About Us

aboutusOur mission is to give every student the possibility to explore the magic world of music by providing highly professional music instruction at affordable prices.

Students come from Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, North York, Vaughan and Toronto to take lessons at CCMA

We provide individual and group piano lessons, guitar lessons, violin lessons, woodwinds lessons, and vocal lessons. The complete list of instruments is as follows:

  • Piano
  • Keyboard
  • String instruments
    • Violin
    • Viola
    • Cello
  • Woodwind instruments
    • Flute
    • Oboe
    • Clarinet
    • Saxophone
    • English Horn
    • Bassoon
  • Brass instrumentsDrums
    • Trumpet
    • Trombone
    • Tuba
    • Classical guitar
    • Pop guitar
  • Vocal Music theory courses
    • Jazz
    • Pop
    • Classical singing

Individual piano lessons:

Our school offers piano lessons for students of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced.  We offer every style of piano lessons from classical to jazz and pop.  We have students who want to play just for fun and students who excel with the Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum.  We start piano lessons from age 5 onwards.  Private lesson lengths are 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour.

Piano lessons in a group setting:

These classes are a great introduction to learning an instrument. While developing fundamental musicianship and piano skills, the student is able to learn in a relaxed, fun, and creative group setting.


Ella Kamenetsky, B.Mus, M.Mus, M.Ed, C.P.D.

ellaElla is a Founder and a Music Director of the Contemporary Conservatory of Music & Arts Inc. (C.C.M.A) Ella belongs to a famous “Neigaus Piano Stream”. She studied with world renowned musicians- Professors N. Zinsadzeh and H. Rixter. Ella was performing and teaching in Russia, Europe, Middle Asia and Canada, preparing her students for Royal Board of Music (U.K.) and RCM examinations. Her students won numerous awards at many competitions, as well as Silver Medals for the best results in Ontario at RCM examinations. She served on the Board of Directors of Kiwanis Music Festivals and Arts Richmond Hill. Ella is the founder of the York Region Music Celebration International Festival.

Our Staff

Our Office Manager, Music Counsellor, and several receptionists will go out of their way to answer all of your questions and accommodate your individual needs.

Our Teachers

We have over 30 highly-professional teachers (and growing!.) Each of them have university degrees, many with Masters of Music. They will customize a program individual to every student, and set goals to realize each students’ full potential.