DENISE SIMPSON, M.MUS, B.MUS
Denise is an instrumental music teacher and euphonium player from Toronto, Canada. After finishing her Master of Music degree in Euphonium performance at the University of Toronto, Denise relocated to the U.K. for a year to teach music at an all-boys secondary school just North of London. During her studies, Denise studied with euphonium player Robert Miller, and played in masterclasses for euphonium players Steven Mead and David Childs. In 2012, Denise studied and performed in Rome, Italy, and taught at various music camps including the Durham Intergraded Arts Camp and National Music Camp. Denise has performed with various groups in the Toronto area including the Hannaford Street Silver band, the Weston Silver band, Kingston Brass and is currently a founding member of the Euba Tuba Quartet. Presently, Denise is teaching at The Sterling Hall School, freelancing in the Toronto area, and working towards starting her Ph.D in music education in the near future. Denise teaches tuba, baritone, euphonium, and trombone lessons at Neighbour Note.
PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING
Finding someone’s enjoyment and passion for music through performance is Denise’s number one priority.
Having experience teaching students of all ages and ability – Denise is able to differentiate her teaching to reach the needs of every student whether preparing for an exam, audition, or just learning for fun! Finding someone’s enjoyment and passion for music through performance is Denise’s number one priority.