Gabe is a multi-instrumentalist teacher and performer from Halifax Nova Scotia. Teaching violin, guitar, piano and drums, he has a wealth of experience in Halifax, Toronto and Montreal.
After studying classical percussion at Dalhousie University, he moved to Toronto to study music at Humber College, receiving his degree in 2013.
Along the way, Gabe has toured and performed with a wide variety of bands and recorded at some of Toronto’s finest studios including Revolution Recording, Glenn Gould Studios and Humber College studios.
Gabe's teaching philosophy is that each student is different, and should be taught in a way that is aligned with their personal values, interests, goals and dreams. Gabe excels at finding what students are passionate about and matching repertoire to their specific needs
Gabe is also fluent in French and offers music lessons to French Immersion students.
Shawn Bennett is an MMus Orchestral Conducting student at the University of Toronto as well as music educator from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Since his earliest pursuits as a vocalist, guitarist, and trombone major in University, he has since learned to play and teach most wind, brass, percussion, and string instruments throughout his 9 years of teaching experience in public, private, individual and group settings.
He has taught students from age 4 to 74, and performed as a conductor, instrumentalist, and choral singer across Canada and internationally in Cuba, Spain, France, Greece, and the United States.
Shawn believes in empowering students young and old to personalize and participate in the soundtracks of their lives. To him, all the crucial lessons of life can be learned safely and effectively through music, and he loves nothing more than to help his students uncover these lessons for themselves.
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