Harp, English, & Mandarin Teacher
Sheryl has been involved with music and the arts throughout her life, receiving her earliest education in piano, choir, and dance. She is a harpist based in Vancouver who teaches harp, piano, theory, and early childhood music programs. Sheryl holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Harp Performance from the University of British Columbia, and her primary harp teachers include Elizabeth Volpé Bligh, principal harpist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Heidi Krutzen, principal harpist of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, and Lani Krantz, principal harpist of the Vancouver Island Symphony.
Her many ensemble rehearsals and performances have shaped her into an accomplished artist and teacher. As a solo, chamber, and orchestral harpist, Sheryl has played with the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra, the West Coast Symphony Orchestra, the Forest Symphony 2010, and the Surrey Youth Symphony Orchestra. Sheryl has performed internationally in Canada, the United States, Switzerland, China, and Taiwan, and has participated in master classes by world-class harpists including Milda Agazarian, Skaila Kanga, Natalia Shamayeva, Willy Postma, Ann Yeung, Cristina Braga, and Judy Loman.