Originally born in Seoul, Korea, Cecilia moved to Hamilton at the age of six. After leaving the city for 10 years to pursue schooling and world travel, she has maintained Hamilton as her base since 2002. Cecilia earned her Honours Bachelor of Music from the University of Toronto and graduated from the studio of internationally respected pedagogue David Zafer. She has performed with orchestras throughout Canada and Europe including the Barcelona Sinfonietta, Thunder Bay Symphony, Windsor Symphony, Orchestra London, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Niagara Symphony, National Academy Orchestra and the Stratford Festival Orchestra. She has also sat as Concertmaster for Korean Canadian Orchestra, Symphony on the Bay and Talisker Players Toronto.