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Welcome to Doane Uschool!

We are a registered charitable organization dedicated to making music education accessible to children regardless of their financial circumstances.

We now teach over 750 students in 44 weekly classes.

  • Since its inception in 1968, the entirely made-in-Canada classroom method by J. Chalmers Doane, has been used in school boards across Canada and around the world
  • Beginning her teaching practice in 2007, Melanie Doane has taught thousands of students through her expanded Program which now includes online lessons, public performance and studio recording
  • Students have performed at numerous high profile events, with Sarah McLachlan, Barenaked Ladies, Emilie-Claire Barlow, astronaut Chris Hadfield (via satellite link to the International Space Station), as part of the Pan Am Games, Luminato, Margaret Atwood’s 75 birthday celebration, on CBC television, TVO and Talk 1010 radio
  • We have also made video and studio recordings with professional mentors

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