Wanda Taylor is the sole proprietor of Taylor Music Studios and teaches Guitar, Piano, Flute, Voice, Drums theory, business of music seminars, ensembles and Taylor Tykes and Tots.
A 1986 graduate of Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology. Wanda began her guitar studies at 6 years old and finished her grade 10 guitar studies at 13 years old. While waiting to continue on to College to further her knowledge of guitar Wanda began teaching from the age of 14 from her home studio then with the Academy of Music in London, Ontario. Performing professionally with her family band from the age of 12, Wanda had the opportunity to perform in many venues from barn dances to weddings, churches, outdoor events, garden party socials and many other venues.
Studies include Grade 10 Academy of Music, Mohawk College of Applied Arts Jazz Guitar, Private Classical Voice, Piano studies and flute. Wanda also had many opportunities to teach within the Hamilton, ON school board during and after college, including the Artist-in-the-Classroom program and a Performing Arts Public School pilot program. Teaching night school at Mohawk College both guitar and voice, Ancaster, Ontario Seniors Choir, Bach Academy of Performing Arts, and her private studio in London Ontario on weekends throughout college.
She pursued her love of music after college with her husband in a road band that toured for 10 years across Canada and into the US. A strong rhythm player, her quitar playing developed into a strong 3 piece lead guitar player playing styles from country, country rock to rockabilly, traditional classic rock, blues and originals! The band was known as WC & Company but can now be heard occasionally playing locally as Partial Recall!
Wanda's passion for teaching and children always brings Wanda back to what she loves best! Continuing her training to become a Kindermusik instructor then inspired her to create a program of her own that reflects her many talents and techniques that not only teach the children to play but to perform and compose on the instruments of their choice from an early age.
Taylor Tykes and Tots for ages birth to 7 years was created in 2008.
With 4 children of her own, Wanda continues to inspire and share her passion for teaching and music with children and adults alike.
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