- Our American Conservatory Team
- — Piano
- — Guitar & Bass
- — Drums
- — Strings
- — Wind Instruments
- — Voice
Our Musical Collaborators
Korean-American pianist Elizabeth Defaye came to Paris in 2000 as recipient of a Fulbright grant from the Franco-American Commission for Cultural Exchange. She studied with Yvonne Loriod (widow of the composer Olivier Messiaen) who deemed her a “great talent”. She was also awarded a Harriet Hale Woolley grant from the Fondation des Etats-Unis in Paris.
Winner of the “Artists International” competition, Elizabeth performed her debut recital in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York in 1994. She also performed as soloist with the Saint Louis Symphony as part of their summer Mozart festival. In Europe, she has appeared as soloist with orchestras in Romania and with the Saint Petersburg State Orchestra in Russia. Elizabeth’s performances have been broadcast on radio: on NPR in the United States and on “France Culture” in France.
A graduate of the Juilliard School and Yale University School of Music, Elizabeth studied with Peter Frankl and Livia Rév. She enjoys working with children and has been teaching at the Ecole Koenig since 2002.back to top