Violinist Kristin Lee, winner of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career grant, enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. Her recent engagements include recitals in New York’s Merkin Concert Hall and Washington DC’s Phillips Collection, and appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. As a recitalist, she has performed at Ravinia's Rising Stars Series, the Salon de Virtuosi at Steinway Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Louvre in Paris, the Kumho Art Gallery in her native Seoul, and throughout northern Italy. A winner of Juilliard’s Concerto Competition and the Aspen Music Festival’s Violin Competition, she was a top prize winner of the 2012 Naumburg Competition, Astral Artists Auditions in 2010, and Italy's Premio di Trieste Competition in 2011. As a chamber musician, she has made appearances at the Ravinia Festival, Music@Menlo, La Jolla, Sarasota, El Sistema in Caracas, and Festicamara de Medellin. Ms. Lee earned a master’s degree from The Juilliard School in 2010 under Itzhak Perlman and Donald Weilerstein and served as an assistant teacher in Mr. Perlman's studio. She is a former member of CMS Two and on the faculty at the Aaron Copland School of Music in Queens College. Kristin Lee is the Artistic Director of Emerald City Music.


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