APS Winter Masterclass
with Dr. Silvanio Reis

Saturday, December 10, 2022


Church of the Loving Shepherd

1066 S. New St

West Chester, PA 19382

  • The fee for participants is $60.00. There is no fee or ticket sales for guests who wish to attend.

  • Students will be selected and invited to participate.

  • Each student will perform and receive a lesson with Dr. Reis.

  • All students are invited to attend the event. It is a fantastic learning opportunity for all students and parents alike.Feel free to invite family members and friends to attend as well!

  • All participants must remain for the entire masterclass. Please dress formally and bring copies of your music to the performance.


Dr. Silvanio Reis

  • BM, piano performance, Instituto de Música e Artes de Penápolis, Brazil 

  • MM, piano performance, University of Akron

  • MM, piano performance and piano pedagogy, Temple University

  • Professional Studies Certificate, piano performance, Temple University 

  • DMA, piano performance, Temple University 

 Dr. Silvanio Reis is a concert pianist, a chamber musician, piano clinician and teacher based in Philadelphia. He maintains a nonstop schedule that includes music research, solo and chamber music recitals, and lectures in the United States and Brazil. As a pedagogue, he teaches piano at Temple University Preparatory School as well as at Temple University, in Philadelphia. He also serves as board member of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) as well as faculty for the Dorothy Taubman Piano Seminar.

              Besides modern piano, Dr. Reis enjoys performing and researching early music and music practice as well as historical keyboard repertoire (harpsichord, fortepiano and chamber organ). While at Temple University, he studied with Dr. Charles Abramovic and Dr. Joyce Lindorff, Prof. Maria del Pico Taylor, Prof. Harvey Wedeen and Prof. Lambert Orkis. His previous studies were with Dr. Sergio Gallo, Dr. Mauricy Martin and Prf. Phillip Thomson.

              Dr. Reis holds a Doctoral of Musical Arts in Piano Performance, a Professional Studies Certificate and Master’s degree in piano performance and piano pedagogy from Temple University, and a Master’s in piano Performance from the University of Akron. He earned his Bacherlor’s degree in piano performance at the Instituto de Musica e Artes de Penapolis, Brazil.