Composer Mark Prince Lee resides in the Nashville, Tennessee area where he writes, conducts, performs, and teaches. His works have been performed in over 50 cities throughout North America and Europe. Lee received his B.M. in composition from Florida State University, and his M.M. in composition from Memphis State University. Post graduate study in composition include: participation for two summers at the Ferienkurse in Darmstadt, Germany where he studied with Brian Ferneyhough, Michael Finnissy, and attended the concerts and seminars of John Cage during his historic return to Darmstadt; participation for three consecutive summers in the composition and analysis seminars given by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Kürten, Germany. Lee also holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in German Studies from Vanderbilt University.