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Meet Our Team

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Sonia Isidro

Founder & Director

Sonia's SYNERGY vision started in 1995 when she founded our family-owned and operated company. She remains active in SYNERGY as owner, teacher, examiner, and director of our Theatre Production. She brings a wealth of knowledge in all things music and theatre, and is an active and proud member of the Brampton Arts community. Make sure to say hi and introduce yourself!

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Victor Isidro

Owner & Operations Manager

Victor plays an integral role behind the scenes at SYNERGY. He manages the team as a whole, is active with our admin department, handles all things IT and keeps the lights on! Try performing your latest piece for him next time you see him! 

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Kristin Serrick

Music Director

Kristin is a certified advanced RCM teacher and holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in piano performance from Redeemer University College. She studied impressionism and the romantics under Valerie Tryon and Dr. Paul Thorlakson. She focuses on gaining a strong foundation, while encouraging improvisation, composition and creativity. A SYNERGY team member for more than 10 years, she manages the music team, while supporting the other departments and their needs. She's heavily involved in developing our method book series, new courses and online offerings.

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Josh

Piano

Josh is an accomplished pianist. He graduated York University with a BFA and is pursuing his Masters in Music Composition. His patience and creativity helps him find ways to tailor to students’ strengths and weaknesses. With a strong focus on fundamentals, his students obtain the ability to tackle any challenge and understand the art behind the music.

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Victoria

Piano

Victoria began studying music under Mr. Yakov Walt. She successfully completed all the requirements of piano including ARCT performance and music theory from the Royal Conservatory of Music by the time she was 18. She went on to further her music studies in college and graduated in applied arts. Victoria has been teaching for 15+ years, preparing students for exams, recitals, and  auditions. It brings her joy to help students of all ages discover the fun and and beauty of music through piano.

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Kristy

Piano, Guitar, Violin

Music has been a passion of Kristy's all her life. Starting piano lessons at the age of 5, she participated in many recitals and competitions, placing and winning scholarships throughout her youth. Growing up, Kristy was eager to learn more instruments, such as violin, flute and guitar, and still enjoys picking up new instruments just for fun. She has been sharing her love of music for over 20 years.

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Charlene

Violin & Strings

Coming soon...

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Ashley

Piano

Ashley is currently studying music at York University with a focus in classical piano. She has been a teacher with Synergy for a number of years teaching private and group piano and theory. She's excited to share her love and passion for music with the students at Synergy!

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Rohini

Voice, Piano

Rohini is a dedicated and energetic music educator a rich performance background spanning more than a decade across India. She has mastered a diverse array of musical genres, including pop, rock, jazz, RnB, and Indian music such as Bollywood, Punjabi, and Malayalam. Her formal education includes a diploma in classical and contemporary singing from Oscar-winner AR Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory and a postgraduate degree in music business from Humber College.

 

Rohini's teaching philosophy centres on inspiring curiosity and fostering critical thinking in her students. She has a proven track record of preparing students for exams, recitals, and auditions, with a success rate of 99%. 

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Aryan

Guitar & Drums

Aryan is an active composer and performer. He has a Bachelor’s of Music from Middlesex University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Music from Simon Fraser University. His chamber and orchestral music is performed internationally and most recently in Vancouver Pro Musica’s Sonic Boom Music festivals in BC. Aryan teaches guitar, theory, history and songwriting/composition. Aryan teaches a range of musical genres from rock/pop to many sub-genres of heavy metal.

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Tung

Guitar

Tung has an Honors BA in Music Education, OCT certified in top standing from Brock University’s Teacher’s College. He teaches music in elementary schools, guitar for various prestigious music schools throughout Ontario in Toronto/Hamilton areas. Tung has over 33 years working in the music industry. He attended Mohawk College with jazz guitar as his principle instrument. He continues to perform regularly in Canada and the US.

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Tatiana

Piano, Theory

Tatiana’s passion for music began at age 5 and has been a consistent source of joy throughout her life. Starting piano lessons in Kindergarten and being a previous student of Synergy, she has been able to work towards finishing RCM levels and writing her own music. Growing up she participated in many recitals, talent shows, and performances as a piano soloist and band member, especially during her time in the Regional Arts Program at St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School. She loves teaching piano and is excited to share her love of music with her students!

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Stacey

Voice

Stacey holds a music degree in Vocal Jazz from York University. Performing in number of choirs and choruses, she has a strong ability to sing in groups. As a vocal teacher, Stacey specializes in R&B, gospel, and pop performance and vocal techniques. Stacey’s goal is to encourage students to unlock the ultimate potential of their voices through the joy of music. 

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Jordan

Piano, Guitar

Jordan has recently graduated in the top 15% of McMaster University’s Honours Music program with a specialization in music cognition. While attending McMaster Jordan has worked on a series of research projects pertaining to the relationship between music and emotion, as she aspires to become a music therapist. Jordan has loved music since picking up the Euphonium at age 10. From then on, she has excelled in classical piano as well as guitar and is excited to be apart of Synergy and share her expertise with her students.

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Terri

Piano, Voice

Terri is a fun-loving passionate teacher, starting singing and piano at age 6. After graduating from the Regional Arts Program at St. Thomas Aquinas, Terri continues to teach students of all ages while competing across Ontario. With 4 Canadian Music League Competition wins under her belt and a wide range of experience in choirs, bands and concerts, Terri aims to create a fun learning experience for all of her students.

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Divya

Piano, Theory

Divya is an enthusiastic piano and theory teacher. She started piano lessons at the age of 6 at Synergy and has completed her ARCT Harmony, RCM 9 History and her RCM 8 piano. She has been a part of many choirs, bands and recitals since elementary school because music has always been her source of comfort. Divya strives to help students learn the fundamentals while sharing her passion for music.

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Saadiah

Art

Saadiah graduated from York University with a bachelor's degree in art. She hopes to attend teachers college in the future due to her love of teaching kids art. She is very excited and enthusiastic about teaching art through which she gets to display her passion for it. She strives to make others appreciate the meaning behind visual art and to enjoy it as much as she does.

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DJ

Art

DJ is currently in their undergrad at OCAD University in Toronto for their BFA, and majoring in Experimental Animation. They have been doing freelance work since 2020, ranging from corporate business commissions to website and graphic design for content creators. They love digital art, and are passionate about creating a safe and encouraging space of ideas and growth for students curious to enter the art world.

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Seema

Art

Seema is an experienced and caring educator. She has lead visual arts programs at schools such as St. Mary's Academy, Rowntree Montessori and Appleby College. She specializes in drawing and painting techniques, as well as helping develop portfolios. Seema takes special pride in providing individual instruction and focused care to help students reach their goals.

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Stephanie

Drama

Stephanie has worked as a professional actor on stage and screen, and has 20 years of training in the performing arts. Since Stephanie firmly believes that theatre skills are life skills, it is her mission to connect students, creating a community of likeminded individuals who are passionate, confident, and creative. In her classes, she incorporates teachings from the Stanislavsky System, Method Acting, Boal Applied Theatre, Stella Adler, and Naturalism techniques. Stephanie obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Acadia University, and graduated with an Arts Letter from Mayfield Secondary School’s Regional Arts Program, in Drama. When she was a student at Mayfield, Stephanie volunteered at SYNERGY in their Triple Threat and Audition Prep classes. Stephanie has trained for stage and on-camera acting in Canada, the United States, and in Europe. In addition to performing, Stephanie directed a one-act play in 2018 and has coached actors with auditions, monologues, and scene work.

Apply Today

Interested in joining our team? Send us your resume and cover letter.

Junior Teacher Mentorship Program - contact Kristin for more details

Volunteer and Co-Op - limited openings available. Please fill out the application and a team member will contact those selected for an interview.

From the Staff...

Kristin - Piano

Working for Synergy has opened a lot of doors for me that I wouldn't have received anywhere else. Aside from teaching, I've been able to develop a number of programs, write method books for piano and theory and lead a community of dedicated artists. All while advancing my own skills as a teacher. The training and support goes above and beyond.

Chris - Strings

As an employee at Synergy for the past ten years there’s a reason why I’ve stayed on board: the value that my managers see in me and the opportunities they provided. During my time here at Synergy I’ve been given the opportunity to create and conduct Synergy’s first youth orchestra, write a method book for string players, organize a concert for the city of Brampton, lead the theory department and more. As artists, they truly see the value in us and I whole-heartedly appreciate everything they’ve done for me.

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