With an extensive musical educational background, Stephanie is well equipped to take your piano playing and singing to the next level. As well as teaching voice and piano, she also teaches composition and music theory. She is currently accepting students of all ages and levels at her home studio in the Gloucester area of Ottawa, Ontario.

Voice Lessons

Using the knowledge and techniques acquired through years of vocal study, including a B. Mus in Voice Performance, Stephanie focuses on developing in each student a healthy vocal technique whatever their musical singing style of choice. Stephanie aims to improve each student's vocal tone, intonation, and musicality by maximising the body's natural capabilities.  

 

Stephanie also uses some of the latest in music technology within her lessons. With the capacity to record each student at her home using professional recording software and microphone, Stephanie can offer students a high quality MP3 or CD of their singing, a powerful tool for self-assessment on the part of the student. Also, live pitch assessment software used while a student sings offers the student a visual and auditory tool in self-assessing intonation and pitch problems.

Piano Lessons

Experienced with the Royal Conservatory method of teaching, as well as, other popular styles, Stephanie accepts students of all ages. With experience teaching children of various ages and adults, Stephanie focuses on imparting the necessary piano technique, music reading skills and musicality in a way that is fun and enjoyable. Stephanie incorporates technology, visual aids and musical games in order to make learning music fun.

 

You can find out more about the Royal Conservatory at the following website: 

http://www.rcmusic.ca/

Composition and Theory Lessons

Whether your interest lies in learning how to use musical technology to create and compose music or to hone your musical compositional technique and language, Stephanie will help you flourish as a composer.

 

Stephanie is experienced with various music software on both Mac and PC platforms. Using Digital Audio Workstation software and virtual instrument libraries, Stephanie can teach you how to write music for film and other media. Stephanie can also help you develop your song writing and classical compositional skills as well.


Fees and Payment Schedule:

Fees per Lessons:

30 Minute Lesson: 25$

45 Minute Lesson: 35$

1 Hour Lesson: 45$


Lessons are paid by month at the first lesson of the month or by post dated cheques for the year.


Concerning cancellations, 48 hours notice is required to cancel a lesson in order to obtain make-up lesson at another time. A refund for the missed lesson will only be issued if no other time slot is available for a make-up lesson and at least 48 hours notice was given prior to the missed lesson.