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Welcome to the NEW Elite Music Academy website!

About Me

I am a composer, classically-trained pianist, and live/studio trained guitarist. I am highly experienced with music theory requirements for university/college applications.

My teaching methods come from a horizon of varied experience, including performances within Canada and the US, and studying with highly qualified teachers including RCM senior examiners and S. Andreyev.

I do not impose a “one-size-fits-all” approach on any of my students. I thrive with highly curious students, and always encourage my students to ask many questions. I like to empower my students to feel confident about their relationships and experiences with music.

I am comfortable teaching many styles, but my piano students benefit most from studying classical (or jazz) repertoire with me.

I prioritise musicality over technical ability, and focus on teaching students how to listen to what they are playing, ensuring that they are in control of their sounds.

While I have a highly structured method of study, I understand that many (younger) students do not have the attention or interest required to pursue this. I have a wealth of repertoire to draw from that makes it easy to find a middle ground between work that will progress the student’s studies, and music that they will be eager to learn.

That said, “music must be emotional first, and intellectual second.”

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Band Camp - Limited Spots!

Limited Time Only!

Book a Trial Lesson for Only $35

Band Camp - Limited Spots!

March Break Camp Links

March break camp: Click here.

Summer Camp Links

July 8-12

Sax violin spot (2 spots left out of 2): Click here
Drum spot (1 spot left out of 3): Click here.
Guitar spot (4 spots left out of 8): Click here.
Bass guitar spot (2 spots left out of 3): Click here.
Piano/Keys spot (2 spots left out of 4): Click here.
Singer spot (4 spots left out of 4): Click here.

July 15-19

Sax violin spot (2 spots left out of 2): Click here
Drum spot (1 spot left out of 3): Click here.
Guitar spot (3 spots left out of 8): Click here.
Bass guitar spot (3 spots out of 3 spots): Click here.
Piano/Keys spot (1 spot left out of 4): Click here.
Singer spot (2 spots left out of 4): Click here.

July 22-26

Sax violin spot (1 spot left out of 2): Click here
Drum spot (3 spots left out of 3): Click here.
Guitar spot (6 spots left out of 8): Click here.
Bass guitar spot (2 spots left out of 3): Click here.
Piano/Keys spot (3 spots left out of 4): Click here.
Singer spot (3 spots left out of 4): Click here.

Aug 12-16

Sax violin spot (2 spots left out of 2): Click here
Drum spot (0 spots left out of 3): Click here.
Guitar spot (8 spots left out of 8): Click here.
Bass guitar spot (3 spots left out of 3): Click here.
Piano/Keys spot (2 spots left out of 4): Click here.
Singer spot (3 spots left out of 4): Click here.

March Break Camp Links

March break camp: Click here.

Summer Camp Links

July 8-12

Sax violin spot: Click here
Drum spot: Click here.
Guitar spot: Click here.
Bass guitar spot: Click here.
Piano/Keys spot: Click here.
Singer spot: Click here.


July 15-19

Sax violin spot: Click here
Drum spot: Click here.
Guitar spot: Click here.
Bass guitar spot: Click here.
Piano/Keys spot: Click here.
Singer spot: Click here.

July 22-26

Sax violin spot: Click here
Drum spot: Click here.
Guitar spot: Click here.
Bass guitar spot: Click here.
Piano/Keys spot: Click here.
Singer spot: Click here.

Aug 12-16

Sax violin spot: Click here
Drum spot: Click here.
Guitar spot: Click here.
Bass guitar spot: Click here.
Piano/Keys spot: Click here.
Singer spot: Click here.

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