Oboist of the Syrinx Quintet (SoCa)
VICTORIA HIROMI DOO LEE is a musician whose versatility has led to numerous performances in all types of venues, from chamber settings at aquariums and art museums in California and touring Europe as a soloist to performing in the New York Philharmonic’s innovative “Philharmonic 360” program at the Park Avenue Armory.
Victoria holds a BM in Classical Oboe and MM in Orchestral Oboe Performance from the Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Liang Wang. Currently in her fifth season serving as the principal chair of the Santa Monica Symphony, Victoria is also on the faculty of Orange Coast College, the French Art Studio of Pasadena, Irvine Valley College, Fullerton College, and the Orange County School of the Arts' prestigious Frederick Fennell Wind Studies program. She also coaches at many local middle and high schools. Victoria is a regular guest speaker for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA), presenting seminars on oboe pedagogy at their annual professional development convention. An active freelance oboist in four Southern California counties, she resides in Huntington Beach, maintaining her career as an in-demand performer, clinician, and private teacher.