Piano Teachers in Canada who teach Jazz Piano Lessons
On this page we have prepared you a list of piano teachers in Canada that accept new piano students. Please choose one that you like and click on a selected piano teacher to see more details about it, and on that page if you have any question, you can always contact that teacher directly with the help of a contact form on the public piano teacher profile page, once you do that, please give 1 day for a teacher to reply to your message.
My name is Inna.
I live in Toronto (Scarborough), Canada.
My first Piano Teacher was my mom who was always bringing students to our house. How she taught them to love music, and play the piano was beyond just "good". She truly inspired me to become a Piano Teacher myself!
Being a gifted girl, my mom decided that her knowledge wasn't enough any longer, so, she enrolled me to Music School for gifted children.
At the age of 15, I got into a Music College, and was allowed to work there as well as a Piano Accompanist.
From when I was 16 y.o., while being in college for 4 years, I started playing piano on a big stage, and entering the national competitions. It was a fabulous time! Lots of prizes were won, lots of fun playing music, and listening to other amazing performers. Time passed, I graduated with Honours and got my Bachelor's in Arts, Piano Performance and Piano Accompanying Degree.
After graduating the Music College, I felt that being only a concert Pianist and a Piano Accompanist wasn't satisfying anymore as I felt I could share my skills and knowledge with someone else. That's why I decided to enroll to a Pedagogical University which after studying there for 5 years, I graduated with Masters Cum Laude (the highest distinction) Degrees in Music Education and Music. This education gave me a broader knowledge and skills to teach not only Piano and Theory, but Voice as well.
I'm a Registered Teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music, RCM Teacher #104903 , and I'm also a Certified Teacher with Ontario College of Teachers in Good standing, Registration Number: 636014.
Since that time, many years have passed... I raised thousands professional performers, and those who wanted to learn playing piano for themselves. Overall, my teaching experience is more than 30 years.
I started in Ukraine, my motherland, and continued here, in Canada. And let me tell you - all of my students were really as those bright SPARKS - they had sparks starting learning how to play the piano, they had the sparks doing recitals, exams, and competitions, and they still have those sparks towards me, their Teacher. That's why I named my school as SPARKS MUSIC ACADEMY!
Believe me, you won't ever regret having me as your Teacher :)
And in addition to being the TEACHER, I continue my work as a PIANO ACCOMPANIST and CONCERT PIANIST all around the city as I cannot live without your majesty, MUSIC!
Linda's parents were well-established music teachers in Calgary, so she grew up with and has experience with a real variety of teaching techniques for piano, accordion, organ and synth. She has an inherent ability to communicate her knowledge to students of all ages. Linda taught at various commercial studios as well as privately in Calgary and Kelowna. She offers expertise, patience, and the joy of playing music with confidence & creativity.
Offers unique, versatile approach to teach all music styles, incl. classical, Rock &
Roll, jazz & blues, country, according to student's preferences
Has taught most of the avail. popular courses such as Technics, Yamaha, Kawai, Popular Keyboard, Roland, Palmer Hughes, Bastien, Alfred's, Faber and Faber and more.
Sensitive to learning curves she teaches the way the student learns
She has an instrument with a rich, round, warm, honeyed color, and is very much at home in a variety of styles.” This is how Ingrid’s voice is described by world renowned director and conductor Clyde Mitchell who has worked with artists such as Michael Buble, Mel Torme and David Foster. Ingrid is widely admired for her soulful and soothing interpretations of adult contemporary favorites as well as her dynamic and playful renditions of show tunes and light jazz classics. Ingrid’s sound has been described as a combination of Diana Krall and Sarah Brightman with a hint of Sarah McLachlan.
Ingrid is a seasoned vocalist thanks in part to having been forged by fire as a soloist in several oratorio performances including Handel’s Messiah. Her passion lies in connecting with audiences through her vibrant and varied stage shows. Whether Ingrid is performing with a small combo or a full orchestra her multi-lingual repertoire such as “La vie en rose” and “Regresa a mi” transports her audiences to distant lands and then welcomes them home with heartfelt and nostalgic melodies such as “Songbird” and “Danny boy”.
Recently Ingrid has completed her much anticipated debut album 'Rhythms of Your Heart' which was produced by award winning, Grammy nominated producer Daryl Bennett and features the outstanding talents of Eli Bennett, Vince Mai, Dave Martone, Roy Tan, Adam Thomas and the glamorous Rosemary Siemens. Combined, these artists have won several accolades and have performed and recorded with artists such as Sarah McLachlan, Michael Buble, Natalie Cole, Nickelback, and The Temptations.
Ingrid Mapson is sure to bring crowds to their feet with her “amazingly versatile voice that seems to effortlessly span genres” and her “rare ability to sincerely connect to her audience.” Miles Black, Juno Award winning producer/multi instrumentalist/ composer. Be sure to listen to Ingrid’s music and find out when Ingrid will be performing in your city.
Her outstanding show includes everything from the intimate piano and violin setting to the expanded jazz combo and even full orchestra. Also available for corporate work.
Piano and violin
Combo and violin
For nearly 3 decades, Lora Wentworth has taught piano lessons (ages 4 and up) and saxophone lessons in Kelowna (and beyond). Students return every year for lessons because she cares and encourages her students of all ages and abilities. Lora has been told many times that she is so much more than a Music Teacher. She is a friend and mentor, helping students feel safe and nurtured.
The Upbeat Music Academy is located in Glenmore seconds away from Watson Rd Elementary School and a quick drive from Glenmore’s Save On foods, IGA, Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Dairy Queen and Subway. The Upbeat Music Academy is also close to amenities like Petro Canada Gas station, Shoppers Drug Mart and other shopping before and after your lessons or while you wait for the student.
Proudly Serving: Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country, Rutland, Wilden, Kettle Valley. We’re also very excited to teach many students from around the World online!
Upbeat Music Academy Kelowna
455 Glen Pine Ct