Wayne Lee, violinist
American violinist Wayne Lee is a member of two internationally-acclaimed chamber ensembles, the Formosa Quartet and the Manhattan Piano Trio, and gives dozens of performances with them annually throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He regularly appears before audiences as a soloist and recitalist, and often performs on early instruments with fortepianist Mike Lee, a collaboration that has brought the duo as performance and teaching artists to institutions such as Cornell University and Indiana University. He has given master classes throughout the United States and Asia, has previously taught at the Juilliard School, and is currently a Lecturer of Violin at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to his performing and teaching activities, Mr. Lee is co-founder and co-artistic director of the Piedmont Chamber Music Festival, an annual week of chamber music that brings an internationally-acclaimed roster of musicians to the Bay Area every summer.