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Eva Brandys, owner of Park Cities School of Music & Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts, began her formal musical training in her native Poland, and she continued her education in the United States. Ms. Brandys holds a Masters of Music degree in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX, as well as Bachelors in Piano Performance from Dallas Baptist University (DBU) in Dallas, TX.
Eva has over two decades of experience as a piano instructor in both private and group settings. She has taught piano in Poland, England, and she has taught stateside in such settings as Dallas Baptist Children’s Lab School, SMU Piano Preparatory Department, and DALLAS/MUSIC, Inc. She is a member of the Dallas Music Teacher’s Association (DMTA), Texas Music Teacher’s Association (TMTA), and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
Ms. Brandys served as a Dallas Music Teachers Association (DMTA) Chairman of the Sonata-Sonatina-Baroque Festival for four years (2008 – 2011). Presently, Ms. Brandys serves as DMTA Member-at-Large on the Board of DMTA. She holds Certification at Levels I, II, III for the Orff-Schulwerk Association. The American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA) is a professional organization dedicated to the creative teaching approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama and the playing of percussion instruments. Improvisation, composition and a child’s natural sense of play are encouraged. Ms. Brandys also holds a Texas Educator Certificate for All-Level Music (Grades PK-12). In December 2014, Eva successfully completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, a joint effort with Dallas Co. Community College District and limited to a small number of participants. She is an active member of Junior League of Dallas (JLD), Lakewood Women in Business (LWIB), and Park Cities/North Dallas Women in Business.
Eva Brandys released her first EP entitled “Eva” on November 10, 2016, showcasing her original piano compositions including:
- Life Journey
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Over the course of her career, Ms. Brandys has performed throughout Europe, Canada and the United States. She has given both solo and chamber performances. Although her main focus has been classical music and original composition, she has broadened her musical horizons by adding pop, contemporary, blues, jazz and tango to her repertoire. Presently, she is a well-respected piano instructor and performer in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, owner/director of Park Cities School of Music (PCSM) in Dallas, TX, and owner of Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts (LCFA), the sister school to PCSM set to open in January 2016.