Meet Our Teachers
We are privileged to employ screened teachers with excellent qualifications and a commitment to the philosophy of this school. Each teacher brings extensive experience, including continued learning at a professional level. They have a passion for teaching and for becoming better teachers. Our teachers are committed to our mission statement, and understand our model and values. They are enthusiastic and passionate people who develop relationships with their students, and encourage them to improve their skills and express themselves through their art.
Sharon Shantz (Piano)
Sharon has a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Western Ontario and her A.R.C.T. with the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. She also has a Bachelor of Education from Brock University. She has taught students of all ages for over 40 years and desires to pass on her love of music to her students.
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Ashley St. Pierre (Piano & Vocals)
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Tabitha Vanden Enden (Piano)
Tabitha received her Bachelor of Church Music in Piano Performance from Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, ON. She has over 10 years of experience teaching private piano lessons to children and adults. Tabitha is currently the director of the Grantham Community Children’s Choir. Her desire is to share the joy of music with the next generation.
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Jatana Beecroft (Piano & Vocals)
Jatana received her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught middle school and high school music for six years in Florida and North Carolina, and has taught private voice and piano lessons to children and adults for over 30 years. Some of her directing experience includes ensembles, choirs and musicals. She loves teaching because of the tremendous personal growth and confidence that she sees develop in each of her students through music.
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Paulo Winterle (Piano, Violin, Drums, Guitar)
Paulo has a Bachelor of Music in Choral Conducting from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He has worked as Music Director, Conductor (orchestra, children’s and adult’s choir). He has been a music teacher for over 12 years, in different Schools of Music and Churches in Brazil and Canada. He started studying violin when he was 8 years old, through Suzuki Method. He has also studied and taught piano and guitar (acoustic and electric). He came from Brazil with his family in 2017 to take his Masters of Theological Studies at the Concordia Seminary, Brock University. He has also a Bachelor Degree in Advertising and Marketing. He really loves teaching music because music is a gift from God to him and to his neighbours.
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