CLINICS AND EVENTS

Music is meant to be experienced. Come and join us to take part in one of our exciting clinics or events.

UP COMING EVENTS

Father's Day Sales Event!

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Saturday, March 14th - 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Guided Improvisation in  Partnership with Aurora Winter Blues Festival Curious about improvising, but don't know where to start?  We have the perfect workshop for you! Throughout this hands-on workshop Fraser Gottlieb, an experienced…

PAST EVENTS

Monday, March 9th - 7:00PM

Acoustic Play Along at Hungry Brew Hops Share, learn and explore music with great folks. All skill levels and acoustic instruments are welcome. The talented Ryan Ainsworth will be leading the group. We put the song charts up on the TV screens,…

Saturday, February 29th - 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Join our own Cody Shaw in this exploration of guitar effects pedals, how they work together and how to build the best beginner pedalboard. This free and interactive workshop will be held on our sales floor from 11:30pm featuring pedals from…

J.P. Cormier - Boucher Guitar Clinic SOLD OUT!

Join The Arts Music Store and Boucher guitars on Tuesday, February 4th at 6:30 pm for an amazing night with J.P. Cormier. This clinic will be hosted in the store and is completely FREE! Learn about this amazing brand, play some beautiful guitars,…

Wednesday, January 29th - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wednesday, January 29th - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Start your uke-journey on the right foot with the super talented John Mossop!  In this interactive workshop, you will learn basic right-hand and left-hand techniques, tuning, common chords and strumming…

Wednesday, January 22nd - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wednesday, January 22nd - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Got a guitar and don't know what the heck to do with it? This Beginner Guitar workshop is a fantastic introduction led by our own John Mossop. You'll learn about the parts of the guitar, be shown how…

Tuesday, January 14th - 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm - 8:00

Tuesday, January 14th - 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm - 8:00 Join us on Tuesday, January 14th for one of two introduction workshops for the piano. In this hands-on workshop with our wonderful teacher Laura, you will learn about proper technique,…

Saturday, January 11th - 11:30am -12:30pm

Saturday, January 11th - 11:30am -12:30pm Did Santa bring you some recording gear this Christmas?  Join us on Saturday, January 11th to learn about how to use your interface, set up a session in your software, connect an instrument or microphone,…

ACOUSTIC PLAY ALONG AT HUNGRY BREW HOPS CHRISTMAS EDITION

ACOUSTIC PLAY ALONG AT HUNGRY BREW HOPS CHRISTMAS EDITION Join us for our Acoustic Play-Along - Christmas Edition. Share, learn and explore music with great folks. All skill levels and acoustic instruments are welcome. Our fantastic coach…

Fender Day Ultra Series Clinic! Saturday, November 9th

Fender's American Ultra Series is here! Fender has just released an incredible new innovation! On November 9th at 11:30 am join our very own Roy Ziv and Julian Delgrosso for an overview of the brand new Ultra Series from this iconic brand!…

Live taping of The Basement Tapes with The Royal Foundry!

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 - Doors @ 8:00 pm You're invited to an exclusive opportunity to take part as an audience member in the next filming of The Basement Tapes (Powered by Steam Whistle Brewing) at The Arts Music Store! This episode features…

10% off All Yamaha, Steinberg and Ampeg Products!

October 19th - 20th 2019 Drop-in for an automatic 10% off on all Yamaha, Steinberg and Ampeg products! Guitars, basses, recording interfaces, bass and guitar amplifiers, and more!

Acoustic Play Along at Market Brewing

Share, learn and explore music with great folks. All skill levels and acoustic instruments are welcome. We bring the coach and the song charts - all in a relaxed, supportive environment. Market Brewing is a great space. Craft beer, wine and…

Campfire Tune Up - Round 3

Saturday, September 7th - 2 pm Back by popular demand! Come join us and make some music in a relaxed, supportive environment with your fellow campfire enthusiasts! Our wonderful instructor, Brad, will lead the group once again, through…

Taylor Road Show 2019

Thursday, September 12, 6:30 PM Come join us for another great event! Win a Taylor BT2 Baby Taylor! *Only those who attend the Roadshow can enter. Draw to be held at the event. You must be present to win.* Hear and play the latest…

Craig Thatcher - Martin Guitar Clinic

Tuesday, September 17th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Craig Thatcher will be here to play some beautiful guitars and talk all things Martin. Join us for this inspiring event held in our store. Click >here< to register for this event!

Fingerstyle 101 Workshop - With John Mossop (FULL)

Wednesday, September 25th from 6:30 pm - FULL Learn the basics of Fingerstyle guitar - applying simple bass lines to arrangements and developing independence between the thumb and fingers of the right hand. This fun intro is taught by our talented…

Campfire Tune Up - Round 2

Come on out on Tuesday, July 16th, and make some music in a relaxed, supportive environment with your fellow campfire enthusiasts! Our wonderful instructor, Brad, will lead the group through some classic campfire songs that will be the perfect…

Party on The Deck!

Saturday, June 22nd - 12pm to 2pm Summer is officially here. Time to kick it off with music, fun and a BBQ. Join us for the sweet, sweet tones of our very own Manny DeGrandis and Ryan Ainsworth as they light up the deck with their tunes. We…

Campfire Tune-Up - Clinic

Monday, June 24th - 7pm Campfire Tune-Up time is here! Join us on the deck for a fun-filled hour with other music campfire enthusiasts in a relaxed, supportive environment. Campfire virtuoso Brad will lead the group through some classic campfire…

Sound Like Your Idol - Clinic

Thursday, June 27th - 6:30pm Angus Young's Marshall... Jimmy Hendrix's Wah... The Edge's Delay - The sweet sounds of classic rock! Our resident Professor of tone, Kenzie, has built the rigs of these iconic Rock Legends and will take you through…

Taylor New Model Showcase/Find Your Fit

Saturday, May 11th at 2:00 pm Join us for the always popular, Taylor New Model Showcase blended with a Find Your Fit event. Learn all about some of the incredible new innovations from this world-class guitar brand, meet one of Taylor's own…

Amplifiers 101 - FREE

Wednesday April 3rd, 7:00 pm - Buying a new amp can sometimes be intimidating. Join us as our specialist, Cody helps to clarify some of your amp quandaries.

Pedals 101 - FREE

Wednesday, April 3rd, 8:00 pm - A starting point to help navigate the world of pedals. Understand each pedals purpose, and make smart buying decisions with Cody.

Recording 101 - FREE

Wednesday, April 10th, 7:00 pm - Choosing the right interface can be tricky. Why struggle? Let the one and only, Darryl take you through the basics of home recording.

Microphones 101 - FREE

Wednesday, April 10th, 8:00 pm - A well-placed mic can make all the difference when it comes to live and recorded music. Darryl has the 411 on how to get the best sound for your dollar!

Sound Design - FREE

Wednesday, April 17th, 7:00 pm - Need to know what it takes to sound like your favourite guitarist? Our resident rock star, Frank is here to show you the easiest way to build those classic tones from scratch!

The Arts Band - FREE

Wednesday, April 24th, 7:00 pm - Not only do we love talking music; we also love to play! One night only, The Arts Music Store Band live on the sales floor - don't miss out! You could also be the lucky winner of a $100 Arts Gift Card!

ELECTRO-HARMONIX PEDAL DEMO PLUS 15% OFF

Join us for this action packed pedal demo with our guitar pedal expert, Cody Shaw. Cody will be going through the must haves on offer from the makers of some of the world’s most iconic effects pedals. All EHX pedals sold this day are 15% off.…

FREE FINGERSTYLE GUITAR CLASS

Learn the basics of Fingerstyle guitar – applying simple bass lines to arrangements and developing independence between the thumb and fingers of the right hand. This fun intro is taught by our talented teacher John Mossop this Saturday, October…

Q107 MORNING MOBILE SHOW AND WIN A TAYLOR GUITAR!

Q107’s Morning Mobile Show is rolling into The Arts to help us kick off our 35th Anniversary Sale this Friday morning. They will be broadcasting live from our parking lot. The fun begins at 8am. There will be coffee and donuts as well as great…

JOIN US FOR 2 EXCITING WORKSHOPS!

Saturday, February 23, 2019.

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Aurora Public Library

BLUES FORM

With Kenzie MacMillan

From jazz to country, reggae to heavy metal, most contemporary music can be traced back to the blues. In this interactive and hands-on workshop, we will begin to explore different branches of the blues family tree with the goal of discovering common ideas and musical concepts that link each style together. Guitarist and Bassist of all ages and levels are welcome.

BEGINNER GUITAR

With Manny DeGrandis

Got a guitar and don’t know what to do with it? This Beginner Guitar workshop is a fantastic introduction. You’ll learn about the parts of the guitar, be shown how to play some notes and chords and rhythm, all in a supportive and encouraging setting. This is a hands-on class so bring your guitar. Beginners of all ages are welcome!

FREE BEGINNER GUITAR AND UKULELE CLASSES

Join us for a free class. We will cover the basics – how to hold your guitar or ukulele, tune it and some strumming techniques. A great introduction to get you off on the right foot! Keep updated on other pop-up classes and events by clicking blow and joining our mailing list!

ADULT GROUP GUITAR CLASS

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KIDS AND TEENS GROUP GUITAR CLASS

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ADULT GROUP UKULELE CLASS

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KIDS AND TEENS GROUP UKULELE CLASS

Stay tuned for more available dates!


Q107 MORNING MOBILE SHOW AND WIN A TAYLOR GUITAR!

Q107’s Morning Mobile Show is rolling into The Arts to help us kick off our 35th Anniversary Sale this Friday morning. They will be broadcasting live from our parking lot. The fun begins at 8am. There will be coffee and donuts as well as great deals and door crasher specials.
Drop by and enter our contest to win a Taylor Custom Solid Body guitar! Contest runs from 8 am to 9pm Friday only. To enter you must come into the store and fill out a ballot.

FREE FINGERSTYLE GUITAR CLASS

Learn the basics of Fingerstyle guitar – applying simple bass lines to arrangements and developing independence between the thumb and fingers of the right hand. This fun intro is taught by our talented teacher John Mossop this Saturday, October 6th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the store. Space is limited. Please click the link below to register.

ELECTRO-HARMONIX PEDAL DEMO PLUS 15% OFF

Join us for this action packed pedal demo with our guitar pedal expert, Cody Shaw. Cody will be going through the must haves on offer from the makers of some of the world’s most iconic effects pedals. All EHX pedals sold this day are 15% off. Join us Saturday October 13th at 11:30 am until 12:15 pm.

TAYLOR ROADSHOW 2018

Wednesday July 18th 7 p.m.

Taylor Guitars Newmarket Ontario

Come and experience these Roadshow Special Editions

712CE 12-FRETLTD

T5z PRO LTD

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GS Mini-e FW LTD, Figured Walnut

GS Mini-e FS LTD, Figured Sapele

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DECK EVENT: Student Coffee House

Date: Saturday June 23, 2018
Time: 2:00pm

Come and see some rising stars! Enjoy a lovely afternoon listening to the beautiful performances of our wonderful students.

TOSIN ABASI CLINIC – SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT!!!

Date: Thursday May 31st, 2018
Time: 7:00pm

Join Fishman and The Arts Music Store for a very special clinic and performance featuring Animals as Leaders’ guitarist Tosin Abasi live!

This clinic will feature a demonstration and explanation of Fluence Multi-Voice Pickups, very special in-store solo performances of songs from Abasi and Animals As Leaders albums, and an exclusive Q&A opportunity.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see one of the most proficient modern instrumentalists and progressive metal guitarists in an intimate clinic setting.

Tickets available at: https://bit.ly/2C5auW1