Dr. Shiang-Yin Lee received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from the University of Washington, Master of Music in Cello Pedagogy from the University of Texas, and Bachelor of Music with cum laude from the University of North Texas. She studied with teachers Raymond David, Cordelia Miedel, Toby Saks, Yehuda Hanani, and Marion Feldman. She also studied cello pedagogy with internationally renowned pedagogues Phyllis Young and Irene Sharp. She received her registered Suzuki teaching certificates in Book 1 through 10 from the Chicago Suzuki Institute and studied with Suzuki teacher trainers Carey Cheney, Jean Dexter, Pam Devenport, Barbara Wampner, Nancy Hair, and Nancy Yamagata.
She participated in several summers at the Aspen Music Festival. Her performance credits include solo and chamber recitals in both the U.S. and Taiwan, as well as playing with Aspen Sinfonia, University of Washington, University of Texas, Everett, and Federal Way Symphony Orchestras, and Seattle Choral Company. Before moving to Seattle, she taught at the University of Texas String Project and was a teaching assistant at the University of Texas. She is a member of East West String Quartet, Lulli Piano Trio, and A Triem Ensemble.
As a cello instructor with Music Works Northwest and Pacific Northwest School of Music in Bellevue since 2000, Shiang-Yin teaches with patience and has the ability to bring out the best in students. Her students participate in Seattle and Bellevue Youth Symphonies, Seattle Young Artist Festival, and Eastside Performing Arts Festival. Her students received high marks in The Royal Conservatory and ABRSM exams. Dr. Lee is a member of American String Teacher Association and Suzuki Association of Americas.