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Toronto, North York


B.M., M.M. The University of Toronto
Composition and Music Theory 


$25/h Group Lessons 

"Children are educated by what the teacher is

  and not by what he says." - C.G. Jung

Lessons Offered

Individual / Group

In Home / Online

All Theory RCM Levels

Harmony & Analysis


Sight Singing & Musical Skills


Private Lesson - $50

Group Lesson - $25

For years, Andrew James Clark has worked as a professional theory classroom teacher helping students not only find the correct answers, but to also understand how incorrect answers materialize. He is currently providing outstanding private music theory lessons preparing students for RCM and University examinations this year. You can contact Andrew now, or use his online video course to start learning for free on the Classical Context website.


Boasting over a decade of professional teaching experience, Andrew has instructed literally hundreds of children, students, and young people, and has taught the entirety of the Royal Conservatory of Music's theory, harmony and history curriculum in a class room setting several times over both in person, and online.


His students, ranging from absolute beginner to ARCT,  have achieved First Class Honours within the RCM's examination system and have been featured in the Classical Context Concert series. A substantial amount of Andrew's former students are now pursuing full time music studies in post secondary schools such as McGill, The University of Toronto, York University, The University of Western Ontario, McMaster University and Mohawk College.

He has also taught harmony, sight-singing, post-tonal theory, musical skills and composition as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto.


I was very thankful to have found Andrew. I needed help with my university music theory course, and not only was he able to answer my questions, but he was able to explain the concepts in a very tangible and accessible way.  I did very well in that class thanks to his help. Needless to say, I highly recommend Andrew, especially if you need a teacher with advanced music theory knowledge.


- Grace S. (2023)

Andrew is a wonderful music theory and composition teacher, been studying with him for a few years now, very knowledgeable and resourceful."

- Alexi S. (2022)


You’re here to read a review, so here’s my review: Andrew is a damn good tutor, especially if you’re looking for help with whatever RCM exam you’ve got coming up next. He has enough patience to deal with the four hundred questions I keep having, unlike a good chunk of the rest of my teachers, too, so maybe I’m just a bit biased. Very knowledgeable on what exactly was coming up on the exam, so there’s that too.

- Melody F. (2022)

Music theory, especially Harmony, has always been my least favourite part of music. However, for six years, I learned music theory from Andrew from Level 5 RCM to Level 10 and I can truthfully say that I enjoyed the experience. Andrew always made sure to provide opportunities for questions and application of our knowledge as well as thorough information and homework. Overall, I would highly recommend Andrew because his lessons are always interactive and interesting.

- Anne Y. (2021)

Definitely the most worthwhile extracurricular classes I've taken. I was able to pass the grade 8 and 9 RCM theory exams within a year of starting music because of Andrews classes. He's a good teacher for beginners trying to get a grasp of the fundamentals of music and experienced students hoping to deepen their understanding. I like that he does not waste time and explains things simply so that it's easy to understand. 10/10 would definitely recommend.

- Leo (2020)

Andrew is my first music teacher in Canada. He is very patient and kind. Even though I can’t speak fluent English, he will do his best to explain knowledge to me. Andrew taught me a lot of music theory and playing skills. Every teacher I met in China, always told me how to do great things on piano but never told why to do them. Andrew explains things in music perfectly and solved many of my problems. I Highly recommend his lesson for anyone needing help on piano and theory.

-  Kyle (2019)

Andrew is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, understanding and great with kids. I'm very comfortable leaving my God Child with him know that she will learn and have fun at the same time!

- Bridget (2018)

Andrew is extremely knowledgeable in his field of study. He helped a great deal with music theory using information from the course as well as his own experience. If you have difficulty understanding a concept he will work effortlessly to ensure you are able to comprehend the material. Overall an outstanding and trustworthy individual. Highly recommend his services for anyone needing help in music.

​ - Marina C. (2016) ​

"Having trouble with music theory? Understanding basic music concepts (i.e. Tonality, Texture, Dynamics, etc.), then Andrew has you covered. I took MUS101 online with Ryerson and was overwhelmed with the sheer amount of concepts presented with little reinforcement. Andrew helped train my ear to recognize different textures, tempo, tonality among other concepts. He took difficult concepts and broke them down to ensure I was able to comprehend the material. Andrew is very knowledgeable and a great person to work with, I would highly recommend him if you need help with anything related to music."


​ - Ankur J. (2015) ​

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