Heralded as a “very accomplished pianist [who] provides first-class partnership at the keyboard” Kaju Lee has performed extensively as a collaborative partner in Australia, Austria, Canada, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, and throughout the United States. Her recent engagements include a tour with the Lonestar Classical Voices, and performances at Baylor University (Texas), the University of South Africa, Stellenbosch Konservatorium, and the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, the world’s second largest arts festival (South Africa). Dr. Lee also released a CD in Sydney, Australia with Cellist Emily Duffill. “100 Years of Music for Cello and Piano” is for sale worldwide through iTunes, Amazon and cdbaby.com.
Dr. Lee teaches, coordinates piano accompanying, coaches, and collaborates with both faculty and students at Georgia College. She has worked for Sam Houston State University, the Texas Young Artists Competition, the University of Miami in Salzburg (Austria), the Choral Symphony Society, (NYC), and the Pre-College Division of the Manhattan School of Music (NYC). Dr. Lee earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Collaborative Piano at the University of Colorado – Boulder, where she studied with world-renowned teacher Anne Epperson. She holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and McGill University in Canada. In June 2015, Lee performed a Mozart piano concerto in South Africa with South Africa’s primary orchestra, the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic orchestra. This performance earned high praise from Music magazine: “Lee delivered this rapid and brilliant music with skill and aplomb” and “her delicate performance was much to the taste of the audience and she and the orchestra were given prolonged applause at the end.”
Academic Department: Department of Music
College: College of Arts and Sciences