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studentstallPrivate Instruction for Children

Many of our teachers will take beginners as young as three years old. The age requirement differs from one teacher to another.

Our violin teachers are well trained in both Suzuki Method and the Royal Conservatory exam program.

If you would like to take a trial lesson (30 minute lesson at the teacher's current fee) with a teacher of your choice please contact the director.

For more information, contact Conservatory Director Leslie Mahr.

Academic Music Classes


Private lessons available in all RCM theoretical classes (theory, harmony, history, and counterpoint) through Marg Daly. If there is enough interest group classes will be provided.

For more information, contact Conservatory Director Leslie Mahr.

Learning Opportunities

Click on the following links to learn more about these learning opportunities.

Academic Music Classes

Music Classes for Children

Performance Classes

Private Lessons

Undergraduate Credit for Music Training

Satomi Tozawa (BA in Art and Culture,
M.Mus., MA in Ethnomusicology) – Piano


Satomi is originally from Hokkaido, Japan. She came to Canada as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, completing her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance and Literature at Brandon University. During her degree she focussed on contemporary and electroacoustic music as well as performing various pieces from the Baroque and twentieth century with other instrumentalists. She premiered Michael Vincent’s Flesh Color at her graduating recital. Ms. Tozawa also received a Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology from the University of Alberta in 2011. Her thesis topic was “Japanese Anti-Art: Japanese Society and Influence from the West”. Satomi is sought after as an accompanist and has been working with Vocal Alchemy since 2009. As a soloist she has toured parts of Canada and China with Masaki’s Rising Stars Tour and she has also performed in Japan.

Satomi teaches all levels of piano.