ELIZABETH LUND graduated with honors from the University of Utah with a degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy where she was a student of Solveig Lunde Madsen. She has had a varied career in music as a soloist, ensemble performer and accompanist for vocalists and instrumentalists, including numerous choral, dance and theatre productions. Some highlights include playing the organ at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, accompanying the late Robert Petersen on “To Dream the Impossible Dream,” rocking the Assembly Hall with the Ivory Piano Quartet on “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” and being the pianist for operettas at Promised Valley Play House and Theatre 138.
She maintains a private piano studio in Salt Lake City and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music with Music Teachers National Association. She has served on the board of Utah Music Teachers Association as Certification Chair, MTNA Foundation Chair, and MTNA Instrumental Performance Competition Chair. She has also served in numerous positions of Salt Lake Chapter UMTA including President, Vice President over programs, and Student Achievement Chair (AIM).
She is a member and past President of the Salt Lake Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, Professional Music Fraternity and currently serves on the Honors Recital Committee of the Salt Lake Area Piano, Utah Federation of Music Clubs. She is also the mother of four children who comprise a string quartet. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, going for long walks and being grammy to two perfect grandchildren.