Yvonne Lam (USA)


2003 Competition Semi-finalist, also 2005 Second Prize Winner



Musical Education

The Juilliard School, Curtis Institute of Music, Peabody Institute, Colburn School of Performing Arts

Principal Teachers

Robert Mann, Victor Danchenko, Alexander Treger, Laura Schmieder, Alice Schoenfeld, Linda Rose


Assistant Professor of Violin Performance- Michigan State University; Co-artistic director- Eighth Blackbird; Founder- Blackbird Creative Lab; Former Assistant Concertmaster- Washington National Opera Orchestra; Former Associate Concertmaster- Cabrillo Festival Orchestra


GRAMMY Award for Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for Eighth Blackbirds “Filament” (2016); Grand Prize- Pasadena Instrumental Competition; First Prize- Bronislaw Kaper Awards; First Prize- the Arts and Talent Recognition Search Festival); First Prize- Donna Reed Foundation Competition; Best Performance of a Commissioned Work- Irving M. Klein International String Competition