Lee Huei-Minh started playing the violin at the age of two and gave her first public performance at five. At the age of 14, she enrolled at Yale University, where she was schooled by the late, eminent violinist Erick Friedman, himself a prot?g? of Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein. She graduated in 2000, at 17. She has recently appeared in concerts with the Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, the NHK, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, San Diego Symphony, and the Russian National Orchestra, under the baton of conductors such as Charles Dutoit, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Peter Oundjian and Mikhail Pletnev.