Assistant Professor of Music
Music in Workship
Accompanying/coaching; Chamber Music
B.M. University of California- Los Angeles
M.M. Peabody Conservatory
D.M.A. Eastman School of Music
Eunhae Grace Lee has garnered acknowledgement as an accomplished performer nationwide and abroad, recognized with the First Prize in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, Level I Award in youngARTS of the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Koren Honor Scholarship from the Korean Embassy, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and First Prizes in the Glendale Piano Competition, Benno Rubinyi Piano Competition, and William Grant Still Competition, among others.
Dr. Lee has represented the Grammy Foundation for two years, performed at such venues as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Sanders Theater at Harvard University, Consulate General of Finland, Strathmore Center of Performing Arts, Cerritos Center of Performing Arts, Schoenberg Hall, Miriam A. Friedberg Hall, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, Kilbourn Hall, and Hatch Recital Hall, and has been broadcast on NPR of the US and KBS, CBS, MBC of Korea.
Dr. Lee has dedicated her musical talents to God's service since age eight, playing the piano, synthesizer, and organ in church services. Rev. Hyukjae Lee, her father and worship pastor/musician active in South Korea, and Dr. Lee have not only served in ministry together but also jointly given many performances and conducted clinics and seminars in worship music throughout the United States and South Korea.
While pursuing DMA in Piano Performance and Literature with a minor in Music Theory at Eastman, Dr. Lee received fellowships to serve its Piano Department as an instructor and accompanist. During her Masters studies in Piano Performance on a full scholarship at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, her work as a school accompanist won her the Yale Gordon Prize in Accompanying. Ms. Lee is a summa cum laude graduate of University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), completing her undergraduate studies of piano performance and composition in three years at the top of her class on full financial support from the institution, which also awarded her the Emil Danenberg Piano Award and other honors. Her principal teachers include Dr. Douglas Humpherys, Boris Slutsky, and Dr. Walter Ponce in piano, Steven Doane, Seth Knopp, Antonio Lysy, and Guillaume Sutre in chamber music, and Dr. David Lefkowitz in composition.
At Gordon, Dr. Lee teaches applied piano and music in worship and serves as a collaborative pianist.