Two Time Award Recipient from Curriculum Services Canada and ETFO Multi-media Award winner
For over twenty five years, Barb McIlquham has had a rich history in teaching kids! She has had the privilege of being a kindergarten teacher and music specialist, most recently as the Early Learning Music Specialist at The Canadian International School of Egypt in Cairo and at Lyford Cay International School in Nassau Bahamas. She is currently the Founder and CEO of the hugely successful Mighty Music Makers.
The creative expression that Barb instills in kids is one of the hallmarks of her teaching style. She is quick to respond to kid’s questions and uses every opportunity to incorporate their inquisitive nature into her shows.
Barb is an outstanding guitar player. Barb also has the amazing capacity to use her voice in many ways. Whether it be bright and happy, soft and soothing or loud and enthusiastic, she captures the style of a song and invokes a full range of emotion with her audience.
Barb has performed for adult and children’s audiences throughout Ontario. Her professionally recorded albums, The First Duck, Come and See My Rainbow and Inside My Dream have been aired on community radio stations and CBC radio.