Belleville School Of Music - Theory



Theory teachers

Delve into the fundamentals of music at any age with Theory lessons at Ardens Music. Whether you're a young composer exploring the intricacies of musical language or someone appreciating the theory behind the tunes later in life, our comprehensive curriculum covers notes, scales, harmony, and composition. Our Theory lessons are designed to be accessible and engaging for learners of all ages, providing a solid foundation for a lifelong understanding and appreciation of music. Join us in unraveling the mysteries of music theory, where age is no limitation to the joy of discovering the inner workings of the melodies that move us.

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Courtney Keywan

Courtney is a graduate of New England Conservatory Of Music and has been teaching and performing for most of his life. Courtney has been teaching at Arden's since 2020. His main focus is Rock, & Jazz.

Beverly Dafoe

Beverly is the longstanding core piano teacher in the Belleville location and a very active member in the RCM, Rotary, and many other local musical groups. Beverly has been teaching at Arden's since 1967. Her main focus is RCM Piano.

Mark Bond

Mark was a longtime student at Arden's before moving around to perform, eventually becoming the Music Director for Second City in Toronto. He has been teaching at Arden's since 2022. His main focus is Contemporary, & Musical Theatre.

Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas studied the Royal Conservatory piano method under Bev Dafoe at Arden's Music until she was accepted to the Queen's University Bachelor of Music program in 1992. From Queen's University Donna earned both a Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in piano and music education, and a Bachelor of Education degree with a specialty in teaching instrumental music.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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HOW DO OUR LESSONS WORK?

Our music lessons are half-hour, weekly, one-on-one sessions that are held at our in-store teaching facilities. Hour-long lessons are also available for students, depending on their goals and experience level.

HOW MUCH DO LESSONS COST?

We charge monthly for lessons. The amounts charged take into account the number of weeks, holidays and closures with the exception of the Christmas break. The closure at Christmas will be deducted automatically from December lessons billing.Automatic billing occurs on the 1st of every month. 
Lessons are $113.00 monthly
** Monday Lessons are $108.00 Monthly to Compensate for Statutory Holiday closures

WHEN ARE THE LESSONS AND HOW DO I SIGN UP?

You can sign up at any time! To contact us for lessons availability and to sign up, choose your location below:

WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE A LESSON?

We do not offer makeups for student absences. Any store closures will be posted on our social media, and makeup lessons will be scheduled in a timely manner.

HOW DO I CANCEL MY LESSONS?

To cancel lessons, email your store below. All cancellations MUST be made by the 15th of the month prior to prevent billing for the following month.


Belleville: Email Belleville