Christina Lee has been playing with the Philharmonic since 2010. She has also performed with Opera Idaho, the Santa Fe Opera, Milwaukee Symphony, New Mexico Symphony, Green Bay Symphony, and American Youth Symphony. Christina has collaborated with chamber and orchestral musicians worldwide in affiliation with the Music Academy of the West, Festival dei Due Monde in Spoleto Italy, Colorado College Music Festival, and Aspen Music Festival, and has been a featured soloist on American Public Media’s 'Performance Today.'

Christina finished her doctoral studies at the University of Southern California in 2011, where she majored in Music Performance and minored in Music Education and Educational Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her Bachelor’s Degree is from The Juilliard School, where she was a recipient of the Zubin Mehta Scholarship, Frederica von Stade Scholarship, Marion R. Steckler Scholarship, and Presser Foundation Scholarship.

With over 13 years of teaching experience, Christina is deeply involved in musical enrichment activities for youth and community. She is currently the music teacher at Rolling Hills Public Charter school, where she started the band and orchestra program. She also runs a clarinet choir for youth and maintains a studio of clarinetists who participate in the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Jr. High Honors Orchestra, All-State Band, and other honors ensembles.

What is your favorite composer/genre? Tchaikovsky

Tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, interests, etc.): Playing with my two dogs, running, reading Murakami, attending Steelheads games, snowmobiling, skiing, taking the boat to every lake in Idaho, camping, learning how to garden and learning how to cook.

Contact info for students seeking lessons: CL9983@gmail.com