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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 Farewell Concert for Ada Clement, 1909

Ada Clement, founder of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, was born in San Francisco on March 15, 1878. Her father was a lawyer with no formal musical education, yet he played violin and piano. Her mother had been a … Continue reading

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