Elizabeth Joy Roe
Elizabeth Joy Roe is an American pianist. She began taking piano lessons at six, and went on to study with Emilio del Rosario, Vladimir Leyetchkiss, and Theodore Edel. By the time she was 13, she won the grand prize at the IBLA International Piano Competition in Italy. In 2004, she earned her B.M. at the Juilliard School of Music, and in 2006, she received her M.M. in piano, as well as honors from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, the National Association for Professional Asian Women, the Music for Youth Foundation, and the Samsung Foundation of Culture. She became a fellow of the Academy, a collaborative teaching and performing program of the Juilliard School, Carnegie Hall, and the Weill Music Institute, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, and she served as the resident teaching artist at the Abigail Adams School in Queens. She has performed at the Ravinia Festival, the Banff International Keyboard Festival, Pianofest in the Hamptons, the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, and the Music Academy of the West. Roe has worked with Emanuel Ax, Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank, Richard Goode, Miriam Fried, Ralph Kirshbaum, Joseph Kalichstein, Robert Levin, and Arie Vardi. She met Greg Anderson at Juilliard, and they teamed up in 2002 as the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. In addition to performances at the Mostly Mozart Festival, they have toured across North America, Europe, and Asia. Roe has appeared at major venues, including Lincoln Center, Zankel Hall, and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Steinway Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Seoul Arts Center, Salle Cortot, and many other famous concert halls. She has recorded for Decca.