Liz Craig, Pianist - Music Teacher in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Summary

Service Area
100 (km)
24 Hour Emergency Service
No
Looking for beautiful, custom-tailored live music for your upcoming wedding, corporate event or private party? I am a professional, award winning* Toronto-based pianist with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and two ARCT diplomas from the Royal Conservatory of Music. I entertain at ~50 weddings and events each year throughout southern Ontario and I enjoy working closely with my clients in order to create their vision of the perfect atmosphere.

I offer competitive pricing at an all-inclusive rate of $250 per hour for venues within 25 kms of downtown Toronto - tax free!

Check out my website www.lizcraig.ca for some great reviews from past clients as well as my FAQ which includes a comprehensive listing of venues I've played. I'm available for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours and dinners as well as private parties and corporate events. I play a variety of styles of music from classical to jazz to pop and I can take requests if you have a special song(s) that you wish to hear performed. I am happy to collaborate with other musicians to create duos, trios etc. if desired. My set up is flexible indoors or outdoors as I can provide a portable digital piano and all required sound equipment. I am the preferred live music vendor with the following venues: Atlantis Pavilions, Guild Inn Estate and Eglinton Grand. I am also endorsed by Enduring Promises officiants as well as Freeman AV company.

Some kind words:
"Liz is a thorough professional, extremely passionate about music and an excellent musician. She delivered a fantastic performance for our company party. Everybody loved it." Varun S., Canadian Housing & Mortgage Co.

"We recently hired Liz to perform at the Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Volunteer Dinner. Our dinner was a special one due to her beautiful playing - it added that extra detail that made the event memorable.” Diana R., Corporate Event Planner

"Liz can play a great variety of music wonderfully. It was a great backdrop for my daughter's engagement party and at a reasonable cost. You will not be disappointed.” Darlene L., Event Planner

*Winner of the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award® for 2016, as determined by reviews from clients. The Couples' Choice Awards recognizes businesses as amongst the top 5% of wedding professionals nationwide.

For more information and to request a quote, please visit www.lizcraig.ca

TEACHING IN HOME PIANO LESSONS

Looking to start piano lessons for yourself or your children? Don’t have time to take them to yet another after school activity? My name is Liz Craig and I am a professional piano instructor that is willing to come to you!

I have been offering in home piano lessons in Toronto for the past several years and my students love it! Their parents constantly tell me how convenient it is to have a piano teacher arrive at their front door. I provide a student centered, goal based curriculum that places musical literacy as a top priority. I offer preparation for RCM examinations (practical and theory) as well as opportunities for performances in music festivals, competitions and community settings.

Qualifications:
B.Mus in Piano Performance from the University of Manitoba
ARCT Diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM)
ARCT Diploma in Piano Pedagogy from the RCM
Registered Music Teacher with the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association
RCM Certified Teacher: Advanced Specialist
Member of the RCM College of Examiners
Member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators' Association

Experience: I have taught piano and music theory full time for 10 years in home, in studios in Winnipeg and Toronto as well as in a university setting.

Some kind words: "Liz's kind and patient manner engaged and encouraged our two children Liam (15) and Sidney (14) to practice and perform on the piano. She established a relaxed rapport with both of them. She has obvious high skills and talent. Her broad range of knowledge included a more modern repertoire tailored to the children's personalities that maintained their interest and allowed them to experiment freely. The convenience of her coming to our home was greatly appreciated and she was very considerate when schedules had to be adjusted. I would highly recommend Liz. She was a pleasure to have in our home and an asset to our children's enjoyment and advancement in music." - G. Kennedy

"As an adult piano student, it was a little bit difficult to start learning a new instrument and getting used to it. Even though I play the guitar, piano has a different technique and approach. Liz made the learning process fun and easy to understand and when you have a question, Liz is there to answer it. She is the type of teacher that encourages you to practice and improve always. She is awesome." - M. Hidalgo

Read more at www.lizcraig.ca/teaching

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