Christine Klaver-Schmidt graduated from the conservatory in Amsterdam and studied there with Danielle Dechenne and Willem Brons. After graduating in Holland, she continued her studies at Wilfrid Laurier University with Professor Garth Beckett in Piano Performance. Since graduating, she has worked numerous times as an accompanist, duet partner with Janet vanderSpek, choir director and organist. Beginning September 2000 Christine has held the position of main accompanist for The Inter-Mennonite Children's Choir. Christine enjoyed her time as an accompaniest with the Menno Youth Singers for nine years. Christine has been a piano teacher with the Beckett School since 1985. Many of her graduating students have gone on to study music at the university level. Her students have won many scholarships and awards.