I have extensive experience as a private piano teacher, along with previous university-level teaching in piano performance, piano pedagogy, piano literature, and music history.


  • Doctoral degree (DMA) in Piano Performance and Literature Eastman School of Music
  • Masters degrees in Performance (MM) and Musicology (MA) Eastman School of Music
  • BA in Music and Arts Management
    University of Toronto


I am a Senior Piano Examiner for The Royal Conservatory, conducting piano and pedagogy exams for all levels in numerous locations in Canada and the U.S. since 2005, and online.

Festival & Competition Adjudication

I am a festival adjudicator and competition judge, and a member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators’ Association since 2007. Festivals and competitions I have adjudicated include:

  • Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival (2011)
  • Creston Festival of the Arts (2018 & 2020)
  • IPPA Conero International Piano Competition (2023)
  • Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (2012 & 2021)
  • Howe Sound Music Festival (2016)
  • Victoria Madeleine Till/ Mary Adamson Open Performance Competition (2024)
  • North Fraser Music Festival (2018)
  • North Shore Music Festival (2007, 2011, & 2016)
  • Pacific Northwest Music Festival (2024)
  • Prince George and District Music Festival (2013 & 2022)
  • Quathet Festival of Performing Arts (Powell River) (2024)
  • STMC Chancellor Music Festival (2012 & 2015)
  • Vancouver Student Performers’ Guild Music Festival (2011 & 2012)
  • Vaya Online International Music Festival (2023)
  • VSO School of Music Festival for Piano (2024)


I have significant past performing experience, with solo recitals and collaborative work in Canada, the U.S., Oxford, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Japan, and as a faculty member at the University of Hawaii from 2000-2004.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association
  • Member of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers
  • Certified Royal Conservatory of Music Teacher for all levels