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Ylda Farkas Novik, Hungarian pianist. Member Music Teachers National Association, American Liszt Society, Mu Phi Epsilon. Recordings of Bartok music for Toshiba, 1972.

Background

Novik, Ylda Farkas was born on August 10, 1922 in Szatmar, Hungary. Daughter of Jack and Yolan (Zipser) Farkas.

Education

Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1944. Bachelor of Music, Cleveland Institute Music, 1943. Postgraduate Juilliard School Music, 1943-1944.

Career

Concert pianist, 1957-1977. Toured United States, Japan, Europe, Latin American. Adjunct Professor Montgomery College, 1968.

Lecturer George Washington University, 1970. Contributing critic Washington Star-News, 1967-1973. United States correspondent Inter-American Music Bulletin, 1970-1974.

Editor, performer series Young Pianists Guide. Honorary board directors District of Columbia Community Orchestra, National Choral Foundation. Advisory council Washington Chamber Orchestra.

Membership

Member Music Teachers National Association, American Liszt Society, Mu Phi Epsilon. Recordings of Bartok music for Toshiba, 1972.

Connections

Married David Novik, June 15, 1944. Children: Lewis Gregory, Jill Susan.

father:
Jack Farkas

mother:
Yolan (Zipser) Farkas

spouse:
David Novik

children:
Lewis Gregory Novik

Jill Susan Novik