Piano - Keyboard - Theory
Piano - Keyboard - Theory - Composition
Classical, Jazz, Contemporary
York University - Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours (Music/Jazz Piano), Master's Degree in Jazz Composition
Mark has been performing actively in the Toronto area for 14 years. In 2011 he received a Master's Degree in Jazz Composition from York University.
He has performed at many of the major Jazz festivals in Ontario such as the Beaches Jazz Festival, Markham Jazz festival, Orangeville Jazz Festival and the Toronto Jazz Festival. Aside from jazz he's also known as the musical director for Toronto based hip-hop duo The Airplane Boys.
In 2012 they performed at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival in Los Angeles and the Osheaga Festival in Montreal. Other notable performances include an Ontario tour with Snoop Dogg and opening for other major hip-hop artists such as J. Cole and Big Sean.
Piano - Keyboard - Theory
Classical (RCM), Contemporary
York University - Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours (Music/Jazz Piano), University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education – Bachelor of Education
Tim has more than 10 years of teaching experience in private piano lessons. Being a certified secondary music teacher, he also has many years of experience teaching in large group classroom settings using the Ontario curriculum. Tim understands what it takes to structure lessons tailored to each student's needs and provide descriptive feedback on the areas they need to improve.
Tim also has a tremendous amount of experience playing both piano and keyboard in ensembles or as accompaniment. He has been the keyboardist of the Toronto-based rock band “Moonfall” since 2014 and has played as a sessional player for other bands.
Hannah Shen graduated as a scholarship student at the Young Artists Performance Academy of the Royal Conservatory of Music and is now obtaining her Bachelor’s in piano performance at the University of Toronto.
Hannah has made some incredible achievements which include performing at Carnegie Hall, being a featured artist at Toronto's Nuit Blanche, being interviewed by WNED 94.5 Radio and more.
She has had masterclasses with world class pianists such as André LaPlante, John Perry, Lee Kum-Sing, Krzysztof Jablonski, Marc Durand, Robert McDonald and James Anagnoson.
Hannah enjoys teaching as well as being a chamber musician and accompanist.
University of Toronto - Faculty of Music (Piano Performance) | The Royal Conservatory of Music - Young Artists Performance Academy
Piano - Violin - Vocal - Theory
RCM, Classical, Musical Theatre, Contemporary
Boston Conservatory at Berklee - Master of Music, Voice and Instrumental Music Education
An accomplished pianist and vocalist, Aubrey received her Masters of Music in Music Education from the Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA, immediately following her completion of her Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto where she studied classical voice and music education. Before deciding to pursue opera, she devoted her efforts to both the piano and violin, and now enjoys the privilege of teaching and performing on all three instruments.
Aubrey frequently performs and collaborates within a wide range of settings, including pit orchestras, choral concerts, and solo recitals. She has travelled nationally to accept awards and give presentations at music education conferences such as NAfME and MMEA, and has taught and performed with different ensembles throughout various cities within the United States.
She is currently stationed back in Canada as a teacher and collaborative pianist. As a choral and strings teacher, she most recently left her post as an orchestra teacher and choral director for the Waltham Public Schools in Waltham, MA to continue her career here in the public school system. She is extremely passionate about music theory, and is especially interested in the role that theory plays for her students on their paths to becoming better musicians.
Piano - Theory
University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music, Royal Conservatory of Music - ARCT Piano Diploma
Stephen has consistently been active in local competitions and music festivals ever since starting piano at age 6. After receiving his ARCT Diploma in 2014, he went on to study at the University of Toronto and is working on obtaining a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, under the tutelage of Enrico Elisi.
Stephen has a passion for collaborative piano, performing regularly with instrumentalists, singers and choirs in concerts and RCM exams since high school. He is also interested in discovering and performing lesser known classical repertoire.