Piano (advanced), University, Adjudicator, Clinician
1785 Pryor St.
Halifax NS B3H 4G7
Pianist Lynn Stodola is an active soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist, having performed throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Her performances have received critical acclaim from the New York Times: “excellent pianist - first class performance, intense and technically commanding” and the Chicago Sun Times: “stunning debut...Ms Stodola showed herself possessed of intelligence, bravura and beauty of spirit”. She has appeared regularly in many international music festivals, including Juneau Jazz and Classics (Alaska), Music and Beyond (Ottawa), as a guest artist in the Ateneum Series (Venice, Italy), Scotia Festival Music Room Chamber Music Society and the Cecilia Concert Series. Her work as collaborative pianist has assisted in the careers of many performing artists and her guidance as teacher and mentor has helped many young artists achieve successful musical careers in the U.S., Canada and abroad.
In 2009 she was recipient of the first Hugheen Ferguson Distinguished Teacher Award presented by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association, and in 2018 was named NSRMTA Teacher of the Year. Recently retired after a distinguished career as Professor of Piano at the Fountain School of Performing Arts, Ms. Stodola now devotes her time to teaching young gifted pianists, many of whom have won numerous awards locally and nationally at the Kiwanis Music Festival, the Canadian Music Competition and the CFMTA National Final Competitions.
Ms. Stodola holds degrees from the American Conservatory of Music (B.Mus.) and the Juilliard School (M.Mus, post graduate Professional Studies).