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Gili Melamed-Lev, piano

Gili Melamed-Lev
Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev enjoys a career as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist. She is the founder and Artistic Director of The Concerts at Camphill Ghent since 2012 and for the past five years has been a member of the Lev-Evans duo with pianist Mark Evans. Since 2014 the duo has been in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute (Boscawen, NH), and their new CD with music by Brahms, Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev enjoys a career as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist. She is the founder and Artistic Director of The Concerts at Camphill Ghent since 2012 and for the past five years has been a member of the Lev-Evans duo with pianist Mark Evans. Since 2014 the duo has been in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute (Boscawen, NH), and their new CD with music by Brahms, Philip Lasser and Dvorak, was released last January. She garnered rave reviews for her collaboration with Australian actor John McManus during their extended tour of The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico. She also partnered with the Actors’ Ensemble and Walking the Dog Theater (WTD). This past year she performed at the Targ Music Center (Jerusalem), Taconic-Music Series (VT), Columbus Ohio (OSU), Camphill Village Copake (NY) and the Schenectady College Chamber Music Series (NY), in addition to her concerts at Camphill Ghent. Recent collaborations include Eugene Drucker, Michael Slatkin, Aaron Boyd, Kenneth Cooper, Joel Pitchon, Joana Genova, Judith Mendenhall, Eugenia Zukerman, Ah-Ling Neu, Ariel Rudiakov, Peter Weitzner, Roberta Cooper, Ronald Feldman, Ashley Bathgate, Gili Sharett, Jenia Pikovsky, Dimitri Ratush, Gilad Rivkin and Linor Katz. She performed throughout the US, Europe and Canada, at the Goetheanum Stage (Switzerland), the Jerusalem Theater and the Jerusalem Music Center, the 11:11 Music Series in Tzavta (Tel-Aviv), the BPL Concert Series (NY), the Wisteria Chamber Music Society (NY), the Capital Chamber players (NY) and the Taconic Music Series (VT). She was the co-founder of the Music Coalition of Columbia County, dedicated to contemporary music. A passionate advocate of music education, she teaches, performs, and gives master classes at the Schenectady Community College School of Music, and also works with students at Williams College, Bard College and her private studio. Born in Jerusalem, Gili Melamed-Lev studied with Sascha Gorodnitzki, Gyorgy Sandor, Susan Cohen- Zwilich and Miyoko Nakaya-Lotto and was a scholarship student at The Juilliard School, Montclair State College and The Rubin Academy in Jerusalem.