Solee Lee-Clark

Solee Lee-Clark

Lecturer, Music

Rm 117 Austin Hall 309-457-2172


A native of Seoul, South Korea, Solee Lee-Clark has studied piano in her native country, the United States and Paris.

Lee-Clark teaches piano and music theory at Monmouth, and during the summer she teaches piano at the Blue Lake (Michigan) Fine Arts Camp during the summer.

Her previous teaching appointments include West Virginia Wesleyan College, Davis and Elkins (West Virginia) College and Muskegon Community College in Michigan.

Lee-Clark is an active performer as a soloist and collaborative artist. As a soloist, she was invited to perform at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall in 2014.

She has received awards from the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, the French Piano International Grant, and the Global Education Opportunities Award.

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, Tulip Time Festival, Blodgette Recital Series at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.

In addition to teaching and performing, Lee-Clark remains active by attending music conferences and giving presentations. Her most recent conference engagement was a workshop “Stretching Exercises for Pianists” for the Performing Arts Medicine Association at University of South Florida in 2018.

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.

A graduate of the doctor of musical arts in piano performance at West Virginia University, Lee-Clark  received her master of music degree from the University of Southern California and her bachelor of music degree from Kangnam (South Korea) University. She studied piano with Christine Kefferstan, Steven Harlos, Gabriel Chodos, Nancy Bricard, Sung-ja Kim and Kyoung-sook Kim; organ with William Haller and Huw Lewis; and harpsichord with Greg Crowell.


B.M., Kang-nam University

M.M., University of Southern California

D.M.A., West Virginia University

Courses Taught

MUSI 141: Applied Organ

MUSI 145/146: Applied Piano

MUSI 221: Theory of Music III

MUSI 222: Theory of Music IV