Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute’s intricately crafted performances and ability to communicate the essential substance of a work has led critics to describe her as possessing ‘razor-sharp intelligence and wit’ (The Washington Post) and as ‘an artist of commanding technique, refined temperament and persuasive insight’ (The New York Times). In 2006, she was honored as a recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. Over the last several seasons, Ieva gave solo recitals across the US, Vilnius, and Toulouse, and made her orchestral debuts with the Chicago Symphony and in Brazil. Ieva’s piano trio—Trio Cavatina—(with alumna violinist Harumi Rhodes and cellist Priscilla Lee) won the 2009 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition. A much sought after chamber musician, Ieva’s collaborative endeavors have brought her to major stages around the and she regularly appears at international music festivals including: Marlboro, Ravinia, Bard, Caramoor, Chesapeake Chamber Music, Prussia Cove in England, and the Katrina Festival in Finland. Earning degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and from Mannes College of Music, her principal teachers have been Seymour Lipkin and Richard Goode. Last fall, Ieva began her tenure as Assistant Professor, Piano at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. She will be on campus the last three weeks of the season.