Viola / Yu-Chun Lai

     Yu-Chun Lai, born in Taichung, Taiwan, began her piano studies at the age of 4 and viola studies at 10. She had excelled in both solo and chamber.she had received high-distinction at viola competitions at national level and was the principal violist at school orchestra. After receiving her BM degree from the Taipei National University of the Arts in 2003, she studied MM at New England Conservatory. Her mentors include Carol Rodland, Rei – Hsein Chen, Grace Huang and Kua-Fan Huang.She was also taught under Mai Motobuchi, Donal Palma Shien-Ta Su, Nancy Tsung and Cheng-Tu Su. Currently she performs both as a soloist as well as in orchestras including Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Baroque Camerata, Fulfillment Chamber Orchestra , One song strings chamber orchestra. She is also a devoted viola teacher at some music school in Taiwan.