Shannon Lee

Violinist SHANNON LEE moved from Canada to Plano, Texas, when she was two and began studying violin at age four. She studied for several years with Jan Mark Sloman in Dallas and made her orchestral debut at age twelve with the Dallas Symphony. Shannon has since performed as a soloist with the Nuremberg Philharmonic, Nashville Symphony, and Lewisville Lake Symphony. At fourteen, she made her debut recording for Telarc International entitled Introducing Shannon Lee, a recital of 19th and 20th century pieces for violin and piano. She also studied chamber music at festivals such as Music@Menlo, The Institute For Strings, Music From Angel Fire, Perlman Music Program, and Meadowmount School. Shannon completed a degree in computer science from Columbia University in New York City while taking violin lessons with David Nadien. She recently received a diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she held the John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick Fellowship and studied with Ida Kavafian and Arnold Steinhardt.