A native of South Korea, Hyekyung Sia Lee received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from Michigan State University. Her prior musical training was at Manhattan School of Music for her second Master’s degree in New York and at Yeungnam University in Korea, for her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, where she worked as a piano instructor and lecturer as well.

As a featured soloist, Dr. Lee has performed with several orchestras, which include Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in Texas. She has also led several master classes while participating in numerous international music festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As a dedicated collaborative pianist, organist and chamber musician, she has performed at many concerts, especially in Canada and throughout the United States. She has been a collaborative pianist for Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival and Competition in Blue Lake Fine Arts. She has also accompanied the Annual Grand Blanc Art Council Messiah Performances with the pipe organ, without any other instrumentalists. She has featured recordings, as she joined SymbiosisDuo to record American composer, Dr. James Grant’s Double Concerto for Euphonium and Tuba for their second album, Playground, which was released in February 2015.

Currently, Dr. Lee is a piano instructor at the OU community music and a staff Accompanist at Oakland University where she accompanies all university choirs. She is also an associate music director and organist at Church of the Holy Family in Grand Blanc.