Hailed by the Australian Daily Telegraph as a “viola prodigy,” Australian-Korean violist Lisa Sung is a special prizewinner of the 2016 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, and top prize winner of the 2017 Manhattan International Music Competition. An avid soloist and chamber musician, Lisa has appeared as concerto soloist at the Sydney Opera House with the Bartok Viola Concerto, and in chamber music recitals at Alice Tully Hall (New York) as part of the Juilliard ChamberFest and the Honors Chamber Music program.
She is a frequent member of the Jupiter Chamber Players that specializes in performing lesser-known chamber works. She currently serves as Associate Principal of Symphony in C, and regularly plays with the New York Philharmonic and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Lisa has been a participant of leading music festivals such as the Music@Menlo International Program, Perlman Music Program, Taos Festival, and Norfolk Chamber Music Festivals. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Lisa is currently pursuing her master’s degree at The Juilliard School, where she studies with Paul Neubauer and Cynthia Phelps. At Juilliard, she is a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship, and serves as a principal violist of the orchestra.