Dr. Julia Zavadsky will be our guest teacher. Many of us have already had the pleasure of working with her at Shalshelet. She is the conductor of the Nashirah choir whom we will be working with in March, April and June.
Julia Zavadsky studied music theory, conducting, and composition at Glier Music College in Kiev, Ukraine and Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem, where she studied with Maestro Aaron Harlap. She studied choral conducting at Temple University where she worked with Alan Harler and Janet Yamron and received the Elaine Brown Tribute Award.
Dr. Zavadsky studied with Timothy Long and earned a DMA in Conducting at SUNY Stony Brook. A faculty member of Temple and Rutgers Universities and musical director of two South Jersey community choirs, Dr. Zavadsky has conducted choruses and participated in international choir festivals in the USA, Europe, and the Middle East. Dr. Zavadsky organizes and hosts choral festivals involving University, High School and community choirs across the region.
Dr. Zavadsky serves as the a conductor and artistic director of the Rutgers University Singers as well as Nashirah, The Jewish Chorale of the Greater Philadelphia.