Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Dohee Lee
improvising Korean percussionist, dancer, vocalist
Dohee Lee(korean percussionist, dancer, vocalist) received her degree from Korea Art University where she studied Korean dance and music as a Master Major. Since immigrating to the Bay Area, Ms. Lee has been a vital contributor to both the traditional and contemporary Asian American cultural arts landscape of the Bay Area and beyond. Some of the many accomplishments she has made in the past few years include being the resident artist and instructor of the Korean Youth Cultural Center, a community-based organization focused on Korean arts. She has performed the Ethnic Dance Festival, the Dance Is Festival and the Asian American Dance Performance. Ms. Lee has also worked with several leaders of the Asian American creative arts scene, including dancer/choreographer Sue Li-Jue’s Facing East Dance & Music,saxophonist/composer Jeff Chan’s Turn of the Century, saxophonist Francis Wong, pianist Jon Jang and Chicago bassist Tatsu Aoki. She is a member of The Soundwave (Fused jazz and Korean music group) with Jimmy Biala(percussionist), Masaru Koga (Sax), Donna Lee Kwon(Korean percussionist, vocalist), John carlos (bass guitarist).

2005 The SoundWave (fusion jazz group),member
2004-08 Founded the PURI Project
2003- Facing East Dance & Music Company (modern dance), member
2001-present Turn Of the Century (fusion jazz group), member
2000-present The Korean Youth Cultural Center (KYCC), member and Artistic Director since 2002.

2006-03/24,25 "Under the Radar" in SF Yerba Buena Center of California
2006-01/28 "2.1 PURI Project" in SF Counter PULSE theater
2005-11/12 " DIDIMGUT" KYCC Fall Festival in Oakland
2005-09/10-10/13 "Dream community parade" in TAIWAN
2005-09/8,9 "chungryung-A Calling to Spirits" in BEIJING
2005-06 Asian American Dance Performance in SF
2005-04 2nd PURI Project Performance in SF
2005-03 Post Mordern American Pilipino Performance Project in SF
2005-03 “Speak Out” Spoken word festival in Yerba Buena Center
2005-01 Previous the Black map Butoh dance performance in New York
2004-11 Asian American Jazz Festival in Chicago
2004-08 1st PURI Project Performance in Oakland
2003 Held So Close: Remembering the Poets of Angel Island with Facing East Dance & Music, San Francisco
2003 Continuum with Turn of the Century, San Francisco
2003 Bowl O-Noodles with Co-ExisDance (Pricilla Park Dance Company), San Francisco
2002 The 21st San Francisco Asian American Jazz Festival with Turn of the Century
2002 Tour of Japan with Onsemiro Ensemble
2002 Go-sung Full Moon Festival – Dance performance, South Korea
2001 Ethnic Dance Festival with KYCC, San Francisco
2000 Tour of the United States with Yong-In University Performance Troupe (including Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Berkeley)