I hold a number of certificates related to teaching and childhood music:
Currently, I am completing a Master of Arts (MA) in Community Music at Laurier.
Music has been my main passion for many years. I was a professional musician from 1975 to 2000, performing as a vocalist in Ontario dance bands. During that time, I also taught music at nursery schools, Montessori schools and public libraries in the Toronto area.
In 1998, I became a teacher for the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), teaching music to students in Kindergarten through grade six. I also taught gifted students in grades five and six. I was a member of the YRDSB’s Arts Team, where I worked on several projects and gave workshops on teaching music through the creative process. I retired in 2016, and moved to Kitchener with my husband.
Making music should be fun, playful, creative and available to everyone. I am a strong believer in creating the atmosphere for life-long learning.
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