AARON ALFRED LEE is a native of Malaysia currently residing in the United States of America.  He received his degree in music composition from the College of Music at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Central Philippine University, Iloilo, Philippines.  He began studies of music at the early age of 8, and his musical talent became public three years later after winning a National Keyboard/Organ competition in Malaysia.

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Dr. Lee travels extensively all around the world, performed recitals, and conducted seminars in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Bahama Islands, Canada, and the United States of America.  He has appeared in many different high profile venues; among them are the Little Carver Theatre, The Mabee Center, Charles W. Eismann’s Center, The Meyerson’s Center, the historical St. Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia during the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, and the Dora Stratou Theatre by the Acropolis at Athens, Greece during the 2004 Summer Olympic Games.  He also performed for the enthronement of the Anglican Archbishop of the Bahamas, and was interviewed by Premier, the largest Christian radio broadcasting station in London during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.  In 2002, he arranged and composed the opening number for the Mary Kay Cosmetics Annual Convention, and performed at the Dallas premiere of the movie Star Wars- Episode 2: “Attack of the Clones”.

Active as a classical composer, Dr. Lee has works performed & commissioned by major symphony orchestras and music ensembles. Among them are the Greater Fort Worth Community Band, the Cottbus Youth Symphonic Band of Germany, the Macau Chamber Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London. In 1998, he won the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's first young composer competition, and was a finalist in the San Jose Symphony Orchestra's composer competition. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has recognized him with special distinction as being the top five in the 23rd Annual Rudolf Nissim Award among 300 peers of classical composers.  He was commissioned to write for the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra’s inaugural concert, and for the Commonwealth Games in 1998.  In 2003, the well-acclaimed Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London performed one of his orchestral works in concert with the Three Tenors at the Royal Victoria Park of Bath, England.  In 2005, he was commissioned by the Long Duo (pianists) to compose a work for two pianos for Carnegie Hall, New York.  From 2004 to 2006, he founded and served as the director of a youth string quintet group called ReZound. 

HOWEVER, among all the accolades attributed to him, Dr. Lee considers his conversion to Christianity the utmost best of them all, and gives glory solely to God alone.  He invited Christ Jesus into his heart at the age of 17, and since then, by God’s divine guidance, he continues to bring many souls to Salvation, winning them for Christ through his powerful and anointed music.  In 2001, his family of Buddhist and Taoist origins converted to Christianity.  Late 2014, under the divine guidance of the Holy Spirit, he began setting up an international ministry focusing on evangelism through music.  Now established, named the Ministry of Grace Notes, Dr. Lee continues to receive many invitations from churches of different denominations all around the world as he travels and freely shares God’s love and healing grace through music and testimonies to anyone who is ready to listen and receive God’s amazing grace and saving power. 

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