Since childhood, Anna-Marie has passionately pursued music as a means of communication and self-discovery. She loves teaching voice and piano because it allows her to help others tap into this unique world of creativity. Anna-Marie aims to help students express themselves confidently by focusing on the development of healthy technique and well-rounded musical knowledge. By allowing each student’s strengths and interests to inform the learning process, Anna-Marie encourages singers and pianists to discover and nurture their own musical voice.
Anna-Marie has completed her BA in Music at Trinity Western University with a specialization in voice performance, and received honours on her grade 7 exams through the Royal Conservatory of Music. She enjoys teaching and performing a wide variety of musical genres, including classical, musical theatre, jazz, singer-songwriter, folk, and worship music. Anna-Marie has partaken in many unique performance opportunities as a soloist and choral artist, including touring and recording with the Canadian Chamber Choir. Anna-Marie’s favourite part of learning new music is uncovering the story and character of each piece. She especially loves exploring this story-telling aspect of the music-making process with her students.