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Eleanor Lee

Adjunct Instructor of Cello

Contact Information

OFFICE: D'Angelo 34
PHONE: 814-824-2394
About Eleanor Lee

    M.M., Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy, Cleveland Institute of Music

    M.M., Curatorial, Critical, and Orchestral Performance Studies, Bard College

    B.M., Cello Performance, Eastman School of Music

    MUS 170/270/370/470: Cello

    Hailing from Washington, Pennsylvania, Eleanor Lee is a cellist with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Acting Principal Cello of the Ashland Symphony Orchestra, and a substitute with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Opera Orchestra, and the New World Symphony. During the 2019-2020 season, she also subbed with The Cleveland Orchestra. In addition to teaching youngsters, Lee is on faculty at Mercyhurst University and a coach for the Contemporary Youth Orchestra. 

    Lee holds a Master’s degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), where she studied with Stephen Geber and Mark Kosower.  Prior to CIM, Lee was a member of The Orchestra Now at Bard College, where she earned a Master's of Music in Curatorial, Critical, and Orchestral Performance Studies, performing as both a section and principal player in prestigious venues across New York City.  Lee’s Bachelor's degree is from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where she studied with renowned pedagogue Alan Harris.  

    Lee is an avid chamber musician, regularly performing with the Listeso Quartet for Fever’s Candlelight Cleveland series. Her hobbies include baking, singing, quilting, hiking, and travel.