David Stone

BMus Composition, University of Toronto

David Stone is the founder of Midtown Music School.

Mr. Stone has been composing for classical ensembles and various forms of digital media for many years. David received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toronto, where he studied composition and orchestration with Christos Hatzis, Chan Ka Nin, and the late John Hawkins.

Artists who have commissioned and performed his works include the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Gryphon Trio and the Penthelia Singers. They have been broadcast on CBC radio, and have been premiered in Canada, the United Stated and Europe. In addition, his works for television and multimedia have been heard across North America. As a performer, David has been studying and performing double bass and piano for over 30 years.

David has been teaching for over 10 years, and is a vibrant, enthusiastic motivator for students of all ages. His belief of "Making Music Make Sense" was the founding principle for Midtown Music School. He lives in Toronto with his wife, two kids and bunny rabbits.

As the Director of Midtown Music School, David oversees all programs and staff. David also is the Registrar and Administrative head at the school. He can assist new students looking to enroll in our programs as well as questions and billing from current students. Feel free to contact him for any of your music needs!

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Welcome to Two More Teachers!

We keep growing at Midtown Music School, so we are thrilled (again!) to announce Luke Mulholland and Miriam Kemppainen to our faculty. Luke is a talented and enthusiastic guitarist, with specialties in Jazz and rock.

More About Our Vocal Program

Our vocal teacher Meredith Wanstall has developed a wonderful vocal training program for her students over the years. She is excited to share more details with everyone about how learning vocals with her work. Read on to learn about how you (yes, you!) can sing!