Neelee Brauner, a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Viola Performance at the University of Georgia under Maggie Snyder. She began playing violin at the age of four and switched to viola as a sophomore in high school. Neelee has attended many music festivals including Tuacahn Summer Music Festival, Brevard Music Center, and Red Rocks Music Festival. During her senior year at Northern Arizona University, she won the concerto competition and performed the Walton Viola Concerto with the NAU Symphony Orchestra. Additionally during her undergrad, Neelee was a four year contracted member in the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra and has traveled to China with the American Festival Orchestra.