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ABOUT THE TRAINER – TIMOTHY LEE

May 27, 2010

Timothy Lee is a producer, music arranger, sound consultant, and educator.  He has been involved in the local Christian and music industry for more than 20 years.  In the 90’s, he had the privilege to work with celebrities like Michael Wong (Malaysia Goodwill Tourism Representative to China), Fauziah Latiff (Malaysian Idol Judge), Francesca Peters (singer of Setia on RTM), Hetty Koes Endang (Indonesian Celebrity), Sara Loo, Esther King (former Platter’s) and Gregg Martinez (singer who had stints in Donald Trump’s hotel).

His accomplishment in the recording field includes producing the best selling local English gospel album “Everytime I Pray”.  He has also produced the winner for Best New Hymn category of the Australian Gospel Award 2004 “Favoured Chick”.  He arranged and produced both albums.

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In the year 2011, Timothy has been awarded  “Music Arranger” and  “Music Producer” who made significant contribution to Malaysian Gospel Music (MGM) .

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His career in the local entertainment industry started with the Jazz band “Free Flight”.(1989 – 1990).  From 1990 to 1992 he was playing keyboards for the band Memories.  He was also in a Christian band backing international gospel artist Bob Fitts for the Arise and Shine 1990 concert.  He was also in the band that was the opening act for Sound Praise 1996 Concert featuring world class musicians; Abraham Laboriel and Alex Acuna.

In 1992 he left the entertainment industry to join Asia Pacific Music Sdn Bhd as an in house music arranger.  He was involved in the recording and production of local Chinese singers.  In Asia Pacific Music, he worked under Mr. Lee Choon Siong (not related), a renowned Chinese composer for the late Teresa Tang.   It is here that he honed his skills for studio work and producing albums.

From 1991 to 1993, Timothy was also involved as a freelance music arranger with Chenaniah Sdn Bhd, a Christian recording studio.  He was involved in the albums “Suen” series, James Yee, Aris Siew “Fire to Gold”, HT Long (Malaysian Elvis), Esther King (Love is the Key), Christine Holmes, and many other Christian artists.

From  1994 to present, he has been active in  GSUS – a business he founded.   GSUS motto –  your all in one woship and music  solutions for churches of Malaysia.  GSUS 3 main business activities are:

1. Design, supply & install pro audio sound systems, stage lightings and projector systems.

2. Music training at church levels for instruments, sound engineering, jazz harmony, singing in parts and ensemble.

3. Recording of albums

In 2000 he built GSUS studio and recorded a string of English albums as well as the popular Indian gospel album series “Anbin Aradhanai” (all volumes except volume 5).  His latest endeavour is Aris Siew’s Make Me Strong (2010) and Karen Tan’s Step Into The Light (2011) .

Timothy has also been a keyboardist for international events like the Global Leadership Summit 2008 – 2011 and recently the Wolrd Pentecostal Conference 2013 at Calvary Convention Centre.

Timothy has studied at Hammond Music School and International College of Music (ICOM).  He was also the music director for Praise City Church (1993-1995, 2010 – present) and KL Glory Praise Christian Fellowship (1999-2000).

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