Media News & Press Updates
So much goes on in the world of a composer. From concerts, to hosting events, and musical updates, you want to be the first to know what goes on in my life. Here you will find all of the news and press updates surrounding me and my work. Check out the press coverage I am receiving below.
Composer Interview featured on Chamber Music America Members News Page
December 28, 2020
Chamber Music America Members News page on 12-28-20 features Cynthia Cozette Lee Interview 5 Questions with a Musician https://www.missycurl.com/post/5-questions-with-a-musician-dr-cynthia-cozette-lee or go to: https://www.chamber-music.org/members
Sister Songwriters and Poets Receive Poetry Recognition in SFPA Publications
October 28, 2020
(PHILADELPHIA, PA-OCTOBER 27, 2020): CYNTHIA COZETTE (a.k.a. CYNTHIA COZETTE LEE) is a multi-talented Black American contemporary classical composer and poet who also received a distinguished honor from SFPA in having her moving, original poem titled “Visit to Poe’s House” included in the 2020 Halloween Poetry Reading Publication online. To read more news about these talented writers
HAZEL ANN LEE, a talented Black American poet, author and librettist, Cynthia's older sister, was recently recognized as a poet when her environmental sci-fi poem “Last Seen Sunset” was chosen to be included in the 2020 Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) Star*Line Magazine Black Poet’s Edition 43.4 issue. go to: https://africlassical.blogspot.com/2020/10/lee-sister-songwriterspoets-receive.html
London Radio Podcast Premiere of Lee’s “Adea” Opera Aria
April 29, 2021
Composer/Flautist Cynthia Cozette Lee’s moving aria “How Will I Tell The Children” from her opera “Adea” received a London, England premiere on the radio podcast “DAFFODIL PERSPECTIVE.” Radio producer and host of “DAFFODIL PERSPECTIVE”, Elizabeth de Brito, plays and discusses Dr. Lee’s inspiring work about 52 minutes into the broadcast. This program dated April 23, 2021 aired on April 29, 2021 and features instrumental and vocal music by international women composers. The opera singers performing this dramatic aria are sopranos - Hazelita Fauntroy in the role of Adea and Evette Rose as the neighbor Mrs. Jones. The two policemen are Richard Smith - tenor and George Braxton - bass. The singers are accompanied on the piano by the composer, Cynthia Cozette Lee. The URL link to the radio broadcast is:
“TRIO ON SADNESS” LEE "ADEA" OPERA EXCERPT OUTDOOR PREMIERE IN BALTIMORE"
May 14, 2021
Thank you to the performers and Peabody Conservatory Johns Hopkins University faculty who supported a brilliant performance of Cynthia Cozette Lee’s “Trio On Sadness” “Adea” Opera excerpt in its Outdoor Baltimore Premiere Performance on Friday, May 14, 2021 in their Opera Worshop. The performance was outstanding!! Thank you Eileen Cornett, Garnett Bruce and Dr. Carl DuPont for your support. Thank you to the brilliant performers – Sierra Leslie in the role of Peaches (Soprano), Cassidy Dixon in the role of Adea (Soprano), Darius R. Sanders in the role of Scoopy (Tenor), and Stephanie Baird – piano accompanist for an excellent outdoor performance. BRAVISSIMO!!! Visit Cynthia Cozette Lee Facebook Page to view performance at the following URL link: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3886918321403784&id=1009734202455558