Date(s) - 24/04/2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mint Music Yonge & Dundas



Are you interested in becoming a better musician? Improving your soloing? Becoming musically more “literate”? If you answered ‘yes’, this course is for you!

A working knowledge of the fundamentals of music will help you improve your overall musicianship in any situation.

You will learn how to:

– Master common chord progressions

– Notate melodies and rhythms

– Understand keys and transposition

– Learn how to recognize musical intervals and chord types by ear

– Improve soloing choices through understanding scale/chord relationships

– Improve your time and groove in various musical styles

Come join us for the stimulating and informative course! Gain confidence and open up your musical choices.


Ability to play an instrument (guitar, keyboard etc.) or sing is helpful. Every participant will have access to guitars (both electric and acoustic), ukuleles, a drum kit and a piano that is in the room where the class is held. Working knowledge of the keyboard or guitar and the ability to play basic chords is recommended. If you own a guitar if it is recommended that you bring your guitar to class. If it is an electric lets us know in advance so we can provide everyone with an amp. Class size is limited to 6 people and spots are filled when prepayment is received in full. Payment details are below.

Instructor: Glen Alan

Glen Alan’s Bio

A graduate of the Humber College Jazz Vocal program, Glen Alan has performed in venues in Canada, the US, and Europe. Glen has his Grade 8 Piano Certification with honours from the Royal Conservatory and also plays and teaches guitar and ukulele at the Toronto Guitar School. Glen currently performs his original music with the Glen Alan Band in Toronto. Some of the people Glen has worked and performed with include Keifer Sutherland, Don Francks, David “Soulfingaz” Williams, Jackie Richardson, Don Ross, Brian Dickenson, Natalie McMaster, Mark Dubois, Lenny Soloman, Steven T Hunter, Tim Bovaconti, Paul Delong, Wendell Ferguson, Suba Sankaran and Dylan Bell.

In 1996 Glen founded Mint Music (formerly known as Find A Way) and the Toronto Guitar School in 2014. Mint Music today is a thriving music school, recording studio, video, and live event company. Glen Alan is also an experienced recording engineer, producer and recordin


Class 1: Tuesday, April 3rd, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 2: Tuesday, April 10th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 3: Tuesday, April 17th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 4: Tuesday, April 24th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 5: Tuesday, May 1st, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 6: Tuesday, May 8th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 7: Tuesday, May 15th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 8: Tuesday, May 22nd, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 9: Tuesday, May 29th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 10: Tuesday, June 5th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 11: Tuesday, June 12th, 7:30-8:30 PM

Class 12: Tuesday, June 19th, 7:30-8:30 PM


Pre-pay for this guitar course before April 10th and SAVE Over $147.50!*

You will Receive:

• $55 off the regular course cost of $300

• 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 June 19th, 2018

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 $275 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.