Violin Lessons at Hanway Music School in Markham and Richmond Hill

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What We Offer


Traditional or Suzuki method based on students experience

Well rounded music learning experience including ear training and sight reading

Annual student recital, masterclass, charity concerts

Orchestra Audition Support

Interactive and multimedia usage to enhance musical experience

After lesson support over phone, email, messaging



Jimmy Zhang


Instruments: Violin, Advanced Rudiments, Harmony

Eucation: Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance (University of Toronto)

Style: Classical, Folk, RCM examination program

Language: English

Available Time: Sunday PM

Born in Markham, Ontario, Jimmy began playing the Violin at the age of 5 and achieved the RCM Grade 10 examination First Class Honours with Distinction at the age of 12. It was during this time Jimmy competed and achieved fabulous results in music festivals all around Canada for Violin performance such as: First place in Violin Performance in Kiwanis 2003, 2004; and the second place in the 2003 CMC Canadian Music Competition.

Upon Graduation from A.Y Jackson High School in 2008, Jimmy attended the University of Toronto Bachelor of Violin Performance program with a full scholarship.

Jimmy currently resides in Markham, Ontario where he spends the majority of his time teaching, composing, and performing,




Lisa Wu


Instruments: Violin, Advanced Rudiments

Eucation: ARCT Violin Performance, Bachelor of Music: Jazz Violin, Violin Performance (University of Toronto)

Style: Classical, Pop, Jazz, RCM Examination Program

Language: English, Mandarin

Available Time: Wednesday PM, Saturday AM

Lisa began her studies on the violin at the age of four. In four years, she performed as a main cast in the musical “The Sound of Music” at the National Theatre of Beijing. Upon her elementary school graduation, she continued her studies in Toronto, Canada and eventually studied at the University of Toronto, where she attained her degree in violin performance.

As a teacher, Lisa had over seven years of teaching experience to kids aged 4 and above, and many of her students went on to winning awards across the GTA.

Lisa is a active violinist and performs extensively in Toronto in orchestra bands, jazz festivals, and being a judiciary for music competitions. During her spare time, Lisa enjoys composing and watching movies.