I-Hao Lee

Academy Violin Faculty
Instruments: 
Academy Violin
Program Area: 
Academy
With Music Institute of Chicago since: 
2018
Awards and achievements: 

Violinist I-Hao Lee’s active teaching career has culminated in notable achievements by his students – top prizes at the Queen Elisabeth, Young Concert Artists, Sarasate, Sion-Valais(Tibor Varga), Cooper, Postacchini International Competitions, an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and performances with major orchestras such as the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Mariinsky orchestra. Lee has given master classes throughout the U.S., China and Taiwan, and has taught violin and chamber music at Manhattanville College and the Great Mountains Music Festival and School. Born in Yilan, Taiwan, Lee received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, and his Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University. His major teachers include Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang. Currently, Lee is a faculty member at The Juilliard School, DePaul University and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont.