Julian Rhee
United States of America, °2000
VIOLIN 2024 : Fifth Prize
Julian Rhee studied under Hye-Sun Lee and Almita Vamos at the Music Institute of Chicago Academy. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the class of Miriam Fried at the New England Conservatory. After making his debut with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at the age of 7, he went on to pursue a solo career with orchestras such as the Indianapolis Symphony, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, the Aspen Philharmonic, the Eugene Symphony, the Madison Symphony and the San Diego Symphony. An avid chamber musician, Julian Rhee has performed at festivals such as the Ravinia Steans Institute, the Marlboro Festival, Rockport Music and the North Shore Chamber Music Festival. He was the silver medallist at the International Competition of Indianapolis in 2022 and won the First Prize at the Elmar Oliveira Competition in 2020.

Instrument: “Lady Tennant” - Antonio Stradivari (1699)*
*Loaned by The Mary B. Galvin Foundation and The Stradivari Society


2018 - : Miriam Fried
2008 - 2018 : Almita Vamos and Hye-Sun Lee


2022 - : Master of Music, New England Conservatory
2018 - 2022 : Bachelor of Music, New England Conservatory


2023 : Staatsoper, Hamburg Ballet: Preludes CV, Hamburg Ballet, John Neumeier, Lera Auerbach Preludes
2023 : Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, David Loebel, Stravinsky Concerto
2022 : Schrott Center at Butler University, Indianapolis Competition, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, play and lead
2022 : Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis Competition, Indianapolis Symphony, Leonard Slatkin
2018 : Teatro El Circulo, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Margery Deutsch
2017 : Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh Symphony, Francesco Lecce Chong, Brahms Violin Concerto


2022 : Silver Medal, International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
2020 : 1st, Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition
Final 2024: Julian Rhee - Escaich
Final 2024: Julian Rhee - Tchaikovsky
Semi-final 2024 : Julian Rhee - recital
Semi-final 2024 : Julian Rhee - concerto
First round 2024 : Julian Rhee
Final (30/05/2024)
Thierry Escaich Variations Litaniques
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35
Julian Rhee, violin
Belgian National Orchestra, dir. Antony Hermus

Récital (18/05/2024)

Charlotte Bray The Sun and Her Flowers
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Lera Auerbach Preludes n. 4, 12, 14, 15, 24 (24 Preludes op. 46)
Julian Rhee, violin
Boris Kusnezow, pianist accompanist

Concerto (15/05/2024)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 1 in B flat major KV 207
Julian Rhee, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Vahan Mardirossian
First round (08/05/2024)
Clara Schumann 3 Romanzen op. 22
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 9 in E major
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Julian Rhee, violin
Boris Kusnezow, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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