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Private Music Lessons

Violin/Piano: 5-6 Years (30 minutes) and 7+ (45 minutes)
Mondays 3:30 – 8:30pm

Take the opportunity to learn a masterful instrument with an accomplished instructor. Polish native Janetta Wilczewska began her studies at the prestigious Warsaw academy. At the age of 16 she immigrated to Canada where she pursued her studies at the University of Toronto with Steven Staryk and later continued at the Royal Conservatory of Music Training program.

Cello: 7+ years (30 Minutes) 9+ years (45 Minutes)
Mondays 3:30 – 7:30pm

A Native of Vermont, Jonathan Tortolano has been living and working in Toronto since 1999. He studied at New England Conservatory, Oberline College and The Cleveland Institute of Music and was often found in the woods of Quebec attending summer courses at Centre d’Arts Orford with Janos Starker or in the pit of the Teatro Nuovo in Spoleto playing opera. Arriving in Canada from Europe, Jonathan has held positions with orchestras in Quebec, Spain, Portuagal, Canada and the United States. Chamber music lured him to France, to play with Quatuor Prima Vista, and Lisbon, as Cellist of Quartet Metropolis. Sunflower Music Festival has been a highlight of his, as well as Music Niagara each summer. Jonathan teaches cello and chamber music at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and travels through hail, sleet and snow to play with the Michigan Opera. In 2019 Jonathan won the Principal Cello position with the Michigan Opera Theatre at the Detroit Opera House. Jonathan is married to Polish violinist Janetta Wilczewska. They have a daughter Fabia, who thinks all musicians are nuts.

Piano – Royal Conservatory: 6 years and older
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 3:30 – 7:30pm (30 min slots)

Take advantage of the opportunity to enrol in half-hour private lessons based on the Royal Conservatory of Music, gain self-confidence and develop better coordination, rhythm and memory. Participants will work towards a performance recital. Books may be purchased from the instructor.

For available times please contact Catherine Loeffler ( or 416-922-3714 ext 102.