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Nadia Santoro

Nadia Olimpia Santoro

Ms. Santoro holds an Honours Bachelor of Music with Distinction from the University of Windsor. She is winner of the 2016 Board of Governors Medal in Music for highest academic standing among her graduating class and is currently working towards completion of her Master of Arts in Music at Wayne State University. Ms. Santoro made her debut with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra as First Pianist in Saint-Saëns's The Carnival of the Animals under the baton of Maestro Robert Franz. She has also appeared as a choir member with the symphony in presentations of a concert version of Bizet's Carmen and a multimedia presentation of Richard Einhorn's cantata, Voices of Light. She has enjoyed a number of opportunities to perform solo piano works in masterclasses of esteemed artists such as Yoko Hirota, Katherine Dowling, Sara Davis Beuchner, and David Syme. Ms. Santoro regularly devotes her time to private instruction and performance coaching through her home studio in LaSalle, Ontario. She is an active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association (ORMTA), which enables students under her guidance to enjoy numerous performance opportunities in a professional environment. Ms. Santoro specializes in preparing students for practical and written RCM examinations and competitive festivals. With a strong performance background, her approach is tailored to encourage methodical preparation for several performances throughout the year. Her students frequently perform in the plentiful recital opportunities available through ORMTA and Windsor's Community Concert Series (CCS). With a passion for performance, tough love approach, and humorous disposition, Ms. Santoro pushes her students to realize their full potential and achieve more than they ever thought possible through the expressive capabilities of the piano.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Rudiments

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • At a school
  • At own home
  • At own studio
  • Online


  • 2016 - BMus - Music - University of Windsor

School Associations

  • Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State


  • 1954 Edgemore Ave., LaSalle ON, CA, N9H 2J7
RCM Credentials