Sunday, July 30, 2017

Haeni Lee | 1st Prize | Violin 2017 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Haeni Lee is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Violin Performance at the University of Texas at Austin, under Professor Sandy Yamamoto. Born in 1992 in Seoul, Korea, she began playing the violin at the age of seven. She attended Sunhwa Arts School (2004-2007) and Sunhwa Arts High School (2007-2010) studying with Jong chul Kim with top honors. In 2010, she was accepted to Seoul National University, where she worked with Ju-young Baek and received her Bachelor of Music degree. Haeni Lee is also the recipient of several prizes and awards, including a Sungjung National music competiton and Eumyoun music competition. In Korea, she played in the Agnus Dei Ensemble with Ju-young Baek in Seoul Art Center at IBK Hall. In 2014, she then moved to the United States to earn her Master of Music degree with Mauricio Fuks at Indiana University as a scholarship recipient. While at Indiana, she was a concertmaster of the IU Chamber Orchestra and also performed as a soloist with IU Concert Orchestra after winning the departmental concerto competition. For the past summers, she has participated in Tanglewood Music Festival and Texas Music Festival.

Violin Concerto No.1, Op.6, Mov.1 (Paganini, Niccolò), 00:20:12