Centre Director and Teacher
Katherine Deane, director and teacher of West Side Music Together®, has been a teacher of drama, music, and dance and a favorite nanny to children of all ages throughout her life.
She began her career in the performing arts in 1988 as a dancer with the Alberta Ballet
and went on to pursue her love of dancing, singing, and acting in both the Toronto and International Touring productions of "The Phantom of the Opera"
. She has also performed in various other musicals across Canada, including "Fiddler on the Roof", "My Fair Lady", "The Secret Garden" and "A Christmas Carol-The Musical". Katherine’s formal music education includes classical studies in piano, voice, and music theory as well as having completed her Bachelor of Music Therapy. She has a private Music Therapy practice specializing in work with children newborn through adolescence. In 2009, she was awarded the Certification Level 1 qualification from Princeton's Music Together Center For Music and Young Children for outstanding achievement in teaching and articulating of the program.
"Katherine, thank you for your energy and enthusiasm, it is contagious!"
Deanna - Music Together mom