Christy has her Bachelor of Music Education from Acadia University where she studied violin from Edmund Agopian. Christy has received Suzuki training from Ronda Cole, Pat D’Ercole, and Martha Shackford. She is the Founder and Director of the Scotia Suzuki School, the Nova Scotia Youth Ambassadors (performance group) and the Nova Scotia Suzuki Institute.
With three recordings and 8 years as the lead in the Celtic conference band Lochaber, She is experienced in performing. Christy has built with a wonderful team of Suzuki instructors an incredible Suzuki community of high level players and brought music into families homes and children's lives in Halifax and even extending from Bridgewater, to Windsor and to New Glasgow.