Geoffrey Gee to Play Carnegie Hall
When Geoffrey Gee first moved in 2005 to a farm in Washington County, N.Y., his new neighbors thought he was a magician, not a musician. They weren’t far off. Ever since, he has been channeling his experiences of country living through a musical sensibility honed in the urban centers where he trained extensively in classical and jazz idioms. When not working on the farm, he is making music with organic melody lines and fertile harmonies finding their ground in complex rhythmic structures.
Gee will be making his Carnegie Hall debut in a concert in New York on Saturday, December 12, at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at carnegiehall.org.
Gee began playing piano at age five. He studied classical piano at Indiana University and contemporary music at Berklee College of Music. He has held faculty positions at Berklee College of Music, North Reading Public Schools and the Center for Arts and Education in New York State. He has performed in 18 countries, composed music for dance, film and theater productions and is responsible for voicing many of the sounds found in acclaimed professional synthesizers, digital pianos and software instruments. Gee is also director of Upper School Music at Long Trail School in Dorset, the pianist and organist for the South Granville Congregational Church and conductor for the Washington County Band. He and his life partner Kimerer LaMothe perform regularly in local venues with their five children, all of whom are budding singers and instrumentalists.