Our Avila Music Teachers

* ORMTA Members (Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association)

  • *Sean Kim

    Seong-Hyun Sean Kim (Ph.D. Candidate) was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  He began his musical training with his mother at an early age.  Together with his family, Sean immigrated to Toronto in 1991.  Sean studied piano with Peter Longworth (founding member of the Duke Trio) at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto for […]

  • *Sharon Low

    Sharon is an award winning piano teacher and former Avila Music School student with over 21 years teaching experience.  She has a B.A. from the University of Manitoba, has received her Associate Music Degree, Associate Music in Pianoforte-Teacher and Pianoforte-Performer from the University of Western Ontario and is a long standing member of ORMTA.  Sharon […]

  • *Deb Wasylenko

    Deb is an award winning teacher with a BA from Lakehead University.  She holds a teaching certificate from Toronto Teacher’s College and an Associate Teaching certificate from Conservatory Canada (ACCM).  Deb was a Special Education Specialist who taught for the Lakehead District Catholic School Board for many years.  She has had students from Lakehead University, as […]

  • Bill Hudyma

    Bill has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance from Wisconsin College Conservatory.  He has been teaching violin since 1985 and has been at Avila since 1999.  Bill has taught at the Regina Conservatory of Music and the Wisconsin College Conservatory.  He was a member of the Canada National Youth Orchestra and has played violin […]

  • Doris Dungan

    Born into a musical family in Southampton, Pennsylvania, Doris Dungan began her flute studies at the age of seven, when she barely knew what a flute was. Quickly progressing beyond what her first teacher (her clarinetist father) could offer, she continued her studies in Philadelphia with Frank Versaci until high school graduation. Along the way she also […]

  • Jordan Elecheson

    JORDAN ELCHESON- guitar (B. Ed, HB mus)   Jordan is one of the more experienced and educated guitar teachers in town.  Having taught locally for over a decade, earned music and education degrees, and even toured the country with a well-known singer/songwriter, Jordan has accumulated much valuable experience and skill that he is eager to […]

  • Evelyne Reid

    Her experience encompasses young beginners, university vocal majors, and advanced students as they prepare for conservatory examinations, auditions and professional careers. She is an expert on the ‘bel canto’ technique used by world renowned opera singers and recitalists such as Renee Fleming, Deborah Voigt, Bryn Terfel, Placido Domingo,etc. Evelyne Reid received her early music training […]

  • *Narci Dolcetti

    Narci Dolcetti is a piano teacher with Avila for over 20 years.  She continues to be an elementary school teacher with the Lakehead Board.  After studying locally with Mr. William Zonneveld, Narci received her Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. Narci is a former Silver Tray winner of the Lakehead Music Festival.   She […]