The Tianjin Juilliard School announces a new resident faculty, the esteemed violist, Hanna Lee, who will join Tianjin Juilliard teaching viola and chamber music for Graduate Studies, and viola in Pre-College. She will be officially on board from August 2024, with a residency scheduled during the spring 2024 semester.
Violist Hanna Lee has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center, Jordan Hall, Suntory Hall, and Seoul Arts Center.
Lee has appeared as a soloist with the KBS Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony, Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Jungen Symphony Orchestra and the Sungnam City Orchestra. As an avid chamber musician, she was invited to perform at Ravinia, Verbier, Kronberg, and Marlboro Festivals. As a member of the Kallaci String Quartet, she has performed complete string quartet works by Shostakovich and Beethoven and has toured in Korea and abroad. As a recitalist, she has appeared at Kumho Cultural Foundation and the Seoul Arts Center Series.
A recipient of many honors and prizes, Lee's awards include major prizes at the International Young Artist Competition (USA) and the Osaka International Competition (Japan). She is a graduate of Korea National University of Arts, Curtis Institute of Music, New England Conservatory, and Kronberg Academy. She has been invited to festivals worldwide, such as Music Alp Festival, Seoul Spring Festival, Pyeongchang Music Festival and Seoul International Music Festival. She is also a member of the Kallaci String Quartet, Kumho soloists, Ensemble Opus, and guest principal violist at Australian Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Lee is currently on faculty at Korea National University of Arts, Yonsei University and Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts.