Ontario Conservatory of Music

at 277 Welland Ave , L2R 2P7

Canada's largest music teaching organization

Ontario Conservatory of Music
277 Welland Ave
Saint Catharines , ON L2R 2P7
Contact Phone
P: (905)687-7480


Welcome to the St. Catharines branch of the Ontario Conservatory of Music. Conveniently located in the heart of St. Catharines at 277 Welland Ave. ( Welland and Vine area) We specialize in private and group lessons age four to adult. Areas of study include piano, guitar, keyboard, violin, organ, voice, theory, drums, electric bass, and more. Be sure to ask about our very popular Rock Band program and the Battle of the Bands! Featuring live video clips on YouTube! Government Certified Educational Institute. Tax receipts available on request. Providing Quality Lessons Since 1939 With over seventy years as Canada's leading music teaching organization behind us, we think it's safe to say "Practice Makes Perfect ". From our humble beginnings in 1939, when we pioneered group lessons for children, to the present as we travel the information highway, The Ontario Conservatory of Music continues to be the industry leader as we enter the next millennium.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 13:00- 21:00
  • Tuesdays: 13:00- 21:00
  • Wednesdays: 13:00- 21:00
  • Thursdays: 13:00- 21:00
  • Fridays: 13:00- 21:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 15:00

Check out the best guitar lessons in St.Catharines. All ages, levels & styles. Call or visit today!

Published on 2014-10-20 16:10:11 GMT

Professional Piano Tuning. Flat rate just $85.00. Call 905-687-7480 to book your appointment today!

Published on 2014-10-16 18:51:46 GMT

6 lessons for $110. Limited space. New students only. All ages & levels. Call or visit today! 905-687-7480 www.ocmusic.com

Published on 2014-09-22 18:43:52 GMT

Looking for that perfect gift for your favourite budding musician? Stop by the Ontario Conservatory and pick up a gift certificate!

Published on 2014-12-09 01:43:04 GMT

Congratulations to all who participated in the American Music Guild's Battle of the Bands last weekend at the Marriott Gateway! Bands from our studio dominated the junior division, with Planet Rock taking first place, The Hardrockers in second, and Bad Parenting in third. Speechless@7 won third place in the senior division. Great job to all of our musicians!

Published on 2014-12-01 01:42:34 GMT

Our rock band program is back in action, and we're preparing for an awesome spring show at the end of April! Don't miss out! New musicians are always welcome. Call us or ask your teacher for details.

Published on 2015-02-23 01:48:41 GMT

Fall lesson package! $114 Includes 6 lessons, book, & instrument rental.(new students only)

Published on 2013-08-29 19:52:55 GMT

We hope you've had a great summer vacation! Don't forget that all music classes resume this coming week at regular hours.

Published on 2015-08-29 16:56:38 GMT

Check out the Ontario Conservatory of Music's rock bands in action on Saturday, May 23rd! The bands will be playing at the Community Safety Funfest from 11:00am until 3:00pm at the Real Canadian Superstore on Louth St. in St. Catharines. Bring your family and friends to hear some great music, and show your support!

Published on 2015-05-05 00:15:47 GMT

Just a reminder that lessons are scheduled for your regular time next week. Please contact your teacher to rebook if you will be away for March break!

Published on 2015-03-12 22:38:25 GMT

Do you have a friend who is thinking of taking up music? Don't miss out on a great deal! Introduce your friend, and receive one FREE lesson! When your friend calls to book their first lesson, have them mention your name. Once they've had the Ontario Conservatory of Music experience, you'll be able to enjoy a lesson for free!

Published on 2015-01-16 20:04:00 GMT

Happy New Year to all of our students, their families, and friends! We'd like to remind all band students that regular band practices resume this week at your normal time, so be there ready to rock! Here's to 2015 being a great year!

Published on 2015-01-08 00:25:14 GMT

Looking for some live music this weekend? Head on over to the Niagara Food Festival to see our bands in action! Stop by on Saturday between 11am and 6:45pm or Sunday from 12pm to 4:30pm. Speechless @7, The Wild Flowers, Planet Rock, Unwind, The Hard Rockers and Bad Parenting will all be on stage this afternoon from 2:30pm - 4:30pm, and both The Hard Rockers and Bad Parenting will be performing on Sunday from 12pm - 1pm. The Welland and Niagara Falls conservatories will be showcasing their talents too, so don't miss out! Hope to see you there!

Published on 2015-09-12 14:18:28 GMT

Big congratulations to all of our students who participated in the American Music Guild competition in November! Our bands rocked the Battle of the Bands, and our soloists showcased their talents. Check out the winners list below! Guitar - Test List Category 1st - Ty, Neil Guitar - Length of Study Category 1st - Cameron, Joseph, Brianna 2nd - Jacob, Rachel, Carter 3rd - Dean Guitar - Pop Category 1st - Griffin, Noah, Neil 2nd - Fred Guitar - Hard Rock Pop Category 2nd - Coulson Drums - Length of Study Category 1st - Lucas 2nd - Kay, Brendan 3rd - Ronald Piano - Length of Study Category 1st - Armen 2nd - Danian, Ally Piano - Pop Category 1st - Dillon 2nd - Danian, Ally Voice - Broadway Category 2nd - Olivia Voice - Pop Category 1st - Ella Voice - Self Accompanied Category 1st - Samantha Battle of the Bands - Junior Category 1st - Planet Rock (Joseph, Ella, Griffin, Jacob, Noah, Lucas, and Cyrus) 2nd - The Hard Rockers (Samantha, Carter, Seth, Ty, and Kay) 3rd - Bat Parenting (Piercarlo, Cameron, Brendan, Colby, and Armen) Battle of the Bands - Intermediate Category 3rd - Speechless@7 (Ally, Fred, Dillon, Dean, Briana, and Ronald)