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Performances and Master Classes

Performances and Master Classes

Taylor Academy students in performance
Performances - A Place to Shine

With access to some of the finest performance spaces Toronto has to offer, Taylor Academy students have frequent opportunities to practice and perfect their performance skills. Taylor Academy concerts are free and open to the public, and an excellent opportunity to hear vibrant performances by outstanding young musicians.

Taylor Academy Concerts

Taylor Academy 2023-2024 Performance Schedule  

All these events are free and unticketed unless otherwise indicated. 

Taylor Academy Master Classes
Master Classes - A Core Learning Element

Master classes, led by esteemed guest artists and the excellent faculty of The Taylor Academy and The Glenn Gould School, are an important component of our core curriculum. Students have performed in master classes for a star-studded cast of guests, including:

  • Emanuel Ax, piano
  • Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano
  • James Ehnes, violin
  • Ida Kavafian, violin
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
  • Adrianne Pieczonka, voice
  • Demarre McGill, flute
  • Stewart Goodyear, piano

Taylor Academy 2023-2024 Master Class Schedule

Master classes take place during regularly scheduled times throughout the academic year, and are open to the public. All events take place at 273 Bloor Street West. 

The 2023–24 Strings Master Class Program is generously supported by Dr. Vivien Kwok and Dr. Eric Tam. 
The 2023–24 Senior Piano Master Class Program is generously supported by Dr. Deborah Leibow & Ken Snider 

Two students at the Playathon

Every spring, students, faculty, and special guests of The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists come together for a special outdoor Playathon – 6 hours of music making in the courtyard of The Royal Conservatory on Bloor Street. 

This free, fun-filled day of student performances celebrates the close of the academic year, showcases the remarkable talents of our next generation of musicians, and raises funds to support their musical training. 

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