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Geena Kam is a classical pianist, pedagogue, and art administrator. Born in Korea, Geena decided to pursue a life in music when she moved to the States as an exchange student. Since then, she has devoted herself in learning, practicing, performing, and teaching music.


Geena holds degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (B.A), Eastern Michigan University (M.A), and University of Iowa (D.M.A). She also attended the Institute of Institute for European Studies in Vienna, Heifetz International Music Institute, Chautauqua Institution, and Adamant Music School. 

As a soloist and chamber musician Geena has concertized throughout the Midwest, Asia, and Europe. She is currently a piano faculty member at Saint Mary’s College and the Chamber Music Academy Director at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association.


2021-present      Chamber Music Academy Director, Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, Notre Dame, IN

2011-present       Piano Faculty, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

2020-2021         Program Assistant, Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, Notre Dame, IN

2011-2015           Piano Faculty, Indiana University South Bend, IN

2011-2012           Piano Faculty, University of Notre Dame, IN

2009-2011           Piano Faculty, Kirkwood Community College, IA

2007-2011           Teaching Assistant, University of Iowa

2005-2007         Graduate Assistant, Eastern Michigan University



2022                   A recipient of the 2022 Michiana 40 under 40 Award

Professional Experience

2011-present      South Bend Area Music Teachers Association

                               - Festival Director: creates and directs the festivals & competitions for the pre-college students

                               - Stickley Piano Competition Committee: plans and organizes an annual piano competition

                               - Website Manager: manages and updates

2019-present      Founder and Artistic Director of Buchanan Art Center Summer Concert Series

                                 - Directs a free public concert series for the South West Michigan/North Eastern Indiana community

2019-present      Michiana Chapter Artistic Director of  Music for Food 

                                 - Organizes a charity concert series benefiting the Food Bank of Northern Indiana

2018-2019         Indiana University South Bend Piano Series Advisory Committee

                                  - Participates in the committee that oversees and plans the concert series


2012                    D.M.A. Piano Performance and Pedagogy, University of Iowa

2007                    M.A. Piano Performance, Eastern Michigan University

2005                    B.A. Piano Performance, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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