Alicia Lee, clarinet
Hometown: Okemos, Michigan
Born into a musical family, Alicia Lee grew up in Michigan where she began playing clarinet at the age of 12.
Alicia was the associate principal and eb clarinet player of the Santa Barbara Symphony, a position she held for seven seasons. She maintains a busy freelance career throughout New York City, performing regularly with a variety of groups, including the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Knights Chamber Orchestra, the Talea Ensemble, ICE, Alarm Will Sound, and the Argento Chamber Ensemble. She has performed at The Lucerne Festival, the Spoleto Festivals of Italy and the US, Yellow Barn Music Festival, and had been in residence at Marlboro Music Festival for the past several summers. She is a founding member of DZ4, an innovative wind quintet that has been actively expanding the repertoire of their genre by commissioning and performing works by some of the most talented young composers of today.
Alicia holds a B.A. in French Language and Literature from Columbia University, as well as additional degrees from the University of Southern California and the Colburn School.