Samuel Lee is an organist and a pianist who loves exploring transcribed music written for other instruments.
He received a master’s degree in organ performance at McGill University and is currently a doctoral candidate, receiving twice the Graduate Excellence Fellowship, and lately the John Grew Award.
Samuel was also the recipient of numerous prizes and scholarships – notably the Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Scholarship and the McGaughey Prize. He was a finalist in the 2023 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. In 2021, he placed third in the RCCO National Organ Playing Competition and was awarded the Muriel Gidley Stafford Prize. In 2018, he received the Healey Willan Prize and the Heather Spry Prize on completing the FRCC, while at the same time completing his bachelor’s degree in piano performance with David Jalbert at the University of Ottawa. Samuel also obtained an ARCT diploma in piano.
Samuel has previously served at St. Martin’s Anglican Church and Montreal West United Church.