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Music Theory, History, and Composition

Hayoung Heidi Lee

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Music Theory, History, and Composition

Swope Music Building 
817 S. High Street 
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2739 
Fax: 610-436-2873 

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Hayoung Heidi Lee


230, Swope Music Building


  • Ph.D., Stanford University
  • M.A., University of Washington
  • B.A., University of Washington


Curriculum Vitae

Hayoung Heidi Lee studied music history and comparative literature at the University of Washington, and received her Ph.D. in musicology from Stanford University in 2011. Before coming to West Chester, she taught at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Mills College, University of Puget Sound, and she served as a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the humanities at Stanford University. Lee's research and teaching interests include German opera of the 18th and early 19th centuries, European and Asian musical encounters in the 18th century, women in music, and music and travel. Her article, "Papageno Redux: Repetition and the Re-writing of Character in Sequels toDie Zauberflöte" appeared inThe Opera Quarterlyin 2012. In summer of 2013, she received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to participate in the summer seminar, "Music and Travel in Europe and the Americas, 1500-1800" held at the Newberry Library in Chicago. She has also managed music festivals and educational programs for the New Crowned Hope Festival in Vienna and the St. Lawrence String Quartet.

Selected Publications

"Papageno Redux: Repetition and the Re-writing of Character in Sequels toDie Zauberflöte,"The Opera Quarterly28 (2012), 72-87

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