'Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent' - Victor Hugo.
St. Christopher House Music School has been providing the community with a chance to experience the joy and fulfillment that music can bring to one's life since 1930.
Canada's second longest running community music school, the program at St. Christopher House was started through the vision of then agency director Lally Fleming, who worked closely with the Music School's first Director Helen Larkin as well as Sir Ernest MacMillan of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
It was Sir Ernest MacMillan's idea to use the
This arrangement with the Conservatory led to a long-term relationship with Boris Berlin, who was one of the first teachers at St. Christopher House Music School, and who later became a legend in music education in
Over the years, the changing interests of our community have been mirrored by various initiatives of the
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