Pianist Chunwei (Vicky) Lee, a native of Taiwan, started her study of piano at the age of 5 and oboe at the age of 12. She is an experienced piano solist, accompanist, and oboist. She was also the member of the Fu Jen University Orchestra and Wind ensemble, Sirens wind ensembles, and La Voix d’Azur. Her teachers in Taiwan include Dr. Joanna Ting, Dr. Yung-ying Gan, and Professor Chai-Hsuan Tsai. After graduating with a music degree at Fu Jen University, she pursued specialization in piano education in Taipei for six years.
Having a passion of piano teaching and playing, Vicky Lee holds a master’s degree in piano performance and pedagogy from Ball State University where she studied with Dr. Robert Palmer. As a graduate assistant, she taught private and group piano classes at Ball State and worked as an accompanist with the Ball State Women’s choir, Statesmen ensemble and in solo recitals. Vicky then relocated to Orange County, California after graduation to continue her piano education.
Vicky has been teaching piano for more than 10 years. She has worked with many children and adults. For her, it is rewarding to instill students with a love of music and piano playing as part of their life journeys. She aims to give students a sense of confidence and accomplishment and improve their technique. Ms. Lee’s students have participated in recitals and have passed exams such as ABRSM, RCM, National Guild of Music, Certificate of Merit in California, and Yamaha Music.
As a piano educator, Vicky enjoys working on and performing classical repertoire. She currently teaches piano in Boston area and continues her music education, studying with Professor Roberto Poli, at the New England Conservatory.