Bringing the U to You: Ilse Marie Lee
- Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
- Great Falls College MSU
Through teaching and cello performance, Ilse-Mari Lee will reflect on her lifelong quest to understand the value and transformative power of music in our lives.
In her talk, she will describe her creative process, illustrated by examples of her film scores and original music composed over the past 24 years at Montana State University. She will discuss the influence of her mentors and teachers, not only on her life as an artist, but also more importantly, on her life as a teacher.
Lee serves as the director of the Honors Program and is a professor of music at MSU. Born in South Africa, she holds a bachelor's degree in music from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, master's degrees in cello performance and theory and composition from Northern performance and theory and composition from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in cello performance and pedagogy from the University of Arizona.
She is active as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician and performs regularly at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, WY. In 1998, she founded the MSU Cello Ensemble, which has toured internationally.
Two of her film scores were awarded gold medals at the Park City Film Music Festival. A dedicated teacher, she has won many awards for excellence in teaching.
Great Falls College MSU Heritage Hall (7:00-9:00 p.m.)
Entire Series: $25.00
Individual Lecture: $10.00/general
Limited seating available
Call 406-899-0277 to purchase tickets