Jennifer J. Lee

Violin Teacher

Jennifer Lee

SAA Member

Violinist Jennifer Lee has concertized around the world in Germany, Russia, Holland, Switzerland, Lithuania, Slovenia, Armenia, Japan, South Korea and Mexico under the direction of acclaimed conductors including Christoph von Dohnanyi and Christoph Eschenbach. She has also performed in numerous programs such as the Artosphere Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Spoleto Festival USA and Pacific Music Festival collaborating with the likes of soloists Frank Peter Zimmerman and Jonathan Biss. In 2009, Jennifer recorded Handel’s Alexander’s Feast for Hanssler Classic with Rolf Beck and in 2010, she completed a 21-city, 23-concert US and Canada Tour with pianist Lang Lang performing in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Davies Symphony Hall. From 2011-2016, she served as Associate Principal 2nd of the Fairfax Symphony. She currently plays with the National Philharmonic and subs with the Baltimore and Annapolis Symphony.

Upon graduating summa cum laude at Northwestern University as a student of Almita and Roland Vamos, Jennifer received her Master of Music in Violin Performance at the Manhattan School of Music in the studio of Lucie Robert. In 2015, she completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Maryland where she was the graduate teaching assistant to David Salness.

Dr. Lee is currently an Adjunct Professor of Violin at Montgomery College. She also serves as violin coach for the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras and was previously on faculty at the Levine School of Music. Jennifer was a Teaching Artist for the Midori and Friends Foundation in New York City and Brooklyn College’s Preparatory Center, while maintaining a private studio. In 2011, she was on the violin faculty for Ithaca College’s Summer Music Academy.