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.
Instrument(s): Piano, Guitar, Drums & Ukulele
Specialties: Group lessons, RCM, recital & competition prep
Areas: Toronto, GTA
Originally from Kanagawa, Japan, Hiro Suzuki is an enthusiastic musician and teacher with 9 years of teaching experience both in English and Japanese. Hiro works predominantly in the genres of jazz, Latin, pop, and rock. After formally learning the piano and drums, Hiro picked up the guitar and played in various jazz, rock and bossa nova groups, orchestra pits for musicals, and on recording projects. Hiro acquired his first experience in teaching back in Japan, where he taught guitar students of all levels and ages for 4 years at a music academy. Then, Hiro moved to Canada to pursue a degree in Music at Humber College, where he studied with David Occhipinti, Lucian Gray, Kirk McDonald and Trevor Giancola, and was awarded Humber's scholarship for academic excellence in 2021. After graduating from Humber, Hiro is an active performer in the Toronto live music scene. Since moving to Canada, Hiro has taught in-person and online private guitar, ukulele, drums and piano lessons tailored to each students needs and requirements for the past 5 years.
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.