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You Ju Lee
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You Ju Lee Office: Grace Chapel M-111
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Assistant Professor of Piano

Dr. Lee joined the Toccoa Falls College faculty in 2004. She is an accomplished pianist who has won numerous awards and has performed recitals in Europe, Asia, and the United States. In May 2009, she was an invited lecturer-recitalist at the World Piano Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia. In April 2008, she was a guest performer at the Bella Musica Concert at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia. Her performance was included in the CD release commemorating that concert. And in January 2007, she gave a guest performance at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris, France.

She has performed recitals in Ragusa, Sicily and a series of concerts in Germany and Luxemburg. She also gave her New York Debut Recital at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall, in the Special Presentation Winners Series sponsored by Artists International in April 2006. And she has performed at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul, Korea.

Dr. Lee won second place in the International Competition of Romantic Music on October 15, 2010, which led to her performance at Carnegie Hall on March 12, 2011 in the Winners Gala Concert.

Since 2004, she has served as an adjudicator in the biennial Young Artists’ Piano Showcase in New York. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Piano and Director of Keyboard Studies at Toccoa Falls College, in Toccoa, Georgia, and Artist-Teacher of Piano at Preparatory Music at Brenau University, in Gainesville, Georgia.

“I love teaching music here at TFC. I strive to make sure my students always know that I believe in their God-given talents and that through hard work they can accomplish great things in serving the Lord through music. Psalm 100 expresses the importance of music in service to God: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness; come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.”

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take” (Proverbs 3:5-6).

Degrees Earned:  Area of Study School Attended
D.M.A.  Music University of Georgia
M.M.  Music – Keyboard Performance Georgia State University
B.A.  Music Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, S. Korea