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Solee Lee-Clark

Academic Biography:
Pianist Solee Lee-Clark, a native of Seoul, South Korea, has studied in the United States and Paris, France as a recipient of the Global Education Opportunities Award. Currently, Dr. Lee-Clark teaches piano and music theory and serves as a staff accompanist at Monmouth College. She teaches piano at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp during the summer. Her previous teaching appointments have included West Virginia Wesleyan College, Davis and Elkins College in West Virginia, and Muskegon Community College in Michigan.

Dr. Lee-Clark is an active performer both as a soloist and collaborative artist. As a soloist, she was invited to perform at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall in May, 2014. She has received awards from the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, and the French Piano International Grant. As an accomplished collaborative artist, she appeared concerts at the Third Coast Trombone Retreat, White Lake Chamber Music Festival, International Trumpet Seminar at Grand Valley State University, and Tulip Time Festival.

In addition to teaching and performing, Dr. Lee-Clark remains active by attending music conferences and giving presentations. Her most recent conference engagement was a demonstration of “Stretching Exercises for Pianists” for the College Music Society at Murray State University, KY in April, 2017. Her lecturers are not limited to academic venues; she has presented at religious conferences, churches, libraries, art galleries, nursing homes, and for middle and high school students.

Dr. Lee-Clark is a graduate of the Doctor of Musical Arts in piano performance at West Virginia University. She received her Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California and her Bachelor of Music degree from Kangnam University in Korea. She studied piano with Christine Kefferstan, Steven Harlos, Gabriel Chodos, Nancy Bricard, and Sung-ja Kim; organ with William Haller and Huw Lewis; and harpsichord with Greg Crowell.

Courses Taught:
MUSI 145/146 Applied Piano
MUSI 221 Theory of Music III
MUSI 222 Theory of Music IV
MUSI 141 Applied Organ

Education:
D.M.A. West Virginia University
M.M. University of Southern California
B.M. Kangnam University

Contact Info:
Office: Rm 117 Austin Hall
Email: sleeclark@monmouthcollege.edu