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At the Cosmo School of Music, we pride ourselves on the quality you receive when you learn with us. Every single one of our teachers are all excellent at what they do, and we feel confident that they'll pass that down to you as well. Whether you're learning in-person or online, you can be sure that you're receiving incredible music education every single time. Are you ready to sign up for new lessons with one of these wonderful teachers? You can sign up for lessons using the forms under each teacher's profile right here on our website.

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Nicole Dallo - Cosmo School of Music

Nicole Dallo

Instruments: Piano, Voice
Styles: Classical, Pop, Musical Theatre
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Education; York University
Languages: English

Teaching In-Person: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Nicole began her career in music at the age of 6, studying piano and voice through the Royal Conservatory of Music where she obtained a Grade 8 in Piano and Grade 9 in Voice respectively. Throughout the years, Nicole has appeared live on CHIN TV and has performed at numerous fundraisers, galas, festivals, and concerts. She has performed throughout Ontario as well as in the United States. From theatres in Toronto, Peterborough, and in Naples, Florida, Nicole has captured many diverse audiences with her sweet, smooth, and pure voice.

Nicole loves to share her passion of music with her students and hopes to help them achieve their inner musical talents, aspirations, and dreams to guide them on their musical journey.

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Sebastian Dumitrescu - Cosmo School of Music

Sebastian Dumitrescu

Instruments: Piano
Styles: Classical, Pop
Education: Associate Degree (ARCT), Royal Conservatory of Music

Teaching In-Person: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
Note: Accepting Students Aged 5 to 18
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Sebastian began playing piano at the age of four, and achieved his Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) when he was 15. He has participated in several music festivals for piano performance and composition, winning gold numerous times at the North York Music Festival. He sang as a member of the Toronto Children's Choir for a few years, performing at notorious venues such as Roy Thompson Hall and Carnegie Hall. He was also a keyboardist in his jazz quartet, and played at multiple venues across Toronto.

Today, Sebastian spends his time writing songs and aspires to work in music production. He strongly believes that music is one of the best ways to bring people together and improve well-being, so he enjoys passing his learning experience on to young minds that are just beginning their musical journey.

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Alex Spyrakos - Cosmo School of Music

Alex Spyrakos

Instruments: Piano
Styles: Classical, Popular
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA, Specialized Honours in Music), York University; Bachelor of Education, Niagara University
Languages: English

Teaching In-Person: Saturdays
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Alexandra is also a classroom teacher in the public school system and currently teaches private and group piano lessons to students of all ages; even as young as four years old. She loves to teach and spread her knowledge of music to all of her students.

Alexandra is energetic, insightful, resourceful, and dedicated to helping children reach their full musical potential. Being a diligent educator is important to her, firmly believing music enables students to build a solid foundation for lifelong learning; to establish craftsmanship, imagination, and motivation.

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Carrie Lam - Cosmo School of Music

Carrie Lam

Instruments: Piano, Music Garden, Orff
Styles: Classical, Popular
Education: Early Childhood Music Education, Royal Conservatory of Music
Languages: English, Cantonese

Teaching Online: Thursdays
Rate: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Carrie is an experienced early childhood educator (ECE) with a strong music background. She has over 15 years of experience as a piano teacher. Her classes are always filled with rhythm and fun and she is excellent at connecting with her students through music. On top of piano, she can also play a number of other instruments and occasionally performs as a singer and a keyboard player in small venues.

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Dave Toms - Cosmo School of Music

David Toms

Instruments: Piano, Hammond Organ, Synthesizer
Styles: Jazz, Rock, Accompaniment
Languages: English

Teaching Online: Mondays
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

With over 45 years musical experience, David is currently completing the final fourth year of a bachelor's degree in music, majoring in Jazz Piano Performance from Humber College in Toronto.

Throughout his career David has performed as a solo pianist, as well as multi-keyboardist leading duo/trios, and plays hundreds of public and private events each year. David was an early adopter of technology, as it relates to keyboards, and also designed and established a very advanced home project studio.

Are you looking to learn some new piano, organ, or synth musical ideas; intermediate to advanced jazz, pop, blues, or Motown styles; or how to use multiple keyboards live? David can help you on your musical journey, leveraging his real world experience.

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Jana Kwok - Cosmo School of Music

Jana Kwok

Instruments: Piano, Flute
Education: Bachelor of Music, University of Toronto (specialized in music education)
Languages: English

Teaching Online: Wednesdays, Thursdays
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Jana is a Toronto based musician that graduated with her Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto, specializing in music education. Throughout the years, she has had lots of experience teaching young pianists and flutists. She has played in multiple music festivals, frequently works with bands at the high school level and performs diverse shows with her choir every year.

Teaching is not easy but Jana is always willing to challenge herself and her students to have high expectations. She incorporates different techniques into her lessons so students continue to feel inspired. She encourages students of all ages, accompanies her church choir and has strong leadership and communication skills. Most importantly, she is always excited about the opportunity to meet and work with aspiring musicians.

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Laura Yosopov - Cosmo School of Music

Laura Yosopov

Instruments: Piano, Theory
Styles: Classical, World Music
Education: Music & Education Degree, Baku Pedagogical College (Russia)
Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew

Teaching Online: Tuesdays
Rates: $35 per 30 Minutes, $70 per 60 Minutes

With students from age 4 and older, Laura has successfully prepared them for Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) and Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) examinations. In her 25 plus years of teaching experience, her students have demonstrated outstanding performance achieving excelling scores in examinations, participating in a variety of music contests, and winning first-place awards in music festivals (including the Kiwanis, Yip’s, and other festivals).

Laura specializes in classical piano, but she also teaches a variety of other genres and styles. Her biggest motivation and goal as a teacher is to help students realize and build their passion for music.

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Laurie DAlessandro - Cosmo School of Music

Laurie D'Alessandro

Instruments: Piano
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Popular
Education: Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Music Education (ECME); RCM 10 - Piano, History & Harmony; Bachelor of Applied Arts in Business Administration
Languages: English

Teaching In-Person: Wednesdays, Thursdays
Teaching Online: Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays
Rates: $33 per 30 Minutes, $66 per 60 Minutes

With over 30 years of music teaching behind her, Laurie brings a wealth of teaching experience to all students, regardless of age or current playing level. All of Laurie’s musical training has been done through the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), achieving Grade 10 in Piano and Theory, an Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Music Education, and a Certificate in the RCM Teaching Online Course.

Over the years, she has taught individual and group piano lessons, music theory, pre-school music classes, and band programs at the elementary school level. She has prepared many students for RCM exams with consistently excellent results. As well, Laurie has performed and held leadership roles with many different theatre groups and music ensembles.

Above everything else, Laurie enjoys instilling a passion for music and sense of fulfillment into her students’ lives, no matter where the future may lead them.

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Vicentiu (Vince) Dumitrescu - Cosmo School of Music

Vicentiu (Vince) Dumitrescu

Instruments: Piano, Music Theory
Styles: Classical, Pop, Broadway, Jazz
Education: Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Teacher; Associate Diploma (ARCT) in Piano Performance
Languages: English, Romanian

Teaching Online: Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays
Rates: $34 per 30 Minutes, $68 per 60 Minutes.

Vicentiu grew up in a family of musicians in Romania; his father being a composer and music teacher, and his mother an opera singer. At the age of 6, he started to study music and play piano under the guidance of his parents. Vicentiu has now developed an extensive career performing and arranging music in a variety of styles, collaborating with many artists, and touring Romania and Norway. In 2005, Vincentiu embarked on a teaching career, helping prepare students of all ages for Royal Conservatory of Music exams as well as performances at various festivals and recitals.

Vicentiu is a firm believer in the lifelong benefits of music education. He motivates his students to achieve the best of their musical abilities while attaining a deep understanding and appreciation of music.

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Kai Yan - Cosmo School of Music

Kai Yan

Instruments: Piano
Education: York University (Music)
Languages: English

Kai graduated from York University with a degree in music and is currently pursuing graduate studies in education at the University of Toronto. His areas of specialization include classical voice and classical piano. He was awarded a scholarship for good performance during his time at school. Outside of school, he has also had experience in musical performances. Through these experiences, he has gained a deeper understanding of musical aesthetics. He believes that understanding the beauty of music is an enjoyable process and will help improve one' s musical performance ability. As the famous opera singer Pavarotti once said, "You must hear it before you sing it!".

Years of music study have made Kai understand that music is not only sensual but also rational. It was meant to be beautiful and natural, but it must be based on good technique. This is a philosophy that he has been implementing in his teaching.

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Kay Wei Yin Lu - Cosmo School of Music

Kay (Wei Yin) Lu

Instruments: Piano, Flute (Beginner)
Styles: Classical, Pop, Jazz
Education: York University (Bachelor of Fine Arts, BFA)
Languages: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese

Teaching In-Person: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Rates: $31 per 30 Minutes, $62 per 60 Minutes

Wei Yin Lu, going by the English name Kay, began learning piano at the age of three.  Kay originates from Taiwan, immigrating to Canada when she was 14. An experienced teacher, Kay has taught music since 2009, much of it with young children in both one-on-one settings and music camps. Her training and education have culminated in a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from York University, after briefly attending Wilfred Laurier and the University of Prince Edward Island.  As a pianist, Kay has performed on stage in Taiwan, Prince Edward Island, Halifax, and Hong Kong. In addition to piano, Kay is a talented composer and flautist. She wishes to bring the joy of music to anyone she can with her outgoing teaching style.

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At the Cosmo School of Music, we pride ourselves on the quality you receive when you learn with us. Every single one of our teachers are all excellent at what they do, and we feel confident that they'll pass that down to you as well. Whether you're learning in-person or online, you can be sure that you're receiving incredible music education every single time.

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