Geneviève Beauchamp received a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. An active pianist, she has been a national finalist in the Canadian Music Competition, a participant in the Nina Wideman Piano Concerto Competition and the winner of the USF Concerto Competition. She performed twice as a guest soloist with the North Port Orchestra and recently performed Rhapsody in Blue at the Van Wezel with members of the Sarasota Orchestra. She is the full-time Director of Music at Church of the Palms in Sarasota, where she directs the 70-member Chancel Choir, the Jubilee Handbell Choir as well as overseeing the additional musical groups and musical events. Prior to Church of the Palms, Ms. Beauchamp served at Bee Ridge Presbyterian Church for six years.
Ms. Beauchamp is also the Artistic Director of the Sarasota Choral Society, a 150-member community chorus. She has lead them in their annual performance of Handel’s Messiah since 2009. She invites the singers to join a spring performance, as well as prepared singers for a production of Messiah at Carnegie Hall.
In 2007, she started a community children’s chorus, Sarasota Young Voices. The group is well loved in the community. She has led the chorus through several parts of the country and world, where they have performed in some of the most memorable venues of America and Europe, including the beautiful Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Ms. Beauchamp has completed four levels of conducting through Choral Music Experience with Doreen Rao. In 2015, she obtained the Artist Teacher Certification through the same program. She continues to train under orchestral and choral mentors. She has been has guest conductor at various All-County Chorus events in different counties of Florida.She is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree through the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.
Ms. Beauchamp shares her passion for music with her husband, William, and two daughters, Ariane and Daphne.