Josh Lee

Josh Lee is a resident of San Francisco and director of the Viola da Gamba Society of America’s Young Players’ Weekend. Cited for his “stylish and soulful playing,” Josh performs on viols and double bass with some of the world’s leaders in early music. Josh is an alumnus of the Peabody Conservatory and the Longy School of Music where he studied double bass with Harold Hall Robinson and viol with Ann Marie Morgan and Jane Hershey. Founder of the ensemble Ostraka, he has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carmel Bach Festival, Musica Pacifica, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Les Délices, and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. Josh’s performances have been heard on National Public Radio’s Performance Today and Harmonia, and he has recorded for Dorian, Koch International and Reference Recordings. He was recently praised as “a master of the score’s wandering and acrobatic itinerary” by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.