Pauline Lo (MMus)

Pauline Lo is a versatile musician-educator who has a passion for introducing people of all ages to great music. Well versed in multiple instruments, she delights in the journey of each of her students and strives to help them achieve their musical goals. As a teacher, Ms Lo believes strongly in the teachings of Zoltan Kodaly and looks forward to helping her students maintain the musical balance of “a well-trained ear, a well-trained intelligence, a well-trained heart, and a well-trained hand.” Currently, Ms. Lo teaches with the Vancouver School Board and freelances with several local orchestras, including the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra.

On the horn, Ms Lo has performed for numerous musical theatre productions in the Vancouver area. In 2007, she was a member of the National Youth Band, and in 2009, she was the provincial Brass representative at the National Music Festival of Canada. In addition, since 2008, she has been selected six times to participate in the Masterworks Performing Arts Festival in Winona Lake, Indiana, where she had the opportunity to play with musicians from top conservatories in the United States and study with teachers such as Dr. Steven Gross (UCSB), Scott Fearing (National Symphony Orchestra), and Irena Rieband (England).

Ms Lo holds a Master’s of Music degree from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria. When not teaching or making music, Ms Lo can be found biking on the dyke, reading, or watching her favourite television shows.