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Julianne Lee

Principal Second Violin

Julianne Lee


Julianne Lee has a distinctive career, both as a violinist and violist, appearing frequently as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player.

Lee served as Assistant Principal Second Violin of the Boston Symphony Orchestra prior to joining the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in the 2017-18 season. She has toured with the Marlboro Music Festival as well as multiple international tours with the Australian Chamber Orchestra as guest principal violist. In past summers, she has been invited to perform at numerous music festivals including the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Chamber music at the Banff Centre and the Marlboro Music Festival.

She is the Second Violinist of the Johannes String Quartet, an ensemble who has performed commissioned works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Derek Bermel and William Bolcom.

Lee graduated with a unanimous First prize at the Conservatoire Superieur de Paris in France. She holds a bachelor's degree in both violin and viola performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and a Master's Degree from the New England Conservatory.