I am a passionate educator of children and advocate for the arts. I have taught children in private and group settings for over 20 years. I am a certified Suzuki Method Cello teacher and have held teaching studios in Toronto, Boston, London and Peterborough.
Trained as a cellist, I received my Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and Artist Diploma from McGill University. I have freelanced with the Vancouver CBC Radio Orchestra and the Boston Lyric Opera.
I am the Executive Producer and Founder of Shoestring of Shoestring Opera, a charitable organization that performs opera for children and families in schools and theatres. Recognized widely for its innovative programming, the company has delighted over 30 000 children throughout Canada.