-Began teaching in 1983.
-Private home studio got piano and theory as well as 23 years as university professor (various institutions) teaching piano, piano literature, theory (Materials of Music), and instrumental chamber music
-Areas of expertise: solo piano, duo piano, piano literature, all levels of theory through to ARCT corequisites.
-Degrees completed: BMus (University of Toronto; major teacher James Anagnoson); MMus, MMA and DMA (Yale University; major teacher Peter Frankl).
-Summer studies with Boris Berman, Claude Frank, Jean-Paul Sevilla and Marek Jablonski at the Banff Center
-piano four-hand study with Karl Ulrich-Schnabel
-Recording artist: Marquis / EMI and Vanguard Classics labels.
-Numerous broadcasts on CBC, NPR and BBC.
-concerts throughout the world including Carnegie Hall and the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam
-First prize in international competitions (Miami and Czech Republic).
-Senior examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music since 1990.
-Adjudicator for numerous regional, provincial, national and international competitions.
-Students have won prizes in local and international competitions.
Instrument / Discipline
- Youth (7-17)
- Adults (18+)
- At a school
- At own home
- At own studio
- At student home
- Piano - Advanced
- Piano - Elementary
- Piano - Intermediate
- Theory - Elementary
- Theory - Intermediate
- 2000 - Doctor of Musical Arts - Yale University School of Music
- 1994 - Master of Musical Arts - Yale University School of Music
- 1993 - Master of Music - Yale University School of Music
- 1988 - Bachelor of Music - University of Toronto
- Claude Frank masterclasses - Banff Centre - 1986
- Georgy Sandor and John O'Connor masterclasses - Holland Music Sessions - 1994
- International Jeunesses Musicales Summer Chamber Music Course, Germany - Weikersheim, Germany - 1990
- Jablonski masterclass - Banff Centre - 1987
- Jean-Paul Sevilla masterclasses - Banff Centre - 1988
- Marek Jablonski masterclasses - Banff Centre - 1987
- Marek Jablonski masterclasses - Banff Centre - 1989
- Norfolk Chamber Music Festival - Yale University Summer Chamber Music - 1993
- Richard and John Contiguglia masterclasses - Montreal International Duo Piano Festival and masterclasses - 1997
- Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators' Association - National