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Ron Cheung
Theory, Vocal

Ron graduated from University of Toronto with a Masters Degree in Choral Conducting and with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education from 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 Senior Choir (Canada). From 2001-2005, 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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Helena Holl

Helena Holl, a dramatic soprano, began her vocal studies at Moscow’s Gnesina Musical Academy. She continued her musical education at the Moscow Lunacarsky University of Dramatic Arts, where is received her Master of Fine Arts degree. Following the completion of her studies, Ms. Holl was invited to perform in numerous productions with the Moscow Operetta Theatre, the Moscow Stanislavsky Opera and Ballet Theatre, and the famous Bolshoi Theatre.

In 1999 Ms. Holl moved to Canada and she was proud to make her North American debut in a Gala Benefit Concert at the Toronto Center for the Arts. Besides giving performances across North America, Ms Holl is also a passionate teacher. She prepares students for university and high school auditions, RCM exams and music competitions. Her students received numerous awards from festivals in Toronto. She teaches different styles like Broadway, popular, Disney, art songs, opera and operetta.

Credentials: MFA

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Jasleen Jalbay

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

Jasleen was a member of the New York Choral Society under the direction of John Daly Goodwin, and a member of the New York City Master Chorale headed by Dr. Thea Kano. She has performed at Carnegie Hall and The Metropolitan Lincoln Centre. Jasleen has also worked with opera veterans Bryn Terfel, Susan Graham, Renee Fleming and vocalists from the New York City Opera. Aside from the classical world, she 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 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 actively engages the student to learn alongside the teacher; her lessons implement basic rudiments alongside vocal learning, such as ear training, scales, proper intonation and basic sight reading skills. Her lessons also cover performance and stage presence, voice projection, maintenance and control.

RCM Silver & Gold Medalists:

2011 – Student received Gr 1 RCM Gold Medal in vocal for the highest examination grades in Ontario

2014 – Student won 1st place at Provincial Finals Competition

Credentials: B.A.

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Teresa Tang
Piano, Vocal

Teresa Tang studied solo piano with celebrated pianist Marina Mdivani at 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).

Ms. Tang 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 (HK) in Handel’s Messiah. From 2003 to 2006, Ms. Tang was invited by the Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School (HK) to develop a high school choral education program with great success.

Credentials: M.Mus., LTCL, RMT.