Updated February 18, 2019 |
Cynthia Lilley earned her Dalcroze License at Longy School. She lives in New York where she currently teaches at the Dalcroze School at the Lucy Moses School of Music and the Dalcroze Program at the Diller-Quaile School of Music. She is past president of the New York Chapter of the DSA. She is a composer of art songs.
Cynthia Lilley earned a Dalcroze certification and license at the Longy School. She also holds an Orff Certificate from UCLA.
She recently retired from a longtime job teaching Eurhythmics and Music Theory at the Special Music School, a public school in Manhattan for musically gifted children. She continues to teach adult and children’s classes in the Dalcroze School at the Lucy Moses School where she joins Michael Joviala and Leslie Upchurch teaching the summer intensive workshop. She also teaches a graduate credit course on the Dalcroze core subjects in the Dalcroze Program at The Diller-Quaile School.
Cynthia has been a presenter at many Dalcroze and Orff workshops and national conferences, and she has taught summer courses in the Dalcroze approach for music teachers at the Longy School in Cambridge, MA, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, the University of Kentucky Lexington, and Hunter College in New York City.
She is past president of the Los Angeles Orff Chapter and of the New York Chapter of the Dalcroze Society of America where she served as communications director. She served on the Board of the Dalcroze Society of America as Secretary and is currently active on several of its committees.
Cynthia is a composer, particularly of art songs for piano and voice.