Shannon Lee
United States of America, Canada, °1992
VIOLIN 2019 : Fourth Prize
Shannon Lee is a graduate of the Curtis Institute, where she studied under Ida Kavafian and Arnold Steinhardt before going on to study information science at Columbia University. She has followed masterclasses given by, among others, Miriam Fried, Boris Kushnir, and Rainer Schmidt and has begun to study for a master’s at the Cleveland Institute under Jaime Laredo. She has impressed at the Sylva Gelber Music Foundation, Indianapolis, and Naumburg competitions. Shannon Lee has played with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, the Charlotte Symphony, the Lewisville Lake Symphony, the Arkansas Symphony, the West Virginia Symphony, the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Fresno Philharmonic, and the Phoenix Symphony. She is a founder member of the Bicycle String Trio, which has played at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute.


2018 - : Jan Sloman
2018 - : Jaime Laredo
2013 - 2016: Ida Kavafian
2013 - 2016: Arnold Steinhardt
2009 - 2013: David Nadien


2018 - : Master of Music, Cleveland Institute
2013 - 2016: Performance Diploma, Curtis Institute
2009 - 2013: Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University


2019: Kulas Hall, Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland Institute Orchestra, Stefan Sanderling
2017: Festival Tent, Purgatory, Music in the Mountains Festival, Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra, Guillermo Figueroa


2018: 6th, Indianapolis
2018: 2nd, Naumburg
Final 2019 : Shannon Lee
Semi-final 2019: Shannon Lee - concerto
Semi-final 2019: Shannon Lee - récital
Final (25/05/2019)
Kimmo Hakola Fidl op. 99
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35
Shannon Lee, violin
Belgian National Orchestra, dir. Hugh Wolff

Récital (08/05/2019)

Bram Van Camp Scherzo - Bagatelle
Eugène Ysaÿe Allegretto poco scherzoso | Finale con brio (Sonata in G minor op. 27/1)
Johannes Brahms Sonata n. 2 in A major op. 100
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Erlkönig (after F. Schubert)
Shannon Lee, violin
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist

Concerto (11/05/2019)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Shannon Lee, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Jean-Jacques Kantorow
First round (04/05/2019)
Johann Sebastian Bach Grave - Fuga (Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003)
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 3 in E minor
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 6 in G minor
Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro assai (Sonata n. 8 in G major op. 30/3)
Shannon Lee, violin
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
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