Mi-Kyung Lee
violin | Korea, °1959
 
Prof. Mi-Kyung Lee studied in Gstaad, Switzerland, under Alberto Lysy, in Cologne under Igor Ozim, at the Mozarteum in Salzburg under Sandor Vegh and privately with Ana Chumachenko. Some of her most important awards were the 1st prize in the Competition of German Schools of Music in 1982, the fifth prize in the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 1985 and in 1988 the second prize (a first prize was not awarded) in the ARD Competition.
As a soloist she has performed with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio, the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin, the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich, the Württemberg Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Academica Salzburg, the Radio Orchestra of Helsinki and the Philharmonic Orchestra in Helsinki amongst others. As a soloist and chamber musician she has appeared at the Berlin Festival, at the Menuhin Festival, at the Helsinki Festival, at the Salzburg Festival and at the Casals Festival. She has made numerous radio and CD recordings.
From 1994 to 2003, Mi-Kyung Lee was artistic director of the Lemi-Lappeenranta Music Festival in Finland. From 1991 to 1999 she taught at the University of the Arts in Berlin, and since 1999 she is professor at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and has held master classes in many countries in Europe, including England, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, France and Sweden, as well as in Korea.
Mi-Kyung Lee has been teaching at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Münich since the winter semester 2005/2006 where she was appointed professor for violin.
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