Jiyoon Lee talks about her very first memories as a child when her mother was teaching piano to her students at their home. Now, some 20 years later, she is finishing her studies (Konzertexamen) in Berlin.

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Instrument: Violin

Jiyoon Lee
First concertmaster of Staatskapelle Berlin, Jiyoon Lee is rapidly building an international reputation as an emerging young artist, winning praise for her brilliant virtuosity and passionate performances which the BBC Music Magazine called “full-toned, consistent and energetic playing” and the New York Times described as “deeply personal solo with juicy tone”. ​ Jiyoon Lee first came to international attention in 2013 as she won the David Oistrakh International Violin Competition. She was subsequently a prizewinner of the Indianapolis Violin Competition in 2014 and the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 2015. In 2016, she was awarded the first prize at the Carl Nielsen Violin Competition. ​ Jiyoon Lee is an aspiring soloist, performing with renowned orchestras such as the Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Orquesta de Valencia, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Odense, Indianapolis, KBS and Korean Symphony Orchestra, and the philharmonic orchestras of Poznan, Seoul and Gyeonggi. Visit Jiyoon's website to read her full biography.