Marissa began her musical studies with piano lessons at the age of twelve, followed by voice lessons a year later. At eighteen she achieved both the Gr. 8 Piano as well as the Gr. 8 Voice Certificates through the Royal Conservatory of Music. She continued her vocal studies through the RCM, graduating Gr. 10 as an Alberta Provincial Gold Medalist in 2011.
Marissa has enjoyed participating in many local music festivals over the years. She has also been privileged to attend the Alberta Provincial Music Festival three times, the last time representing the city of Edmonton in the Senior Vocal Class. In 2008 and 2009 Marissa traveled throughout Canada, The United States, and Europe with the Canadian University Choir as a first soprano and occasional soloist. She now enjoys directing her local church choir in Leduc.
Marissa began teaching private music lessons in 2006. She is a patient, yet disciplined teacher who appreciates commited students that love music! Marissa teaches beginner through intermediate levels in both voice and piano. She accepts students from the age of 5 to adults. Students are encouraged to participate in RCM examinations, the Leduc Music Festival and private studio recitals held twice yearly. Please note that all musical instruction is classically based, and no pop styles will be taught.
Marissa handles her own scheduling and payments, so to book lessons or if you have any questions please contact her by the following means.
Call or text: 780-996-8393
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