Date(s) - 06/08/2018
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Mint Music Yonge & Dundas


Level 2 group classical guitar lessons focused on classical guitar techniques and playing through songs.

This Class Will Teach Students To:

-How to read music, and learn all the notes on the guitar, broken down in a simple, step-by-step method

-Fingerstyle technique on the guitar for making chords more interesting

-How to play melody lines and basslines at the same time, so you can be your own band!

-How to accompany others in a group

-Effective strategies for dealing with performance anxiety

-Strategies to make practicing anything more efficient!

Class Requirements:
-Their own guitar (preferably nylon string)
-A footstool (or a strap if using a steel string acoustic)
-Aaron Shearer: Classic Guitar Technique, vol. 1 (strongly recommended, optional)

“Music is a more potent instrument for education than any other.” – Plato


Daniel Ramjattan

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Daniel Ramjattan started performing on the guitar at ten years old in Stratford, Ontario. After studying with Dave Santandrea for several years, he began studies with Wilma Van Berkel. Since then, his playing has become increasingly distinguished in Canada.
Past performances have taken him to Vienna Austria, Livorno Italy, and various locations across Canada and the United States.2018 brought Daniel to Japan, where he recently performed in Kumamoto prefecture with Naoko Tsujita, percussionist.

Daniel has received awards for his playing on the provincial, national, and international levels, placing second in the FCMF National Music Competition, receiving second place prize in the National level of the Canadian Music Competition and First Prize in the Concours de Guitare Outaouais-Gatineau.

He also received the Domaine Forget International Music Academy guitar award in 2013 as well as the first prize in the Open Level of the Ontario Music Festivals Association Provincial Guitar competition in both 2014 and 2016.  He also placed as a finalist in the 2014 Hamilton International Guitar Competition.
He has received lessons and masterclasses from world-renowned guitarists such as Denis Azabagic, Jorge Caballero, Pavel Steidl, Sergio Assad, Lorenzo Micheli, Pepe Romero, Fabio Zanon, Bruce Holzman, Remi Boucher, and Jerome Ducharme. He also received the Nalini Perera Scholarship from the University of Ottawa, which permitted him to study with Lorenzo Micheli in Austria and Italy in Summer 2017.
Daniel has a particular love for new music and the music of new composers, and recently premiered a brand new set of six works for guitar and marimba at the Alte Schmiede Kunstverein, in Vienna, Austria, with percussionist Naoko Tsujita in January 2018. In the past, he has premiered works by Daniel Mehdizadeh, Raphael Weinroth-Browne, Julian Bertino, and several others, which can be found on his Youtube channel.
Daniel holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor of Music Degree in classical guitar performance from the University of Ottawa. He also studied with world-renowned pedagogue Bruce Holzman in Tallahassee, Florida for a semester in Fall 2014.  Daniel is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Toronto with Dr. Jeffrey McFadden, where he regularly teaches undergraduate and Master’s students in the guitar performance program.




*The school is closed for civic holiday, Canada Day, and Labour Day.

Class 1: Monday, July 9th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 2: Monday, July 16th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 3: Monday, July 23rd, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 4: Monday, July 30th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 5: Monday, August 13th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 6: Monday, August 20th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 7: Monday, August 27th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 8: Monday, September 10th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 9: Monday, September 17th, 8:30-9:30 PM

Class 10: Monday, September 24th, 8:30-9:30 PM



Pre-pay for this guitar course before the class begins and SAVE Over $107.50!*

You will Receive:

• $50 off the regular course cost of $250

• 50% discount on 1-hour private music lessons (Savings of $37.50)**

• AND one FREE additional guitar class**

Bonus: Those enrolled in our guitar courses ALWAYS receive the discounted rate on all of our classes and courses.

* This offer may not be combined with any other special offers or discounts

** Must be redeemed before the end of the course.

Payments can be made using email transfer by sending payment to the Toronto Guitar School’s official email address Please contact the school directly through email or phone (416-707-1077) before making payment for further instructions.

Payments can also be made in person at the Toronto Guitar School’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) by appointment only. Cheque or cash are the accepted methods of payment at this location.

Payment must be received 24 hours prior to the start of the class to receive the discounted price otherwise the regular course rate of $250 applies. If you would like to join the class as a drop-in student the fee is $25 per class. Drop-ins will not be allowed past the 3rd class. Feel free to email us at or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.