Since her arrival in Toronto in 1995 Julia Galieva-Szokolay has taught piano, music theory, music history, aural skills, and musicianship at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music. She holds a Masters Degree from the State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and a PhD in Musicology from the Russian Institute for Art Studies in Moscow, Russia.
Dr. Galieva-Szokolay has presented at Music Theory Professional Development workshops and seminars in Toronto, Vancouver, and Edmonton. She has delivered research papers at the University of Toronto, the University of Calgary, György Kurtág 80 Festival in Budapest, the Hungarian Cultural Center in Paris, the Institute of Musical Research at the University of London, England, the Institute of Musicology of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and the State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow.
Julia Galieva is a music history and harmony examiner, a member of the College of Examiners, and a senior harmony specialist. She co-authored a series of pedagogical textbooks Celebrate Theory and published articles on the works of contemporary Eastern and Central-Eastern European composers.