Click on the video links below to learn about Mint Music’s music school, our instructors, workshops, classes and seminars. Check back regularly as new videos are always being added. Thanks for your interest in our music school. Book your free introductory tour of our school today by calling 416-707-1077 or emailing us at school@mintmusic.ca

School Videos

Open House Performances

The Hit Pickers Perform “In The Pines” at Mint Music

The Hit Pickers perform “In The Pines” at Mint Music’s Concert and Open House Friday November 20th 2015. The Hit Pickers are Graham Mansfield (mandolin, vocals) Scott Neary (guitar, vocals) Andrew Engerer (banjo) and George Chenery (bass) For more information on the hit-pickers please visit:https://www.facebook.com/thehitpickers

Songwriting Workshop

In this video Glen Alan performs “I Have A Dream” at Mint Music’s (formerly Find A Way) Concert and Open House held their former downtown 75 Sherbourne street location on Friday November 20th 2016. “I Have A Dream” is written and composed by Glen Alan and features Glen Alan (vocals, piano and bass) Max Senitt (drums) Scott Neary (guitar and vocals) Tim Bartsch (cello).

Drum Videos

Mint Music Drum Lesson – Paradiddles

In this Mint Music Video Max Senitt explains paradiddles and shares a number of examples of paradiddles that can assist you improving your overall drumming technique. For more videos or to book an individual drum lesson please visit www.mintmusic.ca or call 416-707-1077.

Mint Music Drum Lesson – Jazz Independence Warm-Up

Mint Music drum instructor Max Senitt demonstrates a jazz independence drumming warm-up with 6 patterns that resolve every beat. For more videos please visit www.mintmusic.ca or to book a drum lesson with Max Senitt email info@mintmusic.ca or call 416-707-1077

Guitar Lesson Videos

Uptown Funk Guitar Lesson – Mark Ronson (feat.) Bruno Mars – Toronto Guitar School

In this Video Mint Music Guitar Teacher Scott Neary demonstrates how to play this simple two note funk riff (the intro, verses, and chorus), showing the location on the fretboard and demonstrating the picking (aggressive, short notes, left hand technique).

Mint Music Guitar Lesson – Here Comes The Sun – Part 1

In this video Mint Music guitar instructor KC Roberts shows us how to play an excerpt of the verse from the Beatles Song, Here Comes The Sun. Please see Mint Music Guitar Lesson – Here Comes The Sun – Part 2 https://youtu.be/QwpnJTYeGjg for the continuation of this lesson. For more videos or to book a individual guitar lesson or enroll in our guitar classes please visit www.torontoguitarschool.comor call 416-707-1077.

Mint Music Guitar Lesson – Here Comes The Sun – Part 2

In this video Mint Music guitar instructor KC Roberts shows us how to play an excerpt of the verse from the Beatles Song, Here Comes The Sun. This is a two part video series. Please see Mint Music Guitar Lesson – Here Comes The Sun – Part 1 https://youtu.be/rOMZByBsACk for the first part of this lesson. For more videos or to book a individual guitar lesson or enroll in our guitar classes please visit www.torontoguitarschool.com or call 416-707-1077.

Open String Chords Guitar Lesson – Toronto Guitar School

In this video Mint Music Guitar Instructor Scott Neary show us a basic power chord shape moved up the neck. Open string chords are desirable in acoustic playing because they offer a rich resonant sound. Scott explains each chord (when and why to use them, common substitutions)

Mint Music Guitar Lesson – Basic Guitar Strumming Pattern

In this video Mint Music guitar instructor KC Roberts demonstrates a basic guitar strumming pattern that you can use for most songs. For more videos or to book a individual guitar lesson or enroll in our guitar classes please visit www.torontoguitarschool.com or call 416-707-1077.

How To learn The Notes Of The Guitar – Toronto Guitar School

In this video Mint Music Instructor Scott Neary explains the visual nature of the piano (white notes vs black notes) and how to visualize the “white notes” on the fretboard of the guitar. You can visualize the C major scale while saying each note name using 3 simple exercises.

Clarinet Lesson Video

Clarinet Setup and Maintenance

Mint Music clarinet instructor Colin Sandquist shows you how to assemble and care for your clarinet. For more videos or to book an individual clarinet lesson please visit www.mintmusic.ca or call 416-707-1077.

Workshops

Songwriting Workshop with Glen Alan and Robert Graham

Songwriting Workshop

India Meets Africa Workshop