TDSB & ABC Academy

ABC Academy of Music is delighted to work with the TDSB to enhance the community of Toronto’s non-professional musicians and music lovers. Our mission is To Save Music, which means we need to contribute as substantially as possible to the fabric of our cultural life, and yours!

So, ABC offers an ongoing preferred lesson rate for employees of the TDSB, their families, as well as ongoing referral credits when members tell their friends about ABC. Don’t worry – your friends get a credit too!

The details are on this page. If any of these are in any way confusing, just call our office. We want to make your experience an easy one. If you keep scrolling, you’ll get to meet our teachers!

If your friends and family are interested in non-band instruments, we have those, too!

TDSB Employee Offers

#1: You Want to Play Better and Have More Fun!

20% OFF first year of lessons, 10% off thereafter.

Working in the country’s largest school board makes having a hobby like music lessons especially important. No other activity connects your body and your mind with the depths of joy that making music brings. Private Music Lessons are going to give you the strategies to move ahead with your playing, so you can play harder music with less effort over time, and be more satisfied with your results. We’ll even help get you into a local band to expand your musical life!

#2: You Want Your Kids to Enjoy a Life of Music & its Benefits

20% OFF first year lessons, 10% off thereafter (for themselves).
If they did to Math, English, or Geography what they do to Music, parents would scream bloody murder!

When your kids grow up you want them to be amazing and successful professionals in the fields they choose, so they’re going to need to be able to communicate, listen, collaborate, present, prepare, and learn that there is satisfaction in the effort. Guess what single activity they can choose to develop all of those skills? Music.

Note that you can only use the 20% increment once per family.

#3: You Think Everyone deserves a Life of Music

20% OFF first year lessons for your friends (to the end of the current school year).
We all know that person, the one who always expresses envy at your general musical activity, so here’s the moment to tell them to get off their bottoms!

We’ll offer your friends a 20% off so they can get caught up, and start to pursue their own musical dreams!  You know how much fun music can be, so why not share with your friends?  When they register, we’ll also give you an additional 20% off to the end of the school year.  You can also do this repeatedly until your lessons are free, all year, every year.


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    Chris Hull

    BMus (Wilfrid Laurier University) MMus (University of Alaska Fairbanks) Darmasiswa Certificate (Arts Institute of Indonesia Denpasar) MA Ethnomusicology (University of Toronto) PhD Ethnomusicology (University of Toronto) in-progress […]