Northern Lights: Canadian National Conservatory of Music
FTCL, LTCL, A.Mus., ARCT, RMT Edward (Ted) Ellis is an active music teacher in Welland Ontario. He owns and operates Ellis Music Studios where he has devised innovative teaching techniques and methods which have proven successful, including a musical thesaurus, a sight-reading system using speed-reading techniques and powerpoint presentations. Having been in a teaching capacity for 49 years, he draws upon his eclectic experiences, education and life skills (art, motorcycle teaching, science and others) to help students of all ages discover how to unlock their creativity through the piano and enrich their lives learning and performing various styles of compositions.
Ted has been a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association since 1976 and served as the president of the Welland - Port Colborne branch for 5 years. Interested in the different styles of learning and right-left brain integrated techniques, “Mr. Ted” is always interested in enhancing students' level of creativity and enjoyment in music.