Le Hoai Nam
Le Hoai Nam was born in Hanoi and began studying violin with his father at the age of five. He was accepted by the Hanoi National Conservatory of Music when he was seven and furthered his studies with Professor Michael Ma at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Le has performed extensively in Europe, the United States, Asia and made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2011 with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. He was the first Vietnamese to be appointed by Maestro Sergiu Comissiona to lead the Asian Youth Orchestra during its tour to the United States, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong in 1999.
Currently he is the Second Violin Principal of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and teaches at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is also first violin of the RTHK String Quartet and founding member of RTHK Chamber Soloist which performed extensively in Hong Kong, Macau, China and Europe.
He plays on a violin made by Raffaele ed Antonio Gagliano 1846.