TLM's Hack Lab Workshop Series is a series of educational workshops that offer fun and clever ways of learning music, covering various topics from how to learn a new instrument all the way to mastering tricky techniques for advanced players.

 

Our unique workshops are designed for those who want to:

  • learn something new in a fun and interactive group setting

  • have a low cost / low time committment learning experience

  • try out an instrument before committing to private lessons

  • meet and share creative ideas with like-minded peers and our friendly instructors

  • focus on learning specific techniques boot-camp style 

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Past Workshops

Guitar 101 with Harry Tsai

Date: Sunday October 4th 2015 | 1pm

Location: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

Price: FREE

Language: English

 

It's our very first Hack Lab Series' Workshop!  

This workshop will be covering:

  • An Introduction to the Guitar, Gear, and Accessories

  • The Difference Between Classical, Acoustic, and Electric Guitar

  • The Basics: Posture, Strumming, Finger Picking

  • Exploration of Various Guitar Sounds / FX and How To Apply Them in Different Styles of Music (Demonstrated With Examples)

  • Applying Basic Fundamentals into Practical Playing

 

All Ages Welcome / No Experience Necessary

 

 

About the instructor:

 

Harry is an active performer as the lead guitarist of Toronto-based rock band “Moonfall” and sessional guitarist for singers from Asia.  He is also known as the author of the viral web-based music comic “Guitar Man Comic 吉他漫”

 

More information about Harry here

釋放你的聲音

時間: 10月4號 2:30pm

上課地點: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

費用全免

授課語言: 中文

 

好消息! 專業歌唱導師 Jerry Lau 劉致理 正式加盟Tone Labs Music 並將於10月4號舉辦歌唱技效講座.  費用全免, 機會難得!

 

講座內容:

  • 分享如何輕鬆唱高音心得

  • 分別真音,假音,混音

  • 分辨不同歌手上高音的方法

  • 如何避免傷聲

 

本課程適合任何程度學生報名!

 

 

導師介紹:

Jerry Lau 劉致理

 

曾在多項歌唱比賽獲得優秀成績, 包括新秀歌唱大賽多倫多選拔賽冠軍, Song Quest 中文歌曲創作大賽冠軍等...

 

Drumming 101 with Nigel Maynard

Date: Sunday October 11th 2015 | 4pm

Location: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

Price: FREE

Language: English

 

Whether you're a total beginner or just wanting to brush up on the basics, this workshop will get you started with:

  • An Introduction to the Drum Set

  • Understanding Beat and Rhythm

  • Stick Control

  • Applying Basic Fundamentals into Practical Playing

  • Maximizing Your Motion

  • Freestyle Jam

 

All Ages Welcome / No Experience Necessary

 

 

About the instructor:

 

Nigel is a performing drummer who has toured Canada, United States, and Europe.  He has extensive experience in various drumming styles like RnB, Hip Hop, Gospel, Rock, Jazz, Reggae, and more..

 

More information on Nigel here

 

二胡系列讲座 1 胡琴的认知与选 | 嘉丽老师

日期: 12月6号 (星期日) | 下午4:30 - 6:00

地点: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

讲座费用: 单一讲座报名每节 $10 -或- 三节系列特惠价 $20

讲座语言: 普通话

需带笔记本与笔

 

由Amely Zhou嘉丽老师主讲:

- 荣获安大略艺术理事会颁发的艺术家教育基金

- 驻多伦多世界音乐协会的二胡演奏家

 

第一个讲座围绕着怎么选一把适合自己的二胡展开。从购琴的木材种类到辨别,都是讲座的一部分。通过这个讲座,希望大家对二胡的选购与选材有一个全面的了解。

 

更多嘉丽老师的资料 按此

 

报名请致电 905 470 8159 或按此预座

 

二胡系列讲座 2 胡琴音色与音准调试 | 嘉丽老师

日期: 12月13号 (星期日) | 下午4:30 - 6:00

地点: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

讲座费用: 单一讲座报名每节 $10 -或- 三节系列特惠价 $20

讲座语言: 普通话

需带二胡

 

Amely Zhou嘉丽老师主讲:

- 荣获安大略艺术理事会颁发的艺术家教育基金

- 驻多伦多世界音乐协会的二胡演奏家

 

第二个讲座的话题是让许多学习二胡的人都有的困扰。二胡是一个比较难调准的乐器, 需要根据许多的原理使的二胡的声音处在一个最佳的状态。这个最佳的状态是需要调试与发掘的,今天我们就来试试不同的音色。尝试去认识与理解好的音色到底是什么?什么样的状态才叫音真的调准了?

 

更多嘉丽老师的资料 按此

 

报名请致电 905 470 8159 或按此预座

 

二胡系列讲座 3 胡琴的千斤绑定与技巧 | 嘉丽老师

日期: 12月20号 (星期日) | 下午4:30 - 6:00

地点: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

讲座费用: 单一讲座报名每节 $10 -或- 三节系列特惠价 $20

讲座语言: 普通话

需带二胡

 

Amely Zhou嘉丽老师主讲:

- 荣获安大略艺术理事会颁发的艺术家教育基金

- 驻多伦多世界音乐协会的二胡演奏家

 

第三个讲座会教大家怎么捆绑千金。千金的宽窄与高低对我们有什么样的影响?让我们一起动起手来,从实践中了解千金的重要性。

 

更多嘉丽老师的资料 按此

 

报名请致电 905 470 8159 或按此预座

 

Audio Engineering 101 with Steven Ly

Date: Monday January 18th 2016 | 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

Price: $20

 

Calling all aspiring musicians, DJs or techies!

Whether you're planning to set up your own studio to record the next big hit or looking to spin the hottest tunes for all the party people, this workshop will get you started with the fundamentals including:

 

  • An Introduction to Pro Audio Equipment and Accessories

  • Understanding Signal Flow and Gain Staging

  • Recording Studio Basics

  • DJ / Live Audio Production Basics

  • "What To Buy?" Gear Guide

  • Hands On Audio System Setup Practice

  • Q&A Session

 

Ages 14+ / No Experience Necessary

 

 

About the instructor:

 

Steven is the founder of Parliament Music Group, one of Toronto's premium live band entertainment, DJ, and music production companies.  He is also known to be the music director of Fairchild Television and Radio's productions:  New Talent Singing Awards, Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant, Sunshine Generations, and Song Quest.  You can find Steven hosting his weekly music program "The Sound Booth" on Fairchild FM88.9 on Friday nights.

释放你的声音 REV 歌唱讲座 - Jerry Lau 刘致理

日期: 2016年1月24号星期日

时间:下午1点至2点半

上课地: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

費用全免

主要语言:广东话/普通话

 

好消息! 1月24号下午1点钟Jerry老师将举办免费歌唱讲座介绍各类技巧以及实战经验分享。 費用全免, 机会难得!

 

讲座内容:

  • 建议入门歌唱技巧

  • 如何塑造独一无二的声音

  • 如何在歌唱比赛获得优势

  • 声线平衡及极速开嗓

  • 冠军导师即场点评

 

 

导师简介:

Jerry Lau 劉致理

 

Jerry老师曾获新秀歌唱大赛冠军,中文歌曲创作大赛冠军,也同时是电视节目及各类大型节目主持。 长期从事声乐教育工作,擅长教导及帮助不同水平的歌手在演唱的各类细节的追求,发掘自我风格以及整体表演的全面性都颇有心得。

 

 

 

 

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Jerry老师目前在每周四晚上有集体歌唱班,普通话班现正招生中。  $200十堂,暂定晚上8点至9点半。   季后收成派对将与百乐门乐队一起现场演出。  

 

详情请致电Tone Labs Music 905-470-8159 或电邮至: info@tonelabsmusic.com

Contemporary Piano 101 with Wayne Lai

Date: Saturday January 23rd 2016 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Hub @ Tone Labs Music

Price: FREE

Language: English

 

Learning piano is a dream to many, but lots of people hesitate to begin when they think of music theory and many pages of scores.  Whether you're a classical trained musician or beginner, this workshop will give you the inspiration to improve your piano playing ability quickly, and easily!

 

Topics that will be covered include:

 

  • Classical Vs Contemporary Learning

  • My First Piano/Keyboard

  • Introduction of Chords

  • Applying Basic Music Theory into Practical Playing 

  • Introduction of Improvisation 

 

All Ages Welcome / No Experience Necessary

 

 

About the instructor:

 

Wayne enjoys teaching children as well as adults, not only to help them reach their academic goals, but also to cultivate their interest and appreciation for music.

 

  • Numerous students have achieved excellent results at RCM piano/rudiments examinations and various competitions

  • Active church band leader and choir conductor

  • Specializes in contemporary music arrangement and improvisation

 

 

More information about Wayne here

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