Former student wins AIMES Award

MUSIC – Christine Haeun Lee, 20, AIMES Music Award, sponsored by Yamaha Home Entertainment

Former Albany Junior High and Westlake Girls High School student Christine Haeun Lee has been awarded a prestigious AIMES Music Award.

Her achievements are plentiful and include a scholarship to Pettman National Junior Academy, Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra’s Young Soloist of the Year, performing in the APO Summer School, and being chosen for the inaugural Wakatipu Music Festival.

At 17, she embarked on a Bachelors degree at Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, studying under renowned violinist Ning Feng. She is soon to begin an APO scholarship programme.

Pictured is Christine’s brother Daniel.