New Album Out Now From UNLV School of Music Violin Professor

Jun. 26, 2019

The new album WEI-WEI LE, Live in Concert has been released by Blue Griffin Records (Lansing MI).

In the video below Wei-Wei Le, discusses her new CD which features the Bruch Scottish Fantasy and the Khachaturian Violin Concerto with the Pueblo Symphony conducted by Jacob Chi.

Described by the legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin as “one of the most talented young musicians I have ever seen”, Associate Professor of Violin Wei-Wei Le at University of Nevada Las Vegas, a native of Shanghai, graduated high school from Yehudi Menuhin School in England. She then went on and received her Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, subsequently Master of Music degree from Cleveland Institute of Music, and Graduate Diploma from New England Conservatory of Music. Le has firmly established herself as one of the most gifted violinists in her generation. She has won many important international competitions, including the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition (England), the Kloster Schontal International Violin Competition (Germany), and the Starling International Violin Competition (USA), among others. Her studies have taken her to the renowned violin pedagogues, such as Yehudi Menuhin, Donald Weilerstein, Almita and Roland Vamos, and Dorothy DeLay. As a solo performer, Le has given recitals and concerts all over the world, performing solo concertos with noteworthy orchestras such as the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London), Queensland Symphony (Australia), Wuhan Philharmonic (China), Bermuda Symphony Orchestra, and the State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, among others. As a devoted chamber musician, Le has collaborated with great musicians and quartets in North America, Europe, and Asia, including Richard Stoltzman, William Preucil, Sara Chang, and Eliot Fisk, as well as the Ying Quartet and St. Petersburg Quartet. Since her appointment at UNLV, her students have won numerous international and national competitions. In 2015, Le was awarded “Distinguished Artist” by the Chihuahua State Department of Culture in Mexico. Prior to her appointment at UNLV, Le served as full-time faculty at Emory University.

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