Ukulele

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Mike Bodnarczuk (Intermediate Specialist – Guitar Designation)
Guitar, Ukulele

Mike studied classical guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) in Toronto and has been teaching at Pro-Music since the school opened in 1998. He has achieved an Intermediate Specialist-Guitar Designation from the RCM. He enjoys teaching classical style (nylon string guitar), fingerstyle, acoustic (steel string guitar) and electric guitar to children, teenagers, adults and seniors.

Mike’s students have won RCM Regional Gold Medals (formerly Silver Medals), RCM First Class Honours with Distinction, RCM First Class Honours, First Gold Festival Awards and various scholarships.

RCM Silver & Gold Medalists:

2017 – Student received Gr.5 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2017 – Student received Gr.2 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2017 – Student received Gr.1 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2016 – Student received Preparatory RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2015 – Student received Preparatory RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2015 – Student received Gr.3 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2013 – Student received Preparatory RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2013 – Student received Gr.1 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2013 – Student received Gr.3 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2011 – Student received Gr.1 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2011 – Student received Gr.2 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2011 – Student received Gr.3 RCM Gold Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2010 – Student received Gr.1 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2010 – Student received Gr.3 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2009 – Student received Gr.2 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2008 – Student received Gr.1 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario

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Francis Law
Er-Hu, Guitar, Ukulele

Francis studied classical and electric guitar at the age 6 in Hong Kong and won the Hong Kong Music Festival Classical Guitar Champion in 1984. He graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with Bachelor (Hons) of Music (Major in Composition / Guitar) in 1992.

Francis joined TVB Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Ltd as Musical Director (1991 – 1995), composed and arranged music theme songs and underscore for TV productions / drama episode series. Additionally, he has collaborated with various renowned singers including Faye Wong, Leon Lai, Walkin Chau, Christopher Wong, Sammi Cheng, Hacken Lee, Shirley Kwan, Grasshopper, and Vivian Lai.

Francis is dedicated to music education. In Toronto, he was appointed by RCM to give official review and comment for the launch of RCM Guitar Syllabus (2004&2011) – Gr 1-8 Repertoire and Studies Album. He also participated in Music Technology Research Project held by RCM at Queen’s University and Concordia University. His students won RCM Regional Silver Medals in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Many of them had successfully admitted to Music College programs majoring in Guitar performance (with full scholarships), including University of Toronto and Humber College.

2005 – Student received Gr.5 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2006 – Student received Gr.6 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario
2007 – Student received Gr.7 RCM Silver Medal in guitar for the highest exam grade in Ontario

Credential: B.Mus.