Photo by Alan Lim Studio

"This is artistry of the highest level"


One of Singapore’s first homegrown soloists, Lee-Chin’s gold medal victory in the 1994 Henryk Szeryng International Violin Competition solidified her career on the international music stage. Her performances have been broadcast on BBC World News, China Central TV, America’s CBS, National Public Radio, and Singapore’s MediaCorp.

SEA Games Opening Ceremony

Act 4: Sports and the City.

Violinist Lee Chin and Vocaluptuous take the stage with Singapore’s sporting legends, performing the song ‘You Raise Me Up’.

"Here was a lark that ascended with utmost grace and sang in the loveliest of voices"

– The Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Lee-Chin ...teased out the glitter of Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy with aplomb"

– The London Times

'Finery and fireworks, it's just about perfect."

– The Straits Times, Singapore

"what distinguishes her.... is the immediacy and sincerity of her artistry. Her technique is flawless-yet it is used only for expressive purposes, never as an end in itself."

– American Record Guide


Multiple award-winning violinist Lee-Chin, who traces her musical lineage to legendary composers and violinists Eugène Ysaÿe and Henryk Wieniawkski, combines a stellar international performance career with teaching, wowing audiences in more than 20 countries on five continents while nurturing the next generation of young violinists in the College of Charleston and beyond.