Mikki Leung holds a Masters of Music (MM) in Theory from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and a Bachelor of Music (BM) in Theory from the University of Toronto. Mikki also holds an ARCT Violin Performer’s Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Mikki studied Schenkerian analysis with Edward Laufer (Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Toronto) and schema theory with Robert Gjerdingen (Professor of Music at Northwestern University, author of Music in the Galant Style published by Oxford University Press).
Mikki's other theory and/or composition instructors include Ka Nin Chan, Gary Kulesha, John Kruspe, Larysa Kuzmenko, Alexander Rapoport, Mark Sallmen at the University of Toronto, and M. William Karlins and Amy Williams at Northwestern University.
Mikki began teaching violin and music theory in 1998, and has also prepared students for both RCM Practical and Theory examinations. She began teaching piano in 2006 as well to students at the beginning to early intermediate level. As a teacher, she has a vast experience working with children (from as young as 4 to teenagers) and adults. She is currently teaching at her own studio and at a local music school as well.
For more information on violin lessons, please visit www.mikkileung.com.