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Ewa Telega

Vancouver BC | V6H 2C8

About me

Ewa graduated with honours in Piano Performance from the Academy of Music in Łòdź, Poland and received her Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Piano Performance from the University of California, Irvine. Ewa was invited to give a command performance for the leader of the Polish Solidarity Movement - Lech Wałęsa in Los Angeles in 2006.

An enthusiastic proponent of the piano music of Frederic Chopin, Ewa has performed his works in Poland, Switzerland, the US and Canada. Ewa Telega is also in demand as a collaborative pianist and served on the faculty of California State University, Los Angeles.
Ewa was born and raised in Łòdź, Poland. After graduating from the Academy of Music, she immigrated to the United States and maintained a private teaching studio in Long Beach, California for over a decade. Now she resides in Canada and teaches students throughout Greater Vancouver. A member of the British Columbia Registered Music Teachers’ Association, Ewa teaches piano and theory to students preparing for all levels of Royal Conservatory of Music exams.

A vivid performer and accompanist, Ewa frequently performs as a soloist or accompanist at various festivals and concerts in the Lower Mainland. She performed a harpsichord part of the Four Seasons by Vivaldi in the Calvin Dyck Soloist and Orchestra Concert in the Envision Twilight Concert Series in Mission Heritage Park, and also was invited to join the Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra in the performance of Four Seasons in 2011. Ewa is on the faculty of Kwantlen Polytechnic University Music Department.

For more information please visit www.ewatelega.com

ABOUT EWA THE PERFORMER

Ewa performs in concert throughout the Lower Mainland, at churches, parks, festivals and private recitals. She also volunteers her time to play concerts at seniors' homes. Ewa also plays in duo with clarinetist, Josh Brintnell. Clarinet Piano Duo
http://www.clarinetpianoduo.ca
They play at private and public concerts and events and will be recording their first CD.

Specialties

Special interest and expertise in the music of Frederic Chopin as well as an interest in the physiological and psychological involvement in performance, and performing and coaching both solo and chamber music of all periods.

Teaches through to and including advanced levels.

Lesson details

Lessons are catered to the individual needs of the student. Emphasis on integrating musical understanding and technical fluency.

WHAT INSPIRES ME:
I am enthusiastic about teaching and dedicated to my students. While personable and encouraging, able to put students at ease, I strive for excellence and motivate students to reach their highest potential. My greatest satisfaction is to see a transformation in the student attitude toward music and practicing; they start to love it, start to practice more than ever before, and it gives them the sense of accomplishment and confidence.

Education and Accreditation

Teacher’s Nomination and Official Professional Standing-Academy of Music, Lodz, Poland

Master of Music Degree with Honours-Academy of Music, Lodz, Poland under Professor Tadeusz Chmielewski

Master of Fine Arts in Piano Performance-University of California, Irvine under Nina Scolnik

Member of Music Teachers Association of California

Member of BC Registered Music Teachers' Association

Testimonials

“I have been in Ewa Telega's piano class for almost four years and am filled with much gratitude. I have...

Experience

more than 20 years

Rates

$60 & up

Availability

Wednesday 9am - 9pm

Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 9am - 9pm

Teaching location

Students Home
Teachers Studio

Genre

Chamber Music
Classical
Performance

Instruments and Subjects

piano
theory – rudiments

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors

Languages

English
Polish