MUSIC TEACHERS IN TORONTO

Our teachers make a difference

Student success is central to our music school's model. The reason why so many Torontonians continue to choose Neighbour Note is not just due to the level of skill of our teachers, but the level of care and dedication they willingly provide.

Whether travelling around the GTA for private in-home lessons, teaching at a camp, or leading a program with hands-on guidance, our instructors take pride in seeing students succeed.

The years of specialized musical training, experience in the field, and desire to drive students to achieve the best is what sets our music school apart from the rest.

Our music teachers in Toronto make all the difference.

Dr. Kristin Force

PhD, MA, B.Mus

(Piano, Saxophone)

Dr. Peter Johnston

PhD, MA, B.Mus

(Guitar, Bass Guitar, Double Bass)

Dr. Vivia Kay Kieswetter

PhD, M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Dr. Angela Schwarzkopf

DMA, M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano, Harp)

Dr. Gillian Turnbull

PhD, MA, BA

(Piano)

Dr. Nina Soyfer

PhD, MA, BFA, LRCM, ARCT

(Piano, Singing, Sopilka)

Dr. Pavel Markelov

DMA, M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano)

Dr. Annie Wong

DMA, M.Mus, B.Mus, ARCT

(Piano)

Dr. Steve Koh

DMA, M.Mus, BA

(Violin, Viola)

Dr. Deborah Hui

DMA, M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano)

Jessica Todd

PhD (Cand.), MA, BA

(Piano, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet)

Yung-Yu Lin

DMA (Cand.), M.Mus, B.Mus

(Violin)

Bo Zhang

DMA (Cand.), M.Mus, B.Mus

(Cello)

Jungmin Lee

DMA (Cand.), M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano, Violin)

Shawn Pickup

DMA (Cand.), M.Mus, B.Mus

(Classical Guitar)

Cherie Dong

DMA (Cand.), M.Mus, B.Mus

(Cello)

Scott Hanenberg

PhD (Cand.), MA, B.Mus

(Guitar, Digital Music Production & Recording, Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint)

Stelth Ng

M.Mus, B.Mus, ARCT (Violin & Piano), ACP

(Piano, Violin)

Christina Marcu

M.Mus, BEd, B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Jennifer Wakefield

MA, BEd, B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Jacqueline Mokrzewski

M.Mus, B.Mus, ARCT

(Piano)

Terri Croft

M.Mus, B.Mus, ADP

(Violin, Viola)

John Testar

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Classical Guitar)

Steven Abra

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Trumpet)

Demetri Petsalakis

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Guitar, Bouzouki, Oud)

Asher Farber

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano, Composition)

Natalya Matyusheva

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Singing)

Dylan Maddix

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Trumpet)

Phyllis Zhong

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano)

Sean King

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Composition)

Samantha Etchegary

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Saxophone, Flute)

Denise Simpson

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium and Baritone)

Yegee Lee

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Piano, Violin)

Brenton Chan

M.Mus, B.Mus

(Cello)

Saman Shahi

MA, BFA

(Piano, Composition)

Simon Miminis

MA (Cand.), B.Mus.

(Drums)

Alex Purcell

MA (Cand.), B.Mus

(Guitar, Piano)

Eva Green-Cybulska

MA (cand.) BFA

(Singing)

John Force

BEd, B.Mus

(Guitar)

Pamela Li

BFA, RP, ARCT

(Piano)

Tim Collins

B.Mus, BA

(Guitar)

Mark Ritter

B.Mus, ARCT

(Guitar)

Chris Platt

B.Mus, AMD

(Guitar, Ukulele)

Ariel Shetzen

B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Peter Dick

B.Mus

(Piano)

Karl Silveira

B.Mus

(Trombone, French Horn)

Snowzei Chau

BFA

(Piano)

Mirela Tafaj

B.Mus

(Singing)

Lindsay Clark

BFA

(Piano)

Oscar Rangel

B.Mus

(Guitar, Bass Guitar)

Holly Chaplin

BFA

(Piano, Singing)

Anton R. Tajanlangit

B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Vennie Tu

BFA

(Guitar, Piano)

Molly Evans-Stocks

B.Mus

(Violin, Viola)

Michele Comrie

B.Mus

(Piano)

Karel Gondor

B.Mus

(Drums)

Caroline Corkum

B.Mus

(Piano, Singing)

Arjyo Bala

BFA

(Guitar)

Emma RowlandsonOHara

B.Mus

(Trumpet)

Will Patterson

BA, Vocal Studio

(Vocal Coaching, Artist Development)

Elizabeth Rodriguez

BA

(Singing, Violin)

Alex Whitehead

BA

(Guitar)

Karen See

B.Mus (Cand.), LTCL

(Piano, Flute)

Raphael Kuerti

B.MUS (Cand.), ADP

(Cello)

Anastasia Kulikova

B.MUS (CAND.)

(Piano)

Lori Sand

ARCT

(Piano)

Eli Jacob

Vocal Studio CEO

(Vocal Coaching, Artist Development)

Dean Arnold

(Guitar)

Kim Michele

(Harp)