Gilda has been teaching and coaching for more than 25 years and profoundly understands the emotional difficulties and blocks which can come to a performer in any scenario, whether in corporate life, the performing arts, or public speaking. She has worked with hundreds of people who wish to improve and develop their potential.
As a public speaker, consultant, and business trainer with a dance, vocal, and music background, Gilda is well equipped to understand the emotional dilemmas that people face under situations of fear and stress.
In addition, as a certified HeartMath® Trainer and Coach, she teaches individuals how to find creative solutions, increase confidence, sustain performance and transform mindsets of fear and anxiety into beneficial responses
when confronted by stressful challenges.
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Paul J. Rosch, M.D.,F.A.C.P.,President of the American Institute of Stress and
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, New York Medical College
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From the corporate boardroom, to the vastness of the stage, everyone can face similar internal hurdles and challenges. It is these difficulties that Gilda so well understands, which gives her the unique perspective and ability to help others on the journey towards self expression, self-acceptance and the experience of a wider view of their own horizons.
Gilda Joffe received her B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Juilliard School of Music in New York where her principal teachers included Joseph Fuchs as well as Joel Krosnick and Robert Mann of The Juilliard String Quartet. While in New York she also studied extensively with Barbara Krakauer, a former student of Ivan Galamian. As a member of the Baroque Invention and other chamber ensembles, she performed regularly in Carnegie Recital Hall (now Weill Recital Hall), Merkin Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York. She also performed several times in Zino Francescatti's Master Classes in Aix-en-Provence, France, and was heard often on French Radio.
After graduating from Juilliard, Gilda played many solo and chamber music performances throughout the United States and Europe including Italy, France, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia. During her tenure in Sweden as a member of the Swedish Radio Orchestra under Esa-Pekka Salonen, she performed and toured frequently throughout Europe including performances at the London Proms Festival, The Paris Opera and the Musikverein in Vienna. She also performed with numerous other chamber and symphonic ensembles including New Stockholm's Chamber Orchestra, and The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic. Prior to her position in Sweden, she held a first violin position with the Danish Radio Orchestra in Copenhagen.