MacPhail offers countless opportunities for school age youth and provides a welcoming community for young musicians. From the very beginner to the conservatory-bound player, you can learn about the different ways music impacts our school-aged students below.

Developing Friendships Through Guitar
Jackson, Suzuki Guitar, Age 13

Student Stories: Jackson

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Thirteen year old Matthew Qu is an outstanding talent who finds confidence and satisfaction in mastering a piece of music. Learn about his views on the benefits of learning music at MacPhail and why he believes the best part of playing is to enjoy oneself.


Balancing Busy Schedules
Sarah is a busy 16 year old who believes music has taught her how to stay focused and divide her time in a “smart way”. Learn about the many activities she does and how learning music has made her grow in all areas of her life.


A Place to Belong
As a high level percussion player, William has been able to achieve many great things at a young age. He found a place to belong in one of the premier percussion groups and has found music to be a major part of his life – and his identity.


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