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 Adrienne Arsht Center (Miami), the Seoul Arts Center, the Shanghai Oriental Art Center, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (Beijing), the Esplanade (Singapore), Salle Cortot (Paris), the Herkulessaal (Munich), Teatro Argentino, the Auckland Arts Festival, the Banff Centre, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Career highlights include critically acclaimed recordings released by Decca Classics of the complete Field Nocturnes and the Britten & Barber Piano Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra; concerto appearances with over 40 symphony orchestras, including the Saint Louis Symphony, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; broadcasts on the BBC, NPR, PBS, and KBS; Visiting Artist faculty appointments at Smith College and Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center; presentations at the EG Conference and other leadership symposia; artistic curation for the Joye in Aiken Festival; the McGraw-Hill Companies’ Robert Sherman Award for Music Education and Community Outreach; an artistic residency sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina; webcast hosting of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for medici.tv; and the groundbreaking Anderson & Roe Piano Duo, whose music videos have been viewed by millions on YouTube. She earned her degrees as a full scholarship student at The Juilliard School and was subsequently an inaugural fellow of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect. Ms. Roe is a Soros Fellow and Steinway Artist.