Academy Teaching Experience

Piano, Voice & Early Childhood Music Teacher  2006-2008 
American Music Institute  - Hinsdale, IL
-Prepared curriculum for group classes of children aged 3 to 6
-Created stimulating games/techniques to teach basic musical concepts
-Established semester goals with individual students aged 6 to adults
-Prepared and motivated students for auditions and recitals
-Chose fitting repertoire & technique exercises for skill level and learning style
-Taught relaxation techniques and positive thinking

Music Teacher                                                                 2007 
-Produced fully staged musicals with children aged 4 to 17
-Adjudicated auditions and distributing production roles accordingly
-Taught music and movement with a focus on healthy vocal technique
-Used creative methods to engage children including storytelling, movement & rhythm exercises 
 
Private Voice Teacher/Vocal Coach                            2004-2005
De La Salle High School - Ottawa, Canada
-Taught private voice lessons to children aged 12 to 18
-Prepared lesson plans, assigned jury pieces and vocal exercises
-Evaluated students’ progress for final grades
-Produced fully staged musicals with orchestra
-Adjudicated auditions and distributed production roles accordingly
-Directed vocal ensembles 
 
Music Teacher                                                             2003-2004
Académie des Arts d’Aylmer - Aylmer, Québec
-Taught piano and voice to children aged 3 to 17
-Prepared lessons, assigned repertoire
-Prepared students for recitals and auditions

Private Teaching Experience

Private Voice Teacher                                                    2000-Present 
All levels – children and adults

Private Piano Teacher                                                    2000-Present
Beginner/Intermediate – children and adults

Training

Master of Music                                  Chicago College of Performing Arts
Artist-in-Residence                            New York Lyric Opera Theatre
Young Artist                                        Oberlin in Italy
Bachelor of Music                               University of Ottawa
Piano Performance Certificate        The Royal Conservatory of Music