Geneva Lewis

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Geneva Lewis (born 1998/1999[1]) is a violinist from New Zealand, now living in the United States.

Lewis was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Her father is Chris Lewis, a former professional tennis player.[1] She began playing the violin at the age of three. Living in Irvine, she is currently studying with Aimee Kreston at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles; Kreston has tutored Lewis since age seven.[1]

Lewis won the gold medal in her division at the Fischoff in May 2015 as a member of the Incendium Quartet,[2] and has won the Grand Prize of the ENKOR Competition.[3] In addition, she competed in the Menuhin competition in 2014.[4]

Lewis plays on a 1991 Terry Borman violin, loaned by the Doublestop Foundation.[5]

She currently studies with famed violinist and pedagogue Miriam Fried at New England Conservatory of Music.


  1. ^ a b c Thomas, Robert D. (16 March 2015). "16-year-old violinist to perform with Pasadena Symphony". The Pasadena Star-News. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Fischoff Competition". Fischoff. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  3. ^ "GENEVA LEWIS: Grand Prize | Piano & Violin 2015 ~ ENKOR Competition". 20 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Geneva Lewis – Menuhin Competition 2014 – Junior 1st Round". YouTube. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Geneva Lewis, 16". Doublestop Foundation. 20 June 2014. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)