Music - Ms. Jennifer Mak

Since a young age, Jennifer has shown great passion and love for classical music.    She first started piano at the age of 4 with Mrs. Aster Lai and shortly after , at the age of 7, she began to study the violin with Mr. Tak-Ng Lai.  

Jennifer has won numerous violin and piano awards at festivals such as Kiwanis, Peel, Yip's, OMFA provincials (Ontario Music), Arts Richmond Hill, and the Canadian Music Competition.    She has performed as a guest violinist at many events like the Toronto Chinese Beauty Pageant, as well as with various orchestras such as the Canadian Sinfonietta and the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra.    Jennifer has many years of orchestra experience, and while she was a student of the strings department at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, she was the concertmistress of the Senior Strings and the Senior Chamber Strings.    Jennifer has also been the concertmistress and solo violinist in various musicals. playing classical, jazz & pop music and she has over 12 years teaching experience.     Her students got various awards in Yips Music Festival & North York Music Festival.     Besides, her students got an excellent achievement in RCM examinations every year.   Ms.  Jennifer holds a Master of Arts with Honours from the University of Toronto.