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Hugo Lee is Second Oboist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School from the studio of Elaine Douvas. Born and raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Hugo began his studies under the guidance of Wendy Bornstein, followed by TSO Associate Principal Oboist Keith Atkinson.

Prior to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hugo has performed as a soloist in New York City and across Canada. He has appeared as a soloist for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Juilliard Orchestra and the New Juilliard Ensemble with performances reviewed under the New York Times, Musical Toronto and the New York Classical Review.

Hugo is passionate about teaching and also makes oboe reeds professionally at his self-run business, HLReeds.ca.

Last Updated: July 2019