Cecilia Lee


Hye Won Cecilia Lee is an inquisitive collaborative artist on all three major keyboard forms: piano, harpsichord and organ. This work includes full-orchestral and graphic score-readings and realizations of figured/unfigured continuo parts along with traditional piano writing.

Dr. Lee attended numerous international festivals, including the Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance at Mannes College (USA), Juilliard – Leipzig Summer Academy (USA-Germany), Casalmaggiore International Music Festival (Italy), Pablo Casals Music Festival (France) and World Piano Pedagogy Conference (USA) and three consecutive collaborative pianist internships at the Banff Centre of Arts (2009).

Dr. Lee studied with Lynda Metelsky and Lydia Wong (University of Toronto, BME, 2004), Jack Winerock and Robert Koenig (University of Kansas, MMus, 2006). The University of Nebraska – Lincoln generously funded Dr. Lee through the Hixon – Lied Scholarship and Creative Grant to for her DMA degree with Paul Barnes and Nicole Narboni.

In addition to performing, Dr. Lee is an active recording engineer/producer, working with the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto and various freelance projects in the city. Her hobbies include mid-distance running, surprise-last minute trips to faraway lands and curious wandering in the city, looking for images, mishaps and interesting arts events.