Gilya Hodos
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Spring 2018


Musicianship Class Dates



Jan. 14 – What is a concerto? A look at ritornello and concerto grosso forms from the Baroque Era


Feb. 11  - A look at concerti from the Classical Era


March 4, 2:00pm  - Women of Valor: The trials and triumphs of women composers

                 A performance featuring Guillaume Combet, violin, Debra Harder & Gilya

                 Hodos, piano, Michal Schmidt, cello, and Adeline Tomasone, flute

                 Levering Mill Tribute House


April 15 – A look at the Romantic concerto - Rachmaninoff 2nd piano concerto


May 13 – What about a concerto for an entire orchestra? Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra


June. 3 - Dress rehearsal

Spring Newsletter
Spring 2018 newsletter.docx
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Fall 2014


Musicianship Class Dates:

September 21 - Can you tell the difference? A look at lieder, opera, operetta, and    

                            Broadway show tunes.

October 19 - Music Around The World poster presentation

November 16 - Academy of Vocal Arts Concert at The Woman's Club of Bala   

                          Cynwyd, 2:00pm followed by a reception and a chance to meet      

                          the artists

December 7 - Dress rehearsal for recital


Sunday, December 15th at 10:00am

Winter Recital at Jacobs Music, 1718 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

Fall Newsletter.docx
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Spring 2014


Musicianship Class Dates:


January 26th - CPE Bach


February 23rd - 2:00pm Bala Cynwyd Library Concert Series      

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Trio Capella performance   Clara Schumann: Friends & Family

March 23 - 4:00pm pianist Gary Graffman Birthday Celebration Concert


April 6th - Ann Schein Masterclass at Jacobs Music, Willow Grove


May 4th - Stephan Foster


June 1st -Dress Rehearsal


Important Dates To Remember


Spring Recital - Sunday, June 8th at 10:00 at Jacobs Music 1718 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

Spring Newsletter.docx
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Fall 2013


Musicianship Class Dates:


September 15 - Beethoven's 8th Symphony


October 13 - Bala Cynwyd Library Concert 2:00pm

                       "Out with the Old, In  with the New"

                       Johann Sebastian Bach's visit to the court of Fredrick The Great.


November 3 - Cosi fan tutte


December 8 - Dress rehearsal

Winter Recital


Sunday, December 15th at 10:00am, Jacobs Music, 1718 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia


Spring 2013


Musicianship Class Dates:


January 20     Beethoven 5th Symphony


February 3     Folk Music Introduction


March 3         Bala Library Concert: Debra Lew Harder 


April 7           Prokofiev 5th Symphony


May 5            Folk Tune Improvisations


June 2           Dress rehearsal


Spring Recital                                                                                                   


Sunday, June 16th at 10:00am at Jacobs Music: 1718 Chestnut Street

Spring 2013 Newsletter.docx
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Dates & Events


Thurs. Jan. 31st at 7:00pm  Beyond The Score: Beethoven's 5th Symphony


Sun. March 3 at 2:00pm   Bala Library Concert at The Woman's Club of Bala Cynwyd: Debra Lew Harder


Thurs. Aprill 11 at 7:00pm Beyond The Score: Prokofiev's 5th Symphony 


Sun. March 10   PhMTA Spring Festival at Temple University  DEADLINE FOR ENTRY JANUARY 15


Fall 2012


Musicianship Class Dates:


September 30    Fearless Improvisation


October 21         Music & Malady


November 11      Bradley Sowash Studio Masterclass

Please to go to  for more information on our                               guest artist


December 9        Dress Rehearsal


Winter Recital


Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 10:00am at Jacobs Music: 1718 Chestnut Street

Studio Newsletter Fall 2012.docx
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Deadlines & Events:


PhMTA (Philadelphia Music Teachers Association) Fall Festival   

Deadline for application: Sept. 17th
Festival date: October 14th
Festival Location: Temple University, Rock Hall, N. Broad St. & Cecil B. Moore Ave.,
                                  Philadelphia, 19122


Studio Field Trip: Bradley Sowash Jazz Improvisation Concert

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2012
Time:  2:00-3:30pm
Location: Woman's Club of Bala Cynwyd, 382 Bala Avenue, Bala Cynwyd


Performathon Thank You Letter.pdf
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Women Composers Project (Fall 2011).pdf
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Studio Newsletter August 2011.pdf
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Studio Newsletter June 2011.pdf
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Musicianship Classes


Sept. 18, 2011; 12-1 and 1-2pm

An introduction to our semester theme and encompass “The Role of Women Composers”.


Oct. 9, 2011; 12-1 and 1-2pm

In preparation for the “Beyond The Score” concert, our October 9th class will include a discussion of the Theme and Variation form as well as an introduction to Elgar’s Enigma Variations


Nov. 13, 2011; 1:45-3:30 at the Bala Cynwyd Library - 131 Old Lancaster Road, Bala Cynwyd - (610) 664-1196. Parents, students and siblings of all ages welcome and encouraged to attend!!!


The November class will attend a fantastic, hands-on concert at the Bala Library by the outstanding Brazilian duo – Minas. They will be performing and teaching the audience Brazilian rhythms using a wide variety of drums that people will be able to use! This should be a very exciting hands-on concert!


Dec. 11, 2011; 12-1:30pm


Dress rehearsal for Winter Recital


Other important dates:


September 16, 2011 – Due date for Beyond The Score tickets.


October 27, 2011, 7:00pm at the Kimmel Center

“Beyond The Score” will be present Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations


Sunday, December 18; 10:00am, WINTER RECITAL at Jacobs Music: 1718 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.


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