Local, Professional Music lessons in the heart of Riverside and Leslieville
Local, Professional Music lessons in the heart of Riverside and Leslieville

Dustin Ballinger

After 20 years of dedicated practice, education, performance and teaching along with attending Mohawk College for jazz 3 year guitar and applied music program in 2005, Dustin has been steadily increasing his experience and knowledge by working in clubs, basements, cruise ships, live music venues, bars and theaters. Recording original music for some exceptionally talented local artists and performing professionally with players from all around the world. Dustin has always believed that music lessons should be fun as well as challenging and strives for new ways to pass on the knowledge he has acquired from studying with some of Canada's top musicians.

Eric Richardson

Eric Richardson is a guitar player and teacher from the Toronto area. His passion for music developed at a young age, and sees him dedicated to furthering his practice everyday. Eric has studied under some of Toronto’s most prominent instructors and players, including Timothy Smith, Drew Henderson, and Nichol Robertson.


Teaching since 2008, Eric has become a fixture and a favoured teacher at Lowe’s School of Music. Aside from his tenured teaching at Lowe's, Eric has been a part of furthering the musical education at The Drew Hildebrand Teen Benefit Fund, The Living Arts Center, The Erin Mills Youth Center, and The Conservatory of Music Enhanced Education.


In the classroom Eric creates an atmosphere that fosters creativity and a love for music in students of all ages and all playing abilities. Eric is motivated by inspiring his student’s musical confidence. His love of music is infectious, and his love for teaching is undeniable.

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