Gena Photiadis is a pianist in the DC Metropolitan area. In 2011 she graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors of Music degree with a Concentration in Piano Performance and a Jazz Studies minor.

In 2009 she competed in the Schlern International music Competition in Northern Italy, where she won first place. She plays several different styles of music, including jazz, funk, R&B, classical, and choral. She regularly performs at venues throughout the DC Metropolitan area, including the Kennedy Center, the Howard Theatre, Gypsy Sally’s, Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, Iota Club and Cafe, Rock and Roll Hotel and others.
In addition to an active performance career, Gena teaches regularly. She maintains a private studio in Washington D.C., and is involved with outreach education in schools and retirement communities.