Sylvia Karkus Furash
Opportunities for your student performance, evaluation and enrichment through the sponsorship of organizations to which I belong as an active member.


  • Boston University, College of Music (BMus Perf)
  • Northern Illinois University (group piano)
  • Amherst College (Taubman technique)
  • Princeton University (Golandsky/Taubman Technique)

 Past and Present Affiliations

 Sylvia TeachingTeaching Venues

  • Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and the Arts (Barnstable, MA)
  • Dutchess Community College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Tulsa Jr. College (Tulsa, OK)
  • Private Studio (Yarmouth Port, MA)


  • Boston University College of Music (BMus Perf)
  • Boston University College of Music (Graduate study)
  • State and National Certification in Theory and Piano (MTNA)
  • Northern Illinois University (Group Piano)
  • Amherst College (Taubman Institute)
  • Steinway Certified Teacher (Top Teacher Award)

Julie and SylviaWorkshops Given/Articles Published

  • Baroque Dance in Piano Music
  • How to Memorize
  • Ornamentation in Bach’s Works
  • An Argument for Fingering


  • Yoriko Fieleke (Present)
  • Robert Durso (Present)
  • Aldo Mancinelli
  • Alfredo A. Fondacaro
  • Edith Stearns
  • Grete Husserl

Two Friends Perform the '6 Bs'Performances

  • Flute/piano
  • Violin/piano
  • Duo piano
  • Piano Four hands
  • Solo piano