Lecturer in Music (Piano)firstname.lastname@example.org
Toglia is a veteran performer, with 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 NYC 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 their Recorded Anthology of American Music.
She has been a lecturer at SUNY Oneonta, and adjunct faculty at SUNY Poly and Utica College. She was a Fellow at the Tanglewood Institute and at the Yale Summer School of Music and Art, and was a finalist in the J.S. Bach International Piano Competition. She maintains an active private piano studio in Utica. She also loves jazz and popular music, and performs locally in her improv trio, Little Sunflower.
Toglia earned a Doctorate (D.M.A.) in Piano Performance from Stony Brook University; an Artist Diploma at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia; and Bachelor and Master Degrees in Piano Performance at Temple University, Philadelphia. Her principal mentors were Gilbert Kalish, Vladimir Sokoloff, and Alexander Fiorillo. She 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