“Music is what feelings sound like”

Welcome to KEYNOTES SCHOOL OF MUSIC where we have been bringing music excellence to our community since 1985. Our professional teaching team has had the honour of working with hundreds of families over these past 34 years and have consistenly offered private lessons in a one-on-one environment, that produce results. We focus on developing a strong relationship with each student based their musical potential,  positive reinforcement, and a sense of mutual respect and commitment.

Our Mission

To bring the joy of music to everyone that joins the Keynotes family, through excellence, dedication, and teamwork.

Why is KEYNOTES the best choice for your family?
1. Free trial lessons for all new students.
2.  No registration or administration fees.
3.  Highly qualified and professional teaching staff.
4.  Regional, Provincial, and National competition winners; consistently in the top 10% of National RCM exam results.
5.   Preparation for auditions for Universities and Cawthra Park Arts School..
6.  Theory lessons offerred up to the ARCT level.
7.  A caring and friendly studio that tailors the private lessons to suit each student’s individual needs.

Our professional approach and continual development has led us to becoming the leading provider of professional music education in Mississauga. We combine innovative, fun and creative ways to teach music and engage with students.  Annual recitals, Royal Conservatory Exams, and involvement in music competitions are just some of the ways Keynotes helps our students reach their full potential.


Kathy Vykysaly

Kathy Vykysaly

Director, Piano, Flute, Theory
Emily Zathey

Emily Zathey

Jennifer Buckland

Jennifer Buckland

Piano & Theory