Cellist, improviser, composer Peggy Lee makes her home in Vancouver, B.C. where she is part of a rich creative music community. She records and performs with longtime musical associates including Tony Wilson, Ron Samworth, Dylan van der Schyff, Dave Douglas, Veda Hille, Lisa Miller, Wayne Horvitz and Robin Holcomb. Peggy also leads or co-leads a number of musical projects: The Peggy Lee Band, Tell Tale, Waxwing (with Tony Wilson and Jon Bentley) and Beautiful Tool (with Mary Margaret O’Hara). She has also collaborated extensively in theatre and dance with companies and artists such as Ruby Slippers, Rumble Theatre, Presentation House, David Hudgins, Peter Bingham, Delia Brett and Ziyian Kwan. In 2005, Peggy received the Freddie Stone Award for integrity and innovation in music and in 2010 she was awarded a Jesse Richardson Theatre Award for outstanding composition.