Eliza Fath is recognized internationally as both a performer and teacher. She has performed throughout the United States, Korea, and Europe. Eliza’s studies began at age 5, and at age 13, she was accepted into the pre-college division of The Juilliard School as a student of Minhye Clara Kim. In 2017, Eliza received her undergraduate degree from Cleveland Institute of Music, where she is currently pursuing a professional studies diploma under the tutelage of Dr. Melissa Kraut.
Eliza has attended music festivals including The Great Mountains Music Festival in PyeongChang Korea, Heifetz International Music Institute, The Sitka International Cello Seminar, and The Busan Music Festival in Busan, Korea. She has studied with Hans Jorgen Jensen, Phillipe Mueller, Vladimir Balshin, Paul Katz, Richard Aaron, Clive Greensmith, and Steven Doane, among others. Eliza has participated in master classes with Lynn Harrell and performed with prominent musicians such as Zuill Bailey. She has worked with members of The Borodin Quartet, The Emerson String Quartet, and The Miro Quartet.
Eliza has won the American Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition, received third place in The New York Music Competition at Carnegie Hall, reached the finals of the 2010 International Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, and received second prize in the collegiate division of the 2018 Tennessee Cello Workshop. In May of 2018, she reached the finals of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Competition. Eliza has served as principle of both the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony and the CIM Orchestra.
Eliza has organized charity concerts that have raised over $5000 benefitting Music for Youth, “Kids Empowered by Your Support” and Musichaven and has performed in various others.