Originally from San Francisco, Justina Lee joined the faculty of the University of Maryland, College Park Opera studio as principal coach in 2008. She has worked as an assistant conductor/pianist and coach for the Metropolitan Opera, Seattle Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the Wolf Trap Opera Company, Lorin Maazel’s Châteauville Foundation, the CoOperative Program at Rider University, and Centro Studi Italiani in Urbania, Italy. She has been a collaborative artist with the Cleveland Art Song Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Music Academy of the West. Ms. Lee received a Master of Music in piano performance from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master of Music in accompanying from the Manhattan School of Music. Concert performances include recitals with tenor Lawrence Brownlee as well as residencies with the Marilyn Horne Foundation, the Châteauville Foundation, and the Manchester Music Festival.