Our Music Instructors
Rundle Music School instructors are experienced and talented individuals who are committed to providing personalized lessons that are engaging and fun, based on your musical goals.
We focus on recruiting the best instructors who exemplify our values — Be Kind, Be Curious, Be Well. You can expect our instructors to build positive relationships with students and provide valuable and knowledgeable feedback.
Priya Bosman | Music School Coordinator | Violin, Mandolin, and Ukulele Instructor
Priya Bosman is a passionate musician and educator who has been studying classical violin and theory for over 15 years. She has been teaching private lessons and running ensemble groups while pursuing a degree in chemistry and astrophysics at the University of Calgary. In her free time, Priya can be found outside, whether that be on her bike, paddleboard, or kayak. Otherwise, she will likely be caught with a good book, listening to Leonard Cohen albums, or jamming out with other musicians.
Priya can be reached at: email@example.com
Cooper Reed | Flute Instructor
Flautist Cooper Reed is a strong and well-versed performer of solo, orchestral, and chamber music. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Cooper’s love of music began at an early age, during her years enrolled in Kodaly programs. A few years later, she began to learn the flute and spent many years studying with Janet Ward and Deanna MacGregor.
Cooper has had the opportunity to play flute and piccolo in many ensembles across Canada. She has served as principal flute and piccolo of the University of Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra, University of Victoria Wind Symphony, and Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra. In the spring of 2017, Cooper received her Bachelor of Music degree with a Major in Performance at the University of Victoria, under the guidance of Dr. Mark McGregor and Dr. Suzanne Snizek.
Currently, Cooper is teaching and performing throughout the city of Calgary. She is the Assistant Principal Flute of the Calgary Civic Symphony and performs regularly with other local groups, including Alberta Winds. Cooper is also a passionate educator and teaches Grade 3 at Rundle College.
Daniel Selak | Guitar, Bass Guitar, and Ukulele Instructor
Daniel graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). He teaches all musical styles on all types of guitars and the ukulele. Daniel has 20 years of teaching experience during which time he has taught in various music schools teaching students of all ages and all levels. Additionally, he has experience teaching both individual and group lessons.
Daniel loves helping students to learn properly with easy step-by-step instructions and to have fun while learning. Besides having a passion and enjoyment towards the music he is always focused on encouraging the students to enjoy their music lessons.
Ryan Stelter | Brass, Voice, and Guitar Instructor
Ryan Stelter is a music teacher and creative industries collaborator. He has over seven years of experience in classical performance (trombone), popular music performance (guitar/percussion), composition, and music theory.
He has performed with many local Calgary groups including the UCalgary Wind Ensemble, the UCalgary Jazz Band, UCalgary Brass Quintet, Johnny Summers Jazz Band, Arioso Choir, Calgary Youth Orchestra, and local funk band Fermented Beat Orchestra.
He has conducted the University of Calgary Symphonic Band as assistant conductor and majored in trombone performance with a Bachelor of Music. Ryan has traveled internationally to attend conducting programs in Ireland and the United States.
Justine Shaw | Piano, Voice, and Guitar Instructor
Justine Shaw is a Registered Music Teacher, with full membership in the Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association. She has studied piano from the age of five, amassing more than 30 first and second place certificates and scholarships from the Swift Current and District Music Festival, and attended the Saskatchewan Music Festival Association provincial finals in 2006! Justine is an eager musician, passionate about all genres and music theory. She participated in the junior high band as a flute player and jazz pianist and was recognized with the Prairie West Director’s Award.
Justine graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2013 and has been teaching in her private studio, J.S. School of Music ever since. Among her favourite classes were philosophy in education, collaborative piano, and guitar, elementary music, and geography! Along with solo performances and instructing, she also enjoys collaborating with instrumentalists, vocalists, and choirs.New to Strathmore, Justine is making her home with her partner Colton and two adored cats, Thunder and Izzy.