Biography

Pianist Elizabeth Chladil encourages her audiences and students to embrace a lifelong participation in music through her work as an active performer, teaching artist, and piano instructor. She has performed in the United States and internationally including recitals in France and Japan. She has participated twice in the Musical Summer at the Mill in Andè, France as well as the Aria International Chamber Music Academy. As a soloist, she has worked with Peter Serkin, Robert Shannon, and Daniel Epstein. As an accompanist and chamber musician, she has been coached by Martin Katz as well as the Moscow Piano Trio.

An enthusiastic teaching artist and founder of the flute and piano duo Marvento, Elizabeth invites audiences to form personal connections with live music through interactive workshops. She especially enjoys collaborating with schools to present workshops relating students’ academic studies to chamber and solo music. Marvento’s most recent Mythos Project explores musical storytelling through twentieth century music inspired by ancient mythology. She has been a teaching artist with the Cantata Singers’ Classroom Cantatas program in which students in Boston Public Schools compose and sing cantatas based on a theme chosen by their classroom teachers. Elizabeth has completed both the intermediate and advanced levels of the Lincoln Center Education's Teaching Artist Training Lab.

A dedicated teacher of private and group piano lessons as well as theory classes, Elizabeth encourages musical artistry through balancing energy and spontaneity with patient attention to detail. She currently serves on the faculty of Boston area schools including Brookline Music School, Powers Music School, and St. Paul’s Choir School. She previously held assistantships in Longy’s Community Programs and Interlochen Arts Camp where she coached chamber groups and piano duets.

Elizabeth holds an M. M. degree in Piano Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College and a B. M. degree in Piano Performance from Ball State University. Her principal teachers include Rieko Aizawa, Eda Shlyam, and Robert Palmer.

© 2018 Elizabeth Chladil