December 6, 2017

Toronto-based pianist Gregory Millar made his professional debut at age 18 with a solo recital in his hometown of Lachine, QC, after winning that city's prestigious mérite culturel award.  Gregory is the recipient of prizes in the Sinfonia Toronto International Concerto Competition, Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition and the Felix Galimir Chamber Music Prize.

August 8, 2017

Megumi started playing the piano in Japan at the age of three and studied at the Toho School of Music since early childhood. Having moved to the U.S.

March 14, 2016

So you just registered for your practical RCM exam. Congratulations! But if it was Grade 5 or above, did you complete the Theory or History co-requisites? No? Not to worry; Toronto Music Alliance has got you covered on every subject, from Preliminary Rudiments all the way to Counterpoint and Analysis. We can prepare you for every May, August or December Theory/History Examination, all under one roof. And did you know they can count towards an Ontario high school credit? Read on for all the details.

January 19, 2016

Meredith Wanstall has been teaching piano, voice, and theory for many years. She is completing her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Toronto this year, specializing in Music Education and Voice. She currently studies voice with Mark Daboll. Past teachers include Penelope Dale (voice), Tina Torlone (voice), Arden Broadhurst (piano), and David Stone (theory).

March 31, 2015

Here at Toronto Music Alliance, we strive to make music education fun and relevant. In this video, Theory teacher David Stone explains that Harmony isn't as scary as it seems - with a little help from Super Mario Galaxy!

March 12, 2015

Due to overwhelming demand (sorry for the waitlisting!) and after an exhaustive search, we are thrillled to welcome Octavian Iacob to our Piano and Theory faculty. Octavian - who has one of the best music-related names we have ever heard - is a magnificent teacher, performer and composer.

March 12, 2015

Octavian Iacob is an accomplished musician and teacher with over 15 years of experience. He has many areas of expertise, including conducting choir and instrumental ensembles, compositing and arranging, as well as solo performing and accompaniment

April 28, 2014

This installment of our Spotlight series focuses on our guitar teacher, Richard Fortin. Richard discusses his inspirations, his favourite piece to perform as well as gives advice for all students. (We also have some clips of his compositions!)

April 8, 2013

Are you writing a Theory or Harmony exam this May? Do you need that little bit of help, or thought you could do it on your own but want want that extra boost? The Toronto Music Alliance Theory 911 can help - even this close to the deadline!

March 21, 2013

We have a lot of students who take composition lessons here at Toronto Music Alliance, and that number continues to grow by the week! We thought that it would be a good idea to introduce you to some of the software that helps with the process, as well as creating your own scores.