Mo Yi Mo Yi Later she also began teaching in the Musikhochschule Lübeck where a number of students with an interest in playing baroque violin also found their way to her class.
In 2004, Mo Yi became teacher at Berlin’s University of Arts, Germany, and in 2014 joined the faculty at The Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg, Denmark.
In 2019 she became Honorary Professor at Peking University.
Mo Yi’s current activities takes her across many continents as a soloist and chamber musician. She is also a much appreciated international masterclass teacher, often specializing in historical performance and her own imaginative-based method for developing violin technique. She also participates as a juror at International Competitions.
Mo Yi has made numerous recordings from baroque to contemporary music and has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician on European TV and radio stations.
Mo Yi’s appearance in the film “Heilige Spiele” about Johann Sebastian Bach received rave reviews.
Mo Yi was born in Wuhan, China, and had her first violin lesson as a-five-year-old with Professor Teng Maolung. She finished her studies in China as a student with Professor Lin Yaoji at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.
During her studies, she received many awards including a scholarship from The German Academy Exchange Grant (Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst, DAAD).
She continued her studies with among others Professor Nora Chastain (University of Arts Berlin), Professor Gottfried von der Goltz (Hochschule für Musik Würzburg), Professor François Fernandez (Paris National Superior Conservatory – CNSMD).
Mo Yi is winner of numerous Prizes including:
- First Prize and the Audience Prize at the Grossen Förderpreis Wettbewerb der Konzertgesellschaft München (Munich)
- The Grand Prix at the Early Music Meeting at the Berlin Museum of Musical Instruments
- The International Music Competition Maria Canals of Barcelona
- The International Telemann Competition, Magdeburg
- Joseph Haydn International Chamber Music Competition, Vienna