Peggy Lee, cello

Peggy Lee, photo by Chris Loh

Cellist, improviser, composer Peggy Lee makes her home in Vancouver, BC where she is part of a rich creative music community. In addition to her work with Standing Wave and the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, Peggy leads or co-leads a number of musical projects: The Peggy Lee Band, Film in Music, Waxwing (with Tony Wilson and Jon Bentley), Handmade Blade (with Aram Bajakian and JP Carter), The Sands (with Julie McGeer) and Beautiful Tool (with Mary Margaret Ohara). She has also collaborated extensively in theatre and dance with companies and artists such as the Electric Company, Ruby Slippers, Rumble Theatre, Presentation House, David Hudgins, Kokoro Dance, Peter Bingham, Delia Brett and Ziyian Kwan . In 2013 Peggy was the recipient of the Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for music.