SMS_MANDY_IMG_1105_AlteredAbout Me

● Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Certified Teacher.

● Registered Suzuki Classical Guitar Teacher with The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA).
● Registered Music Teacher (RMT) in Classical Guitar and Piano with the Alberta Registered Music Teachers\ Association (ARMTA).
● Studied classical guitar at Mount Royal College with Manuel Galvez and at the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music with William Trotter.

● Flute studies at Mount Royal College with Eric Friedenberg, Martha Massey, Judy Reside and Cathy Baker.
● Piano studies with Derek Curtis.
● Theory studies at Mount Royal College with Winston Noren.
● Studied in the Jazz Performance program at Mount Royal College.


● Taught Suzuki Classical Guitar group classes at the CSSA Winter Workshop.

● Taught classical guitar ensembles at the Banff Music Retreats as a clinician.
● Taught master class in classical guitar for the Mount Royal University Junior Academy.
● Co-owner of Yaminda Productions Ltd.
● Composer and performer on CD “Places of Ancient Wisdom”.
● Performer on CD “Elemental Journeys” and on documentary film “Life is the Land”.


● Chair of the CSSA.

● Teacher member of the Calgary Suzuki Strings Association (CSSA).and Director of the Guitar Suzuki String Festival
● Current member of the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary for over 20 years.
● Past Vice President of the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary.