Frequently asked questions
What is the best age to start music lessons?
Our students start off with their first steps, on their musical journey, around 5 years of age. It is best to arrange for a complimentary assessment with us, so we can see if the student is ready to start. If we feel he/she could use a bit more time, we will ask you to hold off on signing up until they are absolutely ready.
What types of music classes do you offer?
We offer piano lessons, guitar lessons, violin lessons, vocal lessons, flute lessons, cello lessons, ukulele lessons, theory lessons, and art lessons in Mississauga and serve the surrounding areas of Oakville, Milton and Brampton.
Are the teachers qualified?
At Mississauga School of Music our staff are qualified, RCM Affiliated teachers. The majority hold their BA, MA or PHD Degrees in Music and have been teaching at MSoM for 28-33+ years.
How long has Mississauga School of Music been around?
We are so proud to be Mississauga’s oldest family-run music school, and are currently celebrating 33 years of providing the top, quality-focused music lessons in Mississauga.
How long does it take to learn an instrument/vocal lessons?
As our programs are all one-on-one, our qualified music teachers will work with each student, at their own pace and work with each student to bring out the best of their abilities.
How does my child get paired up with a teacher?
Please give us a call at 416-930-9839, so we can take the time to set up an appointment, to meet with the parents/student personally.
What is the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) exam?
The Royal Conservatory Certificate Program offers a comprehensive range of national exams. RCM exams are recognized by the Ministry of Education and will lead towards a high school music credit.
How do I sign up for a class?
It would be best to reach out to us so we can arrange for a complimentary “Intro to Music Lesson”, so you can experience why our award-winning music lessons are second to none.
Where are you located?
We are located on the boarder of Mississauga-Oakville at 3100 Ridgeway Drive - Unit 32 (Winston Churchill & Dundas area). Our Mississauga West Location is a 6981 Millcreek Drive (Mississauga Road & Derry), and our Mississauga South Location is at 3100 Palstan Road - Unit 211 (Dixie & Dundas area).
Do I have to bring my own instrument?
Don’t worry! We won’t expect you to bring your own piano. At Mississauga School of Music we pride ourselves on offering you our award-winning piano lessons on acoustic, upright pianos, so you will learn how to command the touch and sound of a real piano. Other instruments like guitar, violin, flute, ukulele, cello are all adaptive instruments, so you will need to bring your own, and of course, your own voice for your vocal lessons!