Joo Lee, Violin
Dr. Joo Lee, violinist, earned a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Southern California. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music and the University of California, Los Angeles. Her specialization is both contemporary and historical performance, including Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque instruments. As a soloist, Ms. Lee has performed throughout the United States and worldwide, including Korea, Austria, Hungary, and Slovakia. She performs with Musica Angelica, the Horizon Chamber Ensemble, Long Beach Camerata, San Diego Baroque Soloist, San Diego Master Chorale, the HOPE Orchestra, the Corona Symphony Orchestra, the USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, and the CGU Collegium Musicum.
Ms. Lee was selected for the 2009 Classical Music Series at the Palos Verdes Library District. She was a winner at the Beverly Hills National Auditions, the Berkeley Festival and Exposition, as well as at the Boston Early Music Festival. She received full scholarships from the Madison Early Music Festival and the International Baroque Institute where she studied with some of the most prominent musicians and mentors. She was invited to play at Bach in the Subways in 2016-2017. Ms. Lee teaches all aspect of music, including modern and baroque violin techniques, at colleges and K-12 schools throughout Southern California. She is a food pantry volunteer, an avid snowboarder, and a fan of Yoga.