David Story

David Story

I came to Leon for some help exploring European Classical music. I was a professional jazz musician ready for a career change. And change I got. Leon convinced me to up my ambitions and attempt Grade 10 and my ARCT. Four years later, 5,000 hours of practice and study, success: First Class Honours in both my grade 10 and ARCT. I was the 2006 recipient of the...

Ava and Joseph

Ava and Joseph – started piano lessons for the first time in 2011. Leon’s enthusiasm and ability to engage the kids has made piano an exciting challenge for both children. They look forward to music lessons each week, and Leon has provided them a solid introduction to music theory and methods for developing effective playing habits. Donna...

Eva Robinson

Subject: Music Pedagogy Course Dear Faculty and Staff, It was my pleasure recently to attend the first Music Pedagogy Course offered in conjunction with McMaster University and the Leon Karan Music Studio. May I commend you on supporting and encouraging Mr. Karan with following his vision of educating and supporting music teachers at large to be able to more...