Born in Ottawa, Amanda has been studying classical violin since the age of 3 and has always had a passion for music. Her teaching style focuses on creating a friendly, patient and enjoyable environment while developing a solid, technical foundation. She has been trained under members of the National Art Center Orchestra and has participated in the Kiwanis Music Festival, Canada MusicFest and the Young String Performers Foundation. Amanda is currently attending her last year at Canterbury High School where she spent the last 4 years developing skills in both advanced music theory and music performance. She enjoys teaching classical violin and music theory to all ages at all levels.