Jennifer is the owner, head instructor and conductor at the Bel Canto Strings Academy in Hamilton. This music school provides affordable music lessons in a group format to students of all ages and experience. Programs include: kinder music, adult ensemble, an advanced chamber ensemble, three levels of orchestra (beginner, junior and advanced) for students aged 7-18, a Guitar Band program and summer music camps, specializing in string performance and the performing arts. Jennifer is also a part-time strings instructor at Mohawk College, since 2014.
Prior to founding the Bel Canto Strings Academy, Jennifer spent 5 years as a Strings teacher for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Strings Program, teaching and conducting the 120-piece string orchestra called the West Hamilton Strings.
In addition to teaching the group programs, Jennifer enjoys an active life as a musician in Hamilton, performing at weddings and other banquets, ceremonies and receptions; recording and performing with local bands and musicians; and teaching private lessons and theory lessons from her home studio.