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Sarah Molenaar


Sarah Molenaar

RCM Certified
Sarah is an active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teacher’s Association and the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association. She has had many students achieve First Class Honours or above on piano and theory examinations in addition to having a student accepted at the University of Ottawa for Piano Performance. Through these successes, Sarah became a Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Teacher in 2019. She has also received certificates for outstanding teaching excellence from the Canadian International Music Competition and the Quebec International Music Competition. Sarah has achieved both her Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto Diploma (A.R.C.T) and her Associate with the Canadian Conservatory of Music Diploma (A.C.C.M.) in Piano Performance diplomas with First Class Honours. Previous to these accomplishments, she obtained a Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.), with a specialization in music education, from McMaster University. Sarah has performed solo piano recitals at several Ottawa concert venues including Dominion Chalmers United Church, Rideau Park United Church, First Baptist Church and the Steinway Piano Gallery. In 2018 Sarah released her first solo CD entitled “Hommage a Chopin,” which features pieces highly influenced by Chopin’s compositional style. Sarah was invited in 2020 and 2021 to perform in several masterclasses lead by Stephan Sylvestre at the Orford Arts Centre in Quebec, one of the most prestigious music academies in Canada. Sarah is currently accepting students and offers both in-person and online lessons.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Rudiments
  • Harmony
  • History
  • Theory
  • Analysis

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

Specialist designation

  • Harmony - Advanced
  • History - Advanced
  • Piano - Advanced
  • Piano - Elementary
  • Piano - Intermediate
  • Theory - Elementary
  • Theory - Intermediate


  • 2014 - Associate of the Canadian Conservatory of Music Diploma in Piano Performance - Conservatory Canada
  • 2014 - Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto Diploma in Piano Performance - Royal Conservatory
  • 2010 - Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto Diploma in Clarinet Performance - Royal Conservatory
  • 2009 - Bachelor of Music - McMaster University

School Associations

  • Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State
RCM Credentials
RCM Certified