Concerts at Gloria Dei
DR. HANNA LEE, ORGANIST – July 8, 2018, 5pm
A free will offering will be taken. For information, phone (949) 493-3414.

Organist Hanna Lee has concertized extensively throughout the United States and Korea. She has been a featured recitalist at numerous concert series in the U.S. including the Glorious Music Series at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in Chicago, Illinois; Music at St. Helena’s Friday Concerts in Beaufort, South Carolina; Music at Noon at Pasadena Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, California; the Performing Arts Series of Bethel Lutheran Church and Wednesday Noon Organ Recital at Luther Memorial Church in Madison, Wisconsin.  She has performed in Sejong Center for Performing Art, Torch Center, Youngsan Art Hall, Myoungdong Cathedral, Kyoundong Church, Somang Church and Ahndong Church in Seoul, Korea. Her organ chamber music concert and recitals at the Youngsan Art Hall, which included numerous Korean premieres, were broadcast live on radio nationwide.  Dr. Lee has performed Handel Organ Concertos with Camerata Antiqua Seoul and also Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 “Organ” and Brahms Requiem with the Seoul Phihamonia Orchestra under maestro Myung Whun Chung. 

A native of Seoul, Korea, Hanna Lee received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa studying with Delbert Disselhorst and Delores Bruch. Her Doctoral thesis explored the works of contemporary French composer, Naji Hakim, and his musical language and extra musical association in his pieces.  She holds degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Music degrees in Organ Performance at Yonsei University in Seoul studying with Myoung-Ja Cho. She completed Graduate Certificate in Organ Performance at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she studied with Wolfgang Rübsam. She studied with Piet Kee and Ewald Kooiman focusing on organ music of  J. S. Bach and North German School in Netherland.

Dr. Lee was Professor of Organ at Sungkyul University and has also taught at Yousei University and Sunwha Art High School in Korea. She has served as an organist at Somang Presbyterian Church in Seoul, Korea, King of Glory Lutheran Church in Arvada, CO, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Dana Point, CA, West Middleton Lutheran Church in Verona, WI and McFarland Lutheran Church in McFarland, WI.

Currently, Hanna Lee is a faculty member of Jeongdong Organ Academy in Seoul, Korea.

SOUTH COAST SINGERS June 16, 2018, 4pm


Sunday, September 24, 2017, 4:00pm

This concert is sponsored by Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and the Los Angeles Organ Company to celebrate Gloria Dei’s new three manual organ.

Saturday, January 6, 2018, 7:00pm
David Clemensen will play the Bosendorfer Grand Piano in the Sanctuary – 
To Celebrate the Day of Epiphany and “The Season of Light.”
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:00pm
Harpsichordist JungHae Kim’s playing has been described as “gallant and regal” (La Folia), “supple…impressive” (New York Arts), emotionally exquisite, warm, and inviting. Ms. Kim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Harpsichord Performance from Peabody Conservatory, and a Master’s Degree in Historical Performance (Harpsichord) from Oberlin Conservatory. She completed her studies with Gustav Leonhardt in Amsterdam on a Haskell Scholarship, and holds an Advanced Degree in Harpsichord Performance from Amsterdam’s Sweelinck Conservatorium. Ms. Kim has performed in concert throughout United States, Europe and in Asia as a soloist and with numerous fine historical instrument ensembles including American Baroque, Brandywine Baroque, Callisto, Musica Angelica, Musica Glorifica, Music’s ReCreation, and Ensemble Mirable.
Kangwon Lee Kim is a versatile violinist with repertoire ranging from baroque to 21st century using both baroque and modern violins. She has given recitals throughout the U.S. and in Korea, Canada, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Norway and Czech Republic, and the live recording of her performances have been heard on National Public Radio, WFLN in Philadelphia, and Wisconsin Public Radio. Ms. Kim was Assistant Professor in violin and chamber music at Biola University in CA and has also taught at Ripon College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Lawrence University Conservatory. Currently, she is the Assistant Artistic Director and concertmaster of Madison Bach Musicians and often plays solo and leads the ensemble. During the summer, Ms. Kim teaches at Credo summer chamber music festival at Oberlin College. Ms. Kim lives in Middleton, WI with her husband and two sons and keeps an active teaching and performing schedule.