Mrs. Annette C. Lee

Piano Teacher
Piano, ECC Teacher Trainer

Annette Lee

SAA Member


Minneapolis, MN
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Annette Lee has been a Suzuki teacher since 1988. She received her BM in piano performance from Wheaton Conservatory and her MM in piano performance from the University of Michigan, where she was a fellowship student under Louis Nagle and Martin Katz. Her Suzuki training has been with Yasuko Joichi, Doris Koppelman, Jane Kutscher Reed, Rick Mooney, Fay Adams and Mary Craig Powell. In 2015, she became a registered Teacher Trainer in Piano.

Ms. Lee has taught at the Music Institute of Chicago and DePaul University and is currently on faculty at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. At MacPhail, she is a Suzuki teacher, is a staff accompanist for the Suzuki Department and hosts Teacher Training for Piano. In 2022, Ms. Lee established a Fellowship Program in which she trains young, aspiring piano teachers in the Suzuki Method.

She is a frequent clinician at Suzuki Institutes, having taught in Stevens Point, WI, Blue Lake Institute, MI, Mt. Royal Academy, Calgary, Suzuki Piano Program in Saskatoon, the Wheaton Preparatory Department, IL, the Preucil School in IA, the Chicago Suzuki Institute, the Levine School in Washington, D.C. , the Memphis Institute and at the Colorado Suzuki Institute. Most recently, Ms. Lee was selected as the only representative of the SAA to teach a master class during the International Teacher Trainers Convention in Matsumoto, Japan.