GENEVA, N.Y.-The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Community Chorus will present their holiday concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in St. John Chapel on the Colleges' campus. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.
Directed by Sun Min Lee, the Chorus will present Vivaldi's Gloria, as well as a cappella works by Rachmaninoff, Lauridson, and Thompson.
Community Chorus Director Sun Min Lee received a Master of Music degree in choral conducting with honors from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, N.J. After graduation, she served there as an adjunct professor of choral conducting and an associate conductor of the Westminster Singers. She also holds an advanced diploma in Kodaly Method (music education) from the Zoltan Kodaly Institute of Music in Kecskemet, Hungary. She then returned to Kecskemet as a visiting faculty member to teach conducting, solfege, and group vocal techniques.
Lee's bachelor's degree was earned from Presbyterian College in Seoul, Korea, where she studied church music. Lee directed the Highland Park Community Chorus for four seasons and served as music minister at the Reformed Church of Highland Park, N.J., for five years. Lee was invited to Korea for the summer of 2001 to give a lecture at the Seoul Oratorio Festival as well as conduct the Kwang Ju Civic Chorus. She is currently enrolled in the DMA program at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.