• Weiyi Cai Yu
    Violin Instructor

    B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music
    Email: wyu@leeuniversity.edu

    Mrs. Weiyi Cai Yu was born in Guangzhou, China and started violin training when she was 6. In 1985, Yu was admitted to the San Francisco Conservatory in the U.S., as a scholarship student. A year later, she won a full scholarship to study at Eastman School of Music in New York, where she completed her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees under Professor Peter Salaff, a member of the world acclaimed Cleveland String Quartet. She has participated in the master classes and performances with many great performers such as Joseph Gingold, Itzhak Perlman, Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Nadja Sonnenberg, Pavorotti, Emmanual Ax, Andrew Watts, Joshua Bell, Midori Goto, Sarah Chang, and Yo Yo Ma. Yu has also been an active chamber musician and a successful violin educator. Yu has been a member of the Charlotte Symphony since 1991 and violin faculty at Charlotte School of the Arts since 1992. Other engagements have included teaching at Wingate University. In 2004, Yu joined the faculty of Lee University, where she teaches violin.

Music Events Calendar

10/23
Symphony Orchestra Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Symphony Orchestra Concert
10/24
Chorale Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Chorale Concert
10/26
Sr. Recital: Elisabeth Schrock, mezzo soprano
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Sr. Recital: Elisabeth Schrock, mezzo soprano

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the south end of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

10/29
Reformation Evensong Service
Begins at 5:00 PM | Read more

The Chapel
Reformation Evensong Service
Join the Lee community for a special time of worship to reflect on and celebrate the significance of the Protestant Reformation. A collaborative effort by the School of Music and School of Religion,...
10/30
Sr. Recital: Kristiana McCombs
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Squires Recital Hall
Sr. Recital: Kristiana McCombs

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public.

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the south end of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful...

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