Heather has been playing piano since she was 3 years old. As a child, she enjoyed listening to classical music and learning about famous composers. She began private lessons at age 4. She enjoys playing all genres of music, and likes to sight-read in her spare time. She took music throughout high school and was in junior, concert, and symphonic band where she played the flute, and senior jazz where she played piano. She has studied piano with Olga Tcherniak, where she completed her grade 9 piano and will continue with grade 10 in the fall. She will begin to study under Alexei Gulenco when she attends McMaster University in the fall. There she will earn a bachelor degree in Music as well as History, and continue on to teacher’s college in hopes of becoming a high school music teacher.