A native of Korea, Okkyung Lee has been developing her own voice in a contemporary cello performance, improvisation and composition for more than a decade by blending her wide interests and influences. Since moving to New York in 2000, She has released more than 20 albums including her latest solo record Ghil on EditionsMego/Ideologic Organ. Okkyung’s versatility has led her to collaborate with numerous artists such as Laurie Anderson, David Behrman, Douglas Gordon, Vijay Iyer, Christian Marclay, Thurston Moore, Jim o’Rourke, Evan Parker and John Zorn to name just a few. As a composer, she has received Foundation For Contemporary Arts Grant in 2010 in Music/Sound and Doris Duke Performing Artist Award in 2015.