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MUSICIAN CV

AWARDS
IAJE Sisters in Jazz Award Recipient 2006
Nirvan Bhavan Award for Exellence in South Indian Music 2002
St. Thiagaraja South Indian Music Award 2001

CURRENT GROUPS
The Lithuanian Empire (Funky Klez)
The Dull-Eyed Llamas (Singer-songwriter quintet)
Sisters of Sheynville (Old School Vocal/Swing Yiddish Repertoire)

RECORDINGS
The Lithuanian Empire, Self-Titled, 2006
Sisters of Sheynville, "Sheynville Express", 2007
Lorie Wolf, "Taibele and Her Demon", 2008

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
Music and Drama Teacher at Clinton St. Public School (current)
Private and group drum and music theory lessons (current)
Learning Through the Arts with the Royal Conservatory of Toronto
Substitute Teacher  for YRDSB (current)
Choir Director, DJCS, 2004-2005
Drama Director, Surprise Lake Camp, New York, 2003

EDUCATION-Post Secondary
Humber College, 2004-2007
University of Toronto, B.Ed, 2003
York University BFA 1997-2002

EDUCATION-Other
RCM-Orff, Level One
"Tribes" training
Private Lessons, Jim Blackley, 1999-2005

INSTRUMENTS
Drum Set
Latin Percussion-Congas, bongos, timbales, etc.
Bata Drums (Cuban)
Kanjira (South Indian)
Djembe (Ghanaian)
Classical Snare and Tympani
Assorted small percussion/sound effects

 Audio Samples of Past Educational Work


Hear "Birds" (Free Verse, Diversity of Living Things and Soundscape) performed by the grade 6 students of Bendale public School

Hear "Dolphins" (Free Verse, Diversity of Living Things and Soundscape) performed by the grade 6 students of Bendale public School

Hear a "Word Mosaic" performed by Lorie Wolf and Janet Nish-Lapidis's Grade 6's of Downtown Jewish Day School (Human Rights Unit)