Lisa Raposa, Piano Instructor
Rhode Island native Lisa Raposa has taught piano to students of all ages and levels in the Greater Toronto Area since 2014 and previously in Quebec and the Northeastern U.S. She is Vice President of the Etobicoke-Mississauga Branch of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association and recently served as a repertoire advisor for the Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects. Lisa frequently performs with her husband Gregory as one half of the Millar Piano Duo, having appeared in Toronto at Heliconian Hall and Gallery 345 as well as on the Sunday Rendez-vous Series at Stewart Hall in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.
Prior to moving to Canada, Raposa completed BA, MM, and DMA degrees at the University of New Hampshire, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Eastman School of Music respectively, earning top awards for her solo and collaborative performances. She enjoys running, creative writing, and photography in her spare time.
Gregory Millar, Advanced Theory Instructor (RCM Levels 9, 10, and ARCT)
Originally from Lachine, QC, Gregory Millar earned a DMA from the Eastman School of Music, and also holds degrees from the University of Toronto, the Glenn Gould School, and the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.
Gregory is one half of the Millar Piano Duo as well as an active performer in the GTA and beyond. He has been a guest soloist with the Mississauga Symphony and the Kindred Spirits Orchestra, and has performed solo and chamber music recitals in several Canadian provinces, the Northeastern United States, and Belgium. Gregory also appears in the 2019 Netflix film In The Shadow of The Moon, as a concert pianist who performs a piece by composer Jeff Grace.
In addition to his private teaching, Gregory serves as accompanist for Etobicoke Suzuki Music. Outside of his musical activity, Gregory has an interest in cooking, bicycle maintenance, origami, and general history.