Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
Hailed “brilliant” (The New York Times) and “an artist to be taken seriously” (The Chicago Tribune), and “electrifying” (The Dallas Morning News), pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe was named one of Symphony Magazine’s “Six on the Rise: Young Artists to Watch.” The recipient of the prestigious William Petschek Piano Debut Recital Award, she has appeared as recitalist, orchestral soloist, and collaborative musician at major venues worldwide, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Ravinia Festival, the Seoul Arts Center, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, Singapore’s Esplanade, Salle Cortot, the Herkulessaal in Munich, Teatro Argentino, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Banff Centre, and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Career highlights include a new recording of the Britten and Barber Piano Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra on Decca Classics; broadcasts on the BBC, NPR, PBS, and KBS; the Weill Hall Artist-in-Residence position at the Green Music Center in California; a Visiting Artist faculty appointment at Smith College; presentations at the EG Conference and other leadership symposia; an artistic residency sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina; the McGraw-Hill Companies’ Robert Sherman Award for Music Education and Community Outreach; and the groundbreaking Anderson & Roe Piano Duo, whose music videos have been viewed by millions on YouTube. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees under a full scholarship at The Juilliard School and was subsequently an inaugural fellow of Carnegie Hall’s Academy fellowship. Ms. Roe is a Soros Fellow and Steinway Artist.