Our kids are given an opportunity

Children who play an instrument and perform together acquire essential life skills such as leadership, self-discipline, teamwork and cooperation.

Changing Tunes. Changing Lives.

This year: 1000 kids in
42 schools will participate

More than 80% of our kids are returning students every year

We plan to work with our students until they graduate from high school

The Hammer Band young musicians have performed 210 concerts in their community for their parents, siblings, neighbours and principals

Since 2007, over 5000 school children took part in our 'Leadership through Music' program

Beethoven's joy
On January 15, 2017, students surprised shoppers at Yorkdale Mall with a performance of Ode to Joy.


We wanted to share with you this special welcome we received from the then Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau, our soon to be Prime Minister!


We can’t do what we do, without the generous support of people like you. You have the opportunity to provide The Hammer Band kids with the experience of a lifetime through the gift of music.


From a Grateful Teacher:
Being one of the fortunate schools and teachers whose students receive violin lessons through The Hammer Band program, I thank you from the bottom of my heart! The Hammer Band, its teachers and its program make a difference to each and every child who is given an opportunity to explore the world from a musical Read More…
A Thankful Parent
Thank you for giving my son the opportunity to learn violin!  He has wanted to play the violin since he was 4 yrs old.  We thought it would pass (like, just a phase) but his interest never waned.  So, this grade 4 year has been ‘a dream come-true’ for him! Thanks for your service and Read More…