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Eleanor Sokoloff


Eleanor SokoloffEleanor Sokoloff began her studies with Ruth Edwards at the Cleveland Institute of Music (Ernest Bloch, director) and was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music in 1931, studying piano with David Saperton, chamber music with Dr. Louis Bailly, and--along with her late husband, Vladimir--the two-piano repertoire with Vera Brodsky and Harold Triggs.

More than seventy-five of Mrs. Sokoloff's students have been chosen to perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Mrs. Sokoloff joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1936. In recognition of her lengthy tenure, she received the Curtis Alumni Award in 2001 and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

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Ebony and Ivory-and Longevity
Overtones, Spring 2010

Meet the Faculty: Eleanor Sokoloff
Overtones, June 1993