Faculty & Teachers
Teachers at Musica are known for their strong teaching profile and talent. All the Yamaha Teachers are certified by Yamaha Canada, and the Private teachers have or are pursuing their ARCT from RCM or equivalent.
Our faculty is very energetic and easy-going which allows them to build a fantastic rapport with the students. Passionate and well-trained, our staff members work very hard at making the lessons as engaging and as rewarding as possible.
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The following are short biographies of our current teachers at Musica Academy.
Jaclyn has played at the Kiwanis music competition (Calgary preforming Arts) and has always done wellduring exams and recitals. Her love of music has enabled her to step up and play at the spur of momentfor churches, children's choirs and funerals.
Jaclyn has a passion for singing and took singing lessons at a young age and even completed a level 2RCM singing exam at the age of 11. She has participated in several choirs, she loves to sing and be apartof the ‘team spirit’, travelling as far as Europe in pervious choirs. Jaclyn has done community out reach inseniors homes by accompanying herself while she conducts sing alongs.
She is a highly motivated and a goal oriented piano teacher. Preparing students for recitals, exams andfestivals are ways that musical growth is facilitated. She has experience teaching both young children and older adults. Always coming from a place of patience and care, when addressing individual needs. She has experience teaching both young children and older adults, coming from a place of patience and care when addressing individual needs. You will find her singing along and playing duets with her students! Jaclyn loves music and her main goal is to create life long musicians. In her free time she enjoys running outside with her husband and two kids.
Courses Taught at Musica Academy: Private Piano & Violin
Teaching Locations: NW, SW
Music Qualifications: BMUS Performance - University of Lethbridge. RCM 10 Piano
Summary and other Accomplishments:
Angela grew up in the small city of Medicine Hat and finished her RCM Level 10 piano in less than 10 years time. She got her Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Lethbridge, known for its diverse and intense music program and studied with renowned pianists Glen Montgomery and Deanna Oye and violinist Airdrie Robinson.
She has over 9 years of teaching experience having taught students from ages 3-65 years old all receiving excellent marks in the Kiwanis Festival and RCM exams. With a lifelong passion for fine arts, she also has an extensive background in professional modeling, film acting, and playing other instruments (guitar, flute, singing and percussion). Her career has taken her internationally to Asia where she was a Top 50 semi-finalist in Eelin Star National Competition for vocals out of 13,000 competitors. She has appeared in many films, commercials, magazines and been invited to star in TV shows including TLC Discovery Channel in Malaysia.
Angela believes age is not a factor to keep one from doing what they love, including learning music. She believes in bringing out the hidden strengths in every student and enjoys establishing rapport with them. Angela taught at Musica Academy in 2014, left for Asia for other opportunities, but rejoins Musica's team in 2020.