We value the music education of our students. We also value our teachers and are proud to work with over 30 of the most professional, experienced and qualified music instructors / musicians.

At Lippert, we only work with the most professional, experienced and qualified music teachers in Toronto. Our teachers are talented musicians with experience teaching all genres including classical, jazz, rock, blues, pop and more! Our music instructors have experience in music education, performance, composition, improvisation, and audio engineering. On almost any given day, one of our teachers is out and about in Toronto making incredible music! Our teachers are qualified with one, or several, post-secondary degrees in music and/or education. Furthermore, our classical teachers have additional Royal Conservatory of Music accreditation. Lippert teachers offer lessons in guitar, piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, and more. If your instrument is not on the list, contact us and we can connect you with a teacher for your instrument or instruments you want to learn / have musical coaching with. Our teachers are the heart of our school and have contributed to the success of our music school since 1957.

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Professional music teachers in Toronto for all instruments including piano, voice, guitar and more in classical, rock, jazz and pop. Online Lessons are available, as are group lessons, in-home lessons  and / or private lessons for in-person musical training with the instrument or instruments of choice.


Anastasiya Baranova | Violin • Viola • Piano • Theory • History
Anastasiya Baranova holds Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours and Master of Music degrees in violin performance. She started learning music at the age of six in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Charleen Beard | Director | voice • piano • theory
Charleen holds a Masters in Music Education, Bachelor Degrees in both Music and Education, an ARCT in piano, and a Grade 9 Vocal Performance Certificate from the RCM.
Anthony Bijak | guitar • piano • music production
Anthony Bijak has been playing guitar for over 15 years and has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Calgary. His predominant style of play is jazz.
Maciej Bujnowicz | voice • piano • guitar • theory
Baritone Maciej Bujnowicz is a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa, in the Master of Music program in performance.
Emanuele D'Onofrio | Piano • Theory • Composition
Emanuele D’Onofrio is an Italian composer, pianist, and musicologist currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Composition at the University of Toronto.
Brandon Davis | double bass • electric bass • guitar • ukulele • piano • theory
Brandon Davis is a Toronto-based bassist, composer and educator with a Masters in Music from the Manhattan School of Music.
Paolo Griffin | violin • piano • theory • composition
Paolo Griffin is a Peruvian-Canadian violinist, composer, and educator living and working in Toronto. He holds Degrees in Music Composition from the University of Toronto and The Royal Conservatoire of the Hague (NL).
Danielle Knibbe | voice • piano • theory • composition
After graduating from Grant MacEwan University with diplomas in Composition and Recording Engineering singer-songwriter Danielle Knibbe relocated from Alberta to Toronto.
Anna Kwiatkowska | violin • viola • voice • piano • theory
Anna is a graduate of two majors from the Music Academy in Lodz, Poland. In 2004 she received an MMus in viola and in 2005 she received an MMus in Vocal and Acting Performance.
Andrew Matheson | guitar • piano • theory
Andrew is a recent graduate of McGill University, completing a BA with a minor in music (theory and composition).
Charlotte McIntosh | piano • trumpet
Charlotte McIntosh is a trumpet player and music educator based in Toronto. She is currently pursuing an Advanced Certificate in Performance at the University of Toronto, where she studies with Anita McAlister.
Lucy Nesbitt | mental health • piano • french horn
Lucy Nesbitt (she/they) is a settler of Toronto (Tkaronto, covered under Treaty 13). Her offerings to the music community are both in trauma informed music education for piano and French Horn, and mental health and wellness coaching, counselling and workshops.
Evan Ng | drums • piano
Evan is an award winning multi-instrumentalist originally from Vancouver, BC and finished with a Bachelor of Music Performance in the Jazz program at the University of Toronto.
Matthew O'Halloran | piano
Matthew O'Halloran is a pianist from Brockville, Ontario studying undergraduate jazz performance at the University of Toronto.
Ivana Popovic | violin • viola • piano • theory • composition
Ivana Popovic is a violinist, composer and theatre performer. She has over 20 years of experience of teaching violin, chamber music, piano, theory and composition, and has been working at Lippert since 2006.
Gabriel Quenneville-Bélair | piano ● theory ● accompaniment
Gabriel holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota, and a Master’s Degree from the Conservatoire de Musique de Montreal.
Olivier Rabu | piano • theory
Olivier recently completed his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Music Theory at McGill University studying under Ilya Poletaev.
Kayla Ruiz | voice • piano • theory
Soprano Kayla Ruiz holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in Vocal Performance from York University, in the studio of Norma Burrows (2017).
Lucas Schlotfield | piano
Originally from Chile, Lucas Schlotfeld completed his studies in Pontificia Universidad Católica classical conservatory while at the same time harnessing his Jazz Piano and compositions skills through acclaimed mentors in the scene.
Liam Smith | bass • guitar • piano
Liam is an electric and double bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He studied Jazz and Contemporary Music at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario.
Sarah Steeves | cello • piano • theory
Currently pursuing her doctoral studies at the University of Toronto with Shauna Rolston, Sarah completed her Masters in Music at McGill University with Brian Manker.
Matthew Tissi • piano • voice
Matthew Tissi has performed in concerts and productions with organizations such as the Canadian Opera Company, the Canadian Children's Opera Company, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Mandle Philharmonic, as well as with the University of Toronto and at Lincoln Centre.
Maia Van Raes | piano • voice • theory • trumpet
Maia is a classically trained pianist with her Bachelor of Music in Piano from the University of Toronto where she studied with Andrew Markow and Brian McDonagh.
Connor Walsh | guitar • bass • piano • theory
Connor Walsh is a jazz, pop, and folk bass and guitar teacher from Edmonton, Alberta with a Bachelor of Music in jazz performance from the University of Toronto.
Mike Wark | saxophone • flute • clarinet • piano
Mike received his B.Mus. (Jazz Studies) from Thompson Rivers University/Humber College, and M.Mus. (Jazz Performance) from University of Toronto.
Veronica Zupanic | violin • piano • theory
Veronica Zupanic is a recent graduate of the violin performance program at the University of Ottawa, where she studied with Yehonatan Berick.


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