Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A – major, Op. 100
Alicia Jonas: Suites for piano No. 2 & 3
A graduate from the Warsaw Conservatory of Music, Alicia Jonas trained at The Juilliard School and Mannes School of Music in New York City. Alicia Jonas has lectured, performed and published internationally. She has participated as a judge in various auditions and contests. Alicia actively contributes to EPTA Piano Journal and has been recognized for her innovative training method by distinguished musicians from respected institutions. She is also a certified Steinway Educational Partner. Alicia has been an acting Chairperson for the New York State Music Teachers, Inc for over 8 years; 2 years as Chairperson for Piano Congress, 20th Century and Beyond; 10 years arranging piano music for Warner Brothers; and author of multiple acclaimed musical teaching books. Alicia has been commissioned to compose piano music for four hands from the Piano Duet Class at the Juilliard School of Music and is the recipient of multiple Quality Performance Awards for Superior Teaching by the Queens College Cultural Heritage Competitions. Students of Alicia Jonas have performed at Carnegie Hall and other well-known venues in New York City and received scholarships to renowned music schools such as New York University and the University of Chicago School of Music. Alicia’s numerous published works include Concert Paraphrase on Albinoni’s “Adagio,” Spanish Favorites for Piano, Life at the Zoo, and Piano Magic, the latter two both published in Japan. Children Studying Music, is one of her bestsellers, and is available on her shop, along with several other great works. Alicia’s latest projects are the patented Alicia’s Music Blocks—an innovative tool that facilitates the teaching and learning of music theory, composition, and rhythm—and Alicia’s book Musical Towers, a new approach to learning musical values and gives students a more thorough understanding while building a solid musical foundation.