Thomas Yee

First Violin

Thomas Yee is a dedicated violinist, teacher and collaborator. His classical training culminated in Bachelor and Master degrees in violin performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Yee, who plays first violin, has been a member of the Santa Rosa Symphony since 2004. Interested in many other forms and genres, he also performs with his pianist wife, Jieun, as the Yee Duo and Tango Del Cielo, and, with guitarist Jose Rodriguez, as Duo Revirado.

In 2016, Yee founded the boutique violin shop, Bay Fine Strings, in San Bruno, from which he empowers the music community with quality instruments. Through his shop’s YouTube channel, he provides playing and maintenance tips, instrument demos and Meet the Maker mini interviews.

A portrait of Thomas Yee and his instrument