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Clara Lee, Violin Teacher
BM Juilliard Violin Performance

Clara Lee, Violin Teacher

Clara studied music at the prestigious Julliard School in New York, and currently works as a violinist for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Opera Company. An experienced and dedicated teacher, her students have been accepted to prestigious schools such as the Pre-college division at the Manhattan School of Music and the Juilliard School.

Sharif Alkhatib, Violin Teacher
Licentiate, ABRSM Violin Performance
B.M. Jordan Academy of Music

Sharif-Alkhatib, Violin Teacher. Photograph by Karen E. Reeve

A mature teacher, Sharif holds diplomas from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (England), the National Music Conservatory of Boulaogne-Billancourt (France) and the National Music Conservatory of Jordan.  In Jordan, he worked for the Minsitry of Education, played in the National Orchestra and taught at the National Music Conservatory.  He played in the orchestra for the Cairo Opera House (Egypt) and the Bovri House Theatre (France).  His career allowed him travels to perform in orchestras in Germany, France,  Morocco, Turkey, Lebanon, Kuwait and Palestine.

From a musical family, his nusician parents opened the first music store in Amman, while he and his 4 siblings flourished,  preparing many students for performance exams through the ABRSM.  He teaches all string instruments .

Felipe Munoz, Violin Teacher
BM Catholic University of Chile, Violin Performance
Artist Diploma Program Glenn Gould School
(Meet Felipe on Video performing Bach)

Filipe Munoz, Violin, violin teacher. Photograph by Karen E. Reeve

Felipe studies with Mayumi Seiler at the Glenn Gould School in the Artist Diploma Program on a scholarship funded by the Hilti Foundation. Partipating in the Canadian Opera Company’s Orchesral Academy, he performed in Rigoletto.

At the Catholic University of Chile, Felipe studied with Professor Rubén Sierra and won  the “Soloists of the 21st Century”competition twice. He also won the “Young Talents” contest at the University of Concepción, enabling him to perform as a soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of Concepción. He was a member of Camerata Papageno (Chile) and Orchestra Iberacademy (Colombia,2016).

A member of the Harmony Orchestra (2015), he played alongside the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in the Stat Oper. He attended the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Germany, working with renowned directors as Christoph Eschenbach, playing at the Elbphilarmonie (Hamburg) and Konzerthouse (Berlin) for two years.

Felipe began teaching private students in 2011, with subsequent years teaching through the Chamber Orchestra Municipalidad de la Pintana in Santiago and Orchestra San Javier. Felipe began teaching private students in 2011, with subsequent years teaching through the Chamber Orchestra Municipalidad de la Pintana in Santiago and Orchestra San Javier.
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Tania Cheng, Violin Teacher & Piano Teacher,
BM, BEd University of Toronto

Tania Cheng, Violin & Piano, violin teacher

After completing the BM in violin performance, Tania complete a teaching degree at the Ontario Institution for Studies in Education (OISE). As a teen, she attended the Young Artist Performance Academy (YAPA) from the Royal Conservatory of Music and graduated the Arts York Music program. She has been an Ontario Certified Teacher for over 9 years, blending classical and pop styles. She regularly prepares students for RCM examinations and university auditions.
Tania is a vibrant violinist and pianist performing across the GTA in public and private venues. Achievements and awards include: winner of Celebration of The Arts York Region Talent Search (solo violin), winner of the Global Minnanese Composition and Singing Competition Snd recipient of the Bob and Orlie Vincent Memorial Scholarship.

Justina Wong, Violin Teacher
BM, BEd University of Toronto. ARCT Violin Performance

Justina Wong, violin teacher

Justina is are recent undergraduate of music and music education major at the University of Toronto, Justina studied with Marie Bérard. A graduate of Univonville High School's Arts York music program, she performed with orchestras including the PJ Youth Symphony Orchestra (Malaysia), Toronto Cultural Youth Orchestra, Arts York Symphony Orchestra and York Symphony Orchestra. She has participated in Kiwanis and Music Alive festivals. Mandarin, Cantonese & English.

Jason Shiu, Violin & Viola Teacher
BM University of Toronto Violin.

Jason Shiu, Private Violin Teacher

Jason is a warm, outgoing teacher very much connected with young people through his community service work. Currently in the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, he is passionate about teaching and sharing his love of music.

Christopher Wong, Viola Teacher.
BM University of Toronto Viola. ARCT Viola Performance

Christopher Wong, viola teacher

He has also studied privately with Alexander Matus and has graduated from the acclaimed Arts York music program. He has performed in masterclasses for artists such as Jacques Israelievitch, Christine Vlajk, Heidi Castleman and Eric Nowlin. Christopher has performed with the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, York Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Cultural Youth Orchestra, Petaling Jaya Youth Chamber Orchestra, Scarborough Choral Society and is currently a member of the Kindred Spirits Orchestra. He has received the Mamie May Scholarship, the Kiwanis Foundation Award for Strings, and has toured with various orchestras in mainland China. Mandarin, Cantonese & English.

To book an assessment or a trial lesson call: 905-479-0591
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