Rosa Lee, Piano
Korean-American pianist and teacher Rosa Lee is the recipient of the Juilliard School’s John Erskine Prize, and has made numerous appearances in recitals, playing solo piano and chamber works, and with major orchestras in the U.S. She has won top prizes in competitions and performed in numerous tours through major cities of Italy, Switzerland, Korea, and Canada. Praised in the Seattle’s Korea Times for her “clear tone and beautiful expression,” she has been broadcasted on PBS television and Seattle King FM numerous times.
Lee has taught as an instructor of piano at Columbia’s Teachers College and Eastman School of Music. Most recently, she served as Assistant Professor of Music at Bethel College, Kansas, and is currently Adjunct Professor of Piano at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts.
Lee holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music performance at the Juilliard School of Music, a second master’s degree in music education from Columbia University, Teacher’s College, and a doctorate degree from the Eastman School of Music. Lee’s principle piano studies were with Julian Martin and at Eastman with Nelita True.