piacello - pia

Biography

Pia Eva Greiner-Davis holds degrees from the Prince Claus Conservatory (BMA) and from the University of Michigan (MM & DMA). Originally from the Netherlands, Pia is a Fulbright Fellow and the recipient of the Huygens Grant from the Dutch Government.

Over the course of her career, Pia has given recitals and soloed with orchestras across Europe, winning the Grachten Festival Conservatory Competition before coming to the United States. She has been featured as a member of the Michigan Chamber Players, as a guest artist with the Houston Opera, and continues to maintain an active performance career in the United States.

As a pedagogue, Pia pushes her students to seek the highest level of artistic achievement while advocating for musicians’ health and wellness. She has been on faculty of the Icelandic Chamber Music Festival since 2012 and maintains a private studio in Ann Arbor. When not on a stage or in a practice room, Pia can be found upside down in a yoga studio where she is finishing her teacher certification.

Pia plays on a beautiful Daniel Royé (2005) cello on loan from the Dutch Instrument Foundation.