Hyun Kyung Lee
Office: 432.684.7821 ext 127
Seoul, South Korea
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Dr. Lee came to First Presbyterian Church of Midland in 2015. She has served churches for over twenty years in a variety of settings in Midland and Denton, TX; Hiroshima in Japan, and Seoul in South Korea. In addition to serving as Music Associate at FPC, she also serves as Principal Accompanist for the Midland-Odessa Symphony Chorale. She earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Texas, with a major in organ performance under Dr. Jesse Eschbach and in sacred music under the late Mark Scott. Dr. Lee marked the end of her studies at UNT by winning first prize at the 51st American Liszt Society Festival hosted by UNT in 2015.
Dr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea and the Master of Music degree, studying organ with Hirosawa Tzukuto and harpsichord with Mitzui Yasuko at Elisabeth University of Music in Japan, with full scholarship as the result of receiving the university’s premier award. She also won a scholarship from Otagawa Lion’s Club as a superior student in 2003-2005. She performed organ concertos at the 54th and 55th annual concerts with the Elisabeth University of Music Symphony. She was invited to perform at the Hiroshima Concert and Nagisa Organ Festival, and also performed at Cecilia Hall as a premier graduate student, and at the Catholic Association for International Peace as a rising organist. She received honorable mentions for her performances by the Organ Journal and the Korea newspaper Kukmin Ilbo in 2008.
As an active solo and collaborative organ and piano performer, Dr. Lee embraces a wide repertoire of styles in church music, choral repertoire, and solo performances, while receiving numerous awards and honors. She is married to her wonderful husband, Hyung Wook. They have one sweet boy, Eugene.
BA, Music, Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea)
Master of Music, Elisabeth University of Music (Hiroshima, Japan)
Doctor of Musical Arts, University of North Texas (Denton, TX)