• 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

12/02
Classic Christmas
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Classic Christmas

Celebrating its 29th year, this festive celebration of Christmas music features a variety of Lee University School of Music performers and guests.<p>

The event is free and open to the...

12/04
Faculty Brass Quintet
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

The Chapel
Faculty Brass Quintet
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
12/13
Lessons & Carols
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

The Chapel
Lessons & Carols
The Lee University School of Music and School of Religion join together to present a service of lessons and carols, uniting Biblical lessons relating to Christ’s birth with beautiful Christmas...
1/14
Faculty Recital: Alan Wyatt, saxophone
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

TBD
Faculty Recital: Alan Wyatt, saxophone
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
1/15
Faculty Recital: Cahill Smith, piano & Stephen Wilber, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM

Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Cahill Smith, piano & Stephen Wilber, piano
This event is free, non-ticked, and open to the public.
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