Muiscal Lineage

January 19, 2012

Recently a student asked me what my musical lineage, I just finished my piano lineage so I thought I would share it with you. I am now currently updating my...

Recently a student asked me what my musical lineage, I just finished my piano lineage so I thought I would share it with you. I am now currently updating my vocal one – so will share when completed.

 

 Piano Musical Lineage – Natalia Pardalis

 

Please note – all listed below were in a regular lesson situation, not a master class situation.

Maria Pardalis

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Maria Pardalis who studied with

Huge Mclean, (head examiner for Royal Conservatory of Muisc and composer) who studied with

Miss Mabel Lander

Miss Lander claimed that her teacher’s teacher was the last student of Chopin (sadly unable to find much info on Mabel Lander other than Queen Elizabeth the second also studied with her)

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Maria Pardalis who studied with

Huge Mclean who studied with

Phyllis Schuldt who studied with

Herbert Fryer

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with
Maria Pardalis who studied with

Huge Mclean who studied with

Arthur Benjamin

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Maria Pardalis who studied studied with

Robin Harrison who studied with

Carlo Zecchi who studied with

Feruccio Busoni who studied with  (also taught Dimitris Mitropoulos)

Carl Reinecke who studied with both

Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Maria Pardalis who studied with

Robin Harrison who studied

Artur Schnabel who studied with

Eusebius Mandyczewski who studied with

Who was Johann Brahm’s assistant

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Maria Pardalis who studied with

Gladys Angley very popular Canadian Concert pianist until rheumatoid arthritis forced her to curtail her public performances in 1955.

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with
Maria Pardalis
who studied with

Sister Agnes in Regina Saskatoon

Not much is known about Sister Agnes except that she was a RCM examiner.

 

 

Ron Moir

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ronald Moir studied with

Mrs RubyMoir who studied with

Margaret Waterhouse (1890-1967) who studied with

unidentified (cannot get this name, but he/she studied with)

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ronald Moir studied with

Alma Brock-Smith who studied with

Dr Lyall Gustin (1895-1988) Order of Canada, who studied with

Jeanette Durno  in Chicago (1920-1923) who studied with

Theodor Leschetizky  (1830-1915) who studied with

Carl Czerny (1791-1857) who studied with

Ludwig von Beethoven (1770-1826) who studied with

Haydn (1732-1809) who studied with

KPE Bach (1714-1788) who studied with

JS Bach (1685-1750)

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ronald Moir also studied 3 years with

Joan Davies who studied with

Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) and

Egon Petri (1881-1962) who studied with

Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) who studied with

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

 

Petri also studied with

Teresa Carreno (1853-1917) who studied with

Franz Liszt  (1810-1888)

 

 

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ron Moir who studied with

Phyllis Holtby who studied with

Frank Mannheimer (1896-1972) whose classmates included Sir Clifford Curzon   Dame Myra Hess and Dame Myra Lympany) who all studied in London with

Tobias Matthay (1858-1945) England’s most influential piano instructor)

 

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ron  Moir also studied with

William Aide  (now of U of T)  who studied with

Beveridge Webster (1908 – ) who studied with

Isidor Philipp, Nadia Boulanger, Robert Casadesus in Paris, where he won the Rome Prize, and later studied with Artur Schnabel

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ronald Moir  also studied with

Igor Kipnis (1930-2002), born in Berlin,  studied with

Heniot Levy, American composer Virgil Thompson, and at Harvard with Thurston Dart and Fernando Valenti

 

Natalia Pardalis stuided with

Ronald  Moir studied with

Marek Jablonski (1939-99) who studied with

Gladys Ebgert  Edmonton’s leading pedagog, and with

Rosina Lhevinne (Juilliard) who studied with

Safanoff at the Moscow Conservatory

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Ronald Moir studied with

Mark Kroll at Boston University, who studied with

Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911-84) who studied with Nadia Boulanger, Paris, Wanda Landowska, Arnold Dolmetsch , Hazelmere Surrey, Heinz Tiessen, Berlin and Gunther Ramin, Leipzig.      

 

If master class teachers were included, Ron also worked Boris Roubakine at the Banff Center and Leonard Isaacs at the U of

 

Susanne  Klukas

 

Natalia Pardalis studied with

Susanne Klukas who studied with

Clarles Spencer who studied with

Walter Fleischmann who studied with

Noel Flores who studied with

Julia Parodi who studied with

Feruccio Busoni who studied with

Carl Reinecke who studied with both

Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann

Other teachers of note:

 

Natalia Pardalis also studied with:
Susan Olson who studied with

Robert Silverman

 

 

Well-know Ellen Wang (organist of Vancouver Symphony and professor at Trinity Western University)

 

Edward Parker, RCM Examiner

 

Sandra Joy Friesen


Elenor Parker

Piano and pedagogy

Who studied with Kelly Kirby

(founder of Kelly Kirby piano method)

 

 

Mary Fraser

Studied theory and voice

Founder of the Mary Fraiser theory books written to prepare students for RCM exams

 

 

If master classes are included then Natalia Pardalis also worked with Jane Bastien of Bastien Beginner Books and  Mark Sarnecki of Theory Book series,

I think it is so interesting and rather cool for a lack of a better word that alot of my teachers all come for the same place – the Romantic Era! lol is it any wonder I love the romantic composers so much and philosophy is based from the idea that music should be an expression of the artist!

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