Lee Wins Award from the DaVinci Institute

Dr. ChihChen Sophia Lee 

Dr. ChihChen Sophia Lee, associate professor of music in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Music Department in Weatherford, has been selected as a 2011 DaVinci Fellow by Oklahoma’s creativity think tank, the DaVinci Institute.

Lee will be honored at a March 25 banquet at the Oklahoma History Center and will receive a DaVinci medal as well as $1,000. She will also get to name a preservice teacher to receive the DaVinci/Martin Scholar Award in 2012. Lee was selected for the prestigious award based on her innovative and significant contributions in the field of music therapy.

The DaVinci Institute is a private partnership of leaders in higher education across the state of Oklahoma. The institute’s goal is to nurture the arts, sciences, humanities and education in Oklahoma as these fields undergo transformations in the 21st century.