Adjunct Instructor of Piano
ELISABETH MALCOM graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in violin. Ms. Malcolm continued her studies at The University of Wisconsin at Madison and completed a Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. While at UW-Madison, Ms. Malcolm was a graduate teaching assistant and also taught piano through the UW-Piano Lab, as well as Piano Pioneers, a program that provides piano lessons for lowincome families. She studied piano with Dr. John Salmon, Dr. Kathy Kautsky, and Dr. Jessica Johnson. Her collaborative and chamber coaches include Dr. Andrew Willis, Dr. Andrew Harley, and Ms. Martha Fischer. During her time at UNCG and UW-Madison, Ms. Malcolm was the recipient of many scholarships and awards.
Ms. Malcolm then taught at the New School for Music Study in Princeton, NJ for two years, where she gave private piano lessons, group classes, and Musikgarten classes for ages 0-5. Ms. Malcolm was the personal assistant to Louise Goss, one of the co-founders of the New School. She was also the pianist and Music Director at Kingston United Methodist Church in Kingston, NJ. While teaching at the New School, Ms. Malcolm had the privilege of collaborating with her colleagues to perform in various solo and chamber recitals, including a performance at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Malcolm has enjoyed teaching at High Point University for nearly 4 years. She also teaches at several schools in the Triangle Area, including, Kerry Henry Piano Studios, Ravenscroft, and her own private studio.
Ms. Malcolm actively performs and enjoys accompanying, playing the piano at various churches, collaborating with other musicians, and playing celeste with the North Carolina Symphony. This spring Ms. Malcolm collaborated with Dr. Osada, a colleague from High Point University, to play with the Lee County Community Orchestra for performances of the Carnival of the Animals.