Lecturer in Music (Piano)
Pianist Tina Toglia has more than 30 years of performance experience in Philadelphia, Boston, and New York City, as well as Central New York. An advocate for new music, she has performed premiere performances in New York and Boston. Her recording with Hamilton College soprano, Lauralyn Kolb, Just-Spring: Art Songs of John Duke, was recorded on New World Records as part of its Recorded Anthology of American Music.
She was a fellow at the Tanglewood Institute and at the Yale Summer School of Music and Art and a finalist in the J.S. Bach International Piano Competition. Toglia maintains an active private piano studio in Utica. N.Y. She loves jazz and popular music, and performs locally in her improv trio, Little Sunflower. She has been a lecturer at the State University of New York Oneonta and an adjunct faculty member at SUNY Polytechnic Institute and Utica College.
Toglia earned a doctorate in piano performance from Stony Brook University, an artist diploma at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance at Temple University, Philadelphia. Her principal mentors were Gilbert Kalish, Vladimir Sokoloff, and Alexander Fiorillo. Toglia studied harpsichord with Arthur Haas and performed with the Early Music Ensemble and the Capital Chamber Players.
D.M.A., Stony Brook University
Artist Diploma, Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia
M.Mus., Temple University
B.Mus., Temple University