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Fiona Jane Wood

Fiona Jane Wood
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  • Examiner

Education - Studies

  • BMus (Performance), McGill University
  • MMus (Pedagogy and Performance), Thompson Rivers University
  • Artist Diploma (Performance and Pedagogy), The Glenn Gould School
  • Advanced Certificate in Performance, University of Toronto

Teaching

  • Private Studio
  • Kingsway Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON

Fiona Jane Wood currently teaches a studio of approximately twenty-five private students in Toronto, ranging from beginners to ARCT level and beyond. She draws from The Royal Conservatory syllabus as well as other materials and curriculi, and incorporates theory and history into all of her teaching.

Fiona Jane studied under Sandra Webster from a young age until her completion of the Performer's ARCT in Ottawa. She then moved to Montreal where she completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Tom Plaunt. In Toronto she commenced her Artist Diploma in Performance and Pedagogy at The Glenn Gould School with the esteemed Marietta Orlov, with whom she also studied at the University of Toronto.

Ms. Wood has had the privilege of participating in master classes with such notable artists as Marc Durand, Angela Hewitt, Andre Laplante, Jane Coop, and John Perry. She has participated in music festivals at the Orford Centre for the Arts, the Adamant School in Vermont, and the Banff School of Fine Arts.

As an adjudicator Fiona Jane has served at a number of locations for The Royal Conservatory, including Ontario, New York, New Jersey, and Iowa, among others; for the North York Music Festival in Richmond Hill; and most recently for the Kiwanis Music Festival in Windsor and for ORMTA in Newmarket, Ontario.

Ms. Wood has performed recent solo recitals at the McMichael Gallery, Arts and Letters Club, Heliconian Club, Gallery 345, and the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. She is a founding member of TENT, an ensemble that focuses on groundbreaking new repertoire as well as celebrating standard treasures.

Professional Affiliations

  • Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA)