Gretchen Seaver Lee

(814) 404-8489

Teaching Experience

Suzuki Strings of Austin, Austin, TX (2018-present)

Murchsion Middle School and Anderson High School, Austin, TX (2018-present)

Gretchen Seaver Lee Studio (2004 – 2018)

Private studio, State College, PA

State College Suzuki Program, State College, PA (2004-2013)

Fiddle Camp Director (2011-2015)

String Director (2007 – 2008)

State College Suzuki Program, State College, PA

Violin and Viola Instructor (2003 – 2004)

The Music Mart, State College, PA

Assistant String Teacher (summers, 2001 and 2002)

Boston University’s Intensive Community Program, Boston, MA

Education, Certification, and Honors

Master of Music Education, Penn State University (2013)

Bachelor of Musical Arts in Violin Performance, Penn State University (2004)

Suzuki Training


Selected Professional Experience

Violinist (2017) Striking Twelve, Schwab Auditorium, Penn State University

Violinist and violist (2017) Fun Home, Schwab Auditorium, Penn State University

Violinist (2017) Hameau Farm Artist Retreat, Belleville PA

Violinist (2016) Amhal and the Night Visitors, State College Presbyterian Church

Violin soloist (2015, 2016) State College Choral Society, State College PA

Teaching faculty and featured performer (2015) Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering, Huntingdon, PA

Violist (2015), Parade, Penn State Downtown Theater

Violist (2014), Spring Awakening, Penn State Pavillion Theater, Penn State University

Violinist (2013-2018), State College Presbyterian Church

Violinist (2012), Fiddler on the Roof as the fiddler, State College State Theater

Fiddler (2012), guest performer with AC Express bluegrass band for annual Fourthfest concert, State College, PA

Violist (2012), guest performer, Schubert’s Arpeggione, Esber Recital Hall, Penn State University

Violinist (2012), Grand Hotel, Penn State Pavillion Theatre, Penn State University

Violinist (2012), A Celebration of African American Music, Esber Recital Hall

Violist (2011), Penn State Viola Ensemble, performed for The New York Viola Society

Violinist (2010), Penn State Philharmonic, The President's Concert, Carnegie Hall

Violist (2008), Ultramax TechnoClassica World Premiere Concert, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State University

Violinist and violist (2006 – present), Pennsylvania Center Orchestra

Fiddler (2006 – 2017), Callanish (Celtic traditional music)

Violinist (2004), Passaparola, University Club, State College, PA

Fiddler (2004), featured in four tracks on Erin Condo's Leaving Songs, a Country Folk album

Violinist (2003), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Penn State Downtown Theater        

Program representative, 14th Suzuki Method World Convention, Torino, Italy (2006)

Administrative assistant (summers, 2001 and 2002)

The Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships and Affiliations


Scholarly Presentations

Poster: Student-Generated Concerts: What Do They Show Us?

Presentation: Student-Generated Concerts: What Do They Show Us?