About Heritage Music Academy

Providing the Skills for Lifelong Enjoyment of Music

Heritage Music Academy specializes in comprehensive music programs for aspiring musicians. We offer private, group and ensemble training from beginner to advanced levels. Our comprehensive programs include weekly private and group classes, musicianship training and performance opportunities. We provide our students with the tools to achieve their full musical potential in an environment that promotes the lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music.

Why study here?

  1. Specialized & comprehensive music programs
  2. Group and musicianship classes
  3. Professionally trained faculty who are passionate about teaching
  4. A student-centred teaching approach that promotes learning
  5. Tools to help students and parents succeed: workshops, structured practice sessions, and  individualized progress reports
  6. Spacious and bright teaching studios with natural lighting (largest in the area)
  7. Professional pianos in each studio (each piano studio has a professional Yamaha U3 piano; our large group room features a Yamaha Grand Piano)
  8. On-site instrumental rental and purchase program (we offer professionally set-up violins for rental and purchase).
  9. On-site music book store and accessory shop

Mission

To educate, develop and inspire students to achieve their full musical potential and provide them the skills for lifelong enjoyment of music

Heritage Music Academy is committed to the highest standards of musicianship by working with highly experienced faculty, combining innovative and individualized programs to meet the needs of our students and families thereby contributing to their musical success. 

Vision

Heritage Music Academy aspires: To assure the highest standard of music education through offering innovative individual and group programs.—To provide high quality programming in a professional and healthy environment that contributes to student success.—To confirm the Heritage Music Academy as one of the premier music schools in York Region, offering comprehensive programs that support a diverse student population.—To value and celebrate the excellence in teaching and innovation achieved by the school’s faculty.—To sustain and enhance a supportive, caring and responsible community among the students, families and faculty. 

Values

High achievement: We believe in assisting each student to achieve her or his full musical potential.This begins by developing individualized programs based on the students learning needs, abilities and goals.

Excellence in teaching: Experienced, knowledgeable and passionate teachers are the essence of this school. Excellence in teaching begins with strong relationships between faculty, students and families and is further nurtured by collaboration among colleagues. Music education should be taught by professionally trained music educators with proficient knowledge and skills in the areas of music performance, pedagogy and musicianship. We value, encourage, and promote ongoing professional development.

Instilling lifelong music learning: Music education should foster independent and creative musicians, equipped for life long engagement with music and music making.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.”

-Plato