Teachers

Adam King

With his father being a piano tuner and musician, Adam has been around music his whole life. He began piano lessons at 6 years old and was a self-taught electric guitarist until completing his Bachelor’s in Music at Algoma University. Although he didn’t begin his academic training until 36 years old, his passion for teaching

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Marisa Valois

Marisa has been performing in front of large audiences since the age of 12. She has studied piano, flute, and voice. At Algoma University she studied voice under the direction of Agnes McCarthy and acquired her Grade 9 Certificate through the Royal Conservatory with first class honours. She has performed in various productions with the

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Todd Webb

Todd’s musical journey began at the age of two with private instruction on the piano through the Algoma Conservatory of Music, followed by violin at three, classical guitar at four, and later fiddle and mandolin. Throughout his life, Todd has performed, and continues to perform frequently with his family band WebbSurround for community events, private

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Aerin Joseph

Aerin started her music career at the Algoma Conservatory of Music at the age of 3. She took private lessons for 4 years and has branched off exponentially since then. She now plays guitar, piano, violin, cello, ukulele, mandolin, and sings. Throughout high school, Aerin participated in multiple french music competitions throughout Ontario with her

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Mikaela Murtonen

Mikaela teaches Piano and Vocals at Case’s. She has Classical and Jazz Piano Training, including Grade 8 Piano, 7 years of guitar experience, 4 years of bass experience, and 2 years of ukulele experience. She further studied Audio Production at Harris Institute, and is a self-taught singer who is currently studying classical voice. She is

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Blair St. John

Blair studied Jazz at Algoma University. He is a drummer in many bands including Vertically Impaired and The Dirty Few, and has played in many fill-in gigs on guitar, bass, and drums. He is further successful with pipes and as a snare drummer. He has competed at many Highland games as well as working as

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Sheldon Jääskeläinen

Sheldon has worked as a music teacher for the past 17 years and has worked at Case’s for the past 7. Prior to teaching, he received many years of formal classical training in piano, violin, viola, voice, percussion, and guitar through the Algoma Conservatory of Music, the Gartshore School of Music, and private educators. Sheldon

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Brian Holmes

Brian’s interest in music started early. Classically trained at the Conservatory, Brian has studied piano for nearly 20 years and bass guitar for nearly 10. Brian has recorded and released 4 albums, is a guest musician on several local releases, and has been on two cross Canada tours with Gates of Winter, and Woods of

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Elizabeth Alloi

Elizabeth’s musical training started early when, at age 5, she began taking private lessons at the Algoma Conservatory of Music. Not long after, she participated in the Shield Competition for Flute, was accepted as a member of the Ontario Youth Choir in 2008 to 2009, competed at Ontario Music Festivals Association provincial competition for Grades

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Jenny Gauvreau

Jenny studied music at Algoma University with Lisa Parlee, Rachelle Risling, and Agnes McCarthy, and has been working at Case’s Music since 2013. Along with teaching, she is also the creator and director of the summer music camps offered at Case’s. As well, she performs as a soloist, plays in the bands Red and the

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