Monica was born in Scotland and has been teaching for nine years. She joined Léman this year as the Secondary Music Teacher and Phase Coordinator for Years 9-11.
Monica graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Music with Education. Since then, she has spent eight years as a Teacher of Music in Scotland, in a range of schools, both independent and state. Monica has also spent a year teaching IBDP Music in China. She has extensive experience accompanying students in performing exams. Monica looks forward to providing the students at Léman with opportunities to participate in ensembles including choir and band, and helping them to find a love of performing.
Monica is happy to be back in China and is looking forward to exploring Chengdu. She has been performing as a trumpet player for many years, in a range of genres including classical, jazz and ska. Monica intends to find new performing opportunities in Chengdu. She believes that every child deserves the academic and personal benefits of a good music education. In her own time, Monica enjoys getting outdoors, reading and baking.