Inspired by the pedagogical approaches of Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and Edwin Gordon, singing, movement, and play are always integrated into her lessons.
With over seven years of teaching experience, she has worked with a variety of students ages four to eighteen, from preparatory levels to ARCT.
Her teaching philosophy revolves around building a solid technical foundation from a young age, and at the same time fostering one’s musicality through creativity, imagination, and emotional connection
In addition to her teaching, Mimi is also an active soloist and has performed in Italy, the USA, China, and Quebec.
As a participant in local and international summer music festivals including the RomeSMARTS program, Adamant Music School, and and l’Académie orford musique,
she has performed in masterclasses 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. Boyanna Toyich, Dr. Adam Zukewicz, and concert pianist Li Wang
In addition, she holds an ARCT in Piano Performance from the RCM and a Bachelor of Education from OISE as part of the Concurrent Teacher Education Program (CTEP), where she received a full-tuition scholarship and was named a University of Toronto Scholar.
“Teach children the beauty of music and music will show them the beauty of life.” – Maestro José Abreu
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Levels: Beginner to RCM ARCT
Location: Online, Not available for in person lessons