Passionate about the transformative power of music, Dr. Amanda Lee Hing is a dedicated music educator known for instilling a love for music in students of all ages. She began teaching at SAGU in 2006 and is currently the Assistant Chair of the Music Department and Professor of Piano. She has been appointed as the Artistic Director for the Waxahachie Symphony Association, a Frisco Music Teachers Association board member, and the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) conference student activities coordinator. Previously, she was the Chair of the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) Collegiate Chapters and Vice President of the Arlington Music Teachers Association.
Her commitment to music education vividly reflects her role as a presenter at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Conferences and the TMTA State Conventions. Dr. Lee Hing has garnered numerous accolades, including winning the Piano Texas International Academy and Festival Teachers Concerto Competition (organized in collaboration with the Van Cliburn Foundation) and making her debut performance with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra as a soloist in 2007.
Dr. Lee Hing has been recognized as the West Virginia University Chancellor’s Scholar and a Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholar. Her academic qualifications include a Doctor of Music Arts Degree, a Master of Music Degree, and a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from West Virginia University. In addition, she holds a Diploma in Music from UCSI University in Malaysia and possesses a Licentiate and an Associate diploma from Trinity College of Music, London. She has previously served as faculty at Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania and Glenville State University in West Virginia.