B.Mus., University of Calgary Colleen grew up in Grande Prairie, Alberta, where she began studying Suzuki Piano at the age of four. Later she took piano and theory exams from the Western Board of Music (now Conservatory Canada) and received a silver medal in her grade eight piano exam. She completed her grade 10 requirements by the age of 17 and began planning a career in music.
Since graduating from university she has enjoyed teaching piano, theory and music history lessons to students of all ages as well as accompanying numerous choirs and soloists. Colleen and her family moved to Lethbridge in 2003 and love it here. She likes working with students of varying levels and abilities and is comfortable teaching both traditional and Suzuki methods.