Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev is known as an imaginative musician who has captivated audiences around the world with her unique artistry and soulful interpretations.
She is an engaging, multifaceted pianist who enjoys a career as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist. She has been hailed for “brilliance of technique” and for “sensitivity of interpretation.” — Register-Star).
Ms. Melamed-Lev 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). 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.
Ms. Melamed-Lev has 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, György Sándor, 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.