Our Teachers Bios

Our Amazing Teachers

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Negin Rezaeiasl

B Mus.    

Assistant School Administrator

Piano/Voice

Negin is a young playful soul filled with knowledge and passion when it comes to music. Being a bachelor’s graduate with Honours in piano, she carries all the right skills required to be a successful music educator.  A class with her is not only filled with knowledge but it’s also filled with fun!

Kasia Young

M Mus. in Piano Performance

Piano/Theory

Kasia Young is a fun teacher who no only has years of experience but a special intuition with students. She is results-focused and gets the best out of a player going for their grade 8 RCM exam or a beginner who is learning twinkle twinkle little star. 

Aisa Sayama

B Mus.        

Piano/Theory

Aisa is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto. She uses her experience not only from the classroom but also as a world traveler and performer

Joseph Landau

BFA

Guitar/Piano/Ukulele/Bass

As a Toronto performer, composer and teacher Joseph's soft touch creates a calming classroom atmosphere. 

Pavel Gurvich

Music Specialist        

Guitar/Piano/Ukulele/Bass/Drums

Pavel does it all. He's a multi-instrumentalist who experience inside and out of the classroom exceeds most teachers knowledge and skills. His class is about becoming the best musician the student can be. He doesn't believe talent-only students achieve their goals. He believe's in labours of love and consistency are the keys to success.

Alexandra Frank

M Mus.

Violin/Piano/Guitar/Voice

Alexandra has toured the world for her education and performances. While she is classically trained in Violin, she also loves bluegrass, fiddle and Celtic music. A music class is fun and engaging for any student of any level.

Solon Gee

B Mus. in Jazz        

Guitar/Piano/Ukulele/Bass/Drums

While his studies are in jazz his knowledge and experience go beyond that genre. His calming and relaxed approach gets kids motivated and excited about learning.

Sanaz Moradian

B Mus.

Violin/Piano

Sanaz has a passion for violin that oozes into her students playing. Another world traveler who's seen the globe for her education and playing before settling down in Toronto.

Afshin Effati

B Mus. and ORFF trained      

Cello/Piano/Violin/Viola

Starting his musical journey in Iran, Afshins' knowledge and skills are a major benefit to any student in his class. His passion for many instruments provides a fulfilling and exciting class.

Jaclyn Siou

HB Mus.

Voice/Piano

Jaclyn is a highly educated but down-to-earth teacher who expects the best out of every student. Jaclyn has received numerous First Class Honours with Distinction in Voice and Piano Royal Conservatory exams and received the Gold Medal for Grade 6 Voice in 2011.Jaclyn is passionate about arts education, writing, and spending time with her cat, Finley.

Harry Rollo

B Mus.      

Trumpet/Guitar

Harry Rollo is a freelance trumpet player and music educator located in Toronto, Ontario. He has performed with various groups around the GTHA , in various styles, from gospel choir to orchestral music. Harry graduated from the University of Toronto in 2018 with a degree in Trumpet Performance.He has been a staff member at the National Music Camp of Canada and is presently working for the Hannaford Youth Program as a logistics co-ordinator.  

Josh Wynnyk

HB Mus.

Percussion/Drums

As first percussionist of the Regina Symphony Orchestra, Josh is classically trained however can, and does teach pop and rock styles. This versatility coupled with his sense of humour is what sets him apart as an amazing instructor.

Sarah Boo

M. Music Therapy   

Flute/Music Therapy

Sarah recently graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Masters degree in Music Therapy (MMT). Prior to MMT, she graduated with a Bachelor of Music honours in Music Education from Western University. Currently working part-time as a music therapist, she also loves to teach, and share her passion and knowledge about the flute to her students. With 5 years of teaching experience with music schools, music camps, and youth orchestras, Sarah hopes to work together with each student to meet their goals in regards to flute playing and most importantly, to have fun!  

James Duff

B Mus.

Guitar/Piano/Drums/Ukulele/Bass

James is a classical guitarist by day and multi-instrumentalist by night. His calm approach to lessons benefits all of his students as they learn more and are better players because of it.