Alice (Jeong-A) Lee, DMA

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Alice Jeong-A Lee

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


Dr. Alice (Jeong-A) Lee is the Principal Cellist in the Richardson Symphony and has been teaching cello at Texas Women’s University since 2016. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in solo, chamber music, and orchestra in the United States, Canada, South Korea, and Taiwan. Over the years, besides giving numerous solo recitals, 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. 

In 2017, She appeared as a featured concerto soloist within the Northeast Orchestra in Texas. In addition, her cello solos are frequently heard on national and international broadcasts of the Insights for Living radio program and she was a featured musician on the Insight for Living website in October 2013.

Dr. Lee currently is a member of Stonebriar Quartet and 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. Dr. 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 to playing as the Principal Cellist  in the RSO, she has performed with many other professional orchestras in the DFW area, including the Plano Symphony, East Texas Symphony, Lewisville Lake Symphony, Irving Symphony, and Abilene Philharmonic. In Canada, she played with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra. In South Korea, with the Royal Symphony Orchestra and New Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also Principal Cellist at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, where she frequently appears as a soloist.

Presently, Dr. 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, the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO) and Fort Worth Youth Orchestra.

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