Angela Lee, cello

A graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale School of Music, Angela is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study in London with William Pleeth, a grant from the Foundation for American Musicians in Europe, the Jury Prize in the Naumburg International Cello Competition, and a cello performance fellowship from the American-Scandinavian Foundation. She is a founding member of The Lee Trio, which has commissioned and premiered works of numerous living composers. In its third decade, the Trio continues to perform worldwide, has recordings on Delos and Innova, and will release a new album of Finnis, Pulkkis and Schumann in 2024. Using music to foster peace and goodwill, Angela has made humanitarian trips to the Republic of the Philippines and the former Yugoslavia. While on a U.N.-sanctioned tour of six war-torn cities throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina, she performed for NATO troops and displaced civilians In addition to coaching chamber music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Angela serves on the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Alumni Association Leadership Council and on the Board of Directors of The Resonance Project, which promotes empathy through live music in mediation settings and international conflict resolution.