H. Lee Brewster
Born into a musical family in 1969, Lee studied piano at the age of 6 and then the violin at 7. He then studied the violin further with leading members of the National Symphony Orchestra violin section in Washington, D.C. and attended music festivals such as the Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina; and in Saratoga Springs, NY he attended extensive training with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
He attended the Philadelphia Musical Academy, where he graduated in May, 1991. There, he studied with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, including Associate Concertmaster William de Pasquale, and section member Frank Costanzo. He attended as well as participated in master classes at the Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University.
He then returned to Washington D.C. continued studying chamber music, performing numerous doctorate recitals with students and faculty at The Catholic University of America and the University of Maryland.
Lee was a member of the Richmond Symphony from 1991-1997. In December 2000, Lee had the honor of making his international solo debut with the Vidin State Philharmonic in Vidin, Bulgaria, premiering the Barber Violin Concerto. Lee currently performs regularly with the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra. This is his first solo CD.