Meet the Team
Kevin Gibson is a musician, composer, and teacher based in southwestern Ontario. He has a Masters degree in Music Composition from Western University and an ARCT diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Kevin is a dynamic composer, having written a variety of works for piano, orchestra, chamber ensemble, and choir. His most recent publications include Shapes and Meditations, two collections for solo piano. Under the guidance of Dr. Omar Daniel and Dr. Peter Paul Koprowski, he composed his master's thesis Job: An Oratorio, which was performed at Western University in 2018. In 2015, a major highlight in Kevin's undergraduate studies was the premiere of his composition Das Schöne Mädchen, performed by renowned piano quartet Ensemble Made in Canada. The following year, Kevin was the recipient of the 2016 Paul Akira Ohashi Summit Award, a scholarship dedicated to aspiring theory and composition students who exhibit high academic achievement and community involvement.
Kevin and his wife Angelina teach a full studio of piano and theory students and continue to pursue creative musical projects. Together they are co-authors of the pedagogical series Invitations to Improvisation which is a guide designed to help students and teachers improvise on the piano.
Kevin studied with pianist and Juilliard alumna Tina Yanchus. He continues to perform regularly as a soloist and collaborative pianist.
Away from his musical work, Kevin is a competitive chess player and teacher, a Canadian National Master and former London City Chess Champion. In the summer months, he enjoys hiking, swimming, and playing tennis with Angelina.
Angelina Gibson is a musician, teacher, and composer residing in southwestern Ontario. She has been teaching for over a decade and is an active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association. In 2021, she completed her Masters degree in Music Education at Western University with a research focus on developing a curriculum for teaching improvisation on the piano. Along with her husband Kevin, she is co-author of the pedagogical series Invitations to Improvisation, which is designed to guide teachers and students in their creative explorations.
Angelina studied with pianist and Juilliard alumna Tina Yanchus. Under her tutelage, she earned an ARCT diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Angelina has received numerous awards, including the Dr. Sherwood Fox Music Award for the most outstanding performance and academic work in 2015.
Angelina is passionate about choral music. She was the co-artistic director of London’s Conspirato Chamber Singers for two years and enjoyed opportunities to conduct Western University Singers in concert. She was the recipient of the 2015 Deral Johnson Award for excellent choral leadership. In 2016 the London Pro Musica Choir awarded her with the Ken Fleet Conducting Scholarship.
Previously, Angelina was an elementary school teacher, providing music class instruction to students from kindergarten to grade eight, as well as conducting the school choir and band. Currently, she and her husband Kevin run Gibson Music Studios, where they teach a full studio of piano and theory students and continue to pursue creative musical projects together. Away from her teaching and musical work, she loves running, tending to her garden and indoor plants, and going on coffee dates with Kevin.
Music is a conduit for expression and invites human connection. Our aim is to facilitate a musical environment where expression and connection can be experienced. We believe that music inspires
creativity, imagination, and wonder!