Ms. Aran Waldbrook is the instrumental music (band) teacher, choir director and Fine Arts Department Head at The Sacred Heart School of Montreal. She holds a Bachelors of Music (with a specialization in music education) and a Bachelors of Education (with a minor in European History) from McGill University. She is currently midway through an M.Ed degree in Assessment and Evaluation, a degree she has taken entirely online.
With 20 years of piano under her belt, Aran also plays 14 other instruments including all woodwinds, brass, orchestral percussion, and orchestral string instruments.
She is a 10 year member of the Canadian and Quebec Band Associations and is a registered teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music. Aran has maintained a private studio for piano, flute, and music theory lessons for 11 years, including preparing students for successful university auditions.
In recent summers, Aran has worked as the choir director for the MASC Music and Art summer program in Ontario and served as an executive committee member for the National Youth Band of Canada.
In her free time, she is an avid ballroom dancer and plays in community bands as well as amateur Broadway and opera productions.