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Julia Galieva-Szokolay

Julia Galieva-Szokolay
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  • Faculty, Oscar Peterson School of Music
  • Faculty, The Taylor Academy
  • Faculty, The Glenn Gould School
  • Examiner


Theory & History

Since her arrival in Toronto in 1996 Dr. Julia Galieva-Szokolay has taught music theory, history, aural skills, musicianship, and piano at The Glenn Gould School, The Oscar Peterson School, and The Taylor Academy of The Royal Conservatory. She holds a Master’s Degree in Music Theory from The State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and a PhD in Musicology from The Russian Institute for Art Studies in Moscow, Russia.

Dr. Galieva-Szokolay is active as presenter at Music Theory Professional Development workshops, webinars and seminars throughout Canada. She delivered research papers at Bard College Conservatory, University of Toronto, University of Calgary, György Kurtág 80 Festival in Budapest, Hungarian Cultural Center in Paris, Institute of Musical Research at the University of London, England, Institute of Musicology of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow (EuroMac10).

Julia Galieva is a member of The RCM College of Examiners (music theory and history) and a Senior Harmony specialist. She co-authored instructional textbooks Celebrate Theory (Levels 9-ARCT) and published articles on music analysis, form-functional theory, and the works of contemporary Eastern and Central-Eastern European composers. She provides musicological research reviews for Routledge Publishing, Estonian Musicological Society (Res Musica), Jenny Stanford Publishing, Journal of the International Society for Orthodox Church Music (JISOCM), and collaborates as book editor with Nova Publishing, New York, USA.