Ms. Iris Elezi is brilliant pianist known for her variety of nuances and passionate performances. She is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory where she received M.M Cum Laude and the B.M Magna Cum Laude. She was a scholarship student and the winner of the piano honor’s competition. In addition, she holds a M.A.T. from CUNY.Prior of her attending the conservatory, she also studied at UMass/ Amherst where she was the winner of the Chancellor ‘s talent award. Ms. Iris Elezi is an Albanian American pianist and has attended the prestigious Lyceum “Jordan Misja “where she was awarded a diploma at the EPTA competition. Ms. Elezi is well rounded in both classical and jazz repertoire.
Ms. Elezi has performed solo and chamber concerts at Bezanson Hall, Tilley center , Carnegie Hall, Yamaha salon , Seully Hall and etc. She has been an accompanist for SCMEA, All County , NYSSMA, All state and etc.
She has played many musicals in different theatres ,chamber concerts, instrumentalists’ auditions and competitions.Ms.Elezi has performed in USA and Europe.
Ms. Elezi is an Albanian American pianist who wants to promote the power of music and music education in the world. She is grateful to her teachers : Dr. Jonathan Bass, Estela Olevsky , Nigel Coxe,Douglas Buys, Anita Tartari , Elsa Veizi but especially Dr. Diana Mittler Battipaglia for her guidance and time.
In her free time, Ms. Elezi writes poetry , creates digital music, improvises and composes songs.She is a member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, NMEA and International Honor’s Society.