Heidi grew up in a musical family. Her father is the Squire of the Vancouver Morris Men, with whom he dances and for whom he plays many instruments.Her mother has a lovely voice and learned her joy of singing from Heidi's grandfather who sang at venues all over England and was even invited to sing for the BBC. Heidi's sister, Tiffany, sings with the popular Broadway Chorus. Some of Heidi's favorite childhood memories include putting on shows with her sisters in the living room for their grandparents, tagging along to music-making retreats and folk festivals and watching her parents recording music together. Nearly all of her family get-togethers are occasions for singing and dancing.
Heidi was a member of her elementary and secondary school choirs, has dance training in ballet, jazz and hip-hop and has "dabbled" in acting on and off throughout her life. She has a degree in Theater as well as English and was the President of U.B.C's Dance Horizons. She's recently started playing the fiddle and is having loads of fun with it. She also hopes to one day learn how to play the bongo drum she lugged around the world and home from Cairo!
Heidi was thrilled to discover Music Together® in the fall of 2007 – a place where she, her son, Caeden, and daughter, Ainsley, could learn about and enjoy music by participating in it and creating it with other young families. The idea of teaching such a class has made her feel very excited; she had often considered teaching children as a career and Music Together seemed to combine perfectly her love of music and movement and her enthusiasm for teaching and nurturing children. She has successfully completed the Music Together Teaching Workshop developed by the Center for Music and Young Children, Princeton, New Jersey. Heidi looks forward to making musical memories with you!
"We are really loving music together with Heidi, she is a fantastic teacher."Catherine - Music Together mom