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Raejin Lee, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music

Director of Vocal Studies

951-785-2117

rlee@lasierra.edu

RAEJIN LEE

Soprano Raejin Lee has an active performing career, with appearances throughout the United States, Italy, and Korea in oratorio, recital, and opera. She has performed such roles as Adina in L’elisir d’amore, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Giulietta in I Capuletti e i Montecchi, Despina in Così fan tutte, and Laetitia in The Old Maid and The Thief.  Dr. Lee has received many honors and awards, including a special prize for her distinguished performance of the Italian Art Song repertoire from the Italian America Cultural Foundation. Her biography has been listed in several of the prestigious Marquise, Who’s Who reference books including; Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women. She was a featured soloist in the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble at Indiana University, where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. She received an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music and she completed her doctoral studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey as a student of Faith Esham. Originally from Seoul, Korea, Dr. Lee is currently Director of Vocal Studies at La Sierra University. She resides in Yorba Linda with her husband Justin, and their two daughters, Ashley and Olivia.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Musical Arts, Rutgers University

Artist Diploma, Cleveland Institute of Music

Master and Bachelor of Music, Indiana University

STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENT

Winners:

The Annual Redlands Bowl Young Artists Competition

The Intimate Opera Competition

The Riverside Opera Guild Competition

National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Competition

Festivals:

The Rome Festival

Intimate Opera of Pasadena

Riverside Opera Camp

Accepted to graduate schools:

Manhattan School of Music

University of Southern California (USC)

AFFILIATIONS

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC)

College Music Society (CMS)

COURSES

MUPF    129A 229A 329A 429A 829A Voice Lessons (1)

MUPF 106A (1) Beginning Voice Class I

Introduction to basic vocal techniques and their application and development through vocal exercises and group and solo singing of ap- propriate vocal literature. Does not apply to the music major. May be repeated for additional units as necessary.

MUPF 106B (1) Beginning Voice Class II

A continuation of MUPF 106A to further practice and refine vocal technique through exercises and more advanced solo vocal literature. Does not apply to the music major. May be repeated for additional units as necessary. Prerequisite: MUPF 106A

MUPF 106C (1) Beginning Voice Class III

A continuation of MUPF 106B. Primary goal will be to continue to refine vocal technique and explore moderately advanced literature. Does not apply to the music major. May be repeated for additional units as necessary. Prerequisite: MUPF 106B

MUED 220A (2) Singer’s Diction I

German and English diction appropriate for soloist and ensemble. Offered odd years (2010-2011).

MUED 220B (2) Singer’s Diction II

Latin, Italian, and French diction appropriate for soloist and ensemble. Offered odd years (2010-2011).

MUPF 271A, 371A (1-2) Opera Workshop

Preparation of recitatives, arias, duets, ensembles, and scenes from the operatic literature, including choruses, for performance during the quarter. Works will be staged with costumes or performed concert style. Attention will be given to appropriate style and performance practice.

MUED 327 (2) Vocal Pedagogy

A study of the pedagogical techniques used in the private vocal studio with an emphasis on voice science, the psychology of singing, and vari- ous vocal repertoires encountered in the studio environment. Offered even years (2011-2012).

MUHL 329 Song (2) Vocal Literature

A survey of art song literature including the German Lied; French mé- lodie; and Italian, Spanish, English, and American art song, with an emphasis on class performance presentation. Offered even years (2011- 2012). Prerequisite: 6 units (minimum) MUPF 129A with a minimum grade of B

 

 

Upcoming Events

OPERA PRESENTS:

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

February 25 & 26 , 2012 | 7:00 PM

March 1, 2012 | 7:00 PM

Hole Memorial Auditorium

Faculty Recital Series

Raejin Lee, voice

Sohee Lee, piano

April 14, 2012 7:00PM

 

 

 

 

 

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