Violinist Julanie Collier Lee began playing at the age of five in Lexington, Kentucky. She received a B. A. in Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Lee is a registered teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Before coming to New Mexico, Lee was a member ofthe Cheyenne Symphony, BoulderPhilharmonic, Richmond (In) Symphony and the Lexington (Ky) Philharmonic. Summer festivals include the National Repertory Orchestra with whom she toured Korea, Japan and Taiwan, Music at Penn’s Woods and Epcot Center’s All-American College Orchestra. Lee moved toAlbuquerque in 1989 to join the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra (now New Mexico Philharmonic) and the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque. She is a founding member of the New Life Symphony Orchestra Southwest. She and her husband have three children.