She has a master’s degree in viola performance from Butler University.
She loves to play music with others, and has been known to play kids’ music concerts, perform in folk ensembles, play ceremony music for weddings, and sit on stage in the orchestra.
Ms. Yeti is the music and Orchestra teacher for A.M. Winn Public Waldorf k-8. When she’s not teaching and playing music, she’s spending time with her two boys who love to read and play outside.
Some of her most notable successes include being the principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony in Sacramento, playing in the Symphony Napa Valley Orchestra and Medellin Symphony Orchestra, and memberships in several associations, including the Federation of Professional Musicians in California, the Suzuki Association of the Americas, the American String Teachers Association, and the California Music Teachers Association.
Before moving to Sacramento, Ms. Lee joined Civic Orchestra of Chicago to
work with members of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, meanwhile, she performed with orchestras throughout Midwest.
As an active performer, Pei-Yun has participated in summer festivals internationally in USA, England, Austria, and Taiwan. Throughout her musical journey, Ms. Lee has worked with world-renowned musicians such as Maestro Riccardo Muti, Yo-Yo Ma, Midori Gotō, Vadim Repin, Mei-Ann Chen, JoAnn Falleta, Jaap van Zweden, Peter Jaffe, Cliff Colnot, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Bonnie Hampton, Jorja Fleezanis and Julliard String Quartet.
Ms. Lee is also an avid violin teacher. She brings with her over 15 years of experience teaching violin in her private studio and Kline Music in Land Park. She recently joined C.K. McClatchy High School as a violin sectional coach and private lesson instructor.
Outside of violin lessons, Pei-Yun wishes her students to have a valuable life experience by bringing live music to communities. Don’t be surprised to learn she holds her student recitals at a senior retirement community!
Pei-Yun Lee holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance at University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her Masters degree from The Boston Conservatory.
Her mentors include Baird Dodge, Felicia Moye, Irina Muresanu and Jiachi Huang.
Every morning, Peiyun rises to a cup of black, hot coffee. The first plucked string is the one that sets the tone for the day.
Masters of Humanities from SFSU. Currently, she plays principal second with the Camellia Symphony and is a member of the Afternoon Teacup Collection and David and String Theory. She recently left her teaching studio of 21 years at Kline Music for her home studio in the Pocket Area.