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