Dr. Koeun Grace Lee

Piano Teacher

Koeun Grace Lee

SAA Member


Schaumburg, IL
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South Korean native Koeun Grace Lee is an avid performer, educator, and conference lecturer. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Post-Master’s Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and Bachelor of Music in Piano and Piano Pedagogy and Artist Diploma from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She completed Suzuki Piano Training for Books 1-7 with Fay Adams.

Dr. Lee has presented numerous lecture-performances at conferences of the College Music Society in the U.S. and South Korea. Her performance of Folksong Revisited, a work of Korean composer Jean Ahn, was featured in Music in Chicago of WFMT. She has been a featured presenter at the Composition in Asia International Symposium and Festival at the University of South Florida. She has been performing at many venues including performance series of Steinway Gallery in North Carolina as well as Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Her album, Variations on a Theme by Stefan Wolpe and Other Selected Piano Works, has been released through Navona Records (February, 2023).

Dr. Lee is on faculty at Mattix Music Studio in Western Springs, IL. She held faculty positions at Brevard College, Mars Hill University, Academy for the Arts at First Baptist Church-Asheville, and the University of North Carolina Greensboro and Asheville Summer Piano Camps. She was an adjudicator for junior and senior competitions of North Carolina Music Teachers Association and Tennessee Music Teachers Association. Dr. Lee is an active member of New Music Chicago, College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association, and Suzuki Association of the Americas.