Born in Tainan City, Taiwan, Ms. Lo grew up studying both piano and violin. At the age of 10, Ms. Lo discovered the wonderful sensation of playing in an orchestra, thus, inspired her to continue her journey as a violinist. She won her first competition at the age of 11 at her hometown Tainan, and was a semi-finalist at the National competition. In the spring of 1991, the Lo family immigrated to New York City, USA to pursue their American dream; Where Ms. Lo have enrolled at the Pre-College Division of the Manhattan School of Music and continue her study of violin. A year later, her study also led her to the acceptance of the prestigious Fiorella H. LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts where she met her colleague and founder of the Ensemble212, Maestro Yoon Jae Lee. In the spring of 1994, Ms. Lo won her first competition after settling in USA. Her solo debut with the Pre-College orchestra was a big success. From then, she continued to awe people with her sound and passion for music. Studying both at LaGuardia, and Manhattan School, Ms. Lo has developed love of playing for orchestra. She described the sounds coming out of an orchestra as a rainbow after the rain. In her junior year at high school, Ms. Lo decided to join InterSchool Orchestra of New York. The same year, she was made the concertmaster of the orchestra at LaGuardia. In her senior year at high school, Ms. Lo was concertmaster to 2 orchestras and assistant to 1. She also won competition at all 3 venues she entered. She made her solo debut with the InterSchool Orchestra of New York at the Alice Tully performing Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso. Upon graduation, Ms. Lo enrolled at Brooklyn College and learnt from the famous master, Mr. Perlman. It was at her first year of study; she won the Mozart competition and performed with orchestra. In the spring of 2004 she performed the Sibelius Concerto with the Purchase Orchestra. Ms. Lo have performed with many great musicians such as, Daniel Phillips, Philippe Herreweghe, Thomas Ades, Leon Botstein, Eugene Drucker, James DePreist, James Conlon, JoAnn Jalletta, Jorja Fleezanis, Andre Emelianoff, Paul Cantor, etc. She has attended Festivals such as, Musicorda, Bowdoin, Garth Newel, Aspen, , RoundTop, Spoleto USA, and Netherland Youth Orchestra. Ms. Los teachers include Todd Phillips, James Buswell, Daniel Phillips, Masao Kawasaki, Lucie Robert, and GuoSi Young. She received her Bachelor of Music from SUNY Purchase and will be purse her Masters degree at Mannes from 2006-2008.
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