LEE Wan Ki Wendy
Associate Professor, Composition
Composition Stream Coordinator
102, Hui Yeung Shing Building
BM (Toronto); MM, PhD (Michigan); ARCT (RCM, Toronto); LTCL, FTCL
Contemporary Compositions; Music by Chinese and Chinese-American Composers; Piano Works

Wendy Wan-Ki LEE is a composer-pianist-theorist. Prior to CUHK, she has held teaching positions at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and State University of New York at Binghamton.

Wendy is the recipient of composition commissions and honors from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Aspen Music Festival, Banff School of Arts, Chicago Ensemble, Contemporary Record Society, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Orford Arts Centre, Renee B. Fisher Composer Award, Government of Canada, and many others. In 2012, she was awarded a Humanities Fellowship from CUHK to work on a project that involves music, science, and dance. The highlights of this collaboration were featured in Detroit Performs on Detroit Public Television.

Wendy is an avid advocate of contemporary works with diverse musical interests. Her work on music by Chinese-American composers has appeared in several journal articles. Recently, she was invited as one of the keynote presenters for Composition in Asia Symposium and Festival, which was held at the University of South Florida College of the Arts; and as a guest composer at the University of Toronto New Music Festival, which was supported by the Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor Program.

List of Recent Courses Taught
  • MUSC1212/1222 Fundamentals of Tonal Music I/II
  • MUSC3323 Counterpoint: Tonal and Modern
  • MUSC3343 Composition I
  • MUSC3353 Composition II
  • MUSC3363 Compositoin III
  • MUSC3333 Orchestral Techniques
  • MUSC3732 Composition: Special Topic III
  • MUSC6100 Advanced Composition I
  • MUSC6101 Advanced Composition II
  • MUSC5211 Special Topics III in "Music and Creativity": Approaches to Collaborative Creativity