.