Noah Lee, cello

Hometown: Oakland, NJ

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Noah appeared on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with 3 other #fttalumni in June of 2018! Watch his performance here.

Noah Lee created and founded Back to BACH, a project that encourages young school children to learn musical instruments and create a love for classical music.

In 2017, Noah was recognized as a member of the US Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Read more.

Meet Noah

Noah performed most recently on Show 310, recorded in Aspen, CO, on July 12, 2015. He previously appeared on Show 241, recorded in Washington, D.C., on October 16, 2011.

Show 310 bio:

Noah Lee, cello, 15, of Oakland, New Jersey, became the first and only US cellist to win the first prize at the Tchaikovsky International Competition for Young Musicians in Montreaux, Switzerland, at the age of 12. At the age of 14, Noah was again the first American cellist to win the grand prize at the 10th International Antonio Janigro Cello Competition in Porec, Croatia. He performed as a soloist with the Russian State Orchestra under the baton of Yury Tkachenko, and also with Sinfonietta de Lausanne under the baton of Martin Fischer-Dieskau. Noah appeared on From the Top With Host Christopher O’Riley in 2011 in Washington, DC. Recently, he had an engagement with The Princeton Symphony Orchestra in their PSO Bravo concert series under the baton of Rossen Milanov. Currently, Noah is a merit scholarship student at the Don Bosco Preparatory School and studies with Richard Aaron at The Juilliard School, Pre-College Division.

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