Dr. Hanna Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea and started to study the
piano and voice at an early age and soon displayed special talents for
music. She has recently earned her doctoral degree at the University of
Texas at Austin as the recipient of the Willa Stewart Setseck
Scholarship. Hanna was engaged by the Austin Lyric Opera to perform
the role of Adina (L'elisir D'amor), touring outreach production. In the
summer of 2017, she made her role debut as Adele in Die Fledermaus
with Festival de Opera San Luis Potosí, Mexico. She also appeared as
a Soprano soloist in Vivaldi’s Gloria, Poulenc's Gloria, Bach's Mass in B
Minor, Bach's St. Matthew Passion, and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.
Ms. Hanna was a prize winner in 2018 Houston Saengerbund: A
German Vocal Competition and won a silver medal in 2017 Young
Texas Artists Music Competition. In 2016, she was awarded 3rd place
at Mid-Texas Symphony Young Artist Competition.
She holds a Master of Music from University of Texas at Austin, and
earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with a minor in Arts
Administration from Korea National University of the Arts, from which
she graduated summa cum laude. Recent engagements for the young
Ms. Hanna include her being a Fellow in Music Academy of the West
Dr. Lee has taught piano and voice over 10 years and is experienced
in teaching a wide range of age groups with varying levels of
proficiency and diverse musical backgrounds. Her ultimate goal has
always been to inspire each of her students to love and embrace music.