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Edith Hirshtal
505 West 54th Street, New York City NY, 10019
Instruments: Piano
Styles: Classical
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Experience: 38 years
Rate: $100 / hr
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Personal Statement
 

Experienced, patient and individualized approach , with emphasis on how to incorporate the physically natural approach to the instrument in order to "speak" through the music.

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Education & Studies

Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
1982 Artist Diploma, Leon Fleisher, major teacher


1976 Juilliard School of Music, in conjunction with Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Master of Music (4.0 G.P.A.), Adele Marcus, major teacher


1975 Ambler Music Festival, Ambler, Pennsylvania

Summer Study, Adele Marcus, major teacher


1973 Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Music (Magna Cum Laude), Harvey Wedeen, major teacher


Additional studies with and accompanying Lambert Orkis, and chamber music with Helen Kwalwasser
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Professional Teaching Career

1984 - 2002 Professor of Piano - Director of Keyboard Studies - Chair of Piano Department, California State University, Long Beach, California


Specialization in the following areas: individual instruction in undergraduate and graduate piano performance, master classes, piano pedagogy, piano accompaniment (vocal and instrumental), chamber music coaching, music appreciation for non-music majors, keyboard literature, collaborative arts, and vocal/opera coaching.


1986 Artist Faculty, Downeast Chamber Music Festival, Dobbs Ferry, NY


1985 Performance Faculty, Downeast Chamber Music Festival, Castine, ME


1983 - 1984 Faculty, Bryn Mawr Conservatory, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania


1976 - 1984 Affiliate Faculty, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1974 - 1984 Freelance Musician, Eastern Corridor cities, including Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and others


1974 - 1976 Faculty, Preparatory & Extension Division, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
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