Priscilla Lee joined the Philadelphia Orchestra as associate principal cello at the start of the 2016-2017 season. A 2005 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, she began studying at age five and made her solo debut in 1998 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A native of California, Priscilla studied with Ronald Leonard at the Colburn School of Performing Arts and in 1998 went on to the Curtis Institute of Music to study with David Soyer. In 2005, she received a Master of Music degree from the Mannes College of Music where she studied with Timothy Eddy. Priscilla has participated in the festivals of Marlboro, Santa Fe, Seattle, Delaware, St. Denis in Paris, Kingston, Lexington and Taos. She was a member of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two for the 2006-2009 seasons. She was a founding member of Trio Cavatina, a piano trio that won Grand Prize at the 2009 Naumburg International Competition. They made their debut at the New School and Merkin Hall's Rising Star Series along with Boston’s famed Jordan Hall and Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. Priscilla was the Principal Cellist of both Opera Philadelphia (from 2014-2016) and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (from 2015-2016). She resides in Newtown Square, PA with her husband, Burchard Tang (Philadelphia Orchestra violist) and their two daughters.