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Artistic Director

Artistic Director Genevieve Lacey. Image: Keith Saunders

Genevieve Lacey is the inaugural Artistic Director of FutureMakers.

Genevieve is a recorder virtuoso, serial collaborator and artistic director. She has a significant recording catalogue and an international career as a soloist. Genevieve has created a substantial body of large-scale collaborative works and has premiered scores of new works, written for her.

Her wide-ranging musical interests have seen her playing for the Queen in Westminster Abbey, representing Australian culture with a performance at the Lindau International Convention of Nobel Laureates, playing as a concerto soloist in the Proms, making music in a prison in the Pilbara, on an oval on Thursday Island alongside indigenous colleagues, and at the opening night of the London Jazz Festival.

Genevieve’s has won multiple awards including two ARIAs, a Helpmann award, Australia Council, Freedman and Churchill Fellowships and Outstanding Musician, Melbourne Prize for Music. She holds academic and performance degrees (including a doctorate) in music and English literature from universities in Melbourne, Switzerland and Denmark.