At age 18, Soo-Min Lee already won 1st prize in Dong-A competition which is one of the biggest competitions in Korea.
She studied with Prof. En-sik Choi in Seoul National University and after she finished Bachelor, she continued her studies in Cologne with Prof. Rainer Moog. She finished her Diplom with distinction and Konzertexamen in Musikhochschule in Cologne.
From her devoting to contemporary music, she has participated in International Ensemble Modern Academy in 2008-09. Since then she plays in Ensemble Modern as a guest violist throughout many major concert halls in Europe. Recent engagement include appearances at Salzburg, Paris Salle Pleyel, Berlin Konzerthaus, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Roma Santa Cecilia, Milano among others.
She has been invited to Salzburg Music Festival, Verbier Music Festival, Open Chamber Music in Prussia Cove, Seoul Spring Festival of chamber music, and Tong-Young international music festival.
She has played as the 1st Principal Violist in Duisburger Philharmoniker/ Deutsche Oper am Rhein. And she has been invited as a guest principal violist to KBS symphony Orchestra and TIMF Orchestra in Seoul, Korea.
Recently she teaches in Seoul National University, Korea national university of arts and Inje University. Also as a member of Quartet Knecht who has recorded two CDs from Sony classical label.