Carolina Herrera Sanchez
Toronto, Ontario
(647) 720-1359

Educational Experience

Philharmonic Orchestra Music School of Bogota, Colombia (1994 1998)

  • Introduction to violin (Suzuki methodology) and music theory.

Conservatory of Music, University of Colombia (1998 - 2004)

  • Completed basic levels of classical violin and theory: harmony and counterpoint.
  • Orchestral repertoire experience in Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods.
  • Awarded a 2-year bursary for academic excellence.

Academy of Superior Arts of Bogota (2004 - 2006)

  • Performed in a professional chamber orchestra under the renowned violinist Frank Preuss, with invited artists such as Eric Aubier and Philippe Portejoie.

University of Alberta Symphony Orchestra, Canada (2007)

  • Played the first violin section at Winspear Centre Hall, conducted by Tanya Prochatzka.

Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada (2008)

  • Specialized lessons in music theory

Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Canada (2009 - 2013)

  • Principle Second in the University Symphony Orchestra (2009 - 2011)
  • Assistant Concert Master (2011 2013)
  • Principle mentor/coach and private teacher, Jacques Israelievitch.
  • Master classes with Charles Castleman, Annalee Patipatanakoon, and Katherine Rapport.

Chautauqua Institution for the Performing Arts, New York. (Summers of 2010 and 2011)

  • Intensive training in Orchestra and Chamber repertoire.
  • Master classes with Almita Vamos, and private lessons with Jacques Israelievitch.

Work Experience

Academia de Musica Leon Tolstoi (Bogota) (2004-2006)

  • Beginner- Intermediate and Advanced students (6-18yrs old)
  • Recital preparation.

Sinclair Music (Toronto) (2010- present)

  • Beginner students
  • Suzuki and Hommann methods

Beethoven at Home (2011-present)

  • Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced students
  • RCM preparation up to level 10

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