Music Lessons for Children

The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts is one of the top facilities providing music education in all areas. Our music teachers are well qualified and passionate, which guarantees an enjoyable and stimulating learning experience.

HCA offers group music lessons as well as private instruction.

The music students will be given the opportunity to perform in three major performance classes throughout the year held in the HCA Recital Hall, creating an excellent opportunity for each student to celebrate their knowledge and abilities.

HCA provides a wide variety of music teachers and fee structures to accomodate your needs.

Ages Class Level Time
2Yamaha Apple CourseSat. 9:15 - 9:45
3 - 4 yrsYamaha Music WonderlandSat. 9:45 - 10:30
4 - 5 yrsYamaha JMC 1 (FULL for 17/18: Please call 905-528-4020 to be placed on waitlist)Sat. 11:45 - 12:45
4 - 5 yrsExplore Rhythm & Music Sat 9:30 - 10:15
5-6 yrsYamaha JMC 2
(*pre-req: JMC 1)
Sat. 12:45 - 1:45
6 - 7Yamaha JMC 3
(*pre-req: JMC 2)
Sat. 1:45 - 2:45
6 - 7Explore Rhythm and Music Sat. 10:30 - 11:15
6-8Yamaha YMC Sat. 10:30 - 11:30


The Yamaha philosophy for music education is based on the belief that all people have the potential to develop musical ability. Everyone has the capacity to create, perform and enjoy one’s own music, and through this joy of music one can enjoy a richer life. With over 16,000 locations in 40 countries with 22,000 instructors teaching over 800,000 students, the Yamaha Music Education System has developed into a unique and remarkable educational system that is praised around the world. Please read more information on the Yamaha system here.

Explore Rhythm & Music

In Explore Rhythm and Music class, students will be introduced to fundamental musical skills like rhythm, pitch and basic theory. Children will be led through an exploration of different instruments, sing alongs and musical games. The objective is to create a fun environment for children to discover the joy of music while gaining an understanding of the language of music.

Private Music Lessons (Ages 6+)

Private music lessons provide students with knowledge and experience which increases their level of proficiency and develops confidence. Lessons are tailored to meet each student’s unique needs. Though it is optional, it is encouraged that students take RCM examinations and participate in our music performance classes and recitals. Private Lessons offered in the following:

  • Piano
  • Strings: violin, cello
  • Vocal: classical, jazz, pop, musical theatre
  • Guitar
  • Wind: flute, saxophone
  • Brass Instruments
  • Percussion: drums

For faculty information, please click here.

To book a free 15-minute introductory lesson with any of our teachers please call 905-528-4020.