Music

Ontario Conservatory of Music
Multiple locations – see website ON -

http://www.ocom.ca/

[email protected]
1-800-728-3828 905-286-1133
3 to 93
Teaching music for over 72 years, they’ve made music fun, exiting and educational for over 1 million Canadian families. Unique, progressive, instructional methods for pre-school, guitar, piano, vocal, drums, bands and combos and music theory. Free in-home music evaluation for school-aged children.

88 Keys
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.88keys.ca/

[email protected]
905.881.2893 
all ages
Early childhood music education using Kindermusik, Yamaha and Suzuki curricula. Parties.

Burlington Sound of Music Festival
Brant Street from Caroline St. to Lakeshore Blvd.  Burlington  ON  L7R4K3
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.soundofmusic.ca/

[email protected]
 
all ages
June 16 – 19, 2011. Free festival. Enjoy the parade, carnival, family zone, downtown streetfest, food, market, soiree, etc. See website for band line-up. MusicEd is the musical education segment of the festival presented at the Burlington Art Centre Saturday June 18th. Taking it to the Streets is a unique music theatre program for children ages 4-12 in age appropriate groups. It’s an interactive workshop introducing children to drama, singing and movement to music theatre songs. Sessions are free and 45 minutes long. E-mail [email protected] to secure a spot as space is limited. 

Canadian Opera Company
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx

[email protected]
416-363-8231  1-800-250-4653
all ages
Free Concert Series. Largest producer of operas in Canada. Programs, workshops, tours and resources for all ages. Youth Opera Lab with free dinner, free workshop and 2 free tickets! Summer Youth Intensive, Living Opera etc. After school program, March break and summer programs. Kids create their own operas. Programs for families and schools. 

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
401 Richmond St. W., Suite B104  Toronto  ON  M5V3A8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.flamencos.net/

[email protected]
416-595-5753 
6 to 15
Providing concerts and performances capturing the essense of flamenco. Available for touring locally, nationally, internationally as well as for private functions. Dance lessons for adults from beginners to professionals and also has a popular children’s program. Also lessons for flemenco guitar. 

Innovative Rhythm Dance Studios
337 Evans Ave   Etobicoke   ON  M8Z1K2
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.irdance.ca/

[email protected]
416-239-1496 
2 to 18
We offer dance lessons – jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, lyrical, hip-hop, kinderdance and acro.

Rainbow Songs Inc.
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.rainbowsongs.com/

[email protected]
416 535 5247 
0 to 5
Music programs from birth to 5 years old. Sessions are designed to be attended by children with their parents or caregivers to create a musical bond. 17 locations. 45 minute interactive music show for birthday parties with parachute fun and jamming with instruments. 

Rugcutterz Danz Artz
151 Corstate Avenue  Vaughan  ON  L4K4Y2
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.rugcutterz.com/

[email protected]
905 660.4169 
all ages
Tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, musical theatre, acro, beginner, parties. 

Adventure Camp
15203 Yonge St.  Aurora  ON  -
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http://www.yorkprofessional.com

[email protected]
905-841-1314  705-342-7345
3 months to 12 years
Summer day camps ages 5 to 12 years old, overnight camps, child care centres, kindergarten, before and after school kids’ clubs, emergency and home care. 

AFROCULTURE
Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St.  Guelph  ON  -
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http://www.afroculture.com/

[email protected]
519-766-9240 
all ages
Black history and school programs, school and community workshops in dance and drumming. African Hand Drumming classes for kids and adults.School workshops like story telling projects, performances, book reading, drumming, dance and Afrifest. Corporate workshops. Adwoa Badoe is author, story teller, educator and African dance instructor and a favorite for schools during Black History Month.

Allegro Music
2043 Avenue Rd.  Toronto  ON  M5M4A7
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.allegromusic.ca/

[email protected]
416-483-7203 
5 and up
Music school and retail store. Lessons, rentals, repairs to many instruments, amplifiers and speakers; instruments and gear; books and DVDs and events. Over 40 years teaching music for guitar and bass, piano and keyboard, drums, violin and fiddle, woodwinds, voice, accordion, theory and harmony, composition and digital recording. Events like Spring Recital – free admission. 

Applegrove Community Complex
60 Woodfield Road  Toronto  ON  M4L2W6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.applegrovecc.ca/

[email protected]
416-461-8143 
all ages
After-school program includes theme days like baking, cooking, creativity arts, music, drama, games, and kids’ choice Fridays. School year teen drop-in program for ages 13 to 18 is popular. Summer Day Camp for ages 6 to 12, and Leadership Program for youth 12 to 14 years of age. Programs for infants/parents, adults and seniors. 

Artbarn School
250 Eglinton Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.artbarnschool.com/

[email protected]
416-518-6108 
3 and up
Programs for kids and adults. Kids classes like Faraway Tales, MiniArt + Music, cartooning, Painting Throught the Ages and Arty Sundays. Kids parties. Scholarships for ages 5 to 12 based on financial need and artistic potential. 

Avenue Rd. Arts School
460 Avenue Road  Toronto  ON  M4V2J1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
www.avenueroadartsschool.com/
[email protected]
416-961-1502 
6 months and up
Day camp, arts, dance, music, parties, community programs, classes, offsite workshops.
Beach Music Studio
1928 Queen Street East, 2nd Floor  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.beachmusicarts.com/

[email protected]
416-698-3449 
3.5 and up
Lessons are tailor made to suit the wants and needs of the students. Royal Conservatory or university entrance exams. Guitar – all styles – pop, rock, folk, jazz, blues, country and classical etc., electric bass, band workshops, banjo, piano and keyboard, recorder, violin, vocal, theory, Orff for pre-schoolers age 3.5 to 4. Transcription service also available. Free parking.

Beaches Conservatory of Music
1224 Kingston Rd.  Toronto  ON  M1N1P3
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://beachesconservatory.com/

[email protected]
416-694-4792 
all ages
Teaching all levels, all styles including popular, RCM, American Idol, classical, jazz, blues, contemporary, country. Private and group lessons. Piano, guitar, singing. 

Body Language Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts
2323 Bloor St W., Unit 7  Toronto  ON  M6S4W1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bodylanguageacademy.com

[email protected]
416-763-1100 
0 to teens
Dance and music programs for babies up to 6 years old. Future Stars Dance and Musical Theatre Programs for ages 6 years to teens. 

Bravo School of Music
842 Yonge Street, Suite 200   Toronto  ON  M4W2H1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bravoschoolofmusic.com

[email protected]
416-928-0330 
1.5 and up
All ages and all levels. Private and group music lessons for beginners and advanced students in piano, keyboard, violin, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, drums, clarinet, trumpet, vocal, music theory and music history. Also special programs for toddlers and pre-school children. Free children’s choir every Monday. Gift certificates. Summer camp, master classes, adult classes and choir. 

Brenda Carol  – Jazz singer and educator
Near Woodbine subway station  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.brendacarol.com/

[email protected]
416-467-7959 
all ages
Vocal lessons for beginner to professional. Block lesson times available upon request. Also beginner piano, guitar and theory lessons. No audition required. First come, first served. CD and performance info on her website. Also available for bookings with the jazz band ClaireVoyance.

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
12 Alexander Street   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.buddiesinbadtimestheatre.com/

[email protected]
416-975-9130 
15 to 25
Theatre company. Queer Youth Arts Program provides an artistic meeting space for queer youth aged 15 to 25 to network. Young Creators Unit, Pride Cab to create, produce and perform a cabaret-style show etc.

Camp Boulevard
1491 Lake Shore Blvd. West  Toronto  ON  M6K3C2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.boulevardclub.com/families-fs.html

[email protected]
416-532-3341 , ext 119 
all ages
Chidren’s Centre open for ages 4 weeks to 6 years old. Monthly theme-based activities. Junior group for age 4 to 12, adult classes for ages 13 and up. 

Camp Wasdell
85 Kings Crescent  Ajax  ON  L1S2M4
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.wasdellcentre.org/index.html

[email protected]
905-426-3241  1-888-525-2385
pre-K and up
Academic mornings, drama, swimming, outings in afternoon.

Canada Music Academy
Multiple locations – see website  GTA  ON  -
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http://www.canadamusicacademy.ca/

[email protected]
416-207-0884  905-918-0791Fun, personalized programs for children, teens and adult beginners. Music school, academy concerts, music store, musicians for events. Private lessons at home or in studio. Certified Teachers, annual concerts. RCM exams, college and university preparation, professional studio recordings. Guitar and bass, piano and keyboard, voice, brass, string and woodwind, drums and percussion, songwriting, DJ+. 

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S OPERA COMPANY
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/

[email protected]
416-366-0467 
3 and up
The only permanent children’s opera company in Canada that commissions and produces operas for children on a regular basis. School Tours, in-school visits. Also after school programs like OPERAtion KIDS for ages 8 to 13 running Sept. to May at a cost of $20 per participant. Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience, knowledge or ability. Workshop includes acting, singing, prop-making, costumes, writing scripts, creating sets and stage management. Students will create an opera that will be written, designed and performed by the students. 

Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.  Toronto  ON  M4P3B5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centraleglinton.com/ 

[email protected]
416-392-0511 
all ages
Programs offered for families and caregivers, older adults, March Break camp and after school program. Summer day camp for ages 4 to 12 with trips and theme days. Lunch, evening and Saturday programs for adults.

Centre for the Arts, The
150 Kilgour Road   Toronto  ON  M4G1R8
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bloorview.ca/centreforthearts

[email protected]
416-425-6220 , extension 3317 
4 to 30
Year round art and music programs, workshops and special events for children and youth of all abilities. Priority given to those with special needs unless otherwise stated. See website. Dance, drama, visual arts and unique arts/nature programs, March break, music and summer camps. 

Cherry Beach School Of Music
Cherry Beach Sound Recording Studios, 33 Villiers St.  Toronto  ON  M5A1A9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cherrybeachschoolofmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-461-4224 Hands-on education in music performance, recording and the music business. Tours available. 30,000 square foot facility contains world-class recording studio and rehearsal areas. All programs combine one-on-one training with group improv and recording sessions. Workshops. Guitar, piano and keyboard, bass, drums and vocals. 

Children’s Arts Theatre School
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.catsdrama.com/

[email protected]
905-823-5151 
3 to 18
Professional theatre school. After school and weekend programs, Summer camps and counselor-in-training program. Theatre games, group improvisation, full-scale theatrical productions. Auditions, performances. 5 locations.

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto
5183 Sheppard Avenue East  Scarborough  ON  M1B5Z5
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cccgt.org/

[email protected]
416-292-9293 
all ages
The largest Chinese cultural centre in North America! Art gallery. State-of-the-art 600-seat theatre and 8500 square foot multi-purpose hall for sports, recreational activities, trade shows and banquets. Resource centre, boardroom, studios and classrooms. Family Connections Programme, Youth Chapter, Friendship Programme, Group Tours, Cultural and Educational Services. Events almost every day! Green Summer Camp for ages 4 to 12 – children trained in both Cantonese and Mandarin. Youth Orchestra, Chinese School. Classes in Chinese Opera, music-strings, table tennis, board games, cartooning… So much to do – you must see the website!

Clapping Land
74 Dingwall Avenue  Toronto   ON  M4J1C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.clappingland.com

[email protected]
416-220-8161 
0 to 5
Songs, movement and rhythm for young children. Birthday parties, classes.

Classical Music Conservatory
314 Roncesvalles Ave.  Toronto  ON  M6R2M7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cmccanada.com/

[email protected]
416- 537-5995 
3 and up
Musical Preludes program for ages 3 and 4 to introduce basic elements of music, rhythm and pitch, live demonstrations on instruments. History, theory, children’s choir, Suzuki Strings, drumming circle, sound bites, Gleesical, Summer Camps and March break camps. Lessons on keyboard, piano, strings – violin, viola, cello, double bass, bass guitar, guitar, electric guitar, Winds – flute, recorder, clarinet, saxophone, voice – classical, pop, jazz, percussion – drum kit, classical, afro-cuban. 

Conservatory of Dance & Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.conservatoryofdanceandmusic.ca/416-800-1842 

all ages
All types of dance from hip hop and comtemporary to acro and pointe ballet. 

Conservatory of Dance Plus Inc.
45 Bellwoods Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.conservatoryofdanceplusinc.com/

[email protected]
416-716-7416 Classes for preschoolers to adults. Beginners welcome. Learn ballet, comtemporary, tap, urban dance and more. Small class sizes, audition and RAD exam preparation, preschool day programme, Dance Camp, piano lessons, dancewear resales, space rental, dance education and career consultation, master class bookings, French and Math tutoring, high school credit information etc. 

Creative Math & Music
Pickering, Whitby, Belleville, Toronto    ON  -
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http://www.creativemathandmusic.com/905-686-6284  905-665-2100
5 to 16
Lessons, tutoring, rock music camps for ages 5 to 16, parties. 
Creative Vocalization Studio
707 Eglinton Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.honeynovick.com/

[email protected]
416-782-7944 
all ages
Teaches creative vocalization, scat singing, vocal production. Performs and creates song and poems; Produces concerts and CDs. 

Dance Fusion
3785 Kingston Rd., Unit B1   Scarborough  ON  M1J3H4
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.dancefusion.ca/

[email protected]
416-267-8372 
all ages
Classes for kids of all ages and abilities. Kidazzle program ages 2. to 3.5, 4 to 5.5, all boys classes, recreational program, jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, competitive program. Private and semi-private music lessons, yoga classes for young and old. 

Dance Place & the Etobicoke School of Dance, The
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.danceplace.ca

[email protected]
416-633-2726  416-234-9771
3 and up
Also see www.etobicokeschoolofdance.com. Spacious, sprung floors, mirrored walls, female and male change rooms. Competitions, summer classes, day camps, classes in dance, tumbling, musical theatre, adult classes etc.

Derry Flute Band
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 614, 100 Salome Dr.  Scarborough  ON  -
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http://www.derryfluteband.org/ 

[email protected]
 
8 and up
A non-profit organization of volunteer musicians who enjoy learning, playing and performing band music. Membership is open to anyone willing to make the commitment and effort. Beginners and experienced players are welcom. Instruction is free! Uniforms and instruments are provided as long as you are a member. You need to be able to read sheet music. 4 different types of flutes. 

Diana Drew Singing Studio
McCowan and Hwy 7 area  Markham  ON  -
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http://www.dianadrew.com/about_lessons.htm

[email protected]
905-513-1986 
6 and up
Private singing lessons for ages 6 to adult. Group vocal classes. Students can sing a wide variety of music styles and repertoire and can record high-quality CDs during classes. Get prepared for TV, film and Canadian Idol auditions! Year-end performance and show for all singing students. 

Dragoon Puppet Theatre
    ON  -
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http://www.puppetadventure.com/

[email protected]
416-787-8588 
all ages
Workshops for kids and adults. Shadow theatre, rod puppets, marionettes, masks, body puppets and more. Mime, music movement, script writing and voice for puppets. All workshops end with a puppet parade and an original show developed by the group. Programs like video production – create your own. Adventure phonics, Shakespeare for kids and Get Art Smart. 45 minute puppet shows for all ages, especially 3 to 8. Birthday packages. 

DramaWay
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.dramaway.com/

[email protected]
416-614-1078 Customized programs for schools and organizations. Programs for individuals include theatre, dance, film, music, visual arts and puppetry etc. DramaWay is the leading provider of fine arts programs to people who have special needs. Most programs run June to September. 

Elmer Iseler Singers’ GET MUSIC!
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.elmeriselersingers.com/647-340-8592 

Programs for schools: Get Music! Educational Outreach and Leadership Programme for participating high school conductors and choirs to join the Elmer Iseler Singers in a Grand Finale to a grand year of mentoring, learning, collaboration, and choral excellence. 

Etobicoke Musical Productions
Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall  Etobicoke  ON  -
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http://www.e-m-p.net/

[email protected]
416-248-0410 
all ages
Not-for-profit theatre company produces and performs 2 musicals a year. Families encouraged to join. Members sing, dance, act, build sets, make props and costumes, prepare publicity and everything needed to produce a show. New scholarship presented annually to a student majoring in Music Theatre who demonstrates leadership, ability and community involvement. 

Etobicoke Suzuki School of Music
Dixon Grove Junior Middle School, 315 The Westway  Etobicoke  ON  -
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http://essm.ca/416-239-4637 

3 to 18
Accomplished musicians teach the Suzuki method for violins and cellos. Free Annual Spring Concert. Hear more than 100 violin and cello students and meet the ESM community of parents, students and teachers. Private and group lessons. 

Factory Theatre
125 Bathurst St.  Toronto  ON  M5V2R2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.factorytheatre.ca/

[email protected]
416-504-4473  416-504-9971
14 to 18
Youth Ensemble Playbuilding Workshop, no experience necessary. Workshops and education packages for teachers. 

Fairlawn Neighbourhood Centre
28 Fairlawn Ave.  Toronto  ON  M5M1S7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.fairlawnneighbourhoodcentre.com/416-488-3446 

all ages
Classes in arts, fitness and music from birth to Gr.6. Musical theatre arts, lego brick club, sketching, craft day. Teen Division for grades 7 to 12. Most adult fitness programs evenings and weekends open to teens on a space-permitting basis. Teen drama program. Auditions in mid-September. Adult fitness classes, arts, parenting and CPR training courses.  

Families Makin’ Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.familiesmakinmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-225-5655  416-844-5655
0 to 5
Music and movement for families with newborn to 5 year old kids. Day and weekend classes for the whole family.

Fit 4 Life Group
601 Magnetic Drive Unit #21  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.fitforlifegroup.com/fit4life/

[email protected]
416-277-1626 
1.5 and up
Kinderbounce is a one of a kind gymnastics program for tots and kids. Steeles West has skill based recreational classes for ages 6 and up. Dancetrix offers pro dance tricks and acrobatics for dancers and gymnasts. Also Birthday parties. 

For the Joy of Music
310 Danforth Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://forthejoyofmusic.com/

[email protected]
 Teacher of piano and voice. Individual lessons. Instructions for all levels – beginners, professionals, kids, teenagers and adults. Repertoire covers classical to contemporary. Preparation for RCM exams. Teaching is customized to suit individual needs, relaxed approach. Making music fun for kids and giving them the patience and personal attention they need. 

For the Love of It Performing Arts Centre
Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65 Glen Manor Dr.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.fortheloveofit.net/

[email protected]
416-691-0253 
all ages
activities include art, nature, sports, drama, music, martial arts, archery, gymnastics, dance, yoga, hiking and active games, swimming 3 days a week, theme days, workshops and special events. Programs for 3 and 4 year olds also. Acting classes, singing lessons are all ages. Musical theatre, dance and drama camp summer camp for ages 4 to 18. ages 4 to 6 years are half-day with extended care option.  

Front and Centre Dance Academy
875 Eglinton Ave West Units 6 to 8   Toronto  ON  M6C3Z9
York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.frontandcentredance.com/

[email protected]
416-916-3687  416-450-9364
all ages
Birthday parties, classes start at age 3. adult yofa and fitness classes.Mobile recording studio for kids aged 6 to 10. Summer camp, no experience required, ages 6 to 11.  Half-day mini camp for ages 3 to 5. Campers learn how to dance in the forms of jazz, hip hop, ballet, acro, musical theatre and tap. There’ll also be crafts, theme days, painting backdrops, free t-shirt, pizza party and they get to perform the show at the end of each session. 

Fundamentalz – Programs and Summer Sports Camp
2011 FZ Summer Sports Camp, Blythwood Jr. P.S., 2 Strathgowan Cres.  Toronto  ON  M4N2Z5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.fundamentalz.ca/

[email protected]
416-913-1553 
5 to 13
Providing mentorship through sports and educational programs for children and youth throughout the GTA. School programs and fundraising. Programs include summer camps for ages 5 to 12, rec basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, floor hockey, track and field, Sports Pak Plus, dance, crafts-to-go, yoga for kids, star search, karate kids, Y.E.S. and Y.O.U. 

Garrison Creek Art Centre
near Dufferin Grove Park around Dufferin and College St.    ON  -
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http://www.garrisoncreekartcentre.ca/

[email protected]
416-531-5991 
all ages
Art classes, birthday parties, March break, holiday and summer camps. Adult workshops and birthday parties. Halloween event and TDSB projets. Summer camps for ages 4 to 10 about art, music, drama and play. 

Goya School of Music Ltd.
215-2190 Warden Ave.  Toronto  ON  M1T1V6
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.goyaschool.ca/

[email protected]
416-492-8929 
4 and up
Offering lessons in a variety of acoustic and electric musical instruments like piano, guitar, clarinet, flute and saxophone. Also voice. Preparation for all levels of RCM examinations. Learn-to-play classes to those for professional musicians and music teachers. Recitals. 

Gymboree Play & Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.gymboreeclasses.com/

[email protected]
1-877-449-6932 
0 to 5
Play and learn classes, music and art classes, sports, family fun and school skills classes. Also themed parties available to members and non-members. Special events throughout the year like pajama parties, Mother’s and Father’s Day celebrations, Halloween and winter celebrations. 

HANNAFORD Youth Bands
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.hssb.ca/

[email protected]
416-425-2874 
10 to 24
Brass and percussion players ages 10 to 24, beginner to advanced can participate in any one of the 3 brass bands: The Hannaford Youth Band, The Hannaford Community Band and The Hannaford Junior Band. Each particpant must audition. Brass band instruments are provided. 

Harbourfront Community Centre
627 Queen’s Quay West  Toronto   ON  M5V3G3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.harbourfrontcc.ca/

[email protected]
416-392-1509 
3 and up
Summer day camp for ages 6 to 12, spring programs and March break camp. Room 13 where the kids run the art studio! See www.room13canada.ca. After school programs, Pre-teen drop-in for grades 6 to 9, ballet and jazz classes for ages 5 and up, Playball Sports, Family programs.

High Park Choirs of Toronto
2100 Bloor St. W. # 6341  Toronto  ON  M6S5A5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.highparkchoirs.org/

[email protected]
416-762-0657 
4 to 18
Six choirs with over 120 children aged 4 to 18. Professional conductors and music educators, outstanding artistry and guest artists. Auditions in April and May for September placement. E-mail to book your audition. 

In Harmoney Dance and Wellness Ltd.
1175 Stellar Dr, Unit 1 and 2  Newmarket  ON  -
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http://www.inharmonydance.ca/index2.htm

[email protected]
905-898-6229 
all ages
Programs for children to adults. Newly renovated facility. Spring mini session, Summer Camp. Recitals. Tiny tots programs, creative dance. Princess Dance, ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, hip-hop, musical theatre, contemporary, ballet-modern, Combo Dance 101 and Birthday Parties!

Interplay School of Dance
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.interplay-dance.ca/

[email protected]
416-972-1316  416-483-4325
3 and up
Dance Company providing young dancers an opportunity to rehearse in a professional atmosphere. Choreography ranges from classical and comtemporary ballet to modern dance, urban jazz, classical jazz, hip hop and musical theatre. Children’s ballet classes start at age 3. Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, Senior ballet program for ages 10 and up. Teen and adult ballet and modern dance, jazz, hip hop and tap and musical theatre classes for ages 9 and up and 7 and up. 

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)
6 Garamond Court  Toronto  ON  M3C1Z5
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.jccc.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-441-2345 
all ages
Open to everyone to showcase Japanese artistic and athletic talents; social and intellectual events, the history and future of Japanese-Canadian community. Many Japanese cultural programs. Almost half of members are of non-Japanese ancestry, and over a third are seniors. See and learn from artisans, musicians, dancers and martial arts practitioners. Coordinates community events and programs with other ethnic organizations to build harmony among cultures.

Kaos Music Centre
3052 Bloor Street W  Etobicoke  ON  M8X2B6
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kaosmusiccentre.com/

[email protected]
416-233-2232 
3 and up
Private and group music lessons, Rock Band Camp, and Glee Club. Lessons for piano, guitar, bass, drums, woodwind, violin, vocal, Junior Music program and Music Wonderland programs. 

Kingsway Conservatory of Music & Dramatic Arts
2848 Bloor Street West   Toronto  ON  M8X1A9
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kingswayconservatory.ca/

[email protected]
416-234-0121 
4 and up
Flute choir, private instruction for beginning students to ARCT level on piano, strings, winds, brass and voice. Summer programs. 

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Koffler Centre of the Arts
Temporarily in the Prosserman Jewish Community Centre, 4588 Bathurst St.  Toronto  ON  M2R1W6
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kofflerarts.org/

[email protected]
416-638-1881 x 4249 
all ages
Renowned for groundbreaking art exhibitions and many other artistic disciplines. Music classes, painting and drawing for all ages. Pottery for beginners for ages 5 to 15. Beginner/Intermediate Rock Band with Scott for ages 8 and up. Guitar, piano, painting, drawing and pottery for adults. Family pottery too! Also many classes in dance, drama, music, visual art, literature and lifestyle classes like cooking. School group and social group programs too. 

Lippert Music Centre Inc.
970 Pape Avenue  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.lippertmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-425-9933 
2 and up
Music lessons, professional school, group lessons and summer camps. Year-end performance for students plus additional performance opportunities at a variety of events. Recitals for youth and adults. Lessons in drumming, flute, clarinet, saxophone, and more. Learn theory and history. 3 music camps to choose from for kids and CIT teens. 

Little Fingers Music
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http://www.littlefingersmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-256-9849 Teaching studio offers lessons for piano, voice and guitar. School program Make a CD Workshop for classes. Charlie performs with a dancer and drummer.  

Little Voices, Dancing Feet
472 Milverton Blvd.  Toronto  ON  M4C1X3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
URL Unknown
[email protected]
416-461-9989 
all ages
Integrated arts camps for JK to Gr.3, music lessons for babies to pre-schoolers. Family music. Camps include playing on drums, xylophones and numerous multi-cultural percussion instruments. Art includes painting, drawing, sculpture and collage. Materials and snack included. Themed camps like Animal Adventures and Further Adventures in Time. 
LIVING RHYTHM
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http://www.livingrhythm.ca/

[email protected]
647-444-3786  705-927-0753
all ages
Rhythm-based activities using drums and other percussion instruments. Workshops from a half hour to full day events. Serving corporations, communities and schools. There are rhythm camps, baby rhythm and birthday rythym programs etc. 

Long & McQuade
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.long-mcquade.com/

[email protected]
905-837-9785 Music lessons for a variety of instruments like guitar, piano, trumpet, violin, drums, bass, trombone, cello, vocals, saxophone and clarinet

Lorraine Kimsa Theatre For Young People
165 Front St. E.  Toronto  ON  M5A3Z4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://youngpeoplestheatre.ca/

[email protected]
416-363-5131  416-862-2222
JK to Gr. 12
Year-round classes, personal coaching, jr. ensemble, March break and summer drama camps. Theatre and drama school for kids. Performances.Class trips, workshops and professional development, teacher resources.

Making Music Together
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.makingmusictogether.com/

[email protected]
416-833-1231  1-800-728-2692
all ages
Families share songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. 

Mikki Leung – Violin & Theory Instructor
  Etobicoke  ON  -
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http://www.mikkileung.com/

[email protected]
647-878-1637 
all ages
One-on-one piano lessons for beginner, intermediate or advanced levels. Piano lessons offered to beginner-level students on a one-on-one basis. Theory lessons offered also on one-on-one basic or in a small group setting. 

Mooredale
146 Crescent Rd.  Toronto  ON  M4W1V2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.mooredale.org

[email protected]
416-922-3714  416-587-9411
2.5 to 14
Ages 2.5 to 14. Preschool, clubs, camps, concerts, sports, recreational programs. Music, dance, fitness, art, sports, theatre, certification programs.

Music for Young Children
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.myc.com/

[email protected]
1-800-561-1692  613-592-7565
2 and up
Teaching musica for 31 years over 3 continents with 900 teachers to 24,000 students. Keyboarding and singing.

Music Studio, The
6 Burnhamthorpe Rd  Toronto  ON  M9A5C9
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.themusicstudio.ca/

[email protected]
416-234-9268 
6 months and up
Private instruction offered for voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vibraphone, hand drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, French horn, violin, viola, cello, theory, harmony and music history.  Ensemble program to play music with other students. Music in Motion Children’s Program designed to bring children 6 months to 7 years old together in small age-appropriate groups to have fun together. 

Music Together
283 Pendermere Pkwy  Toronto  ON  M1C2S9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.funwithmusictogether.ca/

[email protected]
416-283-0589 
all ages
Music classes for infants to kindergarteners and their parents. 

Music Trends Teaching Studio
1071 Midland Ave.  Scarborough  ON  M1K4G7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.musictrends.ca/

[email protected]
416-285-4990 Music lessons for piano, guitar, drums, vocal, strings, woodwind and theory lessons. Preparation for RCM exams and auditions. Many styles of music. Regular recitals and jam sessions. Also a fun Band Camp in July and August. You can attend for as many days as you choose and play your own instrument or try out different band parts. Camp is supported by professional, experienced musicians and suitable for all levels of experience. Also instruments for sale. Beginners welcome. 

Musical Moments with Sophie Bell
660 Eglinton Ave. E., Unit 119  Toronto  ON  M4G2K2
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.sophiebell.ca/

[email protected]
416-484-7798 
1 to 8
Group music and movement classes for infants and children. 

Nathaniel Dett Chorale
40 Baycrest Avenue  Toronto  ON  M6A1W1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.nathanieldettchorale.org/

[email protected]
416-340-7000 The Training Choir is a pilot project for Toronto-area TDSB high school students of Aftrican Heritage. Training in choral and vocal technique, music theory and Afrocentric history. Students chosen based on musical ability and potential to benefit from the experience of working in a professional environment. Regular rehersals. Opportunity to perform with and be mentored by they members of the professional Chorale. The TDSB works with the Chorale to provide opportunities for the Training Choir members to act as mentors and role models themselves in their own schools.  

New Conservatory of Music Ltd.
201 – 4466 Sheppard Ave. E., 2nd floor  Scarborough  ON  M1S1V2
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.newconservatoryofmusic.ca/

[email protected]
416-292-5959 
5 and up
Private and group lessons, theory and harmony, beginner programa and scholarships.

North Toronto Early Years Learning Centre
Multiple locations – see website  North Toronto  ON  M5M1H8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.earlyyearslearning.com/

[email protected]
416-544-0133 
18 months to 6 years
Offering half day programs for toddlers, preschool and Kindergarten children. Also lunch and after-school programs and drop-in programs in the afternoons. Summer Camp is available for 2-4 year olds.  

North York Suzuki School of Music
15 Lesmill Rd., Unit 6  Toronto  ON  M3B2T3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.northyork-suzuki.com/

[email protected]
416-222-5315 
all ages
Family music with babies and toddlers, instruction in piano, violin, viola and cello.

Randolph Academy Performing Arts for Kids
736 Bathurst St.   Toronto  ON  M5S2R4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.randolphacademy.com

[email protected]
416-924-2243 x 225 
3 and up
Performances, college program, fall and winter kids programs like glee choir, dance, acting, summer camp, group workshops

Royal Conservatory of Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.rcmusic.ca/

[email protected]
416-408-2825 
all ages
The finest music and arts education for over a century. Learning programs for people at all stages of their lives and learning. Also a first-rate performance centre with the launch of Koerner Hall and the Performing Arts division. 

Royal York Road Nursery School
851 Royal York Rd   Etobicoke  ON  M8Y2V3
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ryrns.ca/

[email protected]
416-239-1555 
2.5 to 5
Cooking and arts classes. Also programs that help prepare kids for preschool and kindergarten.  

Scarboro Music Co. Ltd.
1051 Kingston Rd.   Toronto  ON  M4E1T5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scarboromusic.com/

[email protected]
416-699-8333 
all ages
Offering instruments, lessons, sheet music, repairs, accessories and specials. Competitively priced brass and woodwind instruments, guitars and keyboards. See showroom. Lessons for instruments and voice. Preparation for University and RCM exams. Wide selection of music, specialty and seasonal music books. They can order what you’re looking for if not in stock. Repairs to almost all instruments through their network of specialists. Guitar picks to amplifiers, metronomes, tuners etc. 

Scarborough Arts Community Culture Connection
Scarborough Arts Council, 1859 Kingston Rd.  Toronto  ON  M1N1T3
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scarborougharts.com/

[email protected]
416-698-7322 
6 and up
Many programs for youth like CARES: a fully mobile, after-school program with digital equipment for youth ages 6 to 12 provided with no cost to the parent or hosting school! Phase 2 is a new collective of emerging Hip Hop artists – auditions close soon. The Borough Most Thorough is a series of music creation workshops for ages 14 to 19. I have a dream is a new dance collective movement for ages 15 to 19. The Bridging Project uses art interventions to connect communities. Also exhibitions, galleries and events. 

SCHOOL OF COBA COLLECTIVE OF BLACK ARTISTS
2444 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.cobainc.com/

[email protected]
416-658-3111 
3 and up
Along with performances, COBA offers a children’s dance and drumming program for ages 3 and up. Also teen and adult open dance and drumming classes. Professional Training Apprenticeship Program is a 3 year program for emerging artists looking for in-depth training in dance and/or music. Also a 1-year intesive for dancers and teachers.  

Scratchlab DJ Institute
1170 Sheppard Ave. W., Unit 32  Toronto  ON  M3K2A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scratchlab.ca/

[email protected]
416-727-2824 
Young children to adults.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced DJ classes; Specialty Learning courses like DJ camp and school credit course. Field trips (workshops, half-day and full-day) catered to the students needs, suitable for kids 10 and up, located on the TTC route. 

Sesaya Kindermusik
Northwood Academy, 53 Madawaska Ave.  North York   ON  M2M2R2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.sesaya.com/

[email protected]
647-439-6349 
0 to 7
Kindermusik, piano fundamentals and other music programs. 

Star Dance Academy
4637 Kingston Road, Unit 6  Toronto  ON  M1E2P8
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stardanceacademy.ca/

[email protected]
416-283-2572 
3 and up
Dance, music, swimming, summer camp and parties. Adult programs too. Camp for ages 4 to 10 includes dance, art, drama, music and swimming, theatre and games. Swimming lessons for ages 3 and up and recreational swimming for all ages and levels. Authorized providers of the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Program. Dance disciplines of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop for all ages and all levels. Piano lessons follow the Royal Conservatory of Music program for ages 5 and up including adults. 

Stay At Home Music
7 Lyonsgate Dr.  Toronto  ON  M3H1C7
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stayathomemusic.ca/

[email protected]
647-271-3629 
all ages
Providing affordable and enjoyable private music lessons in the comfort of your own home. 

Stay At Home Music
7 Lyonsgate Drive  Toronto  ON  M3H1C7
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stayathomemusic.ca/

[email protected]
647-271-3629 Music lessons.

Steps Dance Studio
378 Eglinton Ave. W, 2nd Floor (inside Body and Soul Fitness)  Toronto  ON  M5N1A2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stepsdancestudio.com/

[email protected]
416-656-7837 
4 and up
Childrens Steps Programs: Introduction to Latin Dance for ages 4 to 6. Salsa, Merengue and Cha Cha for ages 7 to 11) Hip Hop for ages 6 to 12, Latin Dance Kids Performance Group. Teen Steps programs. Adults Steps programs. School workshops, student outings and more. 

Studio Pavas
2301 Royal Windsor Dr., Unit 1  Mississauga  ON  L5J1K5
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.studiopavas.com/

[email protected]
905-403-9435 
3 to 16
Art, music, drama and dance. Parties, March break and summer programs for ages 3 to 14, intensive programs for age 6 to 16.

Sugar Beat Music for Children
607 Durie St.  Toronto  ON  M6S3H2
York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.sugarbeat.ca/

[email protected]
416-767-5535 
4 months to 7 years
Classes for young children in the Bloor West Village. Classes feature singing, bouncing, instruments, stories, puppet shows and creative movement. 

Swansea School of Dance
Windermere United Church, 356 Windermere Ave  Toronto  ON  M6S3L3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.swanseaschoolofdance.com/

[email protected]
416-767-2842 
2 and up
Preschool dance, Superboys, ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, acro, junior and senior company, adult classes, March break camp, summer camps and birthday parties. Summer camps for ages 3 years and up, half-day and full-day. Camp weeks like The Rockin’ Rodeo Show, The Spectacular Space Adventure, Ursula’s Underwater Universe, ZuZu’s Zany Zoo and Seuss It Up!

Toronto Dance Industry
1530 Birchmount Rd.,  Unit 1   Scarborough  ON  M1P2G9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontodanceindustry.com/

[email protected]
416-285-4470 
all ages
6 state-of-the-art dance studios. Dance classes for fun, fitness and skill. Dance Decades loyalty program. Recreational and competitive programs. Summer programs. 

Toronto Faculty of Music -  Music Theatre Camp
3820 Bloor St. W.  Toronto  ON  M9B1K8
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontofacultyofmusic.com/416-231-4424 

all ages
Music Theatre Camps for March break and summer like Oliver and Kids on Broadway. Extended hours available. Also private lessons for piano, guitar, bass voice, drums, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone and French horn. Theory and keyboard lessons also. Programs include String Orchestra, Jr. and Sr Rock Shop, Rock Shop Syllabus, Music Theatre Choir, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Combo. Preschool Music includes Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze methods. 

Toronto Flute School
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.torontofluteschool.com/

[email protected]
416-782-5091 
4 and up
The largest Suzuki flute program in the GTA is for young students and older students participate in the Ensemble Programme.  All students receive weekly lessons and bi-weekly group/ensemble classes. Students can also prepare for Royal Conservatory exams, competitions and university auditions. Biannual concerts, yearly recitals, master classes and workshops. 

Toronto School for Strings
85 Collier Street  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.torontoschoolforstrings.com/

[email protected]
416-968-0303 Lessons for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, guitar and electric bass. Opportunities to rehearse with a professional accompanist, play with small ensembles or orchestra. Private and small group lessons in theory. The store sells strings, rosin, mutes, metronomes, tuners, music books etc. Summer day camp too. Check website for the many programs. 

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
212 King Street West, 6th Floor  Toronto  ON  M5H1K5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
http://www.tso.ca/416-593-7769  416-598-3375
all ages
Many programs designed for students and their teachers: Adopt-a-player; TSO Preludes; TSO Student Concerts and Student Reviews; Group Masterclass; Morning with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and community programs for youth outside of school hours like: Young People’s Concerts; The Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and Education on Tour. Also teacher and student resources – see links on website.  
Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra
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http://www.tso.ca/ 

[email protected]
416-593-7769 x 373 
all ages
Both the Young People’s Concert series and the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra offer opportunities for musical development beyond school hours. There are also many programs for schools to choose from including the Adopt-a-Player programme. Auditions, open call, competitions too. 

Tropicana Community Services
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.tropicanacommunity.org/

[email protected]
416-439-9009  416-296-7154
all ages
Caribbean Ball Carnival, child care, counselling services, educational and employment services and youth development. Operating out of 5 main offices, plus satellite locations. Youth counselling for agression and employment, daycare centre for children 3 months to 2.5 years, plus 2.5 to 12 years old. ProTech Media Centre offers free digital arts (animation, web design, digital photography, audio and video editing) and technology training such as Microsoft curricula to improve computer literacy skills. Scarborough Youth Resource Centre at Scarborough Town Shopping Mall is a drop-in centre for youth ages 12 to 24 and offers a variety of activities and many programs. See website for program descriptions.  

University Settlement
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M5T1C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
http://www.universitysettlement.ca/index.html416-598-3444 x 271  416-977-8325
all ages
Founded in 1910, this is Toronto’s first community-based social service centre. It continues to strive to meet the social, economic and cultural needs of the Grange neighbourhood and beyond. Serving over 30,000 people annually through diverse services such as daycare, settlement services, employment counselling, senior services, youth programming, out of the cold program and English language classes. Operating out of 4 locations, the main one in Grange park includes a full-size gym and 75 foot swimming pool, modern fitness room, music and arts school, 2 playgrounds and more. See website for events like Newcomer Idol July 21 – 22, 2011 and the Special Benefit Concert June 18, 2011 at 7:30 for the Music and Arts School. 
University Settlement Music and Arts School
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M5T1C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.universitysettlement.ca/m&a.html/

[email protected]
416-598-3444 x 243, 244 
all ages
Providing affordable, quality music and arts programs for over 85 years. See website for list and bios of faculty. Programs are for absolutely everyone – see School Mandate section on website.Individual and group classes for piano, violin, viola, introductory cello, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, accordion, voice, drums and percussion, flute, recorder, ear-training and theory. Benefit concert is Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 7:30pm at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto. Admission is pay what you can, but $10. is suggested. All proceeds to be donated to the Music and Arts School. 

Vince Parrell’s Dance Centre
276 Main St.  Toronto  ON  M4C4X5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.vpdc.ca/

[email protected]
416-699-8277 Ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern/contemporary, technique and lyrical. Beginner, junior, senior, primary, pre-junior levels etc. Competition Company, events and Summer Dance Camp for students aged 7 to 17. Musical Theatre by audition. 

YAMAHA MUSIC SCHOOL
5075 Yonge St., 10th Floor  Toronto  ON  M2N6C6
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.yamahamusicschool.ca/

school@yamaha.ca
416-224-5590 Providing instruction on a wide variety of musical instruments like drums, keyboard, flute, violin, guitar, saxophone, cello etc. For children and adults, beginners to advanced. Also programs like Tunes for Twos, Music Wonderland, Junior Music Course Year 1 and Young Musician’s Course. Summer Rock Camp for ages 10 and up.

YMCA OF GREATER TORONTO
42 Charles Street East  Toronto   ON  M4Y1T4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ymcagta.org/en/index.html

memberservices@ymcagta.org
416-928-9622  1-800-223-8024
all ages
For families, adults, youth, kids and newcomers. Programs in child care, health, fitness and recreation etc. Adult services. Youth outreach, youth leader corps and camps. Camps for kids aged 5 to 15. Day camps, summer clubs, Cedar Glen overnight camp, Camp Pine Crest, Future Leaders program and Camp Pine Crest Family Camp. 

Ontario Conservatory of Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -

http://www.ocom.ca/

info@ocom.ca
1-800-728-3828  905-286-1133
3 to 93
Teaching music for over 72 years, they’ve made music fun, exiting and educational for over 1 million Canadian families. Unique, progressive, instructional methods for pre-school, guitar, piano, vocal, drums, bands and combos and music theory. Free in-home music evaluation for school-aged children.