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Symphony taps young violinist

Violinist Shannon Lee, who reached critical acclaim soon after her debut performance with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at age 12, will perform Friday and Sunday with the Lewisville Lake Symphony Orchestra.

Soon after her debut with the Dallas Symphony in 2005, she became a featured soloist on the group’s Texas tour. She continues to gain high praise, having performed with several more symphonies in the U.S. and Europe.

Lee began taking violin lessons at age 4 and is now a junior at Columbia University.

She has performed for artists including Itzhak Perlman, Jaime Laredo, Elmar Oliveira and Arnold Steinhardt.

Lee and the Lewisville Lake Symphony will perform Elgar’s Violin Concerto in B minor and Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 Unfinished at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The performances will be at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. in Old Town Lewisville.

The Lewisville Lake Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Maestro Adron Ming

Tickets cost $25 for the Friday performance and $20 for the Sunday performance and are available at

— Staff report