Brian Lee studied under David Moskovitz at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Paul Rolland and Sergiu Luca at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as Assistant Concertmaster of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra from 1986-1996, and Associate Concertmaster of Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra from 1991-93. In 1996, he relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area where he has served in the violin section for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and as an extra violinist for San Francisco Opera Orchestra.
Brian has played in numerous Bay Area community orchestras including Berkeley, Modesto and Fremont. He has also performed in a host of music festivals including the Eastern Music Festival, Breckenridge Music Festival and Mendocino Music Festival.