Group: APPLE, MW, JMC, PC, VC (PMC)
Private: Violin, Piano
Bachelor of Music, University of Toronto
Bachelor of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
OCT – Ontario Certified Teacher in Music
Tania Cheng is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Ontario Institution for Studies in Education (OISE) with a double degree of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education. As her musical talent fostered in early childhood, she performed as a main cast in the musical “The Sound of Music” at the National Theatre of Taiwan only at the age of eight. As a teen, she attended the Young Artist Performance Academy (YAPA) at the Royal Conservatory of Music and graduated from the Unionville Arts York Music program, where she founded a string quartet to perform across the GTA. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with over 9 years of teaching experience, specializing in classical and popular styles for students ages 2 to adult. She regularly prepares her students for music examinations, competitions and university auditions.
As a double specialist in piano and violin at Yamaha Music School, Tania is also on the teacher training team where she conducts annual seminars in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver schools to train new teachers for the Popular Music Course (PMC). Often invited as a guest performer at public and private events, Tania is a vibrant violinist performing extensively across the GTA, giving back the gift of music to the community. Some of her achievements and awards include the Winner of Celebration of The Arts York Region Talent Search (solo violin), Winner of the Global Minnanese Composition and Singing Competition, and Recipient of the Bob and Orlie Vincent Memorial Scholarship.