Ju Young Lee

Job Title

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Keyboard Activities
    Music and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences


Co-Director of Keyboard Activities, Instructor in Organ

Started at Bethel



  • Yonsei University - B.A. in Organ Performance, 1998
  • Yonsei University - M.M. in Choral Conducting, 2000
  • University of Minnesota - D.M.A. in Organ Performance, Secondary in Choral Conducting, 2023


Ju Young Lee, D.M.A., is an organist, pianist, and conductor originally from South Korea. She earned her B.A. in organ performance and her M.Mus. in choral conducting from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, and her D.M.A. in organ performance and secondary in choral conducting from the University of Minnesota, where she was a student of Dr. Dean Billmeyer. She has been actively involved with numerous choirs as a conductor, accompanist, and singer both in South Korea and the USA. As a music educator, Dr. Lee has taught at Gangreung-Wonju National University, Kwangshin University, and Yonsei University Future Education Institute. She also served as a visiting scholar in the Choral Activities of Music Department at the University of Wisconsin River-Falls. Currently, she holds the position of Organist at Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina and Co-Director of Keyboard Activities and Organ Instructor at Bethel University in St. Paul, and serves as one of the Board Members of Twin Cities AGO. 

Courses Taught

Introduction to Keyboard Theory, Keyboard for Music Theory I-III, Private Lessons in Organ

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Board Member of Twin Cities America Guild of Organists