Hello, I'm Jim Blight. I have a masters degree in music
and have been teaching people how to play piano for fun for over 20 years.
I teach all the major piano styles -- jazz, pop, blues, improvisation and classical piano.
I teach music theory. I also teach now to play and sing.
Beginners welcome, intermediate and advanced level.
** Watch my teaching approach, visit my website. **
Location: King and John
Master of Music, Piano Performance (Hartt School, University of Hartford, USA)
Bachelor of Music (University of Toronto)
ARCT (Toronto) and further studies in Europe
Since 2011 Lynda Metelsky has been recognized in the Stanford Who's Who
Current teaching at: University of Toronto Faculty of Music,
Royal Conservatory of Music and in my home studio.
Over 30 years teaching experience.
I enthusiastically offer:
- Classical piano study from Intermediate grades to ARCT and University level
- Piano Pedagogy Certificate training at Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels
- Preparation for all RCM Exams, Festivals and Auditions
Students receive detailed insight into their music, creative approaches to learning
as well as exceptional technical training. Excellent exam results.
Accepting dedicated students at any time of the year.
Location: 5 min. walk from Sherbourne subway stn. or at RCM
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Teaching classical and popular piano styles
Performance diploma, studied under masters such as Richard Schumacher and Srul Irving Glick, over 10
years of teaching experience, winner of the First Composition Award at the Kiwanis Music Festival,
Certificate of Achievement Pickering Music Festival.
Member of The Canadian Guild of Film Composers and SOCAN
Located near Yonge St. & Bloor St.
ARCT/RMT - 20 years experience
Member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association
Students are prepared for Royal Conservatory exams, but most importantly, imbued with a love of music.
Located at: Avenue Road/St Clair
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|Bartok Conservatory of Music
Piano and keyboard lessons given in the comfort of your home.
For beginners through professionals, preparation for RCM exams and competitions,
highly qualified children-friendly teaching staff.
B.F.A. Music, B.Ed
Learn Popular Piano playing or Prepare for Conservatory Exams.
Lessons available at your home. Learn how to play the greatest instrument ever invented!
Location: Danforth & Main St.
ARCT qualified; Received Bachelor degree in Music Performance
from The Royal Conservatory of Music (The Glenn Gould School). Classically oriented.
Location: St. George & Bloor
416-738-8128 or 416-652-3318
Music Degree, Teaching any style - classical, pop, jazz, contemporary,
Specializing in Theory
Located near Bathurst and Sheppard
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|Christina M. Faye
Bachelor of Music from Brandon University, Master of Music from the Eastman School of Music.
10 years of teaching experience, all ages, beginner to senior.
An active performer across Canada and the US, I have the experience and expertise to give you the best
possible start as a pianist, help prepare for RCM exams or teach you to play your favourite popular songs.
Lessons in Theory, Harmony and History also available.
Location: Eglinton and Dufferin
RCM, jazz, pop, rock, classical. Music Theory and composition
BMUS in piano performance. MMus in music composition
Location: Eglinton and Bathurst area
|Rita Movsessian's Music Studio
MMus Glenn Gould Professional School of the RCM High Distinction - BMus University of British Columbia
Performance experience within Canada, the US, Europe and Mediterranean. Available to instruct
intermediate to advanced piano students, as well as beginners. Preparation for RCM exams, auditions and
festivals. Intermediate to Advanced students: To develop strong and secure technique, excellent sight
reading skills, performance/practice tricks, and to cover a vast repertoire. Beginners: Focus on development
of strong music notation reading skills, theory, listening exercises, and of course, enjoyment of music!
Lessons are geared towards the individual. Contact me so we can discuss a plan for you.
Location: Avenue Rd. and Eglinton
Offering Music for Young Children® classes, as well as private piano, flute and music theory.
Member of the Ontario College of Teachers, Minor in Music from University of Guelph.
Location: Davenport and Dupont
416-522-2494 / 905-886-3578
Gr. 10 Piano - currently working towards completion of A.R.C.T. Diploma.
Recipient of various awards through the ORMTA (Ontario Registered Music Teacher's Association).
Has been studying piano for 16 years and is a qualified teacher who loves working with children of all ages.
Students will receive practical and theoretical training in performance technique and music theory.
All musical styles are welcome!
Location: Yonge and John
Completed the ABRSM (Associated Board of Royal School of Music) piano exams (Gr. 1 - 8) in Hong Kong
in 2003, then attained the Trinity College London ATCL Performance Level Diploma in 2004, also in Hong
Kong. Taught piano for 3 years continuously whilst completing the ABRSM piano exams and ATCL Diploma.
Mostly taught younger kids from ages 7-14. In general, I am quite easygoing--as long as the student
practices regularly on his/her own. The pace is set depending on the student--how much they practice and
their talent. I tend to teach music from the late-Classical and Romantic periods,
and rarely teach those from the Baroque period.
I concentrate highly on the students' individual style as supposed to definitive techniques and such.
Location: Sherbourne St. E. and Wellesley St.
Bachelor of Music Education (U of T) - ARCT Performer's Diploma (Royal Conservatory of Music)
ARCT Teacher's Diploma (Royal Conservatory of Music) - Performances in France, Italy, and Toronto
Experienced and dynamic teacher - All ages and levels - Creative approach
Preparation for RCM exams, festivals, and competitions - Semi-Annual Recitals. Free trial lesson.
Location: Eglinton and Oriole Pkwy.
All ages and levels (including beginners, adults and senioirs) are welcome to enjoy private lessons in the
comfort of your home or in a piano studio. The lessons offer a traditional approach to the study of piano --
developing a solid technique and a fluid ability to play classical, jazz, and modern piano literature.
It's not just a piano lesson. It's a comprehensive intensive and fun music program that integrates the study
of music theory and history, ear training and sight reading into every lesson.
Assignments are tailored to each student's abilities and needs.
Brent Huras will quickly teach you all the essential skills you need to just sit down and play your favourite
songs from memory, without sheet music, whenever you want! Over the last few years, Brent has developed
a style of teaching that cuts out everything except the most essential concepts - This means you focus only
on the parts of piano playing that are fun, and will allow you to impress your friends and jam with other
musicians. It's easy, quick, and the results begin immediately. Send Brent and email for your free info pack
on his teaching style, and how to qualify for a trial lesson!
Travels to your location!
Master's of Music from Indiana University. Bachelor's of Music from University of British Columbia.
Currently pursuing Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto.
Worked as an Associate Instructor of Piano in Jacobs School of Music of the Indiana University.
Qualified teacher, soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist.
Experienced with adult beginners, group piano lessons as well as private lessons.
All ages and levels welcome. Theory lessons in preparation for RCM exams are also available.
Location: Downtown Toronto
Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music (London, England) with further studies
at Vienna State Academy of Music.
Former lecturer and piano teacher at McGill University in Montreal and retired faculty member of the
Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and member of its Examining Board.
Location: Yonge Street / St. Clair Avenue West
RCM trained, classical piano teacher. All ages and skill levels are welcome: adults, beginners, seniors
and young children. The purpose of each lesson is to develop love and understanding of music.
Lessons include theory, sight reading and interpretation. .
Location: Dundas West and Keele
|Nicole Marchesseau - Music House
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Music, Composition from Wilfrid Laurier University,
an MA in composition from York University and she is currently a PhD candidate in musicology at York.
Having taught musicianship and piano for beginners at the university level, her private students are well
rounded with strong musicianship, theoretical, and performance oriented skills. Nicole has a nurturing
teaching style which fosters the development of students' unique musical interests, whether classical or
popular in style. Nicole's students have excelled at conservatory exams achieving marks in the first class
honours and first class honours with distinction standings, as well as winning awards for their music
compositions through the Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects (ACNMP). She is a member of the
Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association. Beginners are always welcome as are students of
any age. Lessons are available at affordable rates in her Bloor West Village / Old Mill studio.
Location: Jane and Bloor
M.A. of Music - 17 years experience in Canada, U.S.A. and Russia. Teaches all ages and levels of classical
program. Preparation for Royal Conservatory exams (from Grade 1 to Grade 10 and ARCT in Piano
Pedagogy). Students are winners of Kiwanis and Toronto Music competitions.
Lessons also offered in Russian
Location: Keele and Bloor
|Lori Ann - Junction Music
Learn to Play and Have Fun! Enjoy the process as well as the final product!
Qualifications: Honours ARCT in Piano Performance and Teaching from the Glenn Gould School of the
RCM, Bachelor of Music Therapy, Ontario Registered Music Teacher. 15 years teaching experience.
Welcoming all ages and skill levels, including adult beginners and young children. Offering adapted piano
lessons to students with special needs. Preparation for RCM exams. Recitals and performance classes.
Location: Dundas and Bloor
Artist Diploma Lausanne-Switzerland. ARCT Performance RCM Toronto.
Bachelor and Master in performance U of T - Faculty of Music
Teaching piano and piano-accompanying and piano-vocal and instrumental accompanying
Located near Main and Danforth.
Currently in Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance at the University of Toronto. Holds Masters of Music
in Piano Performance from University of Toronto. Masters level training in Piano Pedagogy from University of
Toronto. 13 years of teaching experience. All skill levels (beginners to university) and all ages welcome.
Preparation for RCM exams, recitals and competitions.
Dedicated teacher with dynamic and versatile teaching methods.
Location: Bay & Wellesley
M.A. (Music Education), Certified Music teacher (Ontario College of Teachers). Any level, any age.
Piano, keyboard, music theory. Classical approach. 14 years experience.
Located at Allen Rd. and Eglinton
Masters in piano performance, Bachelor degree in Composition. Experienced and stylistically versatile
music teacher with extensive training in concert piano performance; instruction in pop, jazz and
contemporary musical styles. Lessons in composition, theory (Rudiments only), songwriting and
improvisation offered. Piano collaborations/accompaniments for RCM exams,
festivals, auditions, concerts etc. available as well. Contact for rates.
Locations: University of Toronto, St. George campus area, east end, Main Station area
Royal Academy of Music, UK educated pianist and conductor. 18 years of experience teaching all levels and
ages RCM exam preparation, Rudiments, Theory & Harmony, Music History, Ear Training
Goal: To inspire, encourage, enable and support lifelong relationships with music.
|Melody Yvonne Chan
Currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Toronto. Has also attained a
Masters of Music at the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Music from the University of British
Columbia. All ages and levels of both theory and piano are welcome! Previous students have achieved
distinction results on RCM theory and piano exams! Flexible teaching style accommodating ambitious
young musicians (e.g. festival preparations and auditions) as well as those who would prefer a more
recreational approach (i.e. young and adult beginners). Special packages and discounts available!
Location: Downtown Toronto
Master of Music - Piano Performance (University of Toronto). Artist Diploma -Solo Piano (Glenn Gould
School of the Royal Conservatory of Music). Bachelor of Music - Piano Performance (University of Victoria)
Active performer with over 10 years of teaching experience accepting a limited number of students:
Inspiring, personable and dedicated teacher. Experienced with all levels, ages, and styles.
Rudiments, Theory & Harmony lessons also available.
Build a solid musical foundation and develop a life-long appreciation for artistic expression!
Location: High Park & Dundas St. West
|Lubo Daskalov - Music Classes After School
Dedicated and dependable teacher is offering safe, welcoming and exciting music environment.
Over 12 years of Canadian teaching experience! Master of Music Degree! Winner of American and European
Competitions. R.C.M preparation! All levels! In your own home or mine!
Specialized in: Rosedale, Deer Park, Forest Hill, Downtown.
Location: Yonge / Bloor
|Greg de Denus
Greg de Denus (B.Mus) offers both Jazz and Classical lessons. Greg has been
teaching/performing/recording/ regularly in the GTA for the last five years. His approach to education is that
of building an overall sense of musicianship as well as developing solid technical skills to have freedom on
the instrument. RCM exam preparation available.
Located near Broadview & Danforth
Performance and Pedagogy studies with Leon Fleisher, Marc Durand at the Glenn Gould School (B.Mus).
Unique approach integrating musicianship, technique, and style. Orchestral premiere in Prokofiev 2nd
Concerto in Koerner Hall's inaugural season. Concerts across Canada and the USA.
Great with all ages, but especially adults. Theory and composition available.
Location: St. George and Bloor
Inspiring, Personable and Experienced Teacher (20 years). Instructor at University of Toronto.
M.Music in Piano Performance. All lessons include emphasis on natural and effortless technique,
interesting theory lessons and developing an understanding and love for classical music. Special
experience in improving sound and technique in advanced players. I can assist you in preparation for
auditions, RCM exams, and festivals, improve sight reading, and help deal with stage fright . Beautiful home
studio with 7 foot Steinway. All Ages Welcome, Beginners and Adults Welcome!
Location: Keele and Bloor
Teaches primarily JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY studies; chord/scale theory; reading/understanding chord
symbols; voicings; improvisation. Graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston
with Degree in Jazz Composition & Arranging
Location: near Woodbine & Danforth
Mark is best thought of as a coach for pianists who already can play some piano, and who wish to expand
their horizons into the music of jazz. He is a professional jazz pianist who has been teaching at the York
University jazz programme since 1982, and also at Mohawk College.
He gives private instruction at his home studio in Toronto's "Beaches" neighbourhood.
Piano and voice teacher. BMus from UWO and musical theatre at Sheridan College.
Private lessons for all ages
Location: Downtown Toronto at Richmond and Spadina
More than just piano lessons...the Farah Studio teaches: songwriting - improvisation - popular - jazz
electronic - computer music software - music theory Royal Conservatory
Located at Davenport & Ossington
Doctor of Musical Arts & MMus.: Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. BMus: University of Colorado.
Faculty member: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music since 2003 .
Active throughout Canada as festival adjudicator, RCM examiner, And also abroad as performer.
Highly excellent results with RCM exams and festivals. Welcoming students of all ages.
Achieve artistry, physical freedom, and meaningful musical engagement
Location: Bloor between Dundas and Lansdowne
B.A. B.F.A. Registered piano and theory teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Teaching philosophy: Pursuing technical excellence, discovering artistic creativity, nurturing a love for music,
encouraging fun and enjoyment of learning.
Students performance: consistent excellence in RCM examinations, festivals and recital performances.
Located at: "The Junction" Dundas West/High Park
|Natasha Frid Finlay
n.e.a.frid (at) gmail.com
ARCT in Piano Pedagogy from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Gold Medallist for Elementary and
Intermediate levels. Member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association. Lessons given in
French or English. Students receive First Class Honours and higher on their piano and theory
examinations, scholarships, and awards from Kiwanis Music Festival, Davenport Music Festival, East and
North York Music Festivals and the Canadian Contemporary Showcase.
Location: Broadview and Dundas
Professional pianist with international career and piano teacher with European, Canadian and South
American experience offers in her Studio: High quality piano, theory, sight reading and keyboard lessons for
all levels, RCM Exam preparation and the opportunity to take part in the annual studio recital.
Individual attention and highly effective approach assure excellent results.
Location: Eglinton Ave West -Marlee Ave and Lawrence Ave West-Marlee Ave
|Mr. Stephen Gardner
Emphasis on proper skill development. Beginner to Professional development.
Specialization: jazz/classical/pop/prog/rock/r&b/boogie etc...
Royal Conservatory Exam Preparation Available. Over 20 years experience. Private Lessons/In Studio.
Piano Lessons for All Ages! Professional Pianist, Accompanist and Teacher Alisa has performed for 16
years at the illustrious Arcadian Court in Toronto. Experienced piano teacher, she loves working with
children and adults at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Kind and patient, Alisa believes in
sharing her passion for music and piano. Learning piano can be fun! Lessons are provided in the comfort
of your own home (in central Toronto). Please see Alisa's website for details!
Location: Queen and University
|Dima Graziani Studio
416-665-6809 or 647-444-6809
Professional musician-teacher with 15 years of teaching experience (B.A degree in music). Offers private
keyboard and piano lessons in Toronto. Piano, Keyboard, Composition, Arranging Lessons. RCM, Jazz,
Pop, Rock, Classical. Beginner to Advanced levels. Modern and efficient method.
Convenient location, main intersection, steps from subway
Location: Yonge and Sheppard
ARCT plus 25 years of teaching experience. Learn to play piano in your own home with a patient, flexible
teacher. I teach all levels, but specialize in teaching beginners and young children.
Preparation for Royal Conservatory exams is encouraged.
Location: Yonge and Lawrence
|Keith R. Hargrave
ARCT (piano, organ and voice), R.M.T., B.A., B.Ed., M.Sc.Ed
Mr. Hargrave teaches students of all ages and levels of skill from his studio, just steps away from
Dundas West subway station. He offers the 1st lesson for free.
Video available of his annual student recitals.
Start your piano lessons today, with an award winning piano instructor with a Master's degree in piano
performance from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, USA.
10 years experience in teaching both children and adults, from various backgrounds and levels.
Location: Lawrence and Yonge
|Mr. Artashes Hovhannisyan
Piano lessons in Toronto area offered both in English and French by composer and professor from
The Paris National Conservatory and The University Paris IV - Sorbonne (France).
I encourage students to be in connected to their deep creative spirit. The process of making music is divine,
and I would love to work with the students to have that journey within. I have bachelors degree, masters
degree, artist diploma degree, also have won several competitions, and have been performing!
Location: Avenue Rd. and St.Clair
Tel: email for #
Honours BA in music from University of Guelph (1998); Grade 10 RCM; over 12 year of teaching experience
Experience: Pianist and singer-songwriter with over 15 years of touring and recording experience.
I offer: piano, accordion and vocal lessons in pop, classical, blues, country and rock styles, coaching in
songwriting, arranging and theory, an encouraging, active, supportive and non-intimidating learning
environment, 1/2 hour or 1 hour at-home lessons or lessons at my studio, an introduction to improvisation
in your choice of styles, an opportunity to study with one of Toronto's best-loved musicians.
Location: Roncesvalles / Howard Park
Humber College Music Graduate with honors. 10 years teaching experience teaching in the GTA.
Colin is a dedicated and passionate teacher who simply loves music! Areas of expertise include Theory,
Ear training, Sight Reading, RCM training and preparation for exams, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical.
Location: Pape Avenue and Floyd Avenue
Professional pianist and vocalist currently accepting new adult students. Comfortable studio facility, easy
access by transit. Fun, relaxed, enthusiastic teaching environment. All levels welcome. Specializing in Adult
Beginner and returning students. Topics covered include theory, sight-reading, ear training and RCM exam
prep. Classical or Popular - Vocal coaching also available. Great lattes and cappucinos!!
Location: Richmond and Spadina area
It is never too late to start learning piano. Tricia specializes in teaching piano to Adult Beginners.
Pick your favourite song. We will work together to get you playing the songs you want to play.
Location: Queens Quay & Yonge
Whether you are learning your first notes on the piano or are participating in music festivals and
competitions, you will find in Rudin Lengo an inspirational, dedicated and experienced teacher.
A winner of piano competitions in Canada and the US, Rudin has worked with some of the leading pianists
and pedagogues in North America and Europe. His passionate, well-structured and goal-oriented teaching
style has helped students succeed in RCM Exams, Festivals and Competitions.
Lessons take place in a home studio equipped with a new Yamaha C5 concert grand piano.
Master of Music - Manhattan School of Music (Piano), Bachelor of Music - Univ. of Western Ontario (Piano)
A.R.C.T. in Piano Performance
Location: Dufferin / Eglinton West
Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from U of T
Teach people of all ages - theory, history, and piano
Preparation for music festivals, competitions, RCM exams, recitals, play for fun. Affordable rates
Location: Bathurst and Harbord
|Jacqueline C Leung
Will teach at your home (some areas of North Etobicoke/Vaughan/North York), Masters of Music Piano
Performance, McGill University. 12+ years teaching experience from university classes to toddlers.
Ear-training and theory included in lessons.Can prep for college auditions, RCM exams practical and
theory, festivals & competitions, etc. Emphasizes excellent classical technique and catering lessons
individual to each student's interests in music and goals.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Music, Early Childhood Education and Kodal'y Certificates
Ms. Loon specializes in teaching early level students and especially young children. She teaches either at
her studio, or at your home if you live within the boundaries of Yonge to Dufferin, and Bloor to Eglinton.
Enthusiastic, patient teacher with 6 years experience teaching beginner and intermediate students. Will
teach adults or kids. Theory lessons also available.
Offering summer lessons from June to August. Reasonable rates.
Location: Richmond / Sherbourne.
|Metropolitan School of the Arts
Experienced teachers, ARCT and RCM Examiner, students enjoy programs suited to their individual needs.
Royal Conservatory Exam Preparation, piano and theory courses as well as popular and improvisation.
Weekday and Saturday lessons in a lovely stone church in the heart of Rosedale.
Dance and visual art programs - all classes age 3 and up. Please see our web site for details!
Location: Bloor and Sherbourne
|Jennifer Guillen - Piano Lessons In Your Home! Sunday lessons available!
Convenience of lessons in your home!
More than 20 years experience teaching all levels and ages of students
Preparation for RCM Examinations through a positive and encouraging teaching approach
First lesson free! Flexible hours and cancellation policy
Location: Davisville and Yonge and downtown area
|Mary Kenedi, Director, North Toronto Institute of Music
Licentiate Diploma, Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Education from University of Toronto
Diploma from Franz Liszt Academy, Hungary. Over 40 years experience in teaching. Actively concertizing and
recording pianist. Classical piano lessons for all ages, devoted to develop the love and understanding of
music. Students may prepare for auditions, RCM exams and festivals. Lessons offered at the North Toronto
Institute of Music where all other instruments, voice and Theory are offered.
Location: Bayview and Eglinton
|John T. Davis
I'm John T. Davis. I am known professionally as a high energy, jazz, blues, gospel, organ player.
Hammond B3 Organ is my preference. My 2nd and 3rd favorite instruments to play are piano and
synthesizer. If I choose to play synth, it gives me a chance to stand and play, as well as sing. I've also been
inspired to arrange, play and sing, not only my originals but great standards of many diverse styles -
instrumental and vocal; written by the many great musicians, who have influenced me over time.
Location: River St. & King St.
Concert pianist and teacher. Over 20 years of experience at the Royal Conservatory of Music and at the
University of Toronto (Faculty of Music) as a teacher, performer and examiner. Internationally trained as both
a teacher and concert pianist. Many former students now successful professional musicians.
In-home lessons may be arranged.
|Dr. Kristin Force
Neighbour Note offers piano lessons of the highest quality right in the comfort of your home.
Our lessons are always fun, educational, and personal. Free first lesson.
University educated teachers with over 18 years of teaching experience. Serving West Toronto.
Location: Dundas St. West and Bloor St. West
|FJW Teaching Collective
BFA Specialized Honours Music (voice & composition), Magna Cum Laude. Experience with Jazz, Classical,
South Indian Classical Music, Afro-Caribbean Percussion, Creative Music, and Songwriting. Learn in a
supportive and challenging environment; learn to play music that you are passionate about; cultivate your
own creative voice. Lessons for children and adults at all levels on the following instruments/in the following
areas: piano, guitar, voice, drums, vibraphone, hand-drumming (djembe provided for lesson), music theory,
ear training & musicianship, songwriting, creative music sessions for children and youth with special needs.
Location: Weston Rd. and Lawrence Ave. West. Willing to travel to most locations in the GTA.
|Glen Alan - Find a Way Studios
Qualifications: Humber College Jazz Performance Diploma, Founder of Find A Way Studios.
Singer/songwriter/pianist with over 20 years professional recording and performing experience.
Find A Way offers: lessons in voice, guitar, piano, recording, songwriting and theory, a fully equipped
recording studio with friendly, expert staff, an online music store with hundreds of products including:
keyboards, sound cards, mixers, music software and microphones.
Recording lessons in Cubase, Nuendo and Logic. Mac or PC. Professional music entertainment services.
Location: Various, throughout GTA
ARCT Piano performance. Offering piano lessons for beginners, oriented towards classical music.
Traditional but varied approach, aimed at developing a love and understanding of music,
emphasizing good technique and musicianship.
Location: Mount Pleasant and Eglinton
Classically trained piano teacher with over 25 years experience in Russia and Canada;
Certified Piano Teacher (Russia); M.A. (Art History, Russia); ARCT (Toronto). I welcome children and youths
from beginners to advanced. Preparation for RCM exams (all levels), university auditions, and festivals.
My aim is to inspire a life-long love and enjoyment of music as well as self-direction. Each student's
programme is carefully chosen to reflect his or her individuality, tastes and interests at each stage of
development. High musical standards are combined with a warm and encouraging approach in a relaxed
studio setting. Location: College and Dovercourt
|Julia Mermelstein - Windup Music
Learn piano in a fun and encouraging environment. Windup Music Program explores learning the piano
through improvisation and composition, allowing for students’ own interpretation and creativity to be a
strong part in their learning process. Custom lesson plans will help them develop their musical abilities
and skills at their own pace. All ages are welcome.
Location: Symington Ave. / Bloor St. West
Qualifications: Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Manitoba, ARCT Diploma in
Piano Performance, ARCT Diploma in Piano Pedagogy, Registered Music Teacher. I teach all ages and
levels a student-centered, goal based curriculum covering a broad range of topics and styles.
Preparation for RCM practical and theoretical exams are offered as well as lots of opportunity for
participation in music festivals and other community performances. In-home instruction offered.
Location: St.Clair West @ Bathurst St.
BMT, MTA. Received her Bachelor of Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier
University. She has prepared children and adults for RCM piano and theory examinations. Lessons are
customized to meet individual needs and to motivate learners to pursue a life long passion for music.
- Adaptive music lessons are available for children with special needs -
Location: Location: Christie and St.Clair W.
Teaching since 2005 to over a hundred students, Allysia offers in-home lessons to people of all ages and
skill levels. Lessons include building skills like reading sheet music, developing the ear, and
exam/performance preparation, as well as theory and composition. Classical and contemporary styles are
taught. Allysia currently holds her Grade 9 and is working toward her ARCT in performance and pedagogy.
Location: Avenue Rd. / St. Clair
Lessons held at your home, or in my spacious studio located in the core of the city of Toronto.
I am a professional pianist, singer-songwriter and a composer with international work experience, offering
piano and voice lessons on a beginner and intermediate levels. It's a fun music program that integrates the
study of music theory and history, ear training and sight reading into every lesson. Lessons are also offered
in Ukrainian and Russian languages. Make it a fun learning experience; sign up today!
Location: Yonge and Bloor
My name is Alyssa Albano, I am offering in home piano lessons. I have 7 years’ experience in teaching
students ages 4-17. I take a pop approach to teaching. I use traditional teaching methods mixed with fun,
popular pieces that students know! The first lesson/consultation is FREE.
Location: Pape and Danforth
|Classical Music Conservatory - Lusiana Lukman
Qualifications: ARCT Honours Piano Performer's and Teacher's, Bachelor of Mus. & Master of Music
Composition; Piano Pedagogy, Affiliate Teacher of the Royal Conservatory of Music;
Former Piano Co-coordinator of Peel Music Festival;
Director & Founder of Classical Music Conservatory
Award winning Performer and Composer in Canada and Abroad. Teaches all ages and levels.
Prepares students for all RCM level of piano, theory, harmony and history exams with First Class Honours.
Prepares students for music festivals.
Location: Roncesvalles & Howard Park
Doctor of Musical Arts: (Piano Performance) University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.
Masters of Music: (Piano Performance) Indiana University, Jacob School of Music.
Bachelor of Music: (Piano Performance) Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
Currently teaches at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.
Offering: classical piano study for intermediate, and advance level preparation for festival, exams, auditions.
Location: Avenue Road / Bloor Street
I am a very experienced piano instructor, graduate of The Juilliard School, certified by the
Royal Conservatory (ARCT), who concentrates on the correct technique, body and hand position.
My approach to teaching is technical, concentrating on correct posture as well as teaching students
musicality, expression and imagination. Introduction of the standard Classical piano repertoire is almost
immediate. The books I use for young beginners include a combination of ABC piano training by
Boris Berlin and exercises, as well as various pieces from the Royal Conservatory Repertoire,
as well as different selections that fit each student's needs.
Location: King St. and University Ave.
I'm Nick Maclean and I am a piano teacher, composer, performer and band leader. I hold a Masters of Jazz
Performance from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Music from Humber College. I teach
students of all ages and levels of proficiency. I've been teaching privately for many years. I also teach at
several lesson studios around the city and hold jazz improvisation masterclasses in various high schools
around the GTA and in the wider Ontario region. Each of my students gets a personally tailored curriculum
designed to target their weaknesses and allow them to pursue music that they find fun and interesting.
I teach all styles and genres although I personally specialize in jazz. I have very affordable rates and
I teach out of my downtown studio.
Location: Wellesley St. E. and Parlaiment Ave.
I have been teaching music in various capacities for over 10 years, including academic, group and
individual instrumental lessons, and ensemble direction and coaching. I teach classical piano, music
theory, clarinet and introduction to pop and improvisation. I have a BA in Music and am currently working
towards my ARCT in Piano performance and Music Theory. Experienced with RCM (practical and theory),
ABRSM and TG exam boards with a 100% student pass rate for exams.
Currently based in downtown Toronto and teach throughout the GTA
Location: Bay / Wellesley
|Featherstone Music - Lessons in Your Home
Exceptional music education since 2008 from highly educated, passionate and engaging instructors
while still having fun at the same time! We personally select the best teacher for each student's individual
learning style. Ages range from five to adult. Let us be the teacher your child remembers for life!
Lessons in PIANO, VOICE, GUITAR - beginner to Grade 8 RCM.
Blake has been teaching piano for over 9 years to students as young as 5, as well as advanced pupils
preparing for post-secondary auditions. My approach to teaching piano is to balance theory and technique
into the lessons as seamlessly as possible so that the lesson remains fun throughout. My students always
learn music specific to their taste. I always ask about their musical preference, and if they aren't quite sure
what that is, I help them figure it out. I have an Honours Degree in music (piano major) from Humber
College, and have taught at teaching studios and as a high school teacher's assistant for several years.
Styles range from classical to jazz and blues.
Location: King St. W. and Dufferin St.
All ages, all styles. ARCT in Piano Performance. Bachelor of Music and B. Ed. University of Toronto. Years of
experience teaching young children through to adults in a variety of settings. Experience working with
differently-abled people. I am most interested in helping you reach your musical goals through real
achievements at the piano with a side goal of allowing the music to help you improve in other areas of life.
Location: Queen and Broadview
|Marcel Au Coin
Kind, patient teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching in Toronto offering lessons in the comfort of
your own home. I have an extensive background in classical, jazz and popular music and am quite
comfortable teaching any of these styles. My personal philosophy is that playing the piano above all else
should be enjoyable. For each person that can mean something different in terms of what they would like to
learn. I try to tailor lessons to the individual students’ needs and interests (including arranging music for
them) while still providing them with the fundamentals of piano playing (reading music, proper technique).
Location: Bloor and Dundas West
Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Teacher for Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Piano. Bachelor
Degree in Music (Piano and Pedagogy). Co-auther of a method book “Piano for Everyone”. Registered
Music Teacher (ORMTA). Preparation for RCM Examinations, Festivals, Auditions, Recitals and
Competitions. Teaching all ages and levels including adults.
Location: Eglinton and Bayview