It's time to get the band together!

Neighbour Note offers fun and exciting group programs for all ages and skill levels. When students join one of our stimulating courses, they will be paired up with friends of similar age and skill levels, provided with a creative structure to work from, and then given free rein to play!

With hands-on instruction from our expert staff,students will obtain the framework for success through playing, songwriting, and collaboration. Each program teaches students to become accountable, work as a team, and strive toward a goal all while having fun in the learning process.

Whether they're a beginner or an experienced rocker, we've got the course for them.

Little Rockers (Introduction Series)

Little Rockers (Introduction Series)

The ultimate course for beginner musicians. By exposing beginners to a range of different instruments and giving them a basic rehearsing structure to work from, we let them start finding their musical groove and have them playing classics in no time!

Get your musical career started with this beginner’s course! You will learn how to write songs, go through tutorials for different instruments, and have a blast with your fellow band members as you play your music.
Teens Rock!

Teens Rock!

In this course, you’ll get the full rock star experience: work with new band members as you write songs, jam together, and design your band’s merchandise. Let’s get rockin’!
Little Rockers (Intermediate Series)

Little Rockers (Intermediate Series)

With a little experience under your belt, you will advance in this course with tutorials in improvisation, rhythm comping, and song writing. Enjoy jam sessions with your band and record an all-new song!
Guitar Ensemble

Guitar Ensemble

All of our music programs provide a great deal of motivation, stimulation, gratification, recognition, and fun. In order to participate in any of theNeighbour Note music programs you must be at least seven years of age. Students will be placed into groups of similar age, ability, and musical preference. All Neighbour Note music programs run for nine months of the year.

For the highly skilled string master inside us all. Our guitar ensemble course is designed to help aspiring guitarists play transcriptions of their favourite music together.
String Initiative (Chamber Music Program)

String Initiative (Chamber Music Program)

The String Initiative is designed for aspiring string instrumentalists who wish to learn the collaborative aspects of music making. While one-on-one lessons are one of the most important components in learning how to play an instrument, the process of collective music making is difficult, if not, impossible to recreate in a lesson format. For this reason, the String Initiative will allow students to experience the process of playing chamber music and will provide a more enriching musical experience for all involved.

The String Initiative is run by award-winning graduates of the University of Toronto's graduate music programs, specifically members from the Interro Quartet which includes violinists Adam Despinic and Dr. Steve Koh, violist Maxime Despax, and cellist Sebastian Ostertag.

Are you interested in learning classical masterpieces, jazz standards, and arrangements of your famous bands and recording artists? Awaken the chamber musician inside you with our chamber music program!
Songwriting and Recording

Songwriting and Recording

All experience levels are welcome, you may come with your own songs to be worked on or start fresh at the beginning of the program. This program is once a week for an hour in length.

This course will propel your aspiring lead singer forward by giving them experience writing their own songs and recording in a real studio under the supervision of our professional vocal coaches.
Music Video Production

Music Video Production

This program is once a week for an hour in length plus one full day music video shoot.

Stop watching music videos on YouTube and start making them now! This course gives your teen hands-on experience making their own music videos. From writing and recording to acting and producing, they'll learn it all.
Make Your Own Video Games & Music Apps!

Make Your Own Video Games & Music Apps!

Is video game or app design your calling? Build 21st-century skills and learn to code using Javascript in a fun and inclusive environment! Basics and more advanced levels available.