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Cellist at New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Principal Cellist at Delaware Orchestra

Born in Chicago, Philo Lee started playing cello at age eight. He continued his studies at the Juilliard Pre-Collage division and he was accepted to Yale School of Music Certificate in Performance program where he studied under Aldo Parisot. Mr. Lee received his Bachelor of Music degree at The Juilliard School under the guidance of Natasha Brofsky and furthered his studies at the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Alan Stepansky.

As an active performing musician, Mr. Lee performed in various venues throughout the United States including the Weill Recital Hall, Zankel Hall, and Stern Hall at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Atlanta Symphony Hall, Copeland Hall at the Grand Opera House, and Woolsey Hall.

Mr. Lee is currently the principal cellist of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and also is a member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Also a devoted educator, he has cultivated many talented students around New York and New Jersey through his guidance.

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