Springboard to Music

A community music program offering affordable lessons for ages 5-17.

Currently offering private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, and drums on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 4pm to 8pm.

Interested in registering for lessons? Sign up by using the form below.


Offering high-quality music lessons at low cost.

Joseph Hsieh leads a group piano class.

Piano and Voice

Young guitar students participate in a group class.


A young drum student participates in a workshop at Malvern Collegiate.

Drums and Percussion

Springboard to Music is a community music program for children and youth aged 5 – 17 who live near Guildwood and Scarborough Village.

Our affordable and engaging classes include voice, piano, guitar and drumming, and are taught by qualified, experienced music instructors.

We are proud to be active within our local community, and we can be found performing and supporting other programs in Scarborough.

Community Highlights

Young students participate in a drum workshop at Malvern Collegiate.

STM was invited by City of Toronto’s Malvern Community Centre to host a family drum circle, celebrating love and togetherness on Family Day.

Derek Gray leads a drum workshop outdoors on Ravine Day.

Celebrating nature with the soothing sounds of drums, Derek Gray, led members of the community in this event hosted by the City of Toronto.

Derek Gray performs with a student at a City of Toronto annual volunteer awards dinner.

Springboard to Music was invited by the City of Toronto to perform in front of guests, politicians and award recipients at the annual award dinner.

Young students participate in a drum workshop on Canada Day.

STM was honoured to be invited to perform at the City of Toronto’s Canada Day Celebration at Thomson Park in Scarborough.

Thanks To Our Donors

Sponsors, from left to right: Scarborough Bluffs United Church; Toronto Arts Council; Ontario Arts Council; Wood Family Charitable Foundation; TD Canada Trust; IG Investors Group; Royal LePage; Q-SSIS; The Retired Teachers of Ontario; Long & McQuade Musical Instruments; TGG; Ye Olde Stone Cottage Pub; Golfway Auto Service Centre Ltd; Northern Tree Services; MacDougall & Brown Funeral Home; Kiwanis Toronto

Springboard to Music is a registered Canadian charity (#815543525RR0001).

We rely upon the generosity of donors in order to continue providing music education to our students. Everything helps!

You may donate electronically using the secure CanadaHelps form by clicking the button below. A tax receipt will be sent to you promptly.

Thank you for your generosity and your passion for music education!