Student Corner & Blog

COVID-19 Protocols for music lessons – Safety First!

Safety is our top priority as we return to in-person learning this September! That means each lesson room will be equipped with an air purifier, all of teachers are fully vaccinated, routine sanitization of lesson rooms, and more. Please see below a complete list of the health and safety measures we will be taking. If you have any questions do…

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Discounted Restringing Services in East Toronto

Periodic restringing is essential for your instrument to function well – Call or Email Lippert’s today! When did you change your strings last?  Did you know, for active musicians, it is recommended that you restring your instrument at least every three to six months?  Some pros have new strings for each performance! For students, it’s crucial to change the strings every…

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Why technique?

Technique builds the essentials of playing an instrument.  At the beginning, you may not see the point, however, if you persevere, your hands will learn logical finger patterns, develop strength and endurance.  This is similar to the training of an athlete.  You need to repeat your exercises at least 3 – 5 times per day.  Start with these fundamentals.  Technique…

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Keeping Music Alive During the Pandemic

It’s going to take more than a global pandemic to stop the music. In early March when the coronavirus pandemic was at its peak, numerous videos went viral across social media in which musicians and singers in Italy were seen sharing musical performances from their balconies. Since then, musicians worldwide were forced to adapt to social distancing regulations by flexing…

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Zoom 101: Tips for a Great Online Zoom Lesson

Zoom classes have become an increasingly common form of education over the past year. Switching to an online learning platform may seem overwhelming at first, but Zoom is a great tool that makes it easy for individuals of all technical backgrounds to get the most out of their online lessons. Here are a few tips to follow if you would…

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School Policies 2020-2021

Up to date School Policies are now posted on the Policies page: https://www.lippertmusic.com/lippert-music-school-policies/

FAQs about Lippert Music Centre

What Instruments do you teach? We teach all types of instruments including voice, piano, violin, cello, clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, ukulele, percussion, harp, audio recording and production, and so much more! Even if your instrument isn’t listed with our qualified music instructors, chances are we have a match for you! Contact us with any questions regarding instrument…

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FAQs about Recitals and Performances

How many recitals do you have? We have a year-end recital for all students in June. Other performances opportunities are available throughout the year such as the East York Music Festival and community outreach projects.  We encourage multiple performances for all students.  Do all students perform at the recital? Yes! At Lippert, we believe in the performative nature of music….

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Festivals, Exams and Auditions

MUSIC FESTIVALS We encourage participation in any/all music festivals to further hone performance skills.  Please visit the following websites for more information.  Participation can lead to prizes and scholarships.  EXAMINATIONS Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations Studying classical music can lead to high school music credits.  There are two concurrent parts – practical and theoretical.  Both sets of exams must be…

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Studying Music Earns You High School Credits!

As if you needed more reasons to study music beyond increased intelligence, lower stress levels, and higher self-confidence, here is yet another reason to study music. By studying music and taking examinations at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, high school students in Ontario can earn Grade 11 and Grade 12 music credits. The RCM represents the pinnacle of…

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