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Welcome to year-round music education!

People often comment on the great vibe they feel when visiting Alcorn Music Studios!

We think the great vibe is from our community of happy students and teachers sharing the joy of playing and teaching music!

Alcorn Music Studios is dedicated to bringing the best in contemporary music education to students of every age. AMS opened in 2006 and is owned and operated by professional musicians.

We enhance our students musical experience by offering performance opportunities throughout the year. We also offer programming for young students, teens and adult learners.

Our weekly group courses at any given time may include the Ukulele Social Hour, Student and Adult Jam Bands, Jazz Improv Course, Monday Revue Band and more. During the summer months we usually offer a variety of music camps.

We welcome and encourage the Ottawa community to participate in our music workshops, group courses and enjoy concerts in GigSpace Performance Studio  

We invite you to  follow us on Twitter and join our Facebook page.

Music Instructor Opportunities – We are pleased to receive your resume, most hiring opportunities occur in June & July and occasionally  throughout the year.


We have a great team of fun, vibrant, motivated, creative, enthusiastic and well educated musicians who love what they do!

phone: 613-729-0693
location: 953 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 3E5


Alcorn Music Studios is owned and operated by
Marilee Townsend-Alcorn and Mark Alcorn.

Why Us?          

Why choose Alcorn Music Studios?

1. We have a vibrant, creative space filled with music.  There are private lessons, group classes, workshops and jam bands.

2.  We care deeply about music, our students’ progress and the responsibility that comes with teaching.

3. Musicians are everywhere!  All of the teachers (and the owners) have a degree in music and some have their Masters or PHD in music.  We really do know what we are talking about!

4. Our teachers bios are online so you can see their experience and education.

5. We have a high teacher retention rate. Happy teachers equals happy students!

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