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Olga Sedycias

Adjunct Professor of Piano and Music Theory

Work Experience

New Jersey City University
Adjunct Professor of Piano and Music Theory
September, 2016 - Present

Piano, Ridgewood Conservatory
, Instructor
January, 2017 - Present

my studio
, Instructor of Piano
September, 2016 - Present

Collaborative Piano, Department of Music, Webster University
, Accompanist
August, 2015 - August, 2016

Piano, Webster University Community Music School
, Adjunct Professor
August, 2015 - August, 2016

Webster University Chamber Orchestra
November, 2013 - March, 2014
  • Winner of the Webster University Concerto Competition.
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 4. November 2013 Master's Solo Piano Recital, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Music Department, Federal University of Pernambuco
April, 2009 - December, 2011
  • 4. 2009-2011 Voice & Piano Recitals.
  • Bergen County, New Jersey.
  • 5. October 2002 Viola and Piano Recital.
  • Music Department, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.
  • 6. September 2002 Clarinet & Piano Recital.
  • Music Department, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.
  • 7. March 2002 Violin, Cello, and Piano Trio Recital.
  • Affinity Arts School, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 8. June 2001 Trombone and Piano Recital.
  • Mello-Sedycias Duo, at the opening ceremony of the 4th Regional Conference of the Brazilian Association of Trombonists, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Also participated as accompanying pianist for several other presenters/performer at the same conference.
  • 9. May 2001 Trombone and Piano Recital, Mello-Sedycias Duo. Department of Music, University of Brasilia, Brazil.
  • A different program was performed in each recital.

Top Music Studio
, Instructor of Piano
September, 2009 - June, 2011
  • Job description: A) Taught piano on a one-on-one basis to students of all ages and levels.
  • Prepared them for school recitals, piano competitions, and talent shows.
  • B) Accompanied voice students for shows and presentations in New Jersey.

Paganini International Institute of Music
August, 2007 - December, 2007
  • Job description: Taught piano on a one-on-one basis to students of all ages, from beginners to intermediate, and prepared them for school recitals.

Foundation of Brasilia
, Instructor of Piano
June, 2002 - August, 2006
  • Brazil.
  • 13. December 1999 Took part in competitive public exam and was admitted to the Educational Foundation of Brasilia to work as piano teacher at Escola de Música de Brasília [Brasilia Music School].
  • Brasilia, Brazil.

, Instructor of Piano
April, 1999 - May, 2002
  • taught privately and provided piano accompaniment to voice and instrumental performers.
  • Brasilia, Brazil.

Piano Recital at Brasilia Super Radio-FM Radio Station
October, 2001 - March, 2002
  • on the live broadcast program "A Piano in the Afternoon".
  • Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 9. October 2001 Piano Recital and CD recording session in Apeldoorn, Holland.

Trombone and Piano Recital, Mello-Sedycias Duo. Department of Music
December, 2000 - April, 2001
  • A different program was performed in each recital.
  • 11. December 2000 Trombone and Piano Recital, Mello-Sedycias Duo. 3rd Regional Conference of the Brazilian Association of Trombonists, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 12. October 2000 Piano Recital for Four Hands.
  • Department of Music, University of Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 13. May 2000 Voice, Cello, and Piano Recital.
  • Levino de Alcântara Theater, Brasilia School of Music, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 14. December 1999 Trombone and Piano (accompaniment) Graduation Recital.
  • Department of Music, University of Brasilia, Brazil.

Chamber Orchestra of the University of Brasilia
November, 1993 - October, 1998
  • 11. November 2000 As a soloist, performed with the Chamber Orchestra of the University of Brasilia.
  • This performance also included the participation of several musicians from the Symphony Orchestra of the National Theatre Claudio Santoro, Brasilia, Brazil.
  • 12. October 1998 Piano Recital.
  • Department of Music, Miami-Dade College.
  • Miami, Florida.
  • 13. November 1993 Piano Recital.
  • State Conservatory of Music, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
  • 14. May 1993 Piano Recital.
  • Centro Cultural Pro-Musica, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
  • 15. June 1991 Piano Recital.
  • Brazilian Conservatory of Music, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Education

Webster University in St. Louis, Master's Degree - Piano Performance
2014
  • Graduate GPA: 3.95.

University of Brasilia in Brasilia, Bachelor's Degree - Piano Performance
2003
  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.58

Skills

  • VOICE
  • INSTRUCTOR
  • SCALA
  • TRAINING
  • TEACHING
  • CONCERTO

Languages

English

Proficiency...

Portuguese

Native or bilingual proficiency

Spanish

Limited working proficiency

Networks