Mari Lee

Mari Lee, violin, has performed extensively in such prominent venues as the South Bank Centre, Wigmore Hall, Le Fesitival de Radio France Montpellier, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, and Carnegie Hall. She has appeared as a soloist with the London Mozart Players and Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra.

An avid chamber musician, Mari has participated in the Ravinia Festival, Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Krzyzowa Music, Music in the Vineyards, Verbier Festival, and the Marlboro Music Festival. Artists she has collaborated with include Mitsuko Uchida, Kim Kashkashian, Denés Varjon, Nobuko Imai, and members of the Cleveland, Guarneri, and Juilliard String Quartets.

Mari entered the Yehudi Menuhin School at the age of 11 where she studied with Natasha Boyarsky. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at the New England Conservatory of Music with honors under the tutelage of Miriam Fried, where she was the recipient of Irene M. Stare Presidential Scholarship. She earned her Master’s degree at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Nora Chastain. Mari is a recipient of numerous grants and awards, including Werner-Stiefel Preis, Solti Foundation Scholarship, Britten- Pears Foundation’s Britten Award, and Tarisio Trust’s Young Artists Grants 2015. Mari is a recent alumna of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect (formerly Ensemble ACJW), a program that combines performing, professional development, entrepreneurship, and community outreach.