Lee Harris is the Coordinator of Music Education and Music Director for the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. He served as department head and chair of the Music Department from 2003-2017. He joined the UTC faculty in 1995. Prior to this appointment, he taught choral and general music in Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas.
He holds both a Master Class certificate in Orff Schulwerk and Kodaly certification. In 2000, he established the Kodaly Institute at UTC, a program endorsed by the Organization of American Kodaly Educators in 2005. He currently serves as Director of the Kodaly Institute, a summer professional development course for music teachers from across the United States and Canada.