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Claire started taking piano lessons in South Korea when she was 4 years old. When she was grade 5, she was trained as a church pianist. She won several local music festivals in Korea during her school time. She also loved music composition so she wrote some short piano pieces when she was in high …

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Vanja was a medical doctor in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a classical guitar and music theory teacher. He began his classical guitar studies at the age of seven under the direction of two maestros: Kosta Popovic and Mile Praljak. Later on, Vanja received the highest honour from them. Vanja graduated Classical Guitar Music School …

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Arthur is a classical pianist from Vancouver. He was inspired by the teaching of Anna Levy to pursue a higher education in music. Arthur studied with David McCoy at Capilano University and was awarded first and second place in the 2017 and 2018 Capilano University Scholarship Competitions, respectively. He was also awarded the Norma Porter …

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Born and raised in the greater Vancouver area, Eva is an award-winning pianist and music educator. Her piano education followed the RCM method, culminating in a mark of 96 on her ARCT in Piano Performance. Her post-secondary studies began in 2005, with a two year program at Capilano College. From there, she transferred to the …

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Jenny is a creative professional piano teacher who graduated with a music diploma from Capilano University and a Bachelor in Music from University of British Columbia. She previously taught various types of students including both children and adults with different levels in piano. Jenny has experience in taking RCM exams, auditions and joining piano competitions …

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Born in Guangzhou, China, Lise started piano lessons at the Xinghai Music Conservatory in Guangzhou at age of 6. She immigrated to Canada with parents after graduating from high school. She holds a Bachelor degree in Piano Performance from McGill University and Artist Diploma from the Montreal Music Conservatory. She also had master classes with …

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Multi-instrumentalist, Sina, started learning Violin at the age of eleven in Tehran, Iran. Four years later, he began learning Setar and the ancient Iranian fiddle known as Kamancheh. He studied with a variety of masters including Mohamdreza Atabaki (Violin), Maziar Zahirodinie (Violin), Ardeshir Kamkar (Spike Fiddle), and Zeidolah Tolouie (Setar). In 2007, Sina moved to …

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Max(A.V.C.M., B.Mus) has been a professional violinist and teacher for over 20 years, performing throughout Canada, U.S.A. and Europe. He studied at the St. Louis Conservatory, and Indiana University, specializing in Baroque violin and string pedagogy. He has done Suzuki teacher training with Sanford Reuning, William Starr, and Rosalind O’Keefe. Maxwell taught for 8 years …

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Growing up in a musical family Moe learned a lot about rhythm and singing. Soon he developed a passion for guitar. At the age of twelve he started to take guitar lessons from a reputable teacher, Bahman Nasri. Soon he mastered playing guitar and at the age of 20 Moe started to teach guitar in …

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