Genevieve Feiwen Lee
A versatile performer of music spanning five centuries, Genevieve Feiwen Lee has dazzled audiences on the piano, harpsichord, toy piano, keyboard and electronics. She has given solo piano recitals at Merkin Concert Hall in New York and the Salle Gaveau in Paris. Since her first engagement with the York Symphony at the age of twelve, she has performed with the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra in Brazil, the Vrazta State Philharmonic in Bulgaria, and The Orchestra of Northern New York. Beyond the concert hall, her performances in Changsha, China, were broadcast by Hunan State Television, and her concert from the Spiegelzaal at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam was broadcast on live radio (AVRO). A champion of new music, Ms. Lee has premiered and commissioned numerous works. She recently recorded a work by Kurt Rohde for speaking pianist, newly released by Innova Records in fall 2012. Her solo piano CD, Elements (Albany Records), features the premiere recording of works by Tom Flaherty and Philippe Bodin, and she can be heard with mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato on another Albany Records CD, An American Collage. In the Los Angeles area, she has been a guest performer with XTET and Southwest Chamber Music, two of the area’s leading chamber music groups, and has appeared on the Jacaranda series in Santa Monica. She is also a founding member of the Mojave Trio, playing regularly on the “Sundays Live” concerts from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. As a member of the Garth Newel Piano Quartet she has appeared regularly in chamber music festivals at the Garth Newel Music Center, Virginia and Incontri di Canna, Italy. Ms. Lee received her degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, École Normale de Musique de Paris, and the Yale School of Music, where she studied with Boris Berman. Ms. Lee has taught at Yale, Bucknell Universities, and The Crane School of Music at SUNY-Potsdam. Having joined the Pomona College faculty in 1994, she is the first recipient of the Everett S. Olive Professorship, endowed by Yuk Mei Shim ’50.