Heather has had the honour of working with children from JK-Gr.6 within the TCDSB. During her time at St. Margaret school she has formed a choir who have performed at numerous events, including singing for the patients at Baycrest; Liturgy of the Eucharist at St. Margaret Catholic School & St. Margaret of Scotland Church; the April 23, 2019 Yonge Street Commemoration for the van attack victims; Virtue Assemblies and the school’s Christmas Parties. Heather has also composed a number of recordings with the the help of her students. Click here to listen.


Heather’s classes focus on a combination of music, dance art and language. Each class aims to ignite inspiration within her students on a myriad of levels through sharing ideas, backgrounds, thoughtful insights and creative inspirations. Heather is a firm believer that music needs to be explored on a deeper level within all curriculums.

"Ms. Cumine helped us discover & develop our vocal talent. We're extremely grateful for the musical opportunities she has provided us with - from music festivals to masses!"

                                               - Leyonce & Annilyn 
                   Grade 7, St. Margaret Beatrice Campus

"We are so blessed to have Ms. Cumine as our St Margaret Catholic School Vocal Music Teacher. What a gift of music she brings to our school community - from playing the guitar, piano and possessing the supreme gift of an angelic and beautiful voice, she inspires all of us!  She especially inspires our students to sing gloriously and to be happy singing. For many more future students, we are all looking forward to an amazing vocal journey alongside our dear and super talented Ms. Cumine"

                                               - Maria Leitao
   Former Principal, St. Margaret

"Aside from being an exceptional educator, Heather is compassionate, caring & understanding. Through her exemplary musical talent & teaching, she has provided our students many opportunities to showcase their talents"

                                               - Susanna Ranalli 
   Principal, St. Margaret