Sophia Perlman’s career in community arts began in 1990 with Kensington Karnival. She completed early childhood music teacher training with the Royal Conservatory of Music and was formerly the curriculum creator for the Canadian Children’s Opera Company’s OPERAtion KIDS program. She is currently part-time faculty at Mohawk College, children’s choir conductor for the We Are One Jazz Project, and an artist educator for the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s AGH In Class program. In summer 2019, she joins the faculty of Interprovincal Music. In addition, she provides regular workshops with JazzFM91, the Jazz Performance and Education Centre, and the Hamilton Conservatory.