Lori GreifCalgary, AB
Lessons in Canyon Meadows Estates
Phone number: (403) 281-1460
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|Types of lessons taught: Piano, Musical Theatre Vocal Coaching|
|Levels taught: Beginner to RCM grade 10|
|Ages taught: Five and a half to adult|
|Lessons are at my studio.|
|Average cost per half-hour lesson: Please contact me regarding price.|
Education: Lori Greif is a graduate of the prestigious New York School of Performing Arts where she was a music major. This school was immortalized by the motion picture, Broadway Production and television series, "FAME". She also attended Queens College, NYC, the University of Calgary, and the Turtle Bay Music School, NYC. Active in musical theatre and dance, she was a student at the Metropolitan Opera Russian School of Ballet, the New Dance Group Studio, NYC, and as part of her singing career was trained by several Broadway vocal coaches. At the age of fifteen, she was a featured pianist on the Young American Artists radio series.Lori participated in NYC television workshops as well as making appearances on NYC television networks.
Biography: At the age of six, Lori spent several hours each Saturday at a New York Conservatory for her piano studies. After 12 years of progress, she was accepted as a scholarship student by the eminent concert pianist Josef Fidelman, worked with him for several years, and was being prepared for the concert stage. After moving to Canada in 1966, Lori was active in musical theatre where she was a musical director, performer, piano accompanist, and choral conductor at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue and The Jewish Community Centre, Calgary. For many years she was an elementary school music teacher at the Akiva Academy Day School in the Haddon Road Elementary School. Lori was an active member of the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus, as well as their Chamber Chorus, The Kingston Symphony Choral Society, Kingston Ontario, as well as Queens College Chorus, Queens, NY. She has taught piano in Calgary since 1978 and has been the accompanist and vocal coach for the Silver Stars Revue.
Events: Fall 2010 Piano registration now under way.