Jacqueline is the director of the Signature Music Studio.
She is a voice instructor, as well as a piano instructor.
Jacqueline loves to teach in the classical style, but also really enjoys Musical Theatre, Worship Music and Popular music. She grew up performing worship music as often as she could as well as acting in school and church plays and musicals. She is participated in many community musicals, school and community choirs and oratorios.
Jacqueline has studied voice with Rudy Schellenberg, Jake Klassen, Millie Hildebrand, Mel Braun, Henriette Schellenberg and Joanne Mercier.
She studied piano with Doreen Klassen and Joan Broadfoot.
She will seek to meet the goals you have for yourself, whether you just want to get better, make music for the joy of it or compete at festivals. She will also be glad to prepare you for a practical Royal Conservatory of Music exam.
Jacqueline is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Bachelor of Church Music (B.Ch.Mus.)
The Associate of The Royal Conservatory (ARCT) – Piano
The Associate of The Royal Conservatory (ARCT) – Voice
Royal Conservatory Advanced Specialist in Voice and Piano
Leora teaches piano lessons of all levels at Signature Music Studio.
Education: DCM, AMM piano, Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Willie is the guitar instructor at Signature Music Studio and teaches all styles of guitar.
Bachelor of Music (B.Mus)
Candace Hamm teaches piano at Signature Music Studio.
Whether preparing for auditions and competition, building strong foundations and a love for music, or learning piano for enrichment, Candace is committed to presenting the best possible learning experience for her students. Her approach to technique and artistry has been influenced by the Russian and French schools of thought on piano pedagogy along with a love for understanding the ‘why’s’ behind what she does. She believes that a love for music, a discerning ear, a strong work ethic, and a healthy approach to movement are the four most essential elements of piano, developed from the very first lesson.
Janna Penner teaches flute at Signature Music Studio. Janna has studied with Martha Durkin of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
Grade 9 RCM
Katharina teaches violin at Signature Music Studio.
Katharina Fuchs recently completed a Bachelor of Music degree in violin, with a minor practical study in piano, at the University of Manitoba studying with renowned Dr. Oleg Pokhanovski. She is a recipient of multiple scholarships, including the Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music Scholarship and the Allan McKean Memorial Scholarship. During her studies at the University, Katharina had many performance and collaboration opportunities performing with a number of ensembles, including the University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra. She participated in masterclasses with world renowned violinists such as Taras Gabora and Amy Hillis.
Raised in a musical family, Katharina eagerly learned both violin and piano from a young age. She started her musical education in Germany studying with Virgil Gega in Kaiserslautern and has had many opportunities to perform in competitions and festivals.
Katharina has been giving private studio violin lessons for several years teaching students from beginner to advanced. She is dedicated and motivational to each student. Her goal is to bring out the best in each student’s playing and to pass on the love of music and the joy of playing violin. She has great joy, together with the student, witnessing their growth to a higher level of violin playing.
Bachelor of Music (B.Mus)
Nicolas teaches drums with Signature Music Studio. The location of the lessons will be off campus. Nick Mullin loves to teach musicians of all ages.
In 2004, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in composition from the University of Manitoba, and shortly after, began teaching both privately and in group settings, and hasn’t looked back.
He currently teaches instrumental classes at St. Aidan’s Christian School and Freedom International School in Winnipeg, as well as directs the worship bands at Providence University College.
Apart from work, he produces and records music from his home studio in Blumenort, Manitoba, as well as performs live with The Brandon Post Band, Ingrid D. Johnson and the Funky Fresh Crew, and Young and Haggard.
Bachelor of Music (B.Mus. Composition)
Choosing the Right Teacher
Points to consider in selecting a teacher include:
- Music education
- Level of experience
- Studio Atmosphere
- Type of programme offered
A good foundation is essential to the study of any art or science. It is therefore, especially important that the beginning students have the best possible teacher.