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Audrey Lee is a versatile violinist known for her ability to play across classical, folk, and pop idioms. She is a member of the Austin Opera and the Kahlo Quartet. Before holding these positions, she performed frequently with the Austin Symphony and the New World Symphony and was a member of the folk group American Dreamer.
A seasoned educator, Ms. Lee has directed orchestra programs, coached chamber music ensembles, and designed beginning string curricula for K-12 students. She has been invited to teach masterclasses at Texas Lutheran University, Play on Philly, Suzuki Strings of Austin, and Orpheus Academy. Audrey has taught and mentored students through El Sistema USA programs in both Austin and Philadelphia. Prior to teaching at Southeastern, she taught aural skills as an adjunct faculty member at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.
Ms. Lee has performed at several international music festivals, including Aspen Music Festival and School, National Repertory Orchestra, Castleton Festival, and Brevard Music Center. She has performed as a soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra, the Clear Lake Symphony, and the ECHO Chamber Orchestra.
Ms. Lee studied with Kenneth Goldsmith in the Michael P. Hammond preparatory program at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. She later studied with Cornelia Heard at Vanderbilt University, receiving a BM in violin performance and psychology. At the University of Texas at Austin, Ms. Lee earned her MM in performance while studying with Miró Quartet member (and fiddle champion) William Fedkenheuer.