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Lessons with Lhevinne

San Francisco Conservatory of Music founder Ada Clement traveled to Europe in 1909 to study with pianists and pedagogues Josef Lhevinne in Berlin, and Harold Bauer in Paris. It was not unheard of for women to travel abroad alone, yet it did … Continue reading

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“A few reminiscences by Ada Clement: for her family and friends”

San Francisco Conservatory of Music founder Ada Clement dictated accounts of her life to her close friends Lillian Hodghead and Nettimae Clement in the summer of 1952. This was the year of Ada’s passing, and though she was weak with … Continue reading

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