Holds a Master Degree in Percussion Performance from Northwestern University. Yi Kontakt
graduated from the high school Affiliate Shanghai Conservatory in the early 90s. He
arrived in the United States to continue his music education in 1992. He and his partner
Ken Benshish co-founded iSchool in 2005. In 2011, he received an award from the
County of Nassau in New York State as an honorable Chinese-American citizen for his
contributions in promoting Chinese and American culture.
As a musician and educator who loves to share his passion, Yi has a lifelong dream to
create a better community filled with joy of music and art.
iSchool was founded in 2005. All of its 3 locations are situated
in Long Island, New York. iSchool opened its second location in
Syosset in 2008. Currently iSchool Syosset has over 300
Because of its unique teaching methods, iSchool has become
one of the top music schools in the New York area over the past
nine years. World-class musicians and educators form a
strong faculty team at iSchool. "i" stands for "inspiration and
imagination." Whether playing classical music or rock, students
discover the joy of learning in this free-spirited atmosphere. Our
fundamental philosophy is to not only teach; we must inspire.
Wir sind die Akademie für junge Instrumentalisten der "Mainzer Virtuosi" und führen unsere Kurse in Kooperation mit der Landesmusikakademie Rheinland-Pfalz durch.
Wir möchten uns um hochbegabte und förderungswürdige Streicher aus Asien - vornehmlich aus China - kümmern und diese mit dem Medium "Kammermusik auf europäischem Niveau" bekannt machen.
Fees to be paid to:
Account owner: Mainzer Virtuosi e.V. (please specify Musiktage am Rhein)
Bank name and address:
Account number(IBAN): DE39 5519 0000 0895 526 010
Swift code(BIC): MVBMDE55PML
Am Heinrichhaus 2
Telefon: +49 (0) 2622 9052 0