Why Choose Hanway

Hanway Music School in Markham and Richmond Hill offers private instruction in piano, violin, guitar, voice and more. We also offer group music lessons in guitar, violin, choir and early childhood music development classes in one convenient location! Whether it’s early developmental classes for your toddler, a performance-driven program for your teen, or something in-between, the exceptional staff at Hanway Music School can instruct, nurture, and help instill a passion for music that leads to academic and social success. Learn more about our music programs here!


From award winning teachers to decorated performers including winners from Kiwanis Music Festival or the Canadian Music Competition, our faculty is dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to having instrument specific university degrees from institutions such as Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, McGill University, University of Toronto, York University, and Humber College of Music, our faculty have warm personalities and are dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn. Learn more about our amazing faculty here!


Our school’s belief that individual and community lives are made better through music to the forefront of our school’s mission. As director and owner of Hanway Music School, Mr. Kang provides personal guidance for your musical journey and has assembled a team of professional teaching artists who share his passion and enthusiasm for music education with students of all ages. Learn more about our director here!


We are the only music school in Markham and Richmond Hill that offers full time professional customer service for our students seven days a week. We have three office team members who are available at the front desk to assist our clients quickly and respond quickly to any voice mails left on our system during hours that we are not open. We also employ text-messaging, WhatsApp, and WeChat messaging systems to help deliver the most clear and helpful solutions to our students. Our full time off-site office staff is available to take your calls and questions about music lessons any day of the week from 9am-9pm. Find our contact information here!


Centrally located at the crossroads of Steeles Ave and Warden Ave, and in Richmond Hill near Bayview Ave and Elgin Mills, our school is convenient to all areas of the GTA with close access to major highways. Our state of the art facility includes a comfortable and professional parent’s lounge with free Wi-Fi, kids’ toys, and magazines. Each spacious studio room has ample room so that you can watch your child’s lesson while you wait. iPads for enhanced theory education allows students to have a modern and engaging lesson using music teaching apps, music software, Skype, and more. Learn more about our location here!


Hanway Music School in Markham and Richmond Hill is proud to offer our students the best instruments for modern and classical music education. For more than a century and a half, the world’s most accomplished pianists have preferred to express their musical genius on Yamaha pianos. The list includes the giants in classical, jazz, and popular music; the men and women who have shaped the world’s musical heritage. Take a look at our studio photos here!


Enhance the skills you develop and enjoy performing with your friends through performance opportunities and ensemble lessons! Gather your friends and family as tuition includes two optional concerts per year and performances at venues or events throughout the Toronto area. Our students will also enjoy master classes from members of our faculty, and other visiting artists around the world.


Hanway Music School in Markham and Richmond Hill offers music lessons seven days a week from early in the morning to late evening to accommodate your busy schedule. Lessons are month to month with no semester commitment required.

  • Mon-Fri 9 am – 9 pm
  • Sat-Sun 9 am – 9 pm


Located on Esna Park Drive in the heart of Markham, and Elgin Mills of Richmond Hill. Due to its central location, our school is convenient to all flourishing areas such as major shopping centres and supermarkets


Every year we host a two picture days with a professional photographer. This is a service that student’s parents love as they all want quality photos of their children. Adults are welcome too! Students can bring their instruments to the photo shoot and wear whatever they like.