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- Viola BA – Philadelphia: Curtis Institute of Music, Roberto Díaz & Hsin-Yun Huang (2013-2021)
- Viola (MA) – Berlin: Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“, Tabea Zimmermann (2021-2023)
- Viola Professional Studies – Kronberg Academy, Tabea Zimmermann (2023-)
Haesue Lee Violist Haesue Lee is the first prize and audience prize winner of the 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition. Haesue’s accomplishments as a solo violist, includes, 2015 Johansen International Competition, the 2014 Albert M. Greenfield Competition, 2013 Great Mountains Music Festival Concerto Competition,the New York International Music Competition, and the 2010 Alex & Buono International String Competition. Following her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of twelve, she has performed as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Prince George’s Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Ensemble 212. Haesue has also given solo recitals in the Brigham Young University, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Kumho Prodigy Solo Concert, and the Korean Culture Center in Paris, France. Haesue’s greatest inspiration comes from music making with other musicians. As a passionate chamber musician, Haesue was invited to the Korean Presidential “Blue House”, Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, and the Bridgehampton Music Festival. During the 22/23 season, Haesue was on tour in prestigious venues in Europe, representing the Curtis Institute of Music. She has shared the stage with many distinguished artists such as Nobuko Imai, Peter Wiley, Gary Hoffman, Lynn Harrell, Marcy Rosen, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, and Marina Piccinini. Haesue graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Hsin-Yun Huang and Roberto Diaz. Today, she is pursuing her master’s degree at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik with Tabea Zimmermann.