Lee’s interpretation of Schubert’s Impromptu Op.90 No2 provided a striking contrast to the songs she accompanied so effectively throughout the rest of the performance and showed her distinctive touch and particular approach to rubato in this piece.”
- Jennifer Gail, Review from Canberra times
Jee Lee studied and graduated at the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Music Performance with Distinction from the School of Music, Australian National
University. While studying, she was awarded the Margaret Smiles Prize - Accompanist of the Year. In 1994, Jee undertook study in piano accompaniment with the late Geoffrey Parsons in London, UK. Afterwards, she also studied piano and piano accompaniment at the Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria.
While Jee was in Australia, she was awarded numerous scholarships, winning the First Prize in Chamber Music; and Second Prize in the Mozart Piano Concerto sections in the Sydney Eisteddfod Competition. As a result of this, Jee was offered a scholarship as a chamber music pianist with the Australian Youth Orchestra, and performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra as an orchestral pianist.
Jee has also worked as an accompanist for various competitions, including the Tunbridge Wells International Music Competition and competitions in Australia, UK and South Korea. Jee has lectured at Kyungwon University, Korea, and has performed in recitals with many singers and instrumentalists in London, New York, Europe, Australia, and South Korea.
Jee is also a passionate educator, and enjoys bringing the best from students, at all stages of their learning process, whether beginner or post-graduate level, and is currently taking a role as Director of Keyboards at Radford College, Canberra.