Alice (Jeong-A) Lee, DMA
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Academic Area: Cello
Phone: (940) 898-2500
DMA in Cello Performance, minor in Orchestral Conducting, University of North Texas
MM in Cello Performance, minor in Musicology, University of North Texas
BM in Cello Performance, minor in Piano Performance, Kyung-Won University, South Korea
Alice (Jeong-A) Lee, DMA, has extensive international experience in solo, chamber music, and orchestra in United States, Canada, South Korea, and Taiwan. She has performed many solo recitals in the United States and Canada and played with various orchestras. Over the years, she has performed professionally at numerous events and venues. She has played with the Trans Siberian Orchestra and also performed alongside the following famous artists: Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Yoyo Ma, and pop artist Kanye West. Her cello playing can be heard on recordings of famous Korean pop music artists, Seung Hwan Lee and Jun Seun Kim. Recently, her cello solos were played on the national and international broadcasts of the Insight for Living radio program and she was a featured musician on the Insight for Living website in October 2013.
Lee currently is a member of Lyric Strings of Dallas. Her passion for chamber music is evident in her playing and she has had many international experiences, performing in various string quartets. While in South Korea, she was a member of the Euphonia String Quartet that performed in Seoul. She also toured Taiwan and Korea with the Kyung-won String Chamber Group, recording a CD. While in Vancouver, Canada, she won First Place in the Elsje de Ridder Armstrong Chamber Music Competition and the CDMF Performing Arts Festival. Lee was also the recipient of the Liberace Scholarship while pursuing her graduate studies at the University of North Texas. As a member of the Liberace Graduate String Quartet, she performed throughout Texas representing the University of North Texas.
In addition, she is a member of the Richardson Symphony Orchestra and has performed with many professional orchestras over the years in the DFW area, including the Plano Symphony, the East Texas Symphony, the Lewisville Lake Symphony, the Irving Symphony, and the Abilene Symphony Orchestra; in Canada, with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra; in South Korea, with the Royal Symphony Orchestra and New Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, she is the Principal Cellist at the Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, where she frequently appears as a soloist.
Presently, Lee also has her own cello studio in Denton, Texas where she teaches a number of talented young musicians who have won chairs in UIL regional orchestras, UIL state orchestras, and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO) and Fort Worth Youth Orchestra.