Britney began teaching with Nancy's Notes Music in September 2016, and teaches Music & Movement, Musical Discoveries, Piano, and Ukulele classes. She is currently studying at the University of Alberta to recieve both her Music degree in Classical Voice, and her Secondary Education degree in hopes of becoming a High School Band Teacher. Britney trained at the Edmonton School of Ballet for more than 10 years, and has a background in Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, and String Bass. Some of you may recognize Britney as a Reindeer from Nancy's Notes annual Christmas Singalong, or as leader of the Ladybugs from our 2017 Spring Show! Britney has a passion for working with children, and feels honoured to be included in your child's musical development.
Sarah joined the Nancy's Notes team in 2015, and has since had the pleasure of teaching Music & Movement, Musical Discoveries, and Piano Adventures classes, as well as KinderArt summer camps. She is currently working toward her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education degrees at the University of Alberta, where she studied classical piano and most recently completed her practicums in Edmonton schools teaching band and guitar! As someone who has been deeply involved in music all her life, Sarah understands the enormous difference that high-quality musical experiences in early childhood make. She loves combining her education background with a whimsical sense of play to help her youngest students develop a lasting love of music, one song at a time!
Jessica began at Nancy’s Notes in October 2017. She teaches Music & Movement as well as Musical Discoveries. She is a fourth year Bachelor of Music and Education student, specialized in classical voice, at the University of Alberta. Jessica has a background in dance, guitar, alto saxophone, ukulele and piano. She was also in the University of Alberta opera production of “L’étoile” by Chabrier. Jessica’s favourite part about Nancy’s Notes is the confidence the children gain as they find their musical talents. She loves seeing her students let go and really enjoy themselves as we dance, sing and learn new instruments.
Jaehun is a third year Biology and Physical Sciences student at the University of Alberta. He has always been passionate about music having started from the age of 6 years old playing the piano. Graciously, throughout his childhood he was able to learn various instruments and enjoys playing the violin, clarinet, flute, and the saxophone. He strives for a career path that will involve working with children and hopes to be able to instill theory and practical learning that will inspire others.
Katie has been teaching with Nancy’s Notes since April of 2018. She teaches Music and Movement as well as piano. She is currently completing her fourth year of her Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Music, at the University of Alberta. Katie has a background in piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, violin, and musical theatre. She also has over 8 years of experience with children. As an aspiring Music Therapist, Katie’s favourite part about Nancy’s Notes is how it helps the children learn fundamental skills such as group interaction, self expression, and self confidence.
Lyanne began teaching with Nancy's Notes in January 2015. She teaches Music & Baby, Music & Movement, Musical Discoveries, Violin, and has a background in voice and dance. Lyanne studied violin performance at McGill University and has performed here in Edmonton with various chamber ensembles and orchestras. Having two children of her own Lyanne is experienced with working with young children. Her passion at Nancy's Notes is to instill the love of music in each child.