|JAZZ PIANO LESSONS FOR ADULTS
B. Music B. Education
Learn to play by ear! Private, one-hour lessons for adults, working or retired.
Learn to play the great jazz standards, pop songs, blues, classical music, stride, boogie,
or whatever you have in mind. Enjoy a well-structured, results-oriented program.
You get to play along with bass and drums at two recital/dinner parties a year.
Please check out a few tunes from our live recording on YouTube.
Location: Royal York & Bloor
Matt Pines 416-234-5500
View Matt’s trio recorded live at Henry VIII pub
A.R.C.T. in piano performance, with experience in improvising, boogie woogie & blues
Location: Greenwood & Dundas *** Please note that I am only looking to travel to students homes as I am
new to Toronto and have yet to establish my studio***
|Piano Lessons: Piano Teachers in East York
|Ying Zhou, ARCT
Ms. Zhou teaches all ages of students, from beginners to advanced students
up to a skill level of grade 10 piano.
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Six years teaching experience. Accept students of all ages (generally ages 5 and up). RCM examination
preparation and annual festivals and recitals. A reward based system is used (stickers and prizes).
Teach practical as well as theory.
Location: Beaches area
|CONCERT PITCH PIANO SERVICES
Bach. in Music (Music Education - piano) from the University of Toronto. A.R.C.T. in Piano Performance
and an active member of the O.R.M.T.A. Over 12 years' experience in teaching/accompanying. Preparation
for RCM examinations (Grade 1 through 10) or learn for fun on a baby grand piano. Provides 2 recitals a
year in a spacious church. Prepares students for various recitals,auditions, competitions. Can also coach
basic vocal/violin/cello/flute/clarinet. Patient, encouraging, relates lessons to other music and other
disciplines. Offering Theory lessons, from Prelim. Rudiments to Intermed. Harmony. Believes in the
balance of ear-training, read music and be passionate and in performance. Adults are welcome! First
assessment free! Prefer to teach intermediate grades and higher, and more serious learning the piano, but
beginners and beginner levels can be accepted too.
Lessons by Appointment: Tuesdays and Saturdays in my home studio.
Location: Cosburn and Donlands. Close to Pape and Donlands subway station.
Over 10 years experience in teaching piano. Specialized in children from age 5.
Classes avaliable in English and Spanish!
Location: Bayview & Mount Pleasant
|Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts
Offers High Quality instruction in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Musical Theatre, Dance and Early Childhood Music
Programs. Programs for all ages and levels. All styles taught including classical, jazz, pop and musical
theatre. Preparation for RCM and CC Music Exams. Theory and History Classes Available
Location: Leaside (Bayview/Eglinton)
|Catherine Emmons (nee Pickup)
MA; BMus; Ontario Registered Music Teacher. Over 10 years teaching experience in the GTA. Piano lessons
for all ages, beginner to advanced. Theory and composition also available. Experienced with children who
have learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia. Flexible teaching
style. Royal Conservatory Exams available. References available upon request.
Location: Woodbine / Danforth
Holds an LRSM in School Music and an ATCL in Pianoforte Teaching. Registered Music Teacher and
Certified Music for Young Children Teacher. Early Childhood Music Specialist and Director of Musica Music
School in East York, where she also offers the keyboard-based parent-and-child program:
MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN as well as the pre-keyboard program:
MUSIC PUPS (the latter suitable for families with children from 6 months up).
Location: Bayview / Eglinton
Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Arts (Honors) - Piano Classical Music (Pedagogy). Over 21 years of experience
teaching classical piano study from beginner grades to ARCT and University level.
Specialize in preparing all ages and all level students for recitals, festivals, auditions and RCM exams in
classical piano. My students have excelled at conservatory exams and recitals accepting numerous
awards and recognitions. Currently accepting all level and ages students at any time of year.
Location: Pape and Cosburn
|Lippert Music Centre
Charleen Beard, Director
ARCT, Mus.Bac., B.Ed., M.Mus. Family owned and operated business. Their music specialist staff
continues to serve the musical needs of students from all over Toronto, from beginner to professional
(ARCT) level. Their programs offer both private and class instruction in theory and history as well.
Piano and Theory/Harmony tutor Kostantinos offering lessons at your own residence. 13 years of
experience at Conservatories and Public Music Schools in Europe. Holding: Both the ARCT Performer & the
ARCT Teacher Diplomas, from the Glenn Gould Professional School of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Certificates: in Harmony, Counterpoint & Fugue composition. He is very well-come to teach any age and
RCM levels. Preparations for the RCM Piano, Theory/Rudiments, ear & rhythic traing and Harmony
examinations.Preparation for the Piano entrance exams for Glenn Gould Professional School of Music
programs. Location: Cosburn and Pape
ARCT in piano performance and BMus from Western University.
An experienced teacher of all ages and various styles. Successfully prepares students for RCM
examinations. Easy going and flexible in helping students of all levels reach their personal musical goals.
Location: Cosburn and Broadview Ave.
I have been teaching classical & jazz piano privately for over 15 years to both children and adults at the
beginner, intermediate & advanced levels, including RCM piano up to Gr. 10. I offer lessons in jazz and
classical theory, and jazz composition. Since 2007, I have been on the piano faculty in the Humber College
Community Music programme for kids. Currently, I have a Masters in Jazz and am pursuing a Doctorate in
Jazz Performance from the University of Toronto with a focus on Counterpoint in Jazz Composition.
My Strands II CD was nominated for a 2010 JUNO
Location: Pape & Danforth
B.Mus (McGill), M.A. (York), B.Ed. (U of Toronto), OCT, ARCT
I have over 30 years experience teaching young and older students to learn and love the piano. I hold a
Bachelor of Music from McGill University and a Master of Arts (Ethnomusicology) from York University. I am a
member of the Ontario College of Teachers and have been teaching music in the public high school
system for the past 16 years. As a long-time member of the Royal Conservatory College of Examiners I
have examined piano students all across Canada and in the United States. I also hold Elementary,
Intermediate and Advanced Specialist qualifications through the Royal Conservatory’s Teacher Certificate
Program. I am comfortable preparing students for RCM exams or for general enjoyment..
Location: Woodbine / Danforth
Bridget LaMarche has been teaching piano, violin and viola for over 30 years teaching students of all ages!!
Her studio is in the Danforth Village where she teaches from the comfort of her own home.
Bridget LaMarche is one of the top freelance artists in Toronto. She also toured extensively and played in
many of the major halls in North America including Carnegie Hall. She also plays for the Toronto shows.
Her last engagement was Cinderella. She holds a Bach. of music from the University of Toronto and has
submited many successful students for the Royal Conservatory exams program. Bridget's love of music
creates a beautiful environment for her students to thrive and grow and have fun with music.
Location: Broadview and Mortimer
D.Mus in Piano Performance (Université de Montréal), M.Mus (University of Toronto), B.Mus (University of
Toronto). Active piano soloist, chamber musician, and clinician across North America. Passionate about
teaching and passing on the joy of making music, with practical performance experience and over 15 years
of teaching experience at all levels. Past Visiting Professor at Indiana University, and currently teaching in
residence at Western University, in masterclasses across Canada and the US (including Stanford,
University of Toronto, Queen's University, Vancouver Academy, Mount Allison University), and privately at
in-home studio in Toronto. Offering lessons for intermediate and advanced piano students.
Location: Pape and Danforth