OWNER AND FOUNDER
Caroline Bloss created Music with Care in 2015 with a vision of empowering students of all ages through music. She has been singing since she was three and ultimately graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University. After Western, she went on to become the first Canadian to complete
post-graduate studies at the Complete Vocal Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark as a member of its Complete Vocal Academy where she learned how to sing and teach across all genres of music using a healthy, technique-based approach. She has been a member of numerous music ensembles including the Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus and Toronto Youth Musical Theatre Company. Caroline continues to communicate her passion for music through teaching and performing across Toronto.
PIANO & VOICE TEACHER
GUITAR, UKULELE, & PIANO TEACHER
PIANO & VOICE TEACHER
John Amato believes that music education is for everyone and is committed to making learning fun and effective for his students. John has been singing and performing since the age of 8 and holds a degree in jazz voice from Humber College. John grew up singing in choirs, performing in musicals, and singing jazz. He has performed various shows across Ontario and the United States as a jazz singer. He currently leads and arranges for his own band “The John Amato Tentet” and can be found performing and singing all over Ontario.
Tyler Adams is passionate about sharing the joy of music and delivering music education in a fun, fulfilling, and effective way for his students. He started playing guitar at the age of 7 and has performed in numerous settings on the guitar, piano, and trumpet. Tyler currently enjoys performing Jazz music at various venues around Toronto. He also enjoys playing and performing on the ukulele. Tyler studied Jazz and Classical guitar at the University of Toronto and is set to advance his teacher’s education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at UofT.
Cindy is passionate about teaching and delivering music education in a way that is fun, fulfilling, and constructive for her students. She started playing the piano at the age of 5 and has performed in various recitals and competitions, and obtained her ARCT Piano Performer’s Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Aside from the piano, Cindy also enjoys playing the violin and singing. She has sung in numerous choirs, including the MacMillan Singers at the University of Toronto and Babel Chorus. She studied Classical piano at the University of Toronto for her Bachelor of Music, and is set to advance her teacher’s education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at UofT.
VOICE, PIANO, & GUITAR TEACHER, MUSIC THERAPIST
VOICE & PIANO TEACHER
Sahara Haylestrom is dedicated to sharing her love of music with students in an exciting, attentive, and fulfilling environment focused on fostering excellence through enjoyment. She began her music journey at age 6 and spent her high school years performing and competing in various vocal, choral, and piano competitions across Canada. Sahara attended The Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists through the Royal Conservatory of Music, becoming a classically trained mezzo-soprano, pianist, and guitarist, with a rich background in folk, jazz, and popular music styles. Additionally, she ran a private music studio where she taught piano, voice, guitar, music theory, and composition before beginning university. Sahara recently graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Music Therapy degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is planning to advance her education through a Master of Arts in Music and Health Sciences at UofT. Aside from music, Sahara is an outdoor enthusiast, yogi, avid reader, and proud cat mom.
Veronika is delighted to join Music with Care, following up on a range of teaching and performance experiences! Winner of the 2014 National Gold Medal at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Veronika holds a MMus (2018) in historical voice performance and a BMus (Honours, 2016) in piano and Italian studies from the University of Toronto. Fluent in multiple languages, she has served on Opera Atelier’s educational outreach team and enjoys contributing text translations to VMII, a groundbreaking digital resource for early vocal music. Veronika has over a decade of professional experience in teaching students of all ages and levels For more information on her performance schedule: www.veronika-anissimova.com