M.J. strives to foster a love of music and works to develop overall musicianship in her students. Voice lessons include on-going instruction in vocal technique and repertoire development. Lessons can include theory and sight-singing, particularly for younger students. Her students are a mix of professional performers and recreational singers and range in age from 8 to 70+.
M.J. has a passion for musical theatre and believes in exposing her students to singing different genres of music from music theatre to pop to classical. She is able to coach students for professional and avocational theatre auditions, and prepare them for Royal Conservatory of Music voice examinations. Her students have represented their local music festival at the Provincial level in both musical theatre and classical classes.
M.J. is a member of the Vocal Faculty at Sheridan College teaching private voice lessons and vocal coaching in the Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance program. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA). She continues to take lessons and attend masterclasses to enhance her own skills and broaden her teaching ability. M.J.'s teachers include Dr. Michael Warren (NYC), David Dunbar, and Henriette Asch (Toronto).
Lesson rates are $60 / 60 min., $50 / 45 min., and $35 / 30 min.
M.J. teaches in Kitchener-Waterloo just west of the Grand River Hospital.
Email M.J. to be added to the waitlist for voice lessons.
At least 24hrs notice is required for the cancellation of any booked lesson or the full amount of that session will be charged.