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Sarah Cawston-Stewart

Sarah Cawston-Stewart

Sarah has been involved in the Vancouver music scene as a performer for many years. She studied trumpet in jazz and concert bands in high school, then graduated to the RCM curriculum on piano starting her first year of university. She has completed the beginner and intermediate teacher training modules through the RCM and looks forward to completing the advanced model in 2021. She works/ has worked on a number of projects including: 1) The Trumpet Project in which she accompanies composer, arranger and trumpet player Gord Dyell on piano 2) Lessons with Sarah; music lessons on piano, trumpet ukulele and in music theory and history for ages 4+ beginner to advanced students! 3) Performing with: After Work Social, The Maneuver, Brehdren

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Rudiments
  • History
  • Trumpet
  • Harmony
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Specialized in

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

Teaches At

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

Specialist designation

  • Piano - Elementary


  • 2018 - Level 10 History and Theory - Royal Conservatory of Music
  • 2018 - Level 10 Piano - Royal Conservatory of Music
  • 2011 - Level 7 Certificate - ABRSM (Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music)

Professional development

  • Elementary Piano Pedagogy - Completed all study and examination requirements for elementary pedagogy which provides training for beginner students (from no previous background in music to first levels of RCM study) - 2016
  • Intermediate Pedagogy - Completed the 10-week Piano Pedagogy course which provides the necessary training to teach intermediate (levels 5-8) students and have them succeed. - 2018


  • Pleasant Mountain Music @ 2435A Granville Street, Vancouver BC, CA, V6H 3G5