Kun Ying Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He graduated from the Taipei National University of the Arts with a trombone degree.
In 2010, Lee was accepted at the State University of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart where he studied with Henning Wiegraebe, Matthias Gromer, Joseph Bastian. He completed his Master’s degree in 2013. During his time in Germany, he served as the teaching assistant at school. He also served as an intern trombonists of the Goettingen Symfonie Orchester and the principal trombonist of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie.
Lee was the associate principal trombonist of the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra between 2013 and 2017. In 2016, he was invited to perform Gordon Langford’ Rhapsody for Trombone with the Golden Hymn Brass Band. A passionate chamber musician, Lee is also a member of the Taipei Classical Trombone Quartet, MO’s Brass, and performs frequently orchestras such us the Taipei Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan Pro Arte Orchestra, and Philharmonia Moments Musicaux.
Kun Ying joined the National Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trombonist in November 2017.