Sylvia Niedzwiecka obtained her Master of Music in solo performance and Bachelor of Music Degree with High Distinction in flute performance from McGill University, Schulich School of Music. She holds two D.E.S.S. diplomas (Diplôme d’Études Superiéures Spécialisées) with specialization in Interpretation and Orchestral Excerpts from Université de Montréal.
Her principal teachers include Timothy Hutchins (Montreal Symphony Orchestra), Denis Bluteau (MSO), Carolyn Christie (MSO) and Heather Howes (OSDL).
Sylvia is an active performer whose projects include solo, small ensemble and orchestral performances.
She enjoys working with students of all ages and levels, helping them in their pursuit of excellence.
Sylvia teaches flute using the Suzuki approach and adjusts to the individual needs of each student. From beginner to advanced levels, her students learn in supportive and nurturing environment. She aims to help her students achieve their potential and feel rewarded, to help them develop technique and musical expression, build confidence, develop focus and good work ethics.
Sylvia has successfully prepared her students for RCM examinations, CEGEP auditions, and youth orchestra auditions as well as music competitions.
Her most dedicated students had decided to pursue music careers and went on to study at Vanier College, Schulich School of Music of McGill University and Université de Montréal.
She encourages her students to perform regularly, to share their talents and love of music with their communities.
Ages 4 and up welcome!