About Us

Peter and Lynn Ware opened Ware Academy of Music in 2001 as a private practice in the Market Village.  With over 30 years teaching experience, they continue to prepare students for theory and instrumental examinations at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). Their theory students have acheave the highest RCMusic theory grades in Canada.  

Additional theory and piano faculty includes Dr. David Swan, DMA from Indiana University, Dr. Paul Jessen, DMA from University of Montreal and Jacob Armstrong MM from University of Toronto.  The school offers required RCM theory classes for all levels and has produced three Gold Medal Winners having the highest theory averages in Canada. Hard working theory students consistently achieve grades of 90-100%!

With the goal of developing top notch musicians, the school has assembled a collective of enthusiastic educators in piano, guitar, flute, violin, voice, clarinet and saxophone.  Beginners enjoy the benefits of instrument packages including case, books and lessons for guitar, violin, flute and keyboard.  Parents of students are invited to visit the school facilities, take a peek in the rooms and register for a class or schedule a lesson.

Ware Academy of Music is located in Markham, on the second floor of Market Village, 4350 Steeles Avenue East at Kennedy beside/behind the Pacific Mall.