Cellist Jinkyung Chee was born in Seoul, Korea. She began studying cello at the age of 6 and she performed at 13 years old with Korea National Orchestra and Seoul Municipal Orchestra.
Student at Daejon Women's Middle School, she moved to France and began studying in Paris at the CNSMD "Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse " where she obtained the first Cello Prize - unanimous vote in 1983 and the First Chamber Music Prize in 1984.
The same year she studied at "L'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris" and received the Higher concertist prize - unanimous vote with "Diplome Superieur de Concertiste de Violoncelle ".
In 1985, she studied in Helsinki - Finland with Professor Arto Noras at the Sibelius Academy.
In 1986, she returned to Paris to study with Andre Navarra and participated in master classes with Paul Tortelier, Arto Noras, Wolfgang Mehlhorn, Janos Starker, Raphael Sommer and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Then she studied in Chicago with Prof. Karl Fruh at Roosevelt University.
Jink-Yung Chee gives a great number of good solo recitals and performances with KBS Symphony Orchestra, Seoul National Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Euro-Asian Philharmonie Orchestra and many other famous orchestras and also as a member of Korean Festival Ensemble and Seoul Cellisten Ensemble.
She gives also chamber concerts and recitals.
Jink-Yung Chee has recorded for KBS -FM several times in Korean Musicians series and has produced solo CD "Melodie", "Memory", "Rhapsody" and "Cello Eye".
Today, Jink-Yung CHEE is considered as one of the Korea's leading cellists.
She is also passionate by teaching and she gives master classes in Korea and in Europe.