Master pianist, composer, and world renown performer Eric Genuis has been performing all over the world since his debut in front of an audience of 15,000 in Krakow, Poland in 1997.
Eric’s music has brought him all over the world. From Hollywood to Slovakia, from Dallas to Toronto, he has wowed and inspired audiences large and small with his lively performances and moving compositions. His live shows always consist of stories, lots of humor, and audience interaction. Audience members can expect to feel a range of emotions when taking in a show. It is an immersive experience not to be missed!
Eric has performed in every kind of venue and performs nearly 100 concerts worldwide every year with a group of world class violinists, cellists, and vocalists. His concerts are a musical tour de force and his concerts are a proven thrill to music lovers of both classical and contemporary music.
Originally hailing from Canada, Eric Genuis’ musical education includes achieving First Class A.R.C.T. Honors in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. He has also studied film scoring at the acclaimed Berklee College of Music in Boston.
In the following years, Eric collaborated with famed British Maestro, Allen Wilson and the Slovak National Symphony to produce four albums of original work.
Classical in form, but with a modern feel, Eric’s music has drawn praise from fellow performers and entertainers:
“I remain a fan and look forward to him being more broadly discovered and to watching as his audience expands and appreciates his fine talents.”
- Joel Sill (Music Supervisor for films Munich and Forest Gump)
“From a musicians perspective, Eric Genuis’ music is brilliant- superbly crafted, unique in style and expertly performed.”
- John Debney (Film Composer for The Passion of the Christ and Spy Kids).
“What a refreshing and new approach to music. Eric's creations are moving, but exhilarating, thoughtful, but so enjoyable. You just want to listen to them over and over again!”
- Stephen McEveety, Executive Producer of Braveheart, We Were Soldiers, The Passion of the Christ
"What a pleasure to listen to not only a world- class pianist and composer, but an artist whose music translates beyond its genre to lift the audience to belief and hope in the power of the human spirit. I have been honored to be present at several of Eric's concerts. Every time with every unique audience nuance, those present felt the power of Eric's music and his words clearly elevated people.”
- Jim Caviezel, star of CBS hit drama, Person of Interest
"Our entire family has been graced with experiencing first-hand the recordings and concerts of the incredibly gifted Eric Genuis. Words cannot convey the truly captivating, mesmerizing power his compositions have to embrace the soul emotionally, intellectually, purposefully. Each piece he presents showers a person with his personal interest, respect and love. Our household actually feels incomplete without the serenity and vigor of his music playing on a loop in the background!"
- Kevin James, comedian and star of CBS’s King of Queens, Hitch, and Paul Blart, Mall Cop.
In 2014, Eric also made his big screen debut alongside Kevin James in the film Mall Cop 2.
In 2016, Eric has launched two exciting new ventures as well. The first being a charitable effort, Concerts For Hope. Through CFH, Eric is helping to bring beauty and dignity back to the imprisoned and marginalized. Please click here to donate and find out more about this important effort.
Currently, Eric resides in Kentucky with his wife and beautiful children.