Mimi is a Toronto-based pianist, collaborator, and music educator. She enjoys working with students ofall ages and believes in the joy of music making. Inspired by the pedagogical approaches of Orff, Kodály,Dalcroze, and Edwin Gordon, singing, movement, and play are always integrated into her lessons. Withover seven years of teaching experience, she has worked with a variety of students ages four toeighteen, from preparatory levels to ARCT. Her teaching philosophy revolves around building a solidtechnical foundation from a young age, and at the same time fostering one’s musicality throughcreativity, imagination, and emotional connection.
In addition to her teaching, Mimi is also an active soloist and has performed in Italy, the USA, China, andQuebec. As a participant in local and international summer music festivals including the RomeSMARTSprogram, Adamant Music School, and and l’Académie orford musique, she has performed inmasterclasses led by John Perry, David Jalbert, Orazio Maione, and more.
Mimi holds a Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Toronto,where she studied with Dr. Midori Koga. Her principal teachers also include the late Prof. BoyannaToyich, Dr. Adam Zukewicz, and concert pianist Li Wang. In addition, she holds an ARCT in PianoPerformance from the RCM and a Bachelor of Education from OISE as part of the Concurrent TeacherEducation Program (CTEP), where she received a full-tuition scholarship and was named a University ofToronto Scholar.
“Teach children the beauty of music and music will show them the beauty of life.” – Maestro José Abreu
Want to meet Mimi? Check out her video at https://youtu.be/ACvvjOCNlnQ
Levels: Beginner to RCM ARCT
Location: Online, Not available for in person lessons
For more details,Contact: email@example.com or visit: http://www.soundboxstudios.org/teachers/mimi-ke