Following graduation from Mount Allison University in 1996, Tanya Bostick embarked on a career teaching grades K-12 Choral, Instrumental and General Music. In 2003, Tanya began looking for a family -oriented, quality music program to offer to families in the Sackville and Amherst areas. In 2004, she and husband, Shawn Bostick, opened the Bostick School of Music where Tanya began teaching Music for Young Children. Tanya is now working full time as the music co-ordinator at Tantramar Regional High School where her enthusiasm and love of teaching have helped produce a choir, a band programme and a number of very successful musical theatre productions.
In addition to Piano, Vocal/Choral and Instrumental Adjudicating, she is also a regular presenter to Piano Pedagogy and Elementary and Secondary Methods students at Mount Allison University, along with speaking at various Professional Development Seminars for Music Educators in Southeastern New Brunswick. She is also instructor at l’Universite de Moncton Classical Camps, held each summer.
Tanya belongs to the Canadian Music Educators Association; the Nova Scotia Music Educator’s Association and is an active member of the Sackville Music Teachers Association, a branch of the New Brunswick Registered Music Teachers Association. She performs regularly in a variety of genres and venues as accompanist, soloist and as an ensemble performer, most notably as jazz ensemble performer in the group “Cosmo”. Tanya collaborated as Recording Artist on the Sackville Cultural Capitals CD project commemorating the diverse talents of Sackville’s Musicians.
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