The Music Institute of Chicago has this week announced the appointment of violinist I-Hao Lee to its Academy teaching faculty.
A graduate of The Juilliard School and Stony Brook University, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang, I-Hao currently serves teaching positions on faculty at The Juilliard School Pre-College and DePaul University School of Music.
His students have received major prizes at the Queen Elisabeth, Sarasate, Sion-Valais, Cooper and Postacchini International Violin Competitions.
"The Music Institute is thrilled to welcome I-Hao Lee to our Academy faculty ... his achievements as a violin teacher are truly remarkable ... I am very impressed with his high energy and gracious collegiality," Institute President Mark George has said.
"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 ..." I-Hao has said.
"I am honored and humbled to join this incredible artist faculty and to help nurture the next generation of amazing and brilliant young musicians," he has said.