Jessica lee, age thirteen, began her cello studies at the age of seven under the guidance of In-Kyu Lee. Jessica has received numerous awards, including first place in the Young Cellist category of SYMF, first place at the Greater LA Finals of the ASTA competition, first place in the Korean Times competition, second place at the LA Violoncello Society Scholarship Audition, and first place at the Southern California Bach Festival Complete Works Audition. This year, Jessica won first place at MTAC VOCE State Finals and was the first place winner of the MTAC Artists of the Future competition and performed with the Beach Cities Symphony Orchestra. Jessica has also performed as a soloist with the SYMF Festival Orchestra and the Palos Verdes Regional Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, she was named the first place winner in the California MTNA Competition.