Grandview Piano Studio
416-918-3124
905-597-8910
ymcpianostudio@gmail.com
www.grandviewpianostudio.ca

A.R.C.T., B.A. Music (University of Toronto)
15+ years of piano teaching experience.
Piano practical, Music History & Rudiments exams.
Preparation for all RCM level Exams, Festivals, Competitions, Recital and Auditions.

Very detail oriented and Excellent exam results!

Location: John & Don Mills
Matt Pines - JAZZ PIANO LESSONS FOR ADULTS
B. Music  B. Education
416-234-5500
mattpines@primus.ca

Learn to play the great standards without sheet music.
Comfortable Step-by-Step approach. Blues, boogie, pop, stride, and gospel styles as well.
Have fun learning all you wanted to know about chord symbols, chord progressions, and the magic they
create. Show your stuff with a live jazz band every June at the spring recital/dinner,
and accompany your fellow students every December at the Xmas sing-a-long party.
One-hour private lessons in the Kingsway area of Toronto. Current students ages range from 22 to 82.  
Enjoy a carefully planned, results-oriented program.
Located near Royal York Road & Bloor Street West

Click here to catch Matt at the piano at Toronto's Jazz Bistro
Kyongeun Kristy Yuh
416-738-8620
kristy.yuh@utoronto.ca

Master of Music, piano performance (University of Toronto). Bachelor of Music, piano performance
(University of Toronto). RCM Performer's ARCT. 8 years of teaching experience in both piano and theory.
Teaching privately: classical piano, contemporary piano, theory (rudiments and harmony). Teaches all
levels and ages with affordable rates. Beginners welcome. RCM exam (practical and theory) preparation.
Piano accompaniment for any instrument or voice. (name on the accompanist list of University of Toronto)
Lesson either in my studio or at your home. Speaks both English and Korean.
Location: Willowdale and Finch (just 6 minute walk  from Finch station)
Anna Vanesyan
647-242-1698
vanesyan@gmail.com
www.annavanesyan.com

~ Ph.D. in Piano Performance - Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.
~ B.A., M.A., Post Graduate Degree in piano performance, teaching and accompaniment - Yerevan, Armenia,
USSR (evaluated by CES at the University of Toronto)
~ M.A. in Education - Ball State University, IN, USA
~ Active Member of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association
~ Teacher of the Year - International Professional of 2005, awarded by the
International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England.

Immersion of the best practices of European (Russian & Armenian) and North American music education
offered by fully credentialed professional piano teacher and performer, currently -  the Collaborative Artist at
the University of Toronto and the Royal Conservatory of Music at Young Artists' Performance Academy.

~ All ages - all levels. Affordable prices. Free introductory lesson.
~ Preparation for RCM exams from Grade 1 to ARCT (Piano, Theory, Harmony).
~ Coaching for auditions, competitions & festivals.  
~ Two studio recitals per year.
~ Piano accompaniment for strings, voice, woodwinds, brass, percussion, etc.

18 years of outstanding experience in teaching (music schools, conservatories and universities),
accompanying and performing in Armenia, Russia, Romania, Italy, United Kingdom, USA, and Canada.
Strongest recommendations from the world-known music professors (partly available on the website).

Studio Location: Finch & Warden intersection.
(3 min. walk from Bridlewood Mall)
Lynda Metelsky
416-258-3902
lmetelsky@sympatico.ca

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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Eka Shanshiashvili
416-732-2530
ekaka@yahoo.com

Professional  piano teacher with teaching experiences in Russia,  Germany and Canada
Preparation for RCM exams (Practical, Theory, Harmony, History) all levels
Located at Yonge & Sheppard
Jodi Huang
416-545-7638
jodi-huang@hotmail.com

Qualifications:  Bachelor of Music (piano and voice performance). RCM examination for all levels.
Experienced teacher, performer and accompanist. Affordable rates
Location: Yonge / Sheppard
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William J. Martin
416-445-3719
william_martin@rogers.com

Suzuki Piano Method - Jazz and Popular Music
Location: Don Mills Rd. and Lawrence Ave.
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CONCERT PITCH PIANO SERVICES
Alla Anno
416-357-8345
info@maestromusicstudio.com
www.maestromusicstudio.com

25 years of teaching experience. Instruction available in Engish, Hebrew or Russian
Special programs for very young beginners (age 4 and up are welcome)
Will gladly come to student's home or teach at my studio (Bathurst & Steeles area)
Bella Asmarian
416-499-4201
Bellasmaryan@hotmail.com

Certified, experienced piano teacher. All grades. Competitive rates.
Preparation for the Royal Conservatory Examinations
Location: Sheppard and intersection of 404
Carl Braund
416-951-7231
pins@sympatico.ca

Ear training instructor for music learning. Accommodating any age with any level of music skills.
Many post/present classical/conservatory students who either want another angle to learning or have lost
interest in this regimen tend to find this exciting and enjoyable!! Want to learn your favourite song off the
radio? I have been playing piano since I was 3 years old, keyboards as performer in many musical
endeavours since 1979; composing music on my own as well as with other writing groups (CD's,
soundtrack, internet applications, etc.)
Location: Bayview & Steeles
Elfi Broser-Salvendy
416-445-4586
jsalvendy@hotmail.com

Musical training in Vienna, Austria and Toronto. Piano & singing for all ages and levels. Preparing for R.C.M.
examinations. Teaching classical, pop, jazz, modern music, rudiments, harmony. Year end recitals.
Instruction in English and German.
Location: Lawrence & Leslie
Binh Chang
416-221-7388
Binh.Chang@gmail.com

Bachelor of Education and studied through the Royal Conservatory of Music receiving First Class Honours.
15 years of experience teaching piano and has extensive experience with children of all ages and adults.
Caring and spirited approach that engages her students and motivates them to achieve their highest
potential. From a classroom educator's perspective, Binh incorporates problem solving and adjusts her
teaching style to match the learning styles of the student. Encourages disciplined work habits and
dedication to the learning process. Lessons for RCM Examination preparation or just for enjoyment are
available in her private studio. Please call for a complimentary consultation.
Location: Sheppard Ave. and Burbank Dr.
Julia Chernik
416-638-8226
julia@chernikmusic.com
www.chernikmusic.com

Pianist and teacher, M.Mus in Performance and Piano Pedagogy (St. Petersburg, Russia), B.Ed in Fine Arts
(York University, Toronto), author of an international award-winning program for young piano beginners.
Accepts students of all ages and levels. Tutor advanced students of ARCT Diploma/University level. Truly
individual approach, friendly environment, amazing results in RCM examinations, recitals and festivals.
Also offers help to pianists with professional injuries (special exercises for relaxation, pain relief, muscle
and sound control, improvement of coordination, correction of hands position).
All theory subjects are also available. Location: Bathurst and Hwy 401
Demps Chong
416-818-0571
dempschong@gmail.com

I have finished my ARCT Performers as well as all compulsory theory courses. I have extensive experience
teaching young children ages 5 and up for any level from prelim to grade 5. I emphasize a fun learning
atmosphere and encourage children to enjoy the music. Parents are always welcome to sit in the lesson.
Location: Yonge / Finch
Sayaka Cohen
416-300-0981
sayasaya0306@hotmail.com

BA (Kwansei University, Osaka, Japan) and graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music obtaining
highest honours with distinction. 25 years piano experience including 8 years of teaching experience.
Excellent ability to work and teach successfully with piano students of all ages. Children, senior students,  
adults and all levels will be challenged to perform to the best their ability. Follows the curriculum of RCM to
prepare students for the RCM examinations. Students look forward to the classes and enjoy their
accomplishment in becoming excellent pianist. Studio located at Leslie and Sheppard or for your
convenience Sayaka will come to your house. Reasonable rates.
Location: Leslie and Sheppard
Denise Darmawikarta
647-280-0503
denise.darmawikarta@gmail.com

Elementary Piano Pedagogy (RCM). A.R.C.T. in Piano Performance (RCM). Hon. BSc. with High Distinction
(University of Toronto). Flexible scheduling, affordable rates. Prepares students for recitals and
examinations; teaches for enjoyment too!. Fluent in oral & written English & Indonesian.
Plethora of experiences working with children & adolescents
Location: Bayview/Sheppard E, Bayview/Finch E
Michelle Assay Eshghpour
416-229-6007
eshghpoura@yahoo.com

Qualified as pianist, and piano teacher from 'Tchaikovsky' National Academy of Music, Kiev, Ukraine with
master degree. Special dissertation in teaching with theatre methods, and psychology. Four years of
experience of teaching at the junior department of the conservatory. Excellent musician encouraging music
appreciation in all pupils. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with all age groups.
Located near Yonge & Sheppard
Gabriella Hajdu
416-499-3242
gabriella@simmiles.com

Keyboard and piano lessons, groups or individualy, starting from age of 4. Specialized in Music in Early
Childhood Education. Quality time for parents with children, have fun and learn together.
Location: Finch - Victoria Park - 404
Maziar Heidari
647-838-8286
info@maziarheidari.com
www.maziarheidari.com

15 years of teaching experience. RCM, Alfred's, Persian Style.
Adult beginner instruction in English and Persian
Location: Yonge and Finch
Artashes Hovhannisyan
647-341-5389 or 416-277-7700
arthov@rogers.com
www.chernikmusic.com/Biography.htm#2

M. of Musicology and Composition. University Paris IV - Sorbonne (France), Ecole Normale de Musique de
Paris Alfred Cortot. Director & Founder of the Euterpe School. Piano, Violin, Guitar and Music Theory.
Lessons: All Grades. Affordable Prices. RCM examinations. Individual approach.  Professionalism in
teaching. Preparing for concerts, competitions and festivals. Promotion of students. First assessment
lesson free. Develop your creativity both in performance and composition
Location: Lawrence / Bathurst
Rosalind Johnson
416-449-6196
rosalindjohnson@netscape.net

A.R.C.T. in Performance (1st class honours). Member of O.R.M.T.A. 15 years teaching/accompanying.
Preparation for R.C.M. exams.Provides 2 annual recitals. Teaches all levels, including harmony & history.
Dynamic and energetic teaching style
Located near DVP and Lawrence Ave.
Ken Jones
416-722-9065 (cell)  416-221-7017 (home)
ken.jones@musiqclub.com

25 years of classical and popular teaching. Specializing in teaching adults who wish
to learn chords and popular repertoire. First Lesson Free!!
Location: Bayview and Sheppard
Natalie Kessler
416-630-2779
natkessler@hotmail.com

Bachelor of Music ( Eastman School of Music), New York. Recipient of 2 Canada Council Grants
Classical piano teacher, all ages, Preparation for RCM Exams. Beginners welcome, intermediate and
advanced level. 17 years experience. All students that have done RCM exams have received first class
honours. Location: Wilson and Bathurst
Audrey Lam
416-493-9593
audreylamstudio@yahoo.ca

BFA, ARCT(Teacher's), ARCT(Performer's), RMT. 20 years piano experience. Teaches all skill levels and all
ages. Each lesson is tailored to the needs and goals of each student. Students are prepared for Royal
Conservatory examinations, as well as for year-end recitals and master classes held throughout the year.
Lessons are focussed on being fun and interesting, while still developing a high quality of playing.
Located at Finch and Leslie.
Elizabeth Lau
416-229-9737
elizabeth_lau@rogers.com

Royal Schools of Music (Piano & Theory). BA University of Wisconsin, Madison. 15 years Piano Teaching
Experience (Bayview/Cummer). Ex-YMCA Piano Group-Lesson Instructor (Reference Available On Request)
Specialize in teaching Children Ages 5 - 12 years old. Preparation for RCM Examinations (Piano Grade 1 - 9)
Music Theory Examinations (Preliminary, R1 & R2). Students of all ages are welcome to learn merely for
pleasure and/or for Exams. Lessons from Monday to Saturday.
Location: Bayview/Cummer
Jennifer Le Forestier
416-449-9366
pianolessons@leforestier.ca

B.F.A Honours York University in Piano Performance. Professional Piano Tuition for all ages and levels of
experience for 16 Years in Greater Toronto Area. Preparation for RCM Examinations. Senior Teacher of
Private Lessons in Prominent Private School for 5 years. Professional Accompaniment. Lots of patience
and encouragement Lessons By Appointment -Weekdays
Location: Bayview and York Mills
Yolanda Lucciola-Bendick
music.piano.lessons@gmail.com

Masters of Music, Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education . In home lessons provided in the North
York area close to Lawerence Park & Yorkdale. Over 15 Years of Teaching Experience both privately and in
the public school system. Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Preparation for all ages, including
Music Theory (Rudiments, Harmony & Counterpoint) and Music History. Pop, Contemporary & Jazz.
Free consultation and individualized plan for each music student
Location: Yonge and Lawrence
Eldon Ng
416-229-4758
enmusique@hotmail.com

My style is unique and versatile: each lesson as an active response to the student and music at hand,
grounded by international experience as performer and competitor, informed by insight garnered through
studies with leading pedagogues. My passion working with children and youth has been in providing strong
pianistic grounding and an aesthetic education catered toward the refinement of character.
Lessons at home-studio on a Steinway B.
Location: Yonge and Finch
Eva Ng
416-726-8207
ngywe@hotmail.com

B.Mus., Diploma in Piano Performance, ARCT. Highly qualified teacher with over 15 years of teaching
experience. Prepare students in all ages and all levels for RCM practical/theory examinations, competitions
and festivals. (Piano: Introductory to ARCT); (Cello: Introductory to Gr.8). Teach and tutor students who need
audition to university ndividual and Group Lesson are available! Call for a free assessment.
Location: Yonge & Finch
Eun-Hee (Janet) Seo
416-483-8892
bjay7@hotmail.com

Classic / Jazz / Contemporary / R&B. Teaching for 7 years.
For more info please feel free to call me and come in for a free evaluation/lesson.
Located at Yonge & Davisville
Marina Sheversky
416-636-3133
info@uniquefineart.com

Master Music Degree, graduate of Odessa State Conservatory (Ukraine, Europe). Dedicated and patient
teacher with over 20 years of experience, develops life-long love and in-depth enjoyment of music. Piano
and music theory lessons to all ages and levels. Students are encouraged to take part in music festivals
(two recitals per year) and prepare for RCM exams (practical and theoretical). All students are known to
achieve high marks in RCM exams. Lessons are available at your home if you live Mid-Town, North York.
Studio located at Bathurst & Sheppard
Natasha Simkhaev
416-445-5223
nsstudio@yahoo.com

Member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association
Teaching piano and theory and preparing students for RCM examinations.
Located near York Mills & Don Mills
Richard Sliva
416-509-6287
sliva_richard@hotmail.com

Instruction to help students learn piano with a great sense of accomplishment. Students will acquire the
foundation for a rich & rewarding lifetime of music enjoyment. Beginners accepted with enthusiasm. Free
introductory lesson available. Particularly qualified to teach advanced levels (Gr.9 to ARCT). 100% results
ensured for students that put effort into their work. Preparation for RCM exams, festivals/competitions,
auditions. Also available - Preparation for all levels of R.C.M. Theory exams:(Rudiments, Harmony, History,
etc.). Qualifications - B.Mus (UofT), A.R.C.T (Performance), O.R.M.T.A. Many years of experience as a
performer & 15 years of preparing students with very successful results in RCM curriculum/exams.
Lessons available in your home.
Erika Sudirga
647-400-0805
erika.sudirga@gmail.com

Qualified piano teacher with B.F.A Honours in Music from York University. 5 years piano teaching experience
Students of all ages (children, teens, and adults) and all levels are welcome. Teaches different music
styles: Classical, Popular, Contemporary, Folk, Improvisation, etc. Prepares students for RCM Exams
(practical and theory exams). Speaks fluent English and Indonesian.
Specializing in teaching piano and developing fine musicianship skills in fun and exciting ways!
Location: Yonge and Sheppard/Finch
Renata Todros
416-445-8499
rentodro@hotmail.com

Piano, Harpsichod, Theory. Master's Degree in Music Education, specializing in Piano and Harpsichord
Performance. Professional piano and harpsichord performer. Broadcast on CBC. 30 years of teaching
experience: Poland, Italy and Canada. Affiliated Royal Conservatory of Music Teacher. Preparation for RCM
exams, competitions, festivals, auditions, recitals, or learning for enjoyment. All levels, All ages welcome.
First lesson free!
Location: Lawrence Ave. East / DVP
Teresa Tong
647-519-3002
teresatong2003@yahoo.com

Qualified teacher with years of experience. Prepare students for RCM exams up to Grade V or learning just
for enjoyment. Lessons in your home at request. All ages are welcome.
Location: Yonge & Finch
Terri Yu
416-625-1286
y_terri_u@hotmail.com

Piano lessons are offered to students who are in beginner level to Grade 5 (RCM level). Instruction is
available at your location or at my home. In addition, lessons can be in English, Cantonese or Mandarin.
I have completed RCM Grade 10 examination and currently working on my A.R.C.T.
Location: Finch & Bayview
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Cecilia Lee
416-730-0883

Cecilia Lee has her ARCT and B.A. in Performance Piano from U. of T.
In addition to teaching at Yamaha Music School, she specializes in teaching
intermediate and higher level students from her private studio near Yonge/ Finch.
Ruth/ Rebecca Liang
416-551-3166
ruth_liu0303@hotmail.com

Graduated with highest honer B.A degree in piano and vocal (Taipei, Taiwan). 25 years of experience in
teaching. formal junior high school music teacher. 25 years of experience in conducting the choir. Yamaha
highest student electone (electric organ) level. Experienced music teacher with a loving heart in teaching.
She has good communication skill and is well-connected with each one of the student. Adjusts her
teaching style to meet the needs of the students and make each lessons fun and enjoyable. Help with
preparation of RCM examinations. She also strengthen student's listening and sight-reading abilities.
Specialized in beginner to RCM grade 6 level. All ages are welcome. We also offer private vocal lessons
and electone (electric organ) lessons (beginner to Yamaha grade 7 level) at an affordable rate.
For your convenience, We can also go to your house to teach.
Please call for complimentary. Available in English and Mandarin.
Location: Finch and Cherokee
Babak Mirab
416-491-3728
babak.mirab@3web.net

Piano instruction. Theory & harmony, Associated board exams.
Located in Don Mills
Nicolangela Moscone
416-844-7450
nicolangela.moscone@sympatico.ca
www.themusicroom.weebly.com

Hon's. BA (UofT), B. Ed (CSU), Grade 10 Piano (RCM), Complete Theory Certificate (RCM), ARCT
Candidate; accepting beginners elementary grade students who wish to follow the RCM Program in Piano
and Theory (prelim, grade 1 rudiments, grade 2 rudiments, grade 3, 4, 5, History); lessons are 30-60
minutes long. Member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) and Ontario Music Educators'
Association (OMEA). I currently teach grade 7/8 instrumental music  for the TCDSB.
Location:  Dufferin and 401 (North of Lawrence, South of 401 - 2 blocks from Yorkdale Mall;
1 block from Yorkdale subway station)
Katharine Williams
416-783-6245

Katharine Williams is a piano teacher with A.R.C.T. and E.C.E. diplomas. ECE stands for "Early Childhood
Education". She teaches beginners to grade 10.
Her studio is located near Yorkdale.
Li Wang
416-856-7270
shek_ko@yahoo.com

Current Faculty of Music of the RCM Glenn Gould School. Current Faculty of Music of the National Art
College of Canada. 2nd prize and Best Concerto Prize of the prestigious AXA Dublin International Piano
Competition.  First prize winner in Brazil's Arts Livre Competition. Gold Medalist in the First Canadian
Chopin Competition. Has been broadcasted on CBC, CJRT, BRAVO! arts channel and City TV. Advanced
students graduated from Li Wang's studio have been accepted by prestigious music programs and
achieved outstanding placements in piano competitions. Instruction in English, Mandarin, and Japanese
Location: Don Mills and McNicoll, close to Seneca and Hwy 404
Melba Remedios
416-499-5354
m.remedios16@gmail.com

Teacher, accompanist, pianist and keyboardist. Teaching Piano (Practical & Theory), Voice & Speech.
Education: BA, LTCL, ARCT. Style: Classical, Popular, Improvisation, Broadway, etc.
Have been teaching a variety of successful techniques
that enable students to learn, enjoy and appreciate music.
Location: Don Mills & Steeles
Paolo Busato
416-795-8877
Busatopaolo@gmail.com

ARCT, FCTL, M. Mus. Certified Private Piano teacher. Teaches all ages - Beginner to Advanced.
Recitals and exam preparation
Location: Dufferin/Wilson - Yorkdale area
Pegah Yazdani
647-247-2159 or cell: 647-465-8835
pegahyazdani@gmail.com

Master of Music, Piano Performance (London College of Music/London/UK). Diploma specialist,
Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy and Chamber music (The Russian Gnesin Academy of Music).
Music education and teaching experience in four different countries enables me to use various teaching
methods including the famous Russian Piano School. All ages - all levels welcome.
Free introductory lesson. Preparation for RCM exams from Grade 1 to ARCT (Piano, Theory) Competitions,
auditions and performances or play only for your pleasure. Piano accompaniment for strings, voice,
woodwinds etc. More than 15 years of experience in teaching (music schools, conservatories, privately),
Performing and accompanying in Iran, Russia, United Kingdom and Canada.
Location: Sheppard & Yonge
Dorcas Ko
416-456-8791
dorcas.ko@gmail.com

Bachelor of Music at University of Toronto & ARCT. Bachelor of Education at University of Western Ontario.
15 years of teaching experience. Follow the RCM procedure. Teaching all skill levels and all ages.
Teaching improvisation. Each lesson accommodates students needs and goals.
Fun and interesting while developing a high quality of playing. Year-end recitals annually.
Piano accompaniment for voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, and etc.
Location: Bayview and Finch
Qi "Irene" Tang
416-756-4567
qtang5@gmail.com

Bachelor's degrees in Musical Arts and Education. Member of OCT (Ontario College of Teachers).
Patient and dedicated. Focuses on developing musical skills and techniques.
All ages, skill levels, and goals welcome. Will travel.
Location: Hwy 404 and Finch Ave.
Hedieh Tajik
416-839-4334
hedi_eh@yahoo.com

Qualified Piano Instructor and Master of Art. Thesis; Music and Dialogue. Over 15 years teaching experience
Certified in Asia and Eastern Europe. Classical, Popular Music, Traditional Persian Music. Effective
methods at very good rates. Children and Adults - All grades - Group or Individual classes.
Weekdays and weekends. Provides recitals and concerts. English and Persian fluent, Italian Spoken.
Enjoy a carefully planned, results-oriented program.
Location: Yonge and Finch
Yunona Taranova
416-546-7561
yunonataranova@gmail.com
www.yunonataranova.com

If you love music and are ready for great spiritual and intellectual adventure
- you found the right place for yourself or your child to start from.
Yunona Taranova is a teacher with a Master Degree, 20 years of teaching, composing and performing
experience. Individual  approach and programs. Nice atmosphere. 100%  results for hard working students.
Preparation to RCM exams, festivals.  Piano +  all rudiments, harmony, music history. Different systems for
preschoolers, older children or adult beginners.  Beginners as well as advanced students are welcome.
Creative, playful, serious. See website for more details.
Location: Sheppard & Don Mills
Sandra Leung
416-221-7291
sandra.wyl@gmail.com

10 years of experience in teaching piano and music theory to young children, teens and adults. 5 years of
elementary teaching experience, familiar with Ontario's music and arts curriculum. Registered Music
Teahcer and elementary teacher (primary and junior). Teacher's A.R.C.T. diploma from the Royal
Conservatory of Music. Master of Teaching (M.T.) degree from the University of Toronto. Montessori teaching
diploma (T.M.I.) from the Toronto Montessori Teacher Training Institute (Casa). Prepares students for
various recitals, auditions, competitions, and exams. Organizes 2 student recitals per year (Spring and Fall)
Students have achieved outstanding results at competitions and exams. Instruction available in English
and Chinese. Will travel to student's home or teach at my studio.
Location: Steeles and Bayview
Jacqueline Ching-Ling Leung
647-479-6288
jacqueline.c.leung@gmail.com
www.pianistjacquelineleung.com

45-75 minute lessons for piano in your home/ North York studio. Doctoral candidate in (D.M.A) Piano
Performance at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook. Masters of Music in Piano
Performance (McGill University), honoured as a Gold Medal Teacher by the Royal Conservatory of Music
(RCM),  with 17+ years experience teaching ages 3- university level piano. University teaching experience
includes teaching undergraduate piano lessons and chamber music at SUNY Stony Brook, and multiple
levels of undergraduate Keyboard Lab at McGill University. Pre-college teaching experience includes private
studio teaching (Hawthorn School, Bishop Strachan School), group theory rudiment classes, ages 3-6
music classes (Ontario), and summer music camp teaching at Belvoir Terrace Fine and Performing Arts
Camp (Massachusetts, USA). Compassionate, fun-loving, encouraging, honest and serious teacher.
Lessons address individual, goals, emphasize on reaching your personal best and encourage creative
thinking at the piano. Ideal for undergraduate students, college-bound students, RCM (Royal Conservatory
of Music) preparation, or young students with an interest in music.  
Location: Yonge and Sheppard
Jon McSpadden
416-554-5901
jon.mcspadden@gmail.com

I am looking for students of all ages and levels who wish to learn piano and music theory. I am currently an
Undergraduate Music student at York University. I have my Ontario Advanced College Diploma in Music. All
lessons are customized to meet the individual needs of every student. All lessons will be held at York
University in the Accolade East Building. I am very flexible with lesson times.
Feel free to contact me at anytime for more information
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Rosabela Valela
647-829-7331
pianoachievers@gmail.com

First lesson is free! I drive to you!. Certified RCM piano teacher. Currently a music teacher at a school
downtown Toronto. Can teach classical piano, pop, improvisation and theory. I am bilingual (French and
English). Teach 1/2 or 1 hr lessons once a week. Ages 3 and up. (adult students are always welcome).
Very good rates. Location: Allen and Sheppard
Arianne Ewing-Chow
416-910-5935
echow.piano@rogers.com

RCM Examiner, Adjudicator, Bachelor of Music (U of T), Artist-Teacher Diploma in Performance & Pedagogy
(Glenn Gould Prof. School), ORMTA Member. Experienced teacher who connects well with people. Her high
musical standard combined with her innate understanding of various personalities has drawn students to
her for years. Many performance experiences available through Arianne's studio. Accepts all levels,
specializes in Gr.8-ARCT levels. Call for a consultation (complimentary) before lessons begin.
Located near Leslie and Steeles
Sheelah Saunders
416-449-4745
themusicmam@hotmail.com
www.saunderspianostudio.com

A member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association and an RCM certified teacher, I have 15
years of teaching experience in piano and theory. I teach private lessons from six year olds to seniors, with
a customized approach to the needs of each student. Opportunities are available to participate in festivals,
recitals, auditions and RCM exams. Most importantly, a love of music is encouraged as talent and skills are
developed. I am also the Director of Music at Calvary Baptist church for the last six years where I perform on
the piano and pipe organ, I sing and lead traditional and contemporary choirs.
Located near Victoria Park and Lawrence Avenue
Marissa Moncur
416-457-2507
legatomusiclessons@gmail.com

Marissa Moncur is an experienced teacher with a Masters of Sacred Music. She has a love for teaching with
over 10 years of experience.Marissa is also certified through the Royal Conservatory of Music as a piano
teacher, obtaining her ARCT in the Beginner and Intermediate levels, and working towards completing the
Advanced.  Marissa has had a love for music from a young age, and jumps at the opportunity to share that
love with others. Having had the opportunity to learn from several different piano teachers, she has been
able to define the kind of teacher that she wants to be. Marissa desires to make the learning experience fun,
creative, and educational for students of all ages. With this in mind, she strives to create an environment
that is not just about learning, but about making music enjoyable.
Location: Victoria Park and Finch
Zi Yang
647-808-6658
ziiiyang@gmail.com

M.M. and B.M. from Manhattan School of Music in New York City. Artist Diploma, recipient of  Ihnatowycz Prize
in Piano from Glenn Gould School. Concert performances throughout China, Canada and United States,
such as Beijing Concert Hall, Canadian Opera House and Lincoln Center. Unique approach in technique,
style and musicianship. Preparation for RCM exams, auditions and competitions.
Beginners and adults are welcome.
Location: Yonge & Finch
Mariko Yamane
416-226-4164
marobu@hotmail.com

Mariko teaches all levels of students in the North York area.
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Alex Tang
647-978-1748
alextn@alumni.utoronto.ca

I have taught piano for 8 years to both children and adults at the beginner to immediate level. My students
have had a wide range of interests in terms of their goals for piano. Some have prepared for RCM exams.
Some have played pop and rock arrangements for piano. I have arranged and taught many Persian songs
to students as well. I have a BSc and BEd from U of T. I have a Gr.10 RCM piano certificate. As well, I am
thoroughly familiar with GTA piano competitions. In 2011 and 2012, I had won 18 gold awards at local piano
competitions. I can help students develop a virtuoso hand technique.
Location: Yonge and Sheppard
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P. Gavahi
647-502-6354
paris1362@hotmail.com

Piano Lessons for Children and Adults including Private Piano Lessons, Solfeggio, and Orf classes for
younger beginners (based on Carl Orf Methods). More than 10 years experience in teaching Orf,
Piano Classical, and Persian Classical Music. Please contact me for more information.
Location: Bayview and Empress Ave,
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Asal Iranmehr
647-300-5056
asaliranmehr@yahoo.com

Masters of Music in collaborative piano and ACP from University of Toronto. Superior Diploma from Ecole
Normale de Musique de Paris with jury’s honours and unanimous vote. Bachelor of Music. Over 15 years
of teaching experience in Canada, France, Iran. Lessons available for all ages and different levels.
Preparation for RCM exams, competitions, recitals. Instruction available in English, French, Farsi.
Piano accompaniment for strings, voice.
Location: Yonge and Sheppard
Dr. Angela Bo-Yon Koh
647-668-6697
boyonkoh@gmail.com
www.musicscope.ca

A teaching specialist with 20 years of experience in fostering young pianists.
Students actively participate RCM exam, festivals, recitals with successful results.
A student-centred pedagogy. Fun, engaging, & systematic approach. Call today for free consultation.
Location: Sheppard & Bayview
Samantha Huang
647-272-3691
phpiano21@gmail.com
http://phpiano21.wix.com/pianolessons

Certified, Experienced Teacher. Earned Bachelor of Music Degree and Ontario Certified Teacher.
Teach piano for all ages and levels. Prepare for RCM exams. Over 10 years of teaching piano.
Samantha has caring and spiritual approach that engage her students, and motivate them to achieve goals.
From the experiences of being a classroom teacher, Samantha adjusts her teaching style in order to
accommodate students' needs and match the students' learning styles. She always encourages her
students in learning process. Please call for more details..
Location: Sheppard and Leslie
Harold Fung
416-323-1197
HaroldFungTO@hotmail.com

Lakehead University (Orillia Campus) Faculty Member, RCM Examiner (Piano, Theory, and History), MA in
Musicology and Music Theory (University of Toronto), BFA in Piano Performance (York University). Teaching
in the Bayview and Finch area for over 20 years. Kind and patient. Accept piano students of all ages and
levels; students usually range from RCM Grade 8 to university performance program level. Also offer private
and group (4-6 students) music theory and history lessons. Complementary first meeting..
Location: Bayview and Finch
David Lidov
416-633-2785
lidov@yorku.ca
www.DavidLidov.com

Piano, theory, composition. I’m a retired university prof  interested in teaching private lessons
to any motivated student mature enough to TTC, and no one is too old. You get to be a really fluent
and confident pianist when you cover a whole lot of not-too-hard music, but occasional perfectionism
and a few hard problems can also jump you ahead. My teaching direction comes from your interests,
and I want to build on that to new interests.
Location: Keele and Sheppard
Netanel Krugliak
416-602-0123
netanelkrugliak@gmail.com

I am Experienced in teaching piano to kids, I speak English and Russian and am a Winner of the North
York, Kiwanis and Hamilton music festivals as well as the recipient of the prestigious platinum award at the
North York Music Festival. I am a Graduating Student of the Royal Conservatory of Music (Grade 10) and I
am a high school student I am also certified in Advanced Music Theory.  
Location: Bathurst & Steeles
Keyan Emami
647-895-1359
keyan@keymusic.ca
www.keymusic.ca

Doctoral Candidate/Teaching Assistant at University of Toronto.16+ years of teaching experience.
First Lesson Free. Lessons for all ages and levels in Classical, Persian Styles.
Preparation for all RCM exams, competitions, auditions. Instruction available in English, Farsi.
Location: Yonge and Sheppard
Alexandra Weiss - Alexandra’s Piano Studio
416-879-2416
alexandra416@gmail.com
www.piano4kids.ca

I am an Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association (ORMTA) certified Toronto piano teacher,
specializing in teaching Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) method. Additionally, I augment my teaching
with a variety of styles - boogie woogie, blues, jazz, and improvisation, composition, and theory.  
While completing my Ph.D. in music at York University, I also teach undergraduate students classical piano
and class piano. My students appeared on Rogers TV show "Toronto's Talent", CTV News, Canada AM,
HoneyJam, continue to win piano competitions & participate in music festivals & in my studio concerts.
In 2011, my student Catherine He was the youngest HoneyJam artist.
Studio location: York Mills Rd. & Victoria Park Ave.
Megan Chang
chang.megan115@hotmail.com
www.meganchang.ca

Currently teaching at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, Dr. Chang holds a Doctoral in Musical
Arts Degree in Piano Performance and Masters in Piano Performance Pedagogy. Familiar with RCM
curriculum from beginners to ARCT, as well as preparation for post-secondary auditions and competitions.
Fluent in both English and Mandarin.
Location: Yonge and Sheppard