Lisa Sung

Hailed by the Australian Daily Telegraph as a “viola prodigy,” Australian-Korean violist Lisa Sung is a special prizewinner of the 2016 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, and top prize winner of the 2019 Vienna International Music Competition and 2017 Manhattan International Music Competition. An avid soloist and chamber musician, Lisa has appeared as concerto soloist at the Sydney Opera House playing the Bartok Viola Concerto, and in chamber music recitals at Alice Tully Hall (New York) as part of the Juilliard Honors Chamber Music program. She is a frequent member of New York’s Jupiter Chamber Players that specializes in performing lesser-known chamber works. She currently serves as Associate Principal Violist of Symphony in C, and is a regular guest musician with the New York Philharmonic and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Her music festival appearances include Verbier Festival Academy, Music@Menlo International Program, Perlman Chamber Workshop, Taos Festival, and Norfolk Chamber Music Festivals. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Lisa received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School where she is currently pursuing her master’s studying with Paul Neubauer and Cynthia Phelps. At Juilliard, she is a proud recipient of the inaugural Kovner Fellowship, and serves as principal violist of the orchestra. Her previous teachers include Alex Todicescu and Tobias Breider.

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