About Us

Welcome to the Avenue Road Music & Performance Academy – where music comes to life.

 We're not your run-of-the-mill school; we're a registered charity with a passion for spreading the enchantment of music to people of all ages and backgrounds. Situated in the heart of Toronto in a charming heritage building, our academy is dedicated to providing access to the joys of learning and playing music.

But hold on tight because we're not restricted to city limits! We're shattering boundaries by offering virtual lessons to fellow Canadians residing in remote areas of the country. And here's the exciting part – we have scholarships available for those who could use a little extra support in turning their musical dreams into reality.

Our exceptional faculty is ready to make your musical journey nothing short of epic. They customize lessons to align with your individual goals and desires because, let's be honest, one size does not fit all when it comes to music education.

But wait, there's more! We're not just about lessons; we're about crafting unforgettable experiences. Join and enjoy performance events and master classes that will leave you inspired and yearning for more. And guess what graces our performance hall? None other than Gordon Lightfoot's legendary grand piano, generously donated to support our mission. Yeah, we're that cool!

Feeling ready to unleash your musical potential? Enroll now and brace yourself for a journey into the world of boundless possibilities. Click below to explore more about our incredible teachers and board of directors. Let the music adventure begin!

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Music Lessons

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Upcoming Classes

Donation from Gordon Lightfoot

Donation Heroes

The academy is grateful for the heartfelt donations received to date. Click here to learn more about the Academy’s valued donors, and to learn about opportunities for supporting endowments in memory of remarkable people.

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After School Programs

In partnership with Brown JPS

Discover our exclusive after-school programs for students of Brown JPS. Enrich your child's education with Dance, Music, and Theater. Click below to explore further and secure your spot today.

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November 9, 2023
New Group Classes: Winter 2024

Now offering Rock Band, Improv, Intro to Yoga

June 27, 2023
Top 80 Over 80 - #1 Joan Zarry

Avenue Road Music and Performance Academy Presents: The Top 80 Over 80 Honouring Remarkable Canadians Aged 80 or Better.

April 29, 2023
Two Academy Adult Amateur Pianists headed for the Provincial Finals!

Mark Fabbi and Fabian-De'on Fulsom, regular performers in the Academy’s bi-weekly piano salons, have been selected to perform in the Provincial Finals of the Ontario Music Festival Association!

Upcoming Events

February 24, 2024
“Songs to the Moon” - Charlene Chin, Harp Recital - Marbin Matinees Concert Series

March 2, 2024
Other Event
Piano Play-Through Group II - March 2

March 3, 2024
Solo Recital - Kathleen Penny

March 8, 2024
Other Event
Piano Playing Group - March 8th

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Be Part of the Dream

The Avenue Road Music and Performance Academy is building a future of musicianship for Canadians of all ages and economic means, no matter how distant their communities.
This would not be possible without your help. 
Your tax-deductible donation can be made by clicking below or by sending an e-transfer to gifting@avenueroadmusic.com