Vancouver-born violinist, Melody Lee, received her Bachelor of Music Diploma and Professional Studies Certificate from the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where she was a student of Robert Lipsett. Her appearances as soloist include those with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Colburn Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra. She has been Concertmaster of the Colburn Orchestra as well as being Associate Concertmaster at the YMF Debut Orchestra in Los Angeles. Recently, she performed Joan Towers’ Second String Force for solo violin in the Symphony’s Equal Play concert series, which highlights female composers. As a winner of the Seattle Musical Club Competition in 2011, she gave a recital tour throughout Western Washington. Melody has also attended the Aspen Music Festival for six summers, three of which were with a fellowship. The 2019/2020 season will be Melody’s seventh year of playing with the St. Louis Symphony.