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Composer Mark Prince Lee resides in the Nashville, Tennessee, area where he writes, conducts, performs and teaches.

Lee has composed for a wide range of media including works for orchestra, opera, dance, chamber ensembles of various sizes, rock band, jazz ensemble, acoustic and electric solo pieces, electronic and computer music. His works have been performed in over 50 cities throughout North America and Europe.

As a conductor, Lee has organized and directed over 120 concerts of contemporary music. These concerts have included pieces from Stravinsky, Bartok, and Hindemith to Cage, Glass, Xenakis, Stockhausen and works by colleagues.

Lee has also directed and performed in a complete 18 ½ hour realization of Erik Satie’s Vexations utilizing a team of six pianists, a complete performance of Stockhausen’s “intuitive music” cycle Aus den sieben Tagen, and realizations of “event scores” by Fluxus artists.

KAFKAMUSIK Score Installation

Current Projects

2014: Composition of Suite for Winds.

2014: Continued editing of Notes on Composition.

Recent performances of Lee’s compositions include the following:

Premiere performance of IO/F-1 in October 2012 at the Louisiana State University Composers Forum in Baton Rogue.

Premiere performance of RESONANCE for solo amplified cello in February 2013 at the annual meeting of the Society of Composers Inc. at the Ohio State University in Columbus.

Premiere performance of Music 1 for a Gallery in March at the 2013 Contemporary Piano Residency in conjunction with the 62nd Southeastern Composers League Forum at Morehead State University in Morehead Kentucky.

Premiere  performance of Suite for Solo Cello in November 2013 at Northwest State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches.

Premiere performance of + – 3i in February 2014 at the annual Southeastern Composers League Forum at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

South American premiere of Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Cello at the Casa Thomas Jefferson in Brasilia, Brazil.

A Tribute to John Cage, Northwestern State University.

Trio performing two works from KAFKAMUSIK at the joint University of Alabama at Huntsville New Music Festival and Southeastern Composers’ League Forum Conference.

Jocelyn Sprouse – violin,    Deidre Emerson – cello,    Emily Bowland – clarinet

Premiere of RESONANCE for solo amplified cello performed by Paul Christopher at the National Conference of the Society of Composers, Inc. at Ohio State University in Columbus.

Premiere of + – 3i by Emily Bowland at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Composers League held at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.