Cynthia completed her Bachelor of Music Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. During her 4th year, she had the opportunity to travel to Holland to spend a term at the Utrecht Conservatory of Music. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, Cynthia went on to earn a Masters Degree in Cello Performance from the University of Victoria. Cynthia has a passion for chamber music and will be celebrating her 10th season as Principal Cellist of the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Orchestra. She has also studied Baroque cello and has enjoys working in Baroque ensembles and playing continuo. Cynthia performs and records frequently, often covering a wide range of styles from classical to contemporary and pop/rock. Cynthia has taught for over 20 years and has run her studio in Kitchener for the past 14 years teaching students of all ages and levels. She teaches with a flexible approach that suits the individual needs and goals of the students. This fall, she is thrilled to be able to run her monthly Cello Orchestra program once again.