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I-Hao Lee joins MIC's Academy faculty

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the appointment of noteworthy violinist I-Hao Lee, who joins a group of esteemed faculty members at the Academy, a training center for gifted pre-college musicians. Lee also teaches at The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division and DePaul University’s School of Music.
“The Music Institute is thrilled to welcome I-Hao Lee to our Academy faculty,” said Music Institute President and CEO Mark George. “His achievements as a violin teacher are truly remarkable. I am very impressed with his high energy and gracious collegiality.”
Lee’s active teaching career has culminated in notable achievements by his students, including top prizes at the Queen Elisabeth, Young Concert Artists, Sarasate, Sion-Valais (Tibor Varga), Cooper, and Postacchini International Competitions; an Avery Fisher Career Grant; and performances with major orchestras such as the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony OrchestraO 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. In addition to the Music Institute, Lee is a faculty member at The Juilliard School, DePaul University, and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont. 
“In only a little more than a decade, the Academy has established itself as one of the preeminent pre-college music training programs in the country,” said Lee. “I am honored and humbled to join this incredible artist faculty and to help nurture the next generation of amazing and brilliant young musicians.”

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