Kristin Lee,


A recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a top prizewinner of the 2012 Walter W. Naumburg Competition as well as the Astral Artists’ 2010 National Auditions, Kristin is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique who enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and educator. An accomplished chamber musician, Kristin is a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, a principal artist with Camerata Pacifica, and concertmaster of the Metropolis Ensemble.

Kristin has appeared as soloist with major symphony orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Ural Philharmonic of Russia and the Korean Broadcasting Symphony. She has been featured in recitals on many of the world’s finest stages including Carnegie and Avery Fisher Halls, Kennedy Center, Kimmel Center, Phillips Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Louvre Museum, Korea’s Kumho Art Gallery, and the Ravinia Festival.

Itzhak Perlman chose Kristin to study with him at The Juilliard School after he heard her perform with the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony. She is a member of the faculty of the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and the co-founder and Artistic Director of Emerald City Music in Seattle.