Beata Golec

Adjunct Lecturer

Music


1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5824
golec@geneseo.edu

Bio:

Dr. Golec completed her undergraduate education in Poland at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw and at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. She completed her graduate studies at Eastman School of Music (MM and DMA).

Official recognition for her as a composer came when she received an award for “Fantazja Polska” for piano and cello at the “Patri Patriae” All-Polish Composers Competition for a piece dedicated to Pope John Paul II. “Fantazja Polska” premiered at Ars Cameralis Silesiae Superioris Festival in 1997 (Katowice, Poland). The score of the piece has been kept in Vatican. Several of her compositions have been premiered at the annual Women in Music Festival in Rochester, New York. She was the assistant director of Women in Music Festival in the 2011-2012 season. Golec debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2005 and performed there again in 2006. In October 2006 she was named the Artist of the Month by the directors of the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition for two consecutive years.

Dr. Golec has taught a wide array of music courses including music history, appreciation, theory, fundamentals, aural skills, piano class,private lessons as well as coached vocalists and accompanied choruses at Eastman School, Nazareth College, Genesee Community College and SUNY Geneseo.

Faculty Information
Spring 2016 Classes

MUSC 140:
Piano

    Instruction in piano designed for students who have had little or no previous experience at the keyboard. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Ability to fluently read standard musical n
    otation in at least one clef and permission of the instructor.
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MUSC 150:
Piano for Performance Option

    Instruction in piano designed for those admitted to the Performance Option-Piano. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUSC 213:
Theory Skills I-Stu

    Training at the elementary level in dictation, sight singing, and keyboard harmony. Performance activities will focus on intervals, triads and seventh chords, diatonic melodies, rhythms without syncop
    ation, and basic diatonic keyboard patterns played from Roman numerals and popular symbols. Prerequisites: MUSC 210; 2 semesters of MUSC 140 or demonstrated proficiency at the level of 2 semesters of MUSC 140. Offered every spring
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MUSC 213:
Theory Skills I-Lec

    Training at the elementary level in dictation, sight singing, and keyboard harmony. Performance activities will focus on intervals, triads and seventh chords, diatonic melodies, rhythms without syncop
    ation, and basic diatonic keyboard patterns played from Roman numerals and popular symbols. Prerequisites: MUSC 210; 2 semesters of MUSC 140 or demonstrated proficiency at the level of 2 semesters of MUSC 140. Offered every spring
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MUSC 240:
Piano

    A continuation of MUSC l40. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: two semesters of MUSC l40 or their equivalent and permission of instructor.

MUSC 250:
Piano for Performance Option

    A continuation of MUSC 150. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 150 and permission of instructor.

MUSC 340:
Piano

    A continuation of MUSC 240. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: a minimum of two semesters of MUSC 240 or their equivalent and permission of instructor.

MUSC 350:
Piano for Performance Option

    A continuation of MUSC 250. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: two semesters of MUSC 250 and permission of instructor.