KATI GLEISER (PIANO)


Kati Gleiser is an internationally recognized pianist, vocalist, and electronic musician. She has performed throughout USA and as far as Shanghai, China, including on NPR and at the Kennedy Centre. She is a National level prizewinner, at the Canadian Music Competition and the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association (CFMTA) Competition, and was a finalist at the Canadian National Chopin Competition.

 

Kati is a pioneer of contemporary music, having commissioned new electro-acoustic piano repertoire. She has performed at the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) and at the New York Electro-Acoustic Music Festival at CUNY (New York University) (2010), and solo performances at the University of Miami, the University of Chicago, and at Electric Eclectics, an internationally recognized experimental computer music festival in Meaford, Ontario. Kati is featured on SEAMUS and INNOVA record labels, performing works written for her.

 

An accomplished singer, Kati's voice formed the core electronic component of Ayin Shel by the Israeli composer Iddo Aharony, performed by the Grammy-Award winning Eighth Blackbird, at the University of Chicago (2010). Her solo piano improvisations form the soundtrack for Stephen Moss’s film The Summer of ’99, which was awarded the Best Canoe Film at the Reel Paddling Film Festival (2007).

 

Ms. Gleiser is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, where she was awarded the University’s Gold Medal, and received an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music. Ms. Gleiser also recently returned from a four month teaching and performing residency at FaceArt Music InterNations in Shanghai, China. She was an Assistant Instructor at Indiana University for five years. Ms. Gleiser holds a Doctorate in Piano Performance from Indiana University.