LESSONS

Lessons and Programs

Pinnacle Music School offers one on one lessons in Piano, Guitar, Violin, Drums, Cello, Flute, Bass, Trumpet, Mandolin, Ukulele, Vocal, Music Theory and more as well as special group programs such as our Rock Band Ensemble classes, Music for Young Children programs, as well as other group courses throughout the school year.

Lessons Available Today

At Pinnacle Music School students benefit from a well rounded curriculum. Attention is given to developing strong technique coupled with learning a variety of musical styles such as classical, jazz, contemporary, rock and pop. Ear training and sight reading are also important areas of study that are covered.

Students are encouraged in their artistic expression by being provided with performance opportunities through recitals, festivals and RCM examinations. As a result, students grow in their musicianship as they enjoy their accomplishments.

Programs at Pinnacle

Rock Band

If you want to play in a band, our Rock Band Ensemble program is for you. One of the most popular electives after private lesson studies, Pinnacle Music School’s Rock Band Ensemble program provides an invaluable way to develop the musical skills necessary to play and perform with others

Music For Young Children

Pinnacle Music School is proud to offer Music for Young Children Programs such as MYC Sunrise. As well as our very own Baby and Me program

Group Classes

Pinnacle Music School offers more than just one on one lessons, we offer other group programs throughout the year in instruments such as Cello and Ukulele, along with special workshops in Voice, Music Theory and more. When announced these programs will be displayed below under our upcoming events and classes

Upcoming Events and Classes

Pinnacle Music School offers specialty Group Classes throughout the year as well as Special Events. When an event is announced that requires tickets to be sold, our tickets will be onsale through the link below by our partners in music at Eventbrite and The Empire Theatre. Interested in one of our Specialty Group Classes? Please Email Us here

Our Teachers

Pinnacle Music School is one of the largest music schools in eastern Ontario and the largest in the Quinte area. Our teachers are dedicated, qualified music teachers whose goal is to instill a love of music in each student as well as promote musical excellence in whatever instrument they choose to pursue

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AMBER WALTON-AMAR

Cello

AMBER WALTON-AMAR

Cello

CLAUDIA SCOTT

Piano, Theory

CLAUDIA SCOTT

Piano, Theory

DEREK MORRIS

Violin, Trumpet, Mandolin

DEREK MORRIS

Violin, Trumpet, Mandolin

ED CONLEY

Drums, Guitar, Bass

ED CONLEY

Drums, Guitar, Bass

JANICE FAST

Piano, Theory

JANICE FAST

Piano, Theory

JOE KENNEDY

Guitar, Ukulele, Bass

JOE KENNEDY

Guitar, Ukulele, Bass

MARLENE SAMPAIO

Piano, Theory

MARLENE SAMPAIO

Piano, Theory

PATRICIA ROSS

Piano, Theory

PATRICIA ROSS

Piano, Theory

SHERIN RIZK

Voice, Violin, Flute, Piano, Trumpet

SHERIN RIZK

Voice, Violin, Flute, Piano, Trumpet

SOPHIE BJERKE

Voice, Piano

SOPHIE BJERKE

Voice, Piano

VERONIQUE KWAKKERNAAT

Flute

VERONIQUE KWAKKERNAAT

Flute

TARYN O’REILLY

Music For Young Children

TARYN O’REILLY

Music For Young Children

Frequently Asked Questions

Lessons at Pinnacle Music School are available in 30 Minute, 45 Minute and 1 Hour long lessons.

The fee for the entire teaching season is $1150.00 for 30 minute lessons, $1,725.00 for 45 minute lessons and $2,300.00 for 1 hour lessons

You may make one Payment at the start of the teaching season, or Monthly Payments due on the 1st of each month. 

Students wishing to purchase individual lessons without signing up for the teaching season may do so, as schedules allow, at a rate of $31.00 / half hour lesson.

Absolutely, we do.

We are located at 360 Pinnacle Street in Belleville, ON. You can see our building in the back corner of the Empire Theatre parking lot or from Pinnacle Street.

Yes we do! Available at the School.

 

Please refer to our other programs official pages for more specific information on each one. 

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ROCK BAND

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

YOUTH CHOIR

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LESSONS FOR 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR

♫ Our Teaching season runs from Monday, September 9th through Thursday, June 26th, 2025

♫ Lessons do NOT run during Christmas break nor March break

♫ Lessons DO run on PA Days, as well as Family Day and Easter Monday

Lessons DO NOT run on Thanksgiving Monday or Victoria Day

♫ Students are allowed up to 37 lessons, at their regularly scheduled time, during the teaching season

♫ Rates may differ for students registered for Monday lessons. Please check with your teacher for more information

♫ There are NO make-up lessons

♫ In the event a student chooses to discontinue mid-season, the school asks for the next month’s payment to give time to the teacher to fill in the vacant spot in the schedule

♫ Students may sign-up for lessons after our September 9th, 2024 start date, if space is available, at a pro-rated payment schedule

♫ Students wishing to purchase individual lessons without signing up for the teaching season may do so, as schedules allow, at a rate of $31.00 / half-hour lesson

EFT payments can be emailed to: payments@theempiretheatre.com

*Please be sure to include your Name and Student Information along with EFT

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