Simona Glavan prepares you for this challenge through a program and rehearsals combining discipline and quest for virtuosity. Entering a competition calls for a need of meticulous training on both a musical and technical level. Simona Glavan will get you into shape by means of her projection strategy and her strive for excellence.
2013 to the present : Professor at the Conservatoire JB Lully à Puteaux
2003-2011 : : Professor of Piano & Chamber Music at the Conservatoire de Musique de la Garenne Colombes
2008 : Creation of a series of workshops around the 19th century repertoire at the Conservatoire de LGC. Emphasis is put on style and formal analysis in order to develop a better "musical intuition" and the understanding of musical works of that specific time period
1995-2002 : Private lessons to students of all levels and in particular preparationfor competitions
1990-1994 : Piano teacher at the Cleveland Music School Settlement (USA)
« An efficient teacher is one who can identify weakness and transform it into a great asset. This is surely easier said than done. It is part of the wonderful process called experience. Independently of the goal that is sought, only the journey matters.»
The diverse universe of the repertoire written for piano and small ensembles represents a source of perpetual wealth. Simona Glavan makes sure that each instrument is duly put forward. Active listening, precision and comprehension of the text facilitate and fashion the proper chemistry between the pianist and the other members of the ensemble.
Whichever performance project you undertake, Simona GLAVAN will prepare you to bond with your piano. The focus will be on a thorough preparation that necessitates time investment, musical understanding and cohesion. Thus, the “fermata” of the pedagogy and training will be the mastery of the program and the joy of playing.