Private Music Lessons


In addition to teaching one-on-one at his studio near Woodbine subway, Bill Parsons offers private lessons at the Royal Conservatory. Bill uses efficient, creative, and personalized strategies to help students realize their musical goals on any instrument. Working with all levels, Bill encourages a focused, positive, and healthy mindset.

  • classical guitar lessons, RCM exam preparation
  • acoustic guitar lessons
  • electric guitar lessons
  • kacapi lessons (Indonesian zither)
  • bass guitar lessons, to play in a band
  • drum-set lessons, to play in a band
  • congas lessons, to play in a band
  • lessons in songwriting, composition, improvisation, soloing

Play in a Band

Bill Parsons leads two small ensemble programs at the Royal Conservatory

Fusio Jam Session : Open the door to creativity. Improve your playing as you explore classic songs and techniques of ensemble playing, improvisation, and the art of groove.

Eight bands ranging from intermediate-beginner to semi-professional. All instruments welcome. Experienced beginners to advanced.

Guitar Group : For beginner guitar (electric & acoustic) & bass guitar. Learn the essentials by playing with others.


Sunday afternoons & Monday evenings in room 551 at the Royal Conservatory

  • 8/9 September – 15/16 December 2019
  • 12/13 January – 3/4 May 2020