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· MMus (Performance) McGill University
· BMus (Performance) University of Victoria
· ARCT (Performance) Royal Conservatory of Music

Having taught piano and theory for over a decade, Christina enjoys working with students of all ages. She enjoys sharing and communicating her love of piano through musical performances. While Christina enjoys performing, it brings her the most joy to pass on her musical knowledge to inspire others to develop their love in music.

She has competed and performed in solo, collaborative, and in orchestral performances throughout Vancouver, Victoria, Montreal and Saskatoon. She is also an active pianist of a piano, viola duo named Romanza Duo. Christina was Saskatoon’s top finalist and scholarship recipient in the Saskatchewan Provincial Festival of 2016. She was also the two time recipient of the Graduate Excellence Scholarship from McGill University. Christina has had the privilege to work with renowned musicians such as Bruce Vogt, Ilya Poletaev, Jane Coop, Mark Durand and many others from all over the world.

Her goal as an instructor is to design lessons specific to each individual’s needs and aspirations. She strives to stimulate, nurture, and guide students into discovering their passion and potential. She strongly believes in the importance of educating students with important fundamentals so they can prosper at their instrument. She incorporates creative teaching methods to motivate and encourage students. She looks forward to helping all musical endeavors in achieving a productive, rewarding and memorable musical experience!