Hollie Gannett has been playing piano since she was 11 years old and has been teaching since 2004. Today Hollie and her husband, James Gannett, are the proud owners of Progressive Music Studio since 2010. Located in Cayuga Ontario, they continue to pass on their love for music, offering instruction in various instruments.
Hollie has earned her Grade 9 piano certificate through the RCM, and is currently studying her grade 10. At the age of 11, Hollie started to take formal lessons with Gayle Hare, where she then studied through the Royal Conservatory.
Hollie continued her musical study for classical piano at Mohawk College, receiving her diploma in Applied Music and a certificate in Preparatory Music in 2007. During this time, Hollie worked as a teacher’s assistant for the Basic Keyboarding class at Mohawk, and won the June Caskey Teaching Methods Award.
In 2010, she received her Honours Bachelor of Music degree from McMaster University.
While running Progressive Music Studio, Hollie is currently working towards her Master Of Music Therapy, at Wilfrid Laurier University. Hollie not only wishes to share her love of music with others, but also help those who experience challenges in mental health.