Private Music Lessons

Family Owned Since 1949

coastlinefolkLearn the music you always wanted to learn in a relaxed, music-minded atmosphere in the heart of North Toronto.  All of our music lessons are private (1 on 1) and are held in our newly renovated, spacious studios. There’s no registration fee for new students, and all levels and ages are welcome.  Snider School of Music has evolved from its inception in 1949 when Dave Snider opened his first music studio near Bathurst & Bloor. Now, we are proud to teach over 750 students a week and take pride in our dynamic and diverse teaching staff.  Browse through our teacher list and find one who’s right for you!!



  • Packaged in sets of 5
  • 1/2 hour or 1 hour in duration
  • Private (1 on 1)
  • Same teacher every week
  • Customized lessons for every level
  • Late night classes available (suitable for working adults)
  • Ages 5+ up


Have you ever seen your favourite band, heard your favourite song or watched your favourite youtube video and thought to yourself: “I wish I could play that tune.”  Passion for music and a little dedication is all you need.  With lessons geared to your musical taste and your learning style,  you will learn to play and ultimately master your favourite tune soon.  Not sure about a long-term commitment?  No problem.  All of our lessons are packaged in sets of 5 with no registration fee.  Simply sign up for 1 set and reevaluate after that.  Hope to hear from you soon!



Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo & Uke

$31 per half hour

Private 1-on-1 lessons

10 teachers to choose from
7 days a week
Day time or late night classes available
All styles and levels available
Young beginners (6+) – adult students
Payable in sets of 5 ($155)
Guitar Teachers

Piano/Vocal & Strings

$31 per half hour

Private 1-on-1 lessons

5 piano teachers, 2 vocal teachers, 1 strings teacher
5 days a week
Classical, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Musical Theatre vocals available
Classical, Jazz, Improvisation, Rock piano available
Classical, Suzuki, Fiddle, East Coast Violin available
Piano/Vocal Teachers
Strings Teacher

Brass & Woodwind

$33 per half hour

Trumpet, Trombone, Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Recorder

2 Woodwind teachers, 1 Brass teacher to choose from
All levels and styles available
Short term test preparation/tutoring welcome
Private 1-on-1 lessons
5 days a week
Payable in sets of 5 ($165)
Woodwind/Brass Teachers


$33 per half hour

Drum kit, hand percussion, electronic drums

3 days a week
Extra large music studio with 2 professional quality drum kits
No need to purchase a drum kit to start
All levels and genres available
Day time and night classes available
Payable in sets of 5 ($165)
Drums Teacher


  • Guitar / Bass / Mandolin / Ukulele / Banjo – $31.00 per half hour. Payable in sets of 5 ($155.00)
  • Piano / Vocal –  $31.00 per half hour.  Payable in sets of 5 ($155.00)
  • Violin / Viola / Cello – $31.00 per half hour.  Payable in sets of 5 ($155.00)
  • Brass / Woodwinds – $33.00 per half hour.  Payable in sets of 5 ($165.00)
  • Drums – $33.00 per half hour.  Payable in set of 5 ($165.00)



  • If you are looking for a specific time or day, please visit our online schedule.  Here, you will find all the available times for our teachers
  • If you are looking for a specific teacher, or style of music, please visit our teacher page.  Here, you will find all the bios and videos of our teachers.
  • Not sure about the right teacher? Simply give us a call and we’ll help you match with the appropriate teacher.  By asking a few simple questions, we’re almost certain we’ll find you the right teacher!
  • After you find the right teacher / day & time, give us a call (416.483.6927) and we’ll book you in for lessons as early as the same day.