Vocal

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Ron Cheung
Theory, Vocal

Ron graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters Degree in Choral Conducting. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the McMaster University. He was winner of the Elmer Iseler Conducting Fellowship Award and the Peter Sheehan Memorial Scholarship.

Ron is the Artistic Director and Founder of Voices and the Healey Willan Singers, as well as the Conductor of the Yip’s Children’s Senior Choir (Canada). From 2001 to 2005, he conducted the Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir.

To learn more about Ron’s career and updated news, you can visit his website at http://www.ronkmcheung.com

Credentials: M.Mus., B.Ed.

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Jasleen Jalbay
Vocal

Jasleen has studied in various music schools under the education discipline of the Alexander Technique since the age of 4. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Watertloo with a specialization in Vocal Performance. Under the private instruction from Stephanie Kramer, Jasleen has developed her own sound and tonality. She continually perfects her voice with the best tools and techniques.

Jasleen was a member of the New York Choral Society under the direction of John Daly Goodwin, and the New York City Master Chorale headed by Dr. Thea Kano respectively. She has performed at the Carnegie Hall and The Metropolitan Lincoln Centre. She also worked with opera veterans Bryn Terfel, Susan Graham, Renee Fleming and vocalists from the New York City Opera. Aside from classical, she also has passion for musical theatre and completed various stage works while living in New York City.

Though she is classically trained, Jasleen enjoys singing and teaching a variety of styles and genres, including contemporary, pop / rock, musical theatre, country, and R & B.

Jasleen’s teaching approach emphasizes the 3 P’s: Practice, Patience, Perseverance. She loves a fun atmosphere that helps motivate the students to do well. Alongside vocal learning, her lessons implement basic rudiments, such as ear training, scales and sight reading skills. The lessons also cover performance and stage presence, proper intonation, voice projection, maintenance and control.

RCM Gold Medalist:
(Students who obtained the highest marks in each level of RCM examination in Ontario)
2011 – Grade 1 Gold Medal in Vocal

Competition Finalists:
2018 – Provincial Finalist
2014 – 1st Place at Provincial Finals Competition

Credentials: B.A.

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Sammi Lee
Piano, Vocal

After receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the York University, specialized in Classical Piano, Sammi acquired Master of Music Therapy in Seoul, Korea. Besides learning the piano, Sammi also took Guitar Competencies, Vocal Techniques and Group Music Therapy Techniques courses in universities.

Sammi has more than 15 years of teaching experience. She is a Certified Teacher of Yamaha Music Education, Toronto. Her students received excellent results in the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations and various music festivals.

Besides teaching, Sammi has also actively participated as a vocalist in Rock Band; creator and director of musical play; teaching assistant at university and piano accompanist at church.

Sammi teaches different styles, including classical, popular, musical theatre and K Pop. She speaks English and Korean.

Credentials: M.M.T., B.F.A.

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Teresa Tang
Piano, Vocal

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.

Credentials: M.Mus., LTCL