Sofia received her Bachelor of Arts (specialized Honours in Music) from the York University. She also studied Piano Pedagogy with Mrs. Marina Geringas at the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Sofia loves working with children of all ages. She believes that though every child is born with talents, it is the teacher’s job to bring them out. She likes to draw inspiration from different methods to make her music lessons interesting and fun for children. She has attended workshops including the Suzuki Piano Method summer program, Margaret Huggett’s Orff workshop and Forrest Kinney’s workshop on piano improvisation.
Sofia’s students scored excellent results in RCM Exams and various Music Festivals:
2015 – First Class Honours with Distinction in RCM, Grade 4 piano ~ 90%
2015 – Arts Richmond Hill Music Festival, Piano Grade 6 ~ 1st Place | Grade 4 ~ 1st Place
2014 – York Region Music Celebration Festival, Piano Grade 3, 2nd Award
2013 – York Region Music Celebration Festival, Piano Grade 1, 1st & 3rd Award
2012 – York Region Music Celebration Festival, Piano Introductory, 1st & 2nd Award
Credentials: B.A., Specialized Honours In Music