Rachel Lee

Violin, Viola Teacher

Rachel Lee

SAA Member


Cincinnati, OH

Rachel began her violin studies at age 8 and completed her Doctor of Musical Arts in violin performance studying with Dr. Won-Bin Yim pursuing a Doctorate degree at University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). She also completed her Masters and Bachelors in fine arts for violin performance at CCM.
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Rachel has played with several orchestras around the Cincinnati area. She has been a contracted member with Richmond Symphony Orchestra (2016-present), and has subbed for Ohio Valley Symphony and Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.

While attending UC, Rachel has been apart of CCM’s Concert and Philharmonia orchestras as well as studying with the Ariel String Quartet (quartet in residence). Rachel served as Assistant Concertmaster in Philharmonia for the 2015-2016 school year.

Other experiences include teaching private violin lessons 2007-present as well as teaching a 4th grade violin class at C.O.Harrison Elementary 2011-2015 in the Oak Hills School District. Rachel also plays for weddings and other special events. In the summer of 2013, Rachel attended and was certified in Every Child Can! and Suzuki Book 1 teaching course under Linda Steig and attended Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival. She completed Suzuki Book 2 training under Roger Steig in the summer of 2014. In 2017 Rachel completed the course Suzuki Principles in Action under the direction of Nancy Jackson. Rachel has benefited from multiple scholarships including: Faternal Order of Police (2010), Jane Young Scholarship (2011, 2012), Cincinnati Women’s Club (2013), and Wyoming Music Club (2013). She appears as featured violinist on the album “Peoples United” on the song Never Let You Go, available on iTunes. She studied with Stacey Woolley, violinist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra prior to her college education. Her first teacher was Kathy Anderson followed by Jacquie Fennell. For four years she studied piano with Della Enns.

In high school Rachel was concertmistress of the Oak Hills High School Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Symphonic Orchestra 2007-2010. She participated in the Ohio Music Education Association 2006-2008 and received the top rating each year. Rachel also competed in the National Federation of Music Clubs 2006-2009 and received a Unanimous Superior rating for each performance as well as playing in the 2007 Gold Cup recital.