Dorothy Lee is a graduate of Holy Names University and holds a California teaching credential. In addition to teaching violin and viola, she performs with the HNU Orchestra, Oakland Civic Orchestra, and is the violist in the Exeter String Quartet. Dorothy has been a frequent guest clinician at Suzuki Workshops and Institutes throughout the Western United States, including Hawaii and Canada. Her long association with the Preparatory Department began with her mentor, Sr. Therese Cecile Murphy, and eventual studies with Dr. Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan. Dorothy has served on local Suzuki boards and holds membership in SANC-SMAC, SAA, ASTA, and professional education organizations. She continues her lifelong love of teaching and learning by working with private string students and with her first grade class at Corpus Christi School. A chamber music enthusiast, Dorothy participates in well-established adult workshops at Humboldt State and Scripps College and has enjoyed collaborations with Katherine Baird, Leonora Gillard, Robin Revelli, and Shauna Revelli in CMNC workshops and San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers performances at Davies Hall.