Lee: His Music is Powerful

“Even if you didn’t know that James Lee III was quoting melodies to create a dialectic, you would know he was trying to convey something important because his music is powerful and portentous.” And so, David Lockington — music director of the Pasadena Symphony — introduces us to Lee’s new orchestral work Ichabod! The Protest is Over!. […] Read more »

Lee: COME UNTO ME

Concert: Lee: COME UNTO ME Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Apostolic Church of God Sanctuary Choir; Chicago Sinfonietta Link: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/1718season/praise-and-punk/ Concert Information: Mei Ann Chen, conductor Symphony Center Chicago, IL Read more »

Lee: COME UNTO ME

Concert: Lee: COME UNTO ME Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-12 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Apostolic Church of God Sanctuary Choir; Chicago Sinfonietta Link: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/1718season/praise-and-punk/ Concert Information: Mei Ann Chen, conductor Wentz Concert Hall Naperville, IL Read more »

Lee: SOULS OF ALKEBULAN

Concert: Lee: SOULS OF ALKEBULAN Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-02 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: James Lee III, piano Link: https://nilesphiladelphiami.adventistchurch.org/ Concert Information: Niles Philadelphia SDA Church Niles, MI Read more »

Lee: GUEST COMPOSER RESIDENCY

Concert: Lee: GUEST COMPOSER RESIDENCY Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-11-16 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Oakwood University Masterclass Link: http://www.oakwood.edu/academics/academic-departments/music Concert Information: Oakwood University Huntsville, AL Read more »

Lee: ICHABOD! THE PROTEST IS OVER! *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: ICHABOD! THE PROTEST IS OVER! *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-10-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Pasadena Symphony Link: http://pasadenasymphony-pops.org/concerts/tchaikovsky-symphony-no-4/ Concert Information: David Lockington, conductor Ambassador Auditorium Pasadena, CA Read more »

Lee: ASCENTS AND FLOURISHES *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: ASCENTS AND FLOURISHES *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-09-07 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Morgan State University Brass Quintet Link: http://www.morgan.edu/college_of_liberal_arts/departments/fine_and_performing_arts/music/events_and_media.html Concert Information: Gilliam Concert Hall Morgan State University Baltimore, MA Read more »

May is National Chamber Music Month!

It’s May again – and it’s National Chamber Music Month! Join Chamber Music America for National Chamber Music Month. Designated by CMA, the month-long celebration highlights the many diverse styles of small ensemble music performed and presented in the U.S., and raises national public awareness of the vibrant chamber music field. Subito Music is partnering […] Read more »

Lee: Tehillim World Premiere

  On February 11, soprano Marquita Lister joins pianist Marvin Mills for the world premiere of James Lee III’s new song cycle Tehillim. The performance takes place in Irvine, CA, and is a highlight of the 20th anniversary of the African American Art Song Alliance Conference. Lee shares some thoughts about Tehillim. “‘When Marquita Lister […] Read more »