Musician and Music Teacher


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About Elaine

With over 20 years of music teaching under her belt, Elaine is an accomplished musician passionate about inspiring the next generation of artists. She teaches all types of piano music including Suzuki and Royal Conservatory of Music, popular, and jazz and blues. All ages and levels!

A highly accredited and professional piano teacher, Elaine began studying piano at the age of 8 and eventually accomplished first honors status. She studied piano with prominent teachers such as Brian Cross, Dr. Jamie Syer, and Dr. Peter Jancewicz of Calgary. She competed in musical events such as the Kiwanis and APTA Calgary festivals. Additionally, she has been placed in high rankings and has been claimed by adjudicators as a highly talented and an expressive pianist.

Elaine received her Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master of Teaching Degree from the University of Calgary, and actively teaches music and performs. She also teaches piano performance and early childhood music education. Furthermore, I have experience teaching at music schools and studios in San Francisco, specializing in classical music and music theory to elementary students. Elaine is a Certified Royal Conservatory of Music teacher as well as a Certified Suzuki Music teacher. Since 2002, her students have achieved scholarships on music performances and ranking as well as honors with distinction status in performance and theory.

Elaine is vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.


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This music experience was magic! These two young five year olds had a blast and couldn’t stop talking about the experience they had AND they learned real piano skills laying the foundation for more β€œlessons." I highly recommend.
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