About Us

Peter and Lynn Ware opened Ware Academy of Music in 2001 as a private practice in the Market Village. With over 44 years teaching experience, they continue to prepare students for theory and instrumental examinations at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). Their theory students have achieved the highest RCMusic theory grade averages in Canada winning four RCMusic National Gold Medals in Music Theory. Acoma Company publish their Gold Medal winning series of music theory textbooks.

Additional theory and piano faculty include Dr. David Swan, DMA from Indiana University, and Dr. Paul Jessen, DMA from University of Montreal. Ware Academy of Music offers online classes and online private theory packages for all levels of RCMusic Theory Exams. Hard working theory students consistently achieve grades of 90-100%!

With the goal of developing top notch musicians, the school has assembled a collective of enthusiastic educators in piano, guitar, flute, violin, voice, clarinet and saxophone.  Beginners enjoy the benefits of instrument packages including case, books and lessons for guitar, violin, flute and keyboard.  Parents of students are invited to visit the school facilities, take a peek in the rooms and register for a class or schedule a private lesson lesson.

Ware Academy of Music is located 2942 Finch Avenue East, Suite 111, Toronto, Ontario M1W 2T4. Conveniently located close to DVP, 401 and 407 by the 404 highway. Located two lights East of the Finch Avenue exit off 404 on the north side in the Professional building the Village Square Mall with McDonalds.