Lee Lassetter is a multi-talented, multi-faceted musician. She is organist at Manhattan Beach Community Church, whose Adult Choir she accompanied on European concert tours.
Her work with older adults is as adjunct faculty in the North Orange County Community College District, where she directs two choirs – a chime choir and a senior chorus, as well as holding weekly music sessions for memory-impaired residents at four assisted living facilities. She maintains a studio of piano students, including children on the autistic spectrum.
Lee was a 20-year member of the Long Beach Camerata Singers, singing soprano. She worked concurrently for nine years as its Administrative Coordinator, writing government grants.
An enthusiastic amateur recorder player, Lee also played second soprano in the Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra for two years.
Lee holds the Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance and Music Education from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, Master of Arts in Education from Northern Kentucky University, and Certificate in Music Therapy from California State University, Long Beach. In 1975, she placed first in the inaugural year of the Strader Organ Competition at CCM-UC.