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Staff Accompanist
D.M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music

Donna Lee

Photo of Donna LeeStaff Accompanist

D.M.A., Piano Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music
M.M., B.M., Piano Performance, University of Toronto

Donna Lee is a veteran performer and collaborator, playing in concerts, recitals and festivals all over North America and Europe. She is currently on the piano faculty at Notre Dame College and performs as a staff pianist at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music. She also serves as the president of the Northeast Ohio Music Teacher’s Association.

Born in Toronto, she began her studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in the Young Artists Performance Academy. Subsequently, she had the privilege of studying at the Musikhochschule in Hannover, Germany. During her time there, Lee won first prize at the San Sebastián International Piano Competition in Spain, special prize at the IBLA Grand Prize in Italy, and performed concerts and recitals at the Mozarteum Summer Festival in Salzburg, Austria.

In Canada, Lee was the second-prize winner of the prestigious Canadian Chopin Competition. She was also on tour for Jeunesses Musicales du Canada Desjardins Series, with French Horn player, Louis Phillipe Marsolais. She holds degrees from the University of Toronto and earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Daniel Shapiro.