Frequently Asked Questions

Why should my child study music at an early age?


  • An exposure to music early in life helps children develop social skills and build confidence. It also helps make neural connections in the brain to develop memory and foster creativity!
  • Children enjoy learning with friends and can benefit from other's progress through lessons and classes.




Why study at Marsman Music rather than a private teacher at home?


  • In a school environment students have access to a variety of highly qualified teachers and exposure to students at all levels in many instruments.
  • Students have the opportunity to attend and perform at recitals
  • We can schedule two or more family members at the same time to make lessons more convenient
  • By having lessons at our school, there are no distractions (text messages, ringing phones, Facebook or sibling interruptions) so we can provide 100% individual attention to our students




Where do I begin?


Our flexible music lesson programs are designed for you! Each student is unique and we will make every effort to meet your individual needs. Register using our online registration form or call us at (416) 858-6277.




Are there specific start times?


We operate year round with open enrollment, so you can start anytime.




What teaching methods are used?


Each instructor crafts a customized lesson plan for each private student, Marsman teachers are qualified to prepare our students for exams in two great curricula: the RCM (Royal Conservatory of Music) and the CCMC (Christian Conservatory of Music, Canada).




What if my child is interested but not gifted in music?


  • We believe that any exposure to music can positively impact your child's development in other areas of life as well
  • Enjoyment and having fun while learning music is first and foremost - we emphasize the process!




What styles of music can I learn?


We offer instruction in a variety of styles and genres, including classical, jazz and pop. Don't see something you are interested in? Let us know - we will work with you to your interest.




I am an adult - can I take lessons at your school?


Yes! Our adult program is designed to help adults start any instruments. Emphasis ss placed on music for recreation and opportunities to perform or learn in a group setting as well. Did you know that music has many health benefits too? We also provide lesson times on weekends and evenings to accommodate your busy schedule. For retirees, we have options to take lessons from as early as 2:00.