Best of both worlds

“I loved that Carolina was not a music-centric university and that it offered a broader and more holistic educational opportunity for me. It has been the best of both worlds because I have studied with renowned musicians and enjoyed the flexibility to pursue many avenues of scholarship. You can’t get that at a conservatory.”

— Ning Lee ’13

When Ning Lee, an accomplished violinist and native of Singapore, was exploring college options, she always planned to go abroad. Carolina was not originally on her radar, until a dedicated professor of performance in UNC’s Department of Music reached out and encouraged her to apply for a Kenan Music Scholarship.

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