Biography

 

    Gail Lew is the former director of keyboard publications for Warner Bros. Music and currently serves as Editor and New Music Reviewer for the California Music Teacher magazine, Chairperson for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy Committee on Independent Music Teachers, adjunct professor of applied piano for Las Positas College, and adjudicator for state, national, and international events. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance, Master of Arts Degree in Music History, and Lifetime California State Teaching Credential...

    Gail has received national acclaim for her carefully edited and researched editions of contemporary music, arrangements of popular and sacred music, technique books, and piano arrangements for the Harry Potter movies. Gail judges piano competitions locally, nationally, and internationally including Music Teachers National Association, National Federation of Music Clubs, American Guild of Music, National Guild of Piano Teachers, and MusicQuest in Pune, India.

    For over twenty-five years Gail has trained piano students who have been accepted at leading colleges and music conservatories. Her students have been consistently selected to perform at Music Teachers Association of California State Conventions and have been first place winners in Star Search, Search for Talent, MTAC Young Artist Guild, Livermore-Amador Symphony Concerto Competition, and Junior Bach Festival.

    Memberships:

    The American Musicological Society

    California Association of Professional Music Teachers

    Music Teachers Association of California

    Music Teachers National Association

    National Guild of Piano Teachers

    European Piano Teachers Association

     

 

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