Adult instrument classes usually meet in small groups (4-6 people) for an hour each week, for 12 classes.

Teaching method depends on the individual teacher. Some use written music and some use learning by ear.

Students must supply their own instruments. You can get in touch with the teachers for more information or for advice on obtaining an instrument.



Registration evening: Thursday January 26, 2017, 7 to 9pm, in the Student Lounge at Marianopolis College

First class:  Thursday February 2, 2017, at Marianopolis College

subject to change depending on enrolment
for 12 classes
BeginnerSimon DegraveTBD160$
IntermediateSimon DegraveTBD160$
BeginnerDonna-Marie Sullivan19:00160$
IntermediateDonna-Marie Sullivan20:00160$
Button accordion - C#/D (via Internet)Steve JonesTBD115$
Ensemble Interpretation, Airs and Melodies
- all instruments (no novice players please)
Marie-Hélène Dion20:00160$
NoviceMarie-Claire Saindon19:00160$
BeginnerMarie-Claire Saindon20:00160$
IntermediateMarie-Hélène Dion19:00160$
AdvancedPaul Legrand19:00160$
Guitar Accompaniment - beginner / intermediateGord Fisch19:00160$
Irish Flute - intermediate Philippe Murphy21:00160$
BeginnerSimon Degrave19:00160$
IntermediateSimon Degrave20:00160$
Set and Ceili Dancing - all levelsPatricia Townsend20:00115$
Siamsa Singers Choir - all levelsÉmilie Martin20:00115$
Tin Whistle
BeginnerPhilippe Adib19:00160$
IntermediatePhilippe Murphy20:00160$
AdvancedPhilippe Murphy21:00160$
Tunes for String Instruments - all levelsGord Fisch20:00160$

Multi-class discount for individuals and families:
- a $20 discount is given on each additional class at 160$ taken during a semester.
- a $10 discount is given on each additional class at 115$ taken during a semester.


Where are classes held?

Registration Nigths and Classes are held at

Marianopolis College
4873 Westmount Ave
Westmount   QC   H3Y 1X9

Parking is available on site for students.

Please do not call Marianopolis for questions and information.

Policies and Cancellation

  • All classes are subject to minimum enrollment requirements.
  • You are welcome to try out the first class free of charge to determine if you wish to register.
  • Should you decide to cancel your registration, a written statement must be sent to the administrators by email at
    full refund is only offered before the start of classes.
    After classes start, we will refund the remaining classes upon reception of the cancellation email.