Mrs. Mickie Pei-Hsun Lee

Cello Teacher

SAA Member


San Jose, CA
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I started playing cello since i was 11 yrs old.
I had my bacholer degree in Music performance in cello from Taiwan Normal unversity and master degree in music education from University of Noth Texas.
Suzuki training completed book 1 to 10. Also a group class technique training as well.
I am teaching cello and coach chamber music ensemble in college preparatory program for 25 years in Taiwan. Have taught many students been award for national competitions in Taiwan.
Well experienced in group cello lesson and private lesson.
I relocated in bay erea, California in 2011.
Now teaching in a private studio, sectional cello coach in CYS.

Lee was born in Taiwan and start her early music learning in piano when she was 5 and deeply influenced by her mother who was a music teacher in middle school and a pastor’s wife in the Lutheran church. She picked up another instrument in 5th grade. That instrument became her lifelong friend, it was the cello.
She decided to major in music in my junior year of high school and got into the top rank music school in Taiwan major in cello performance. Later she got her master degree in University of North Texas, study with Professor Carter Enyeart. And play in a few orchestra around Dallas Met Area. 
After completing her master degree, Lee returned to Taiwan and started her teaching career in college preparatory program specialized in musically gifted students, Also playing in Kaohsiung Civic orchestra. Teaching different levels of
students was a really big challenge for her in the beginning. However, She also realize the best teacher is her students, through teaching she prepare herself being a better human beings day by day.
Lee has kept improving her teaching style by meeting consistently with Dr Tanya Carey and also performing in local church and with friends.Her family relocated in California in summer of 2011. Lee continue her passion to cello teaching and has run a blooming cello studio helps students audition into local youth orchestra and awarding to all state orchestra. 
Besides teaching cello Lee enjoy bird photographing and cooking.