TSSP is thrilled to be offering a Comprehensive Theory Program starting with Levels 1-5 (Grade 1-5 Practical), including musicianship with Susan Hamblin Dennis.
Class is scheduled on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 PM. Class is filling up quickly.
Dr. Tom Green, Chief Examiner for RCM Exams will be teaching Level 6/7 Theory and Level 8, as well as Level 9 History or Harmony.
Dr. Green may be available for one or two individual lessons also.
Classes are Wednesday between 7 and 9:30 PM.
Dr. Green has many decades of experience teaching all levels of Theory and History. We are so honoured to have him teach at TSSP.
All Theory Courses are open to students not registered at TSSP for Private lessons.
Suzuki Violin and Cello Group Classes are an essential component of the Suzuki Method. Students studying with teachers outside TSSP are welcome to join.
Violin classes are on Thursdays at Deer Park Public School, 23 Ferndale Avenue between 5 and 6:30.
Cello class scheduled to be confirmed shortly.
The Group Class focuses on technique, review of repertoire and prepares young players for playing together in ensembles and feel the camaraderie of a group.
Early Childhood Music Class
Tuesday mornings, 10:30 AM. Newborn to Age 3
Introduces concepts of melody, rhythm, singing, and movement in preparation for taking formal instruction. A great way to make friends with other parents.
Instructor Eslin McKay
An Introductory reading ensemble for string players ages 8-12. Bi-weekly at Deer Park Public School, Thursdays 6-6:45.
Instructor Julian Fisher
An excellent way to interact with peers and have a great time polishing pieces for performance. Ensembles include Piano Trios, String Quartets, Piano Ensembles, String duos. etc. Open to young people and adults Groups coached by a TSSP Faculty member. Scheduling flexible.
Monthly Celtic Fiddle Jam
Enjoy playing through fiddle repertoire with like-minded players.
Instructor Jennifer Melvin
Class on weekend evenings. TBA
Monthly Cello Jam
A fun get-together for adult cellists.
Toronto School for Strings Orchestra
This group rehearses weekly. No audition required. Intermediate/ Grade 3 minimum level.
Repertoire includes original scores, arrangements of symphonic works and some popular music.
Thursday 7:45-9:30, Deer Park Public School.
Let’s not forget the viola. Intermediate level.
Parent Education Seminar
An inspiring and motivational talk by Clayton Scott, esteemed piano teacher, music educator, and RCM Theory Examiner. With many decades of experience working with children and teens, Clayton has helped them to love music and want to continue learning.
Saturday, October 26
Working through challenging times in our children’s musical journey. An opportunity to share ideas and experiences. Led by Dr. Debra Stein, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Sick Kids Hospital.