Piano Faculty: Gila Goldstein

Piano Faculty: Gila Goldstein

Pianist Gila Goldstein has performed as a solo artist and a collaborative pianist throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia, Europe, and Israel, in venues to include Merkin Concert Hall and Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Chicago Symphony Hall, Old First Church in San Francisco, Gardner Museum in Boston, Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival, University of Michigan, Steinway Gallery in Miami, "Great Performances" series in St. Louis, South Bank Center in London, Konzerhaus in Berlin, Musee de Louvre in Paris, Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano, Beijing Concert Hall in China, Jerusalem's Henry Crown Hall, and the Tel Aviv Museum.

As a recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician, she has been praised by critics as a "charismatic performer who plays with great flair and delicious nuances," a pianist "whose control of pianissimo and evocative tone color are masterful" as well as one who plays with "tremendous lyricism, exquisite clarity and bravura."

Goldstein currenty serves on the piano faculty at Boston University's School of Music. She has previously taught at Columbus State University in Georgia and has given master classes throughout the United States and Asia. She holds a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Nina Svetlanova and a Bachelor of Music from the Tel-Aviv University’s Academy of Music, where her teacher was Victor Derevianko.

A Board member of the American Liszt Society (ALS) and the Founder-President of its NY/NJ Chapter since 1992, Ms. Goldstein is a frequent guest performer at the ALS annual festivals and at the Great Romantics International Festival in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada). Also a champion of the music of Israel’s leading composer Paul Ben-Haim, Ms. Goldstein has recorded two volumes of his entire piano works and three chamber works on the Centaur label, receiving rave reviews worldwide.

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