Angela Lee, a native of Korea, began studying violin at the age of 7 in Carrara School of Music in Carrara, Italy, where her father served at the Carrara Art School as a visiting professor.
Ms. Lee earned a Bachelor of Music degree in 2007 from the Seoul National University in Korea and later that year moved to the United States to attend the Manhattan School of Music where she earned her Master of Music degree and Professional Studies Certificate in Orchestral Performance Program. Her primary teachers were Glenn Dicterow, Concertmaster of New York Philharmonic and Lisa Kim, Associate Principal Second Violin of New York Philharmonic.
She has maintained an active performing career in New York as a substitute player in the New York Philharmonic and the New Jersey Symphony. She was also a principal member of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of Americas (POA). Ms. Lee was a visiting artist of National Symphony of the Dominican Republic led by French pianist and conductor Philippe Entremont.
Prior to her post with the Baltimore Symphony, she completed her fellowship with the New World Symphony, having often served as one of the rotating concertmasters, working under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas.
She has participated in numerous music festivals including Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. She has also participated in Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival’s Russian/American tour.
Ms. Lee joined the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in September, 2012, as Assistant Principal Second Violin.