Melody Lee is a member of the first violin section of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. She is from Vancouver Canada and studied at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles where she received her Bachelor of Music Diploma and Professional Studies Certificate as a student of Robert Lipsett.
Melody has appeared as soloist 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.