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Mo Yi

Professor, Violin

Professor, violinist – baroque violinist,
Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg, Denmark (RAMA)
Berlin University of Arts (UDK), Berlin, Germany
Concertmaster at The Danish Sinfonietta

Background and education:
Mo Yi was born in Wuhan, China, and had her first violin lessons as a five-year-old with Professor Teng Maolung.
Mo Yi finished her studies in China as a student under Professor Lin Yaoji at The Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.

Key early achievements include:
Named “Best Student in Beijing”
Awarded the Chinese Ministry of Culture Prize
Awarded a scholarship from the German Academy Exchange Grant
(Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD)

Prizes include:

  • First Prize and The Audience Prize at the 16th Grossen Föderpreis Wettbewerb der Konzertgesellschaft München (Munich) 2003
  • The Grand Prix at The 8th Early Music Meeting at the Berlin Museum of Musical Instruments 2004
  • The International Telemann Competition 2005
  • The international Music Competition Maria Canals of Barcelona 2009
  • 4th Joseph Haydn International Chamber Music Competition, Vienna 2009

Professors with whom Mo Yi has studied include:

  • Professor Nora Chastin at the Musikhochschule Lübeck, Germany
  • Professor Gottfried von der Goltz at the Hochschule für Musik Würtzburg
  • Professor Mary Utiger at the Hochschule für Musik u. Theater, München
  • Professor Francois Fernandez at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris
  • Professor Gert von Bülow (Chamber Music and Historical Performance Traditions)

Research Projects:
Recording of  6 Double Concerts by Vivaldi for Violin, Organ and Orchestra (the text is in danish)