Photo of Iida Lymi - Violinst for the Arcus Quartet

A young and energetic Finnish violinist Iida Lymi has studied and performed as a soloist and as a chamber and orchestral musician throughout Europe. During the past few years Lymi has studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna with Professor and Emeritus Rector Michael Frischenschlager and with violin artist and Professor Minna Pensola at the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki. This Autumn Lymi will continue her studies at the Royal College of Music, London with Professor Daniel Rowland.

As an orchestral musician Lymi has toured around Europe and recorded as a section leader of the famous Helsinki Strings Orchestra as well as performing as concert master at the Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra. With her recently founded Arcus Quartet Lymi has already debuted at the famous Wigmore Hall in London to add to her numerous concerts given as a chamber musician. Lymi has attended in several master classes given by Sergey Malov, Esther Hoppe and Pekka Kuusisto to name but a few. Gezá Szilvay, Lauri Untamala, Eriika Levander and Marko Ylönen have been a extremely influential in Lymi's career. Lymi is grateful for the generous support and funding provided to her by The Finnish Cultural Foundation.