Fellow Rachel Yi

Rachel Yi


2024 Fellow

Known for her boundless imagination and deep understanding of music, Rachel Yi is a promising violinist currently pursuing a Masters’ degree of Music at the New England Conservatory. As a student of Ms. Miriam Fried, Rachel has also studied privately and taken master classes with other renowned artists, including Paul Biss, Mihaela Martin, Nicholas Kitchen, Paul Kantor, Daniel Phillips, Hye-Jin Kim, and Ara Gregorian.

Awarded first place at the 2016 Young Artists Orchestra Concerto Competition, Rachel also placed second in the Clemson University Concerto Competition in 2015. Both prizes gave her the opportunity to solo with the full orchestra. Rachel is the recipient of several scholarships including the Anthony Quinn Foundation, Fine Arts Foundation, and GCYO.

Rachel has been invited to participate in many music festivals, such as the Heifetz Institute of Music, Madeline Island Chamber Music, Heartland Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo, the East Carolina University Summer Chamber Music Institute, Taos Chamber Music Festival, and most recently, Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute.