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Sora Lee

Part-Time Instructor - Music


Dr. Sora Lee is an active collaborative pianist working with many singers and instrumentalists. She was selected as an accompanist for the WVU Bavarian Summer Voice and Piano Collaborative Workshop and performed in the Rubinsteinsaal at the Steinway-Haus in Munich. She has also been awarded a grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

Dr. Lee can be heard on the new international recording, "Return to Old Ireland: Music of Mary McAuliffe from Delos." She also co-produced the documentary “Munz: A Pianist’s Story,” which was released in 2021 and premiered on West Virginia Public Broadcasting in July 2022. The documentary was produced based on her awarded dissertation “The life and legacy of Mieczuslaw Munz."

She was the recipient of The Valerie Canady Charitable Foundation Scholarships, the Toni and Red Cowsert Music Scholarship and the Kathy Sprouse Music Scholarships. She also was the recipient of the WVU Foundation Distinguished Doctoral Award in 2016.


B.A. University of California, Irvine; M.M., D.M. West Virginia University