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Pei-Yee Lee

Pei-Yee Lee

   Pei-Yee Lee, a native of Taiwan, has performed in Florida with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, in the National Recital Hall in Taiwan, in New York's Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, Town Hall, Lotos Club, Yamaha Communication Center, New Rochelle Library, Donnell Library, Brooklyn Museum, Rye Arts Center, Greenwich Center for Chamber Music, and Wainwright House. Miss Lee was featured nationally on the National Public Radio program Performance Today, and has appeared as a soloist on the Radio Station WQXR in New York and WJCT in Florida. She was invited by composers Ned Rorem and Krzysztof Penderecki to perform their works and was invited to conduct a master class at the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Florida.

   Miss Lee began her studies at age six and by age 13 won the Taiwan National Young Artists Competition. Her awards include first prize in the First Coast International Competition, the International Young Artists Piano Competition for Chinese Music, the Stravinsky Awards International Piano Competition, the Douglaston Scholarship Competition, the BACA Piano Competition, the Performers of Connecticut Young Artists Competition, and several concerto competitions at school. She was the recipient of prestigious Chi-Mei Culture Foundation Scholarship Award for two years.

   She has participated at the Tanglewood Music Center, Sarasota Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, and the master classes of Leon Fleisher, Menahem Pressler, John Perry, and Ruth Laredo. Her principal teachers have been Arkady Aronov, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Russell Sherman, and Claude Frank at Yale School of Music, where she earned her master's degree and artist diploma. She received her doctor of musical art degree at SUNY, Stony Brook, where she was a pupil of Gilbert Kalish and obtained her Ed. D. in music education (college teaching) at Teachers College, Columbia University. Presently, she teaches at Tamkang University and National Taipei Teachers College.

 

 

Pei-Yee Lee