About Us

Welcome to The Merriam School of Music! From our humble beginnings in 1988, Merriam has now become home to over 3000 students each week, and is widely regarded as one of the most innovative, comprehensive, and recognized music schools in North America.

“Our dream was to build the finest music school in Canada”
– Alan Merriam

Our Facilities

The Merriam School of Music prides itself on offering state-of-the-art teaching facilities that create the optimal environment for learning and programming flexibility.

Our main campus in Oakville offers:

  • A full recital hall with seating capacity of 90
  • 35 private teaching studios (including 3 with grand pianos)
  • 5 group piano teaching studios
  • 2 mixed ensemble studios
  • Student lounge

Our satellite campus in Vaughan offers the same quality environment – just on a smaller scale!

Our Difference

New pianos annually, computers in every studio, and customized instrument access and sound systems for specialized programs are just the beginning. Our staff and faculty are some of the finest musicians in the province who hold the same vision and values of creating the best learning environment possible for students. Come and visit us to see for yourself.