Who WE Are
Get to Know Us
Sara Papini - founder and director
Voice, Piano, Voice Master Class
Ms. Papini has taught for over 10 years in Toronto and abroad. In Manhattan, New York she was a voice faculty member for the Bronx Conservatory of Music and conducted private and group sessions for Culture One - an organization providing scholarships and cultural experiences to foster children in New York City. She has also been a frequent vocal adjudicator for the American Guild of Music competition in Detroit, Michigan. Ms. Papini has conducted private lessons in Toronto and around the GTA as well as master classes for junior and senior division music students in such schools as Cardinal Carter - School of the Performing Arts.
As a performing artist, Ms. Papini, soprano dazzles audiences internationally. Her operatic performances include, Nedda [Pagliacci], Musetta [La Bohème], Adina [L’Elisir d’Amore], Norina [Don Pasquale], Gilda [Rigoletto], Contessa [Le nozze di Figaro] and Donna Anna [Don Giovanni]. Highlights include Tina in Jonathan Dove’s Flight, a New York City premier under the baton of Metropolitan Opera conductor Joseph Colaneri and Silvia in Mascagni’s Zanetto, conducted by Metropolitan Opera conductor Paul Nadler in Montreal. Most recently, Ms. Papini debuted with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra as Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen. She made her Russian debut with the Primorsky Krai Philharmonic Orchestra in Vladivostok, Russia and has performed in Tel Aviv, Israel with the Israeli Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Papini has been a feature performer for such dignitaries as Princess Marconi, her Royal Highness Prof. Li of Manchurian Empire China, former Prime Minister Enrico Letta of Italy and the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen J. Harper. Please visit
Christian Archer- instructor
Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Percussion
Mr. Archer has been performing music for over 17 years and has studied a wide variety of styles and genres. He has received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from York University, majoring in Flamenco guitar. He has been teaching guitar, bass, drums and ukulele for over 10 years.
Mr. Archer is currently a performance arts teacher for Glenburnie Private School in Oakville where he teaches Kindergarten to Grade 8. He conducts the concert and jazz bands, as well as he primary and junior choirs.
Gillian Chreptyk - instructor
Ms. Chreptyk has been playing the trumpet for 11 years and the piano for 15. She holds a Bachelors of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto where she had the chance to perform with the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, trumpet ensemble, brass quintets and new music ensembles. She was a member of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra for the 2016-17 season and was able to play in Toronto’s greatest concerts halls with the group.
As a freelance trumpet player Ms. Chreptyk spends her time in an exciting Mariachi Band, the Weston Silver Band, wedding bands and is often requested in churches around the GTA, playing at many services around Toronto during the Remembrance Day, Easter and Christmas seasons.
Ms. Chreptyk loves to teach and has been working with both piano and trumpet students for the past 3 years. She will accept all levels of trumpet students and can help with the first notes all the way up to a university audition! She loves to have fun with her students in lessons, using games, goals and challenges to encourage a relaxed atmosphere and improvement awareness. Ms. Chreptyk invites you to visit her website,