"Pianist Lisa Emenheiser earned every decibel of the ovation that erupted as she ended her marathon one-hour performance of Frederic Rzewski's variations on the Chilean protest son "The People United Will Never Be Defeated!" that made up the first half of the 21st Century Consort's program at the Smithsonian's McEvoy Auditorium on Saturday. It was an hour of the most intense music-making and pianism..."

Joan Reinthaler, Washington Post, February 2014


Lisa performs at her home as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series.  Program includes several movements of George Crumb's "Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik (A Little Midnight Music)" and Respighi's "Prelude No. 1 on a Gregorian Melody". 

Enjoy this performance of Bartok's "Contrasts" for clarinet, violin and piano.  Performed by 21st Century Consort members Alexandra Osborne, violin, Paul Cigan, clarinet and Lisa Emenheiser, piano.

Lisa performs at Mount Vernon in a private event featuring American Pops Orchestra and much more.  Lisa will perform "Shenandoah" with Soloman Howard and "Nocturne in E Minor" with Joshua Bell. 

Lisa with NSO violinist Joel Fuller in a private event sponsored by Steinway.  Program includes works by Gershwin, Debussy, Kreisler, Piazolla and more.  Concert is followed by a discussion about the Spirio piano with Joel and Lisa, joined by Dr Matthew Bachman of the Steinway Piano Gallery.

Lisa performs with the NSO, a Labor Day program live-streamed.  First NSO concert in six months!

Lisa performs with NSO violinist Benjamin Scott and violinist Lauren Scott in a virtual concert to benefit Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association.  Program to include works by Bates, Bartok, Shostakovich and more.

Lisa performs with NSO violist Dan Foster as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series. This will be broadcast live at 7:00PM.  They will perform Rebecca Clarke's beautiful Viola Sonata.

Lisa performs with NSO violist Dan Foster and NSO violinist Joel Fuller at National Institute of Health atrium.  This program is part of NSO "In Your Neighborhood" concerts for health care providers and patients.

Lisa performs with NSO Violinist Joel Fuller as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series.  Joel's children and wife, violinist Susan Fuller join in this fun program broadcast from his home.  

SCARED? Put down your Halloween (and election) terrors and join the 21st Century Consort for ‘ S p a c e d O u t ‘ entrancing music about distances social, special and cosmic, by five diverse, living composers!  Recorded live on October 16th, 2020, St Mark's Episcopal Church.

Lisa performs with the NSO, a "Holiday Pops" recorded program. Look for an update on how to enjoy this program soon.

"Lisa Emenheiser is an intelligent pianist with a first rate technique."

R. M. Campbell, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Lisa Emenheiser gave a dynamic performance of the Tchaikovsky Concerto".

Robert Merritt, Richmond Times Dispatch

© 2015 by Lisa Emenheiser