Woodwinds - Brass

Saxophone - Flute - Clarinet

 

Tony

Clarinet - Guitar
Classical, Jazz, Blues, R&B Pop, Contemporary

University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music Education

English - Mandarin

Tony was classically trained with some of the finest teachers world wide, including Joseph Orlowski, Peter Stoll, and James Campbell.  He frequently performs with the CAST Philharmonics as the principal clarinetist.  He is also a member of the University of Toronto Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Clarinet Ensemble and more.

 

He developed strong pedagogical foundations in the field of music education during his undergraduate studies. His students show high musical achievements including acceptance into the Claude Watson School of Arts, Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra, and CAST Philharmonics Youth Orchestra.

 

Besides the Clarinet, Tony is also a highly qualified guitar teacher and performer.  His special musical tastes allows students to explore around the music of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, and Oscar Peterson.  Tony is also a bassist and a guitarist in a number of Toronto based bands, including ‘These Lights’, and ‘Sweet and Sour’. 

 

With more than 5 years of teaching, Tony strives to maintain a challenging and positive learning environment for his students of all ages.

 

Flute
Classical

University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance

English - Mandarin

Annie is an award winning flute instructor and performer who began playing the flute at the age of 8 and playing the piccolo at the age of 12.  She has been awarded in numerous music festivals and national competitions in Canada.  She has also enjoyed a brilliant musical life being involved in several music ensembles including orchestra and chamber groups, as well as performing in numerous master classes under the internal tutelage.

 

Annie is experienced in teaching students ranging from early ages to adults and instrumental levels from completely beginner to flute enthusiasts.  Her method of teaching is upon her belief that teaching of musical instruments must have a balance between entertainment and dedication.  As a dedicated flute teacher, Annie has developed an intelligent way of teaching by interacting with students, building their fundamental skills through loving and practicing for not only themselves, but their instruments.

Annie

 

Saxophone - Piano

Classical, Jazz, Pop

University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music Education | York University - Bachelor of Education

English - Mandarin

Kevin started playing the piano when he was 4 years old and the saxophone when he was 10 where a deep passion for music making was sparked.  A graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, Kevin has received classical training under the guidance of Dr. Wallace Halladay.  

 

Kevin has performed as a member of the University of Toronto Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble and various saxophone quartets and ensembles.  He is an active Toronto-based musician who performs with a variety of bands and is a member of the Metropolitan Winds of Toronto.

 

Through his experiences of teaching one-on-one music lessons and group music classes, Kevin has developed an adaptable and versatile teaching style that is constantly evolving and tailored to his student’s needs.  

Kevin

 

Alice

Flute - Piano - Theory
Classical

University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Education

English - Korean

Alice is an active performer and a passionate music teacher.  She received a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Music with Honours at the University of Toronto where she majored in flute.  Born in Ulsan, Korea, Alice began her flute training at the age of 10.  She studied flute with world renowned flutists including Vicki Bletchta, Gennedy Gefter, and Camille Watts. 

 

She has been a member of numerous orchestras and ensembles including Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, CAST Philomusica Orchestra,University of Toronto Wind ensemble, and more.  Alice has performed as a principal flutist with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and CAST Philomusica Orchestra, and she has been recognized with an Honourable Mention in the 2014 TSYO Concerto Competition. 

 

Alice has more than 5 years of teaching experience. She works with students ranging from children to adults, both privately and in groups.  She specializes in flute, ensemble work, piano, and beginning levels of theory.  Her private students have been successfully placed in various student orchestras and Toronto arts schools including Claude Watson Secondary Arts program.

 

Michelle

Flute - Piano - Theory
Classical

University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music - Flute Perfomance

English - Mandarin

Born in Toronto, Michelle is an active flautist around the GTA, currently completing her Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance under the guidance of Prof. Stephen Tam at the University of Toronto.  Being a member of the TSYO in the 2018/19 season, she played principal flute in Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, as well as performed at Roy Thomson Hall for TSYO’s 45th season finale.

 

She has also been a member of many other ensembles including the University of Toronto Wind Ensemble, CAST Philomusica Orchestra, as well as chamber groups in the TSO’s evening epic.  In masterclasses, Michelle has had the opportunity to learn from renowned flautists including Denis Bluteau and Gergely Ittzés.


In addition to performing, Michelle is dedicated to teaching, where she teaches students with a variety of goals, ranging from RCM exams to auditioning for the Hart House Orchestra.  For younger students, she aims to help them build a passion for music and foundation for the flute.

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