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Rachel Gauntlett

Rachel Gauntlett

Combining her passion for education and her love of children, Rachel maintains an active teaching studio in Toronto. Rachel is certified by the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has completed her Suzuki training in Chicago, Boston, Montreal, San Diego, and Austin, Texas. All of Rachel’s students participate in recitals and community performances as a way of rounding out their music education. Rachel regularly and successfully prepares her students for auditions and Royal Conservatory of Music exams each year. Rachel is high demand as a teacher. Formerly on faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University, Rachel currently teaches at Etobicoke Suzuki Music and maintains a small studio at her home in Bloor West Village/Etobicoke. To inquire about Rachel’s teaching philosophy, schedule availability, or booking a trial lesson, please visit rachelgauntlett.com.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Violoncello
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

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

Teaches At

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

Credentials

  • 2015 - Post Graduate Diploma - Humber College
  • 2014 - Master of Music - Memorial University
  • 2009 - Bachelor of Arts - Western University

Professional development

  • Cello Book 1 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2013
  • Cello Book 2 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2014
  • Cello Book 3 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2014
  • Cello Book 4 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Institut Suzuki de Montréal - 2014
  • Cello Book 5 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Institut Suzuki de Montréal - 2014
  • Cello Book 6 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2017
  • Cello Book 7 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2017
  • Cello Book 8 Teacher Training - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Greater Austin Suzuki Institute - 2019
  • Early Childhood Education Stage 1 - Music for Prenatal through Baby/Toddler Years - 2019
  • Every Child Can! - Suzuki Association of the Americas - 2012
  • Teaching Cello Group Classes - Suzuki Association of the Americas - Chicago Suzuki Institute - 2016

School Associations

  • Canadian Music Centre - National
  • Suzuki Association of the Americas - National