Vanessa is a piano, voice, guitar, and ukulele teacher who has been playing and studying music for over a decade. She is an energetic and passionate teacher who has been instructing lessons at private studios in the greater Toronto area for over seven years. Always encouraging, patient and friendly, she caters her methods to each student’s individual learning style. She has training in piano, guitar, and music theory through the Royal Conservatory of Music. Vanessa has an extensive performance background, and has played gigs all over Toronto as a solo artist, as well as performing with other bands and local indie musicians. Her primary focus is on contemporary music: from rock to pop, to jazz and blues. She loves to create positive and encouraging classes for her students, and enjoys developing new and fun methods to teaching aspiring musicians. She delights in working with music lovers of all ages and levels, and prides herself on her ability to form strong bonds with parents, students, and families.