Teresa studied solo piano with celebrated pianist Marina Mdivani at the McGill University, earning a Bachelor of Music. She later received her Master of Music in Conducting from the University of Toronto. She has received scholarships from the Bruno Walter Memorial Foundation (2010), University of Toronto (2007-2009), and Hong Kong Children’s Choir (2002).
Teresa is the founder and music director of Mellow Singers. She has served as Assistant Conductor to the University of Toronto MacMillan Singers and the University Women’s Chorus, and held a conducting post with the Hong Kong Children’s Choir. She was guest conductor to the Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Choir, and in 2000, had assisted in coaching a combined choir of 200 for the Catholic Diocesan (Hong Kong) in Handel’s Messiah. From 2003 to 2006, Teresa was invited by the Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School (Hong Kong) to develop a high school choral education program with great success.
Teresa’s students received excellent results in music competitions:
2016 – Pickering GTA Music Festival, Level 5 ~ 2nd Place | Level 9 ~ 1st and 3rd Place
2015 – North York Music Festival, Level 6 ~ 2nd Place
2015 – Pickering GTA Music Festival, Level 7 ~ 2nd & 3rd Place | Level 8 ~ 2nd & 3rd Place
2014 – Newmarket Lions Music Festival, Grade 7 ~ 3rd Award
2014 – Pickering GTA Music Festival, Grade 5 ~ 1st Place
Credentials: M.Mus., LTCL, RMT(piano)