Joan Lee is a renowned and experienced harp teacher. She is the first harpist to have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Music Teaching in Professional Practice from the University of Reading. She is also the first harpist to have obtained a Distinction in MA in Instrumental Teaching from the University of Reading. She also holds a Licentiate Diploma in Recital in Harp (LTCL, Harp) and Associate Diploma in Recital in Harp (ATCL, Harp) from the Trinity College of London.
Joan Lee is the first and currently the only “Professional Harp Tutor” (星級導師) at Parsons Music Centre, offering professional harp lessons. Her students, regardless of age and occupation, have achieved excellent examination and competition results, including a championship of the Hong Kong Harp Competition and Distinction in the Harp Diploma Examination.
Joan is an experienced harp performer who has been invited to perform the harp at numerous important events, including television annual live show “JSG Awards Presentation” and famous television show “Sunday Songbird”, harp solo performance at the largest renewal project in HK, original stage musical “Pai Niang Niang”, Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award Ceremony, 中外經典名曲交響演唱會, harp duet concert with leading international harpist Yusuke Yamazaki in Hong Kong, harp ensemble at Hong Kong Harp Festival Opening Concert and “Harp x Orchestra” at HKUST Arts Festival. She also performs regularly with a number of orchestras such as Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra, Asian Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra, Shatin Symphony Orchestra and University Philharmonic Orchestra, and with various ensemble groups.
Joan is the founder of Hong Kong Harp Studio, the mission of which is to promote the standard of harp performance in Hong Kong. In this capacity, she has organized harp recitals, master classes, and regular student recitals.
Besides the harp, Joan also holds a Licentiate Diploma in Recital in Organ (LTCL, Organ) from the Trinity College of London. She has performed publicly at the organ of Hong Kong Cultural Centre and has been organist for church masses and church choirs for more than ten years.