The MATT TEAM includes an artistic director, choral director, admin assistant, two class teachers, and four private teachers.  High school class assistants and Theory teachers, parents and Board Members also volunteer to provide much needed assistance with the growing tasks involved in the operation of the program.

Andrea Currie Jefferson

Founder, Executive Director & Class Teacher

Executive Director and Founder of Music at the Towers & Associate Concertmaster of the Rose Orchestra, Andrea loves to share her expertise, enthusiasm and inspiring way of teaching at Music at the Towers. After she earned her Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Education from University of Toronto, she taught high school string classes in North York and Peel Boards of Education during which time she also acted as Concertmaster of the Etobicoke Philharmonic.


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Amir Khouri

Violin

Amir Khouri has graduated from the Higher Institute of Music, Syria with a Bachelor degree in violin and viola. He is a violinist with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra, National Syrian Orchestra as well as a violin teacher in the Canadian Arabic Conservatory, Saint Mikeal Institute and the Lebanese Music School.

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Yogita Vivek Tiwari

HR & Admin Assistant

Yogita holds a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Business Administration from Banasthali Vidyapeeth (University). She has more than 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of HR and Administration.

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Lyle Brown

Cello

Since his student days (University of British Columbia, Vancouver Academy of Music, Banff School of Fine Arts…), Mr. Brown has worked as a cellist with several Canadian and touring orchestras (most notably, over the past few years: Niagara Symphony, Stratford Festival, and Hamilton Opera.)  He also appears with various chamber music ensembles, including the TrueArt Trio.  He is always busy with projects as a composer and arranger.

CECILIA LEE

Violin,Viola & Choral Accompanist

Cecilia has been teaching violin and viola at MATT for four years. She has been a violinist with the Rose Orchestra, the Mississauga Youth Orchestra, Brampton Youth Symphony Orchestra and concertmaster of the Rosebud Orchestra in 2013.

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Brian Baty

Double Bass

Brian Baty is a professional freelance musician who has performed with many of Ontario's professional orchestras including the Toronto Symphony, the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company. He also currently holds the position of principal double bassist with the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Brian maintains a private teaching studio as well as coaching string sectionals in elementary schools, secondary schools and community orchestras.