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Covid-19 Policies

for in-person, on-site lessons

Please note that these policies are subject to change.

Our physical location at 5193A Yonge Street is open for in-person lessons. We follow all safety precautions including social distancing and the use of air purifiers to ensure the safety of everyone in the building. Our precautions include but are not limited to the following policies and procedures.

Masks are optional in the school for students, teachers and accompanying family members. If you feel sick, please stay home and request an online lesson or contact your teacher directly to cancel the lesson.

Screening to Enter Our School

Everyone is expected to self-screen for COVID-19 prior to entering the building by asking the following questions:

Are you experiencing any of the following new or worsening symptoms:

  • Fever and/or chills (37.8oC/100oF or higher)

  • Cough or barking cough (croup)

  • Shortness of breath (out of breath, unable to breathe deeply)

  • Sore throat

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Runny or stuffy/congested nose

  • Decrease or loss of taste or smell

  • Pink eye/conjunctivitis

  • Headache

  • Digestive issues (nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc.)

  • Muscle aches/joint pain

  • Extreme tiredness

  • Falling down often (for older people)

  • Have you or someone you have been in close contact with had a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days?


If you answer YES to any of the above questions, please follow provincial health guidelines and do NOT attend any in-person lessons at Willowdale School of Music.


​Anyone who attends in-person lessons or enters our buildings while exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms will be sent home and the lesson forfeited. If you have to miss a lesson due to quarantine, symptoms or exposure, please notify your teacher directly. If you notify your teacher with at least 12-hours notice you have the option to switch to online lessons until you are able to return to in-person lessons.

Sanitizing Procedures

  • Doorknobs, piano keys and other surfaces will be wiped down regularly

  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available

  • Air purifiers are in every room and will regularly filter air during the day. We will keep the system clean and up-to-date for the safety of all staff, students and visitors.

In-Person Procedures

  • Social distancing is recommended

  • Studios have air purifiers

  • Studio surfaces will be sanitized between each student

  • Group classes will be capped at 6 students​

If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know by emailing the office at


Enrollment in lessons and classes at Willowdale School of Music assumes compliance with these policies.

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