Music Department Presents Yu-Hui Tamae Lee Violin Recital

Release Date:  Sunday, September 20, 2009  

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Music Department will present a violin recital featuring music instructor Yu-Hui Tamae Lee on Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. Chestnut Hill College is located at 9601 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

The concert program includes selections from Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 30 No. 3, Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne for violin and piano, and Franck’s Violin Sonata in A major. Performing with Lee on piano will be her husband Michael Klein, a music instructor at Temple University. Yu-Hui Tamae Lee has been teaching music lessons at Chestnut Hill College for the past five years.

Yu-Hui Tamae Lee, a native of Tokyo, Japan, is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester University, New York, where she studied with Zvi Zeitlin and Peter Salaff of The Cleveland Quartet. Other teachers have included Ivan Galamian and Lorand Fenyves, former Concertmaster of the Swiss Romande. She has performed solo recitals in the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, and Japan. Before moving to the Philadelphia area, Tamae was Associate Principal Second Violin with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and violinist with the Santa Fe Opera. She has also played recitals with her husband Michael since 1985, participating in the International Munich Competition and the International Parkhouse Competition in England in addition to performances in other countries. A resident of Laverock, Pa., she performs locally with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Philly Pops, Orchestra 2001, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kathleen McCloskey, SSJ, at 215.248.7194 or e-mail