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The Best Violin Lessons in Toronto Are Right Here
We’ve selected our staff from the best violinists in Toronto, based on mastery of their instrument and experience teaching. Depending on your preference, our instructors can provide either contemporary fiddle or classical violin lessons. We even get bluegrass fiddlers from time to time! Teachers work with students on a range of subjects such as music theory, sight-reading, and improvisation. For our advanced students, we help them develop technique, mastery, and explore different styles and time periods.
Our school also provides students opportunities to develop their musicianship outside their private violin lessons. Students can record their music with a professional sound engineer in our studio and perform at cool venues around Toronto, including clubs, theaters, restaurants, and coffee shops.
When you search for violin lessons in Toronto, you’ll find plenty of options. However, if you want to develop musicianship, network with other students, record and perform, then Elite Music Academy is the place for you!
Violin Lessons in Toronto: No Strings Attached!
- Engaging, individualized private violin and viola lessons
Our music school provides cosy classrooms and outstanding violinists.
- Take a trial lesson. No obligation to register.
Meet the teacher, ask questions, and set goals.
- Free violin rental for first two months
Not sure if violin or viola is right for you? Save your money and rent one.
- Record your violin. Play on stage and feel appreciated.
Record your violin with our sound engineer and perform around Toronto.
- Rock your violin in a band
Check out our summer Toronto Music Camp and yearly Rock Band programs.
- Competitive and affordable
We’ve got great lesson rates and policies and we’re open 7 days a week.
- Professional Classrooms
Our nicely renovated music studios will make you feel at home.
- Safety Considerations
All our violin teachers must pass a Vulnerable Sector Check
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Our Violin Teachers
Arie is a classical violist and violinist with modern sensibilities. Arie brings an appreciation for all forms of music making on the violin and hopes to turn it into a social instrument. He also plays Cletic and Klezmer music!
Sam is a folk musician and songwriter with a background in classical violin, also teaching mandolin and beginner guitar. With his background teaching philosophy and psychology, Sam is a thoughtful teacher who understands how to help people find meaning in music. He hopes to open the eyes of young musicians to all the different directions their instruments can take them, as his own journey has taken him as far afield as hip-hop, motown, bluegrass, and others.
Top Reasons to Learn Violin
1. Violin is one of the most expressive (and romantic) melodic instruments ever.
2. Learning how to read complex violin sheet music improves concentration.
3. The violin is a portable instrument you can play anywhere, unplugged.
4. Regular violin practice instils discipline and confidence.
5. Free therapy: use the violin to release your inner angst and relieve depression.
6. Learning violin improves coordination and fine motor skills.
7. The violin has a rich history and hundreds of years worth of repertoire.
8. Buying or renting a quality violin in Toronto is affordable.
9. Einstein credits his passion for violin as inspiration for his discoveries.
10. Learning to play violin can help a child’s academic achievement.
Violin Lessons FAQ
What’s the difference between a fiddle and a violin?
It’s the same instrument; however, there are a few minor differences between a fiddle and violin.
What age should my child start violin lessons?
Although some three and four year old kids can handle learning violin, there’s other factors to consider.
What do I need to know about practicing violin?
How do I pick the best violin instructor?
Ask for a trial violin lesson before making a commitment. Here are 6 things you should consider when shopping for a fiddle teacher.
What size violin does my child need?
Get a measuring tape and follow this guide on how to pick the right size violin.
What should I do if my child wants to quit violin?
There are several things you can do to keep your child from quitting violin lessons.
Does your music school provide performance opportunities?
Is it true that it’s never too late to learn violin?
Adults face different challenges than kids when taking violin lessons for the first time. Here some great tips to succeed.