► All programs are open to non-TSS registered students also
Suzuki Program Group Classes
Thursdays at Deer Park School, 23 Ferndale Ave. (Yonge and St. Clair)
An essential component of the Suzuki Method. All students registered with Suzuki teachers are strongly recommended to participate in Group lessons at least until the end of Book Two.
At Group Classes, the students’ learning is enhanced by interacting with other students.
Basic techniques and repertoire review are worked on. Musical friendships are made which help to sustain the young players’ interest.
New this year! Suzuki Guitar
All instructors have Suzuki Association of the Americas certification and experience.
“I can’t actually remember a time when I wasn’t playing in Suzuki groups, String Orchestra or ensembles of some sort. This is one of the things that kept me going in music – I didn’t want to lose out on hanging out with all my friends!”
— Jonathan Crow, Concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Whole Note Magazine, Fall 2012
Thursday at Deer Park School.
An introduction to playing in a mixed group with violins, violas, and cellos.
Conducted by Julian Fisher, this ensemble learns and performs interesting repertoire in a friendly, positive way. Helps to develop reading and listening skills, intonation and rhythmic awareness.
Theory instruction at all levels can be arranged at TSSP.
Essential for students working at the Grade 5+ level and those doing RCM exams.
Friendly, small classes, individual attention.
Chamber Music Ensembles
A great way to explore music and socialize. The music chosen is appropriate to age, level, and interests of participants. Ensembles for teens and adults. Coaches are TSS Faculty with lots of Chamber Music experience.
Intermediate Chamber Ensemble
This group will prepare repertoire to perform in concerts. Great for maintaining interest among Junior High students.
Celtic Fiddle Jam
Meets once a month to play and enjoy fiddle music in the Celtic Tradition on Saturday evenings. Led by Jennifer Melvin, a classically trained, Nova Scotian born violinist with a wealth of experience. May be attended on an ad hoc basis. Open to all ages and levels.
Piano Collaboration / Accompaniment
Smart Music Tutorials
Taught by Julian Fisher. Learn to use this extremely helpful practice software. Smart Music will increase practice motivation and enjoyment. Flexible schedule.