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Dr. Lee Harris
Professor
Performing Arts; Coordinator, Music Education
Ph. D., Music Education, The University of North Texas, 1996
  Lee-Harris@utc.edu
  423-425-4399
  423-425-4603
  215 Fine Arts Center

Lee Harris is the Coordinator of Music Education.  He served as department head and chair of the Music Department from 2003-2017.  He joined the UTC faculty in 1995 as Music Director for the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts.  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.