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Lynn Ware, Guitar Teacher
MM Kent State University Guitar Performance
BM University of Cincinnati Guitar Performance
Gold Medal Teacher (Gold Medal Winning Students with the Highest Guitar Grades in Ontairo)

Lynn Ware, guitar lessons Toronto

Lynn blends warmth, fun and encouragement with high technical expectations. Her guitar students won 1st prizes in all categories entered in the 2014 North York Arts Festival, prompting director Ella Poret to award trophies to the “Best Junior Guitarist” to Nicolas Lee and “Best in Guitar” to Jessica Gu. Jessica also won the provincial Gold Medal for her grade 6 guitar examination. Past winners include Kevin Gai (2013) “Best Senior Guitarist” in the NYMF and 1st place for string ensemble performance in the Kiwanis Music Festival (Vivaldi Concerto in D+). Kevin was accepted into the University of Ottawa and University of Western, however accepted a scholarship to Wilfred Laurier. Helen Lu won the CMC competition for guitar in the under 16 category, culminating in a beautiful performance of Rodrigo’s Aranjuez Concerto (Adagio).

As a guitarist, Lynn performed for artists/teachers in master classes including Oscar Ghiglia, Alice Artzt, Sergio Abreu, Eduardo Fernandez and Turibio Santos. Eli Kassner was most influential in shaping her technical development. As a young performer, she premiered many 20th century American and Canadian compositions. She has composed and recorded her own compositions on her 5 CDs including:

The Many Moods of the Guitar, Impossible Dream, Forest Scenes, and Angelica, Americas (includes Variations on O Canada!)

Tim Dobby, Guitar Teacher
McGill University, Artist Diploma
University of Southern California, BM Guitar Performance
Gold Medal Teacher (Gold Medal Winning Students with the Highest Guitar Grades in Ontairo)
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Tim Dobby, classical guitar lessons Toronto

Mr Dobby is on the Guitar Faculty of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, where he has been teaching, classical guitar, for the past ten years. He began guitar studies at age 10 at the McGill Conservatory with Nick Di Tomaso. In California, he studied with the famous guitarists Pepe Romero, James Smith, and with LA Guitar Quartet members Scott Tennant and Bill Kanengiser. The performance focused Artist Diploma at McGill was under the supervision of Dr. Garry Antonio. Tim was lead guitarist in an indie folk-rock band called Lakes of Canada. He enjoys teaching children through adults, both popular and classical. He strives to pass on his passion and the fun of playing the guitar.

Meet Guitar Teacher Tim Dobby

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To book an assessment or a trial lesson call: 905-479-0591