Our Teaching Team

Locomotion teachers are a team of qualified and passionate teachers trained in a variety of instruments and genres. They focus on inspiring creativity while developing skills and techniques that align with how you want to grow as a musician.

Teachers specialize in RCM, group lessons, recital & exam prep and music therapy.

All teachers have all completed an interview, reference check, audition, orientation & vulnerable sector screening check.

All lessons are customized to align with where you are as a musician.

We teach beginner to advanced students, ages 5+ on all instruments.

Teacher Bios

Andrea

Instrument(s): Piano
Specialties: Group lessons, RCM, recital & competition prep

Areas: Etobicoke and West Toronto

Andrea graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University. Over the years, she has studied up to level 10 piano and level 8 theory at the Royal Conservatory of Music.

She has completed 25 hours of the Elementary Pedagogy course in 2011, in 2016 earned a Certificate for Elementary Piano Specialist and in 2018 completed her Certification for Intermediate Piano Specialist. She is currently studying “Teaching Online Course” with the RCM to maximize student engagement strategies with online learning.

Andrea has been teaching piano to both children and adults for 12 years and has prepared students for theory and practical examinations, recital performances and high-school credit achievements. She believes that structured music education combined with creative exercises and goal setting paves the way to achievement, motivation, progress and the enjoyment of music!

Kyla

Instruments: Piano & Drums
Specialties: Group, RCM prep, band prep, recording & producing

Area: Downtown Toronto

Peter-Holbrook

Peter

Instrument(s): Piano
Specialties: RCM, Competition & School Prep

Area: Etobicoke

Debra

Instrument(s): Piano
Specialties: RCM & recital & competition prep

Areas: Brampton/Caledon

Giulia

Instrument(s): Piano
Specialties: RCM & recital & competition prep

Areas: Toronto/Etobicoke

James

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass, Flute & Mandolin
Specialties: Groups conducting choirs

Areas: Downtown Toronto

Jesse

Instrument(s): Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano
Specialties: Music Therapy, Groups, Competition prep

Areas: Brampton, Georgetown, Caledon

Maryrose

Instrument(s): Piano (RCM)
Specialties: RCM, Competition & Recital Prep

Area: Etobicoke

Mai

Instrument(s): Piano, Trumpet
Specialties: Groups, RCM, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Brampton, Mississauga, Etobicoke
Lesson Conducted in Arabic (if requested)

Sam

Instrument(s): Piano, Vocals & Guitar
Specialties: Groups, RCM, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Toronto, Mississauga, Etobicoke

Sarah

Instrument(s): Violin
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Brampton, Mississauga
Lessons Conducted in Arabic (if requested)Prep

Brandon

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Brampton/Mississauga

Carmen

Instrument(s): Guitar, Bass & Drums
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Mississauga

Erica

Instrument(s): Piano & Vocals
Specialties: RCM, Choir, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Mississauga/Etobicoke

Jason

Instrument(s): Piano, Guitar & Drums
Specialties: RCM, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: North York, Richmond Hill, Markham & Scarborough

Taylor

Instrument(s): Piano, Guitar & Music Production
Specialties: Music Production, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: GTA

Peter

Instrument(s): Guitar
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Etobicoke

Sophie

Sophie

Instrument(s): RCM Vocals & Guitar
Specialties: RCM, Recital & School Prep

Area: Downtown Toronto

Jon

Instrument(s): Piano
Specialties: RCM, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Brampton & Mississauga

Cortney

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano & Drums
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Brampton

Chris

Instrument(s): Piano & Guitar
Specialties: RCM, Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Oakville, Mississauga & Brampton

Jake

Instrument(s): Guitar & Bass
Specialties: Recital and Competition Prep

Areas: Mississauga & Brampton

Rianna

Instrument(s): Violin & Vocals
Specialties: RCM, Events, Competition Prep

Areas: Mississauga

Salam 

Instrument(s): Violin
Specialties: Recital, RCM & Competition Prep.

Area: Toronto 

     
   

Jamie

Instrument(s): Piano & Saxophone  
Specialties: RCM & School Prep

Area: Mississauga

       
   
    

Eden

Instrument(s): Piano & Vocals
Specialties: RCM Prep

Areas: Brampton, Caledon & Orangeville

Peter

Instrument(s): Guitar
Specialties: Competition & Recital Prep

Area: Toronto

Karel

Instrument(s): Drums, Pandeiro, Repinique, Tamborim, Surdo, Agogo Bells and Congas
Specialties: Group classes & school prep

Area: Toronto

Luke

Instrument(s): Guitar & Drums
Specialties: Competition & Recitals, Bands & Groups

Areas: Etobicoke & North York

Sharif

Instrument(s): Violin, Cello, Viola, Sitar, Tabla and Flute
Specialties: RCM, ABRSM, Competition & Recital Prep

Area: Mississauga

Steve

Instrument: Guitar
Specialties: Group lessons, band & school prep

Area: North York

Magdelys

Instrument(s): Drums
Specialties: Competition & Recital Prep, Cuban Roots & Jazz

Area: Scarborough

Anita

Instrument(s): Violin
Specialties: RCM, Competition & Recital Prep

Area: East Toronto

Natalie

Instrument: Vocals
Specialties: Singer and Songwriter

Area: Toronto

Michael

Instrument: Piano and Drums
Specialties: RCM, Rock, Band and Recital Prep

Area: Toronto

Daphne

Instrument(s): Violin
Specialties: RCM, Competition & Recital Prep

Area: GTA

Mark

Instrument: Drums
Specialties: RCM, Rock, Band and Recital Prep

Area: GTA

Katarina

Instrument: Piano
Specialties: RCM, Recital & Competition Prep

Area: Etobicoke & Mississauga

Robert

Instrument: Violin, Piano and Saxophone
Specialties: RCM, Recital & Competition Prep

Area: GTA

Daniel

Instrument: Piano and Saxophone
Specialties: RCM, Jazz, RnB and Recital Prep

Area: GTA

Maurizio

Instrument: Drums
Specialties: Precussion, Jazz, RnB and Recital Prep

Area: Toronto

We welcome diversity and all LGTBQIA+ individuals to our team.

Are you a teacher looking to join our team?

Contact us to discuss teaching opportunities at Locomotion Music.

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Phone Number

(416) 895-3744

Open EveryDay

9AM – 8PM