Mia

M.Mus, B.Mus

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Saxophone

'I aim to teach the saxophone in a way that is engaging and useful to the student, whether a child or an adult.' - Mia

Teaching Philosophy

Music is a method of communication and expression, both of which are fundamental to us as people. I believe that everyone should have an opportunity to learn a form of music. I aim to teach the saxophone in a way that is engaging and useful to the student, whether a child or an adult.

Education

Having grown up in Chilliwack, BC, I had the opportunity to study with professor of saxophone at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Julia Nolan. I attended UBC for five years and received my Bachelors of Music in saxophone performance. Following my passion for saxophone, I attended the University of Florida for two years and studied with Dr. Jonathan Helton, earning my Masters in saxophone performance.

Teaching & Skills

I have worked with children throughout my entire post-secondary career, tutoring and teaching saxophone. My experiences include summer music camps, attending and working at festivals, coaching saxophone sections, and a wide range of performances in both jazz and classical genres. As a graduate teaching assistant during my masters degree, I taught lessons to students and filled in for my professor when he was away.

Awards, Honors & Experiences

Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Concerto Winner Canadian National Music Festival Chamber Division - First Place Winner

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