Instruments: Violin, Piano
Education: Queens University (Bachelor), University of Toronto (Masters)
Style: Classical, Folk, RCM examination program
Language: English, Cantonese
Available Time: Thursday PM
Being a Toronto native, Daniel was classically trained in piano from the young age of 6 through the Royal Conservatory of Music program. At the age of 10, he was also introduced to the violin at school. An instrument he would play for the next 8 years as part of an orchestra performing both locally and internationally in countries such as USA, Germany, Romania, Hungary, and Austria. As a pianist, he has performed over the years in numerous venues from recitals and concerts to Kiwanis festivals and long-term senior residences.
After graduating from the University of Toronto with a Masters degree, Daniel decided to further explore opportunities in the performing arts and studied improvisation for a year at Second City. Simultaneously, he took to the stage and screen as an actor showcasing his talents in independent films, plays, commercials, and more. Daniel also has extensive experience as an instructor having worked with a wide range of ages from children all the way to adults. Through positive reinforcement, he guides every student towards reaching their full potential while building up their self confidence in the process. His teaching philosophy is getting the student to enjoy what they are learning and to have fun in the classroom.
Instruments: Violin, Advanced Rudiments
Eucation: ARCT Violin Performance, Bachelor of Music: Jazz Violin, Violin Performance (Humber College of Music)
Style: Classical, Folk, RCM Examination Program
Language: English, Mandarin
Available Time: Thursday PM, Sunday AM
Since the early age of 4, Clarence was attracted to the sound and tone that the violin produces and requested his parents to purchase a violin for him. The was the beginning of his long lasting relationship with the violin till today, he is actively learning and performing at a very high level. Since completing his ARCT in Violin performance at the age of 16, Clarence went on to study at the Humber College of Music, majoring in jazz violin and violin performance. His teaching experiences dates all the way back to his high school years where he was a TA (teaching assistant) at JVL’s summer camp for violin performance. To this day, Clarence has over 7 years of teaching experiences of kids aged 5 and up and he continues to share his knowledge and passion for the violin throughout his community.