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About Us



Wonder School of Music and Arts has been in the the Richmond Hill community since 1993. Over the past 25 years, we have had the pleasure of inspiring thousands of students, including those who have gone on to graduate from the RCM program, make music into careers, and those for whom music is now an inseperable part of life.

Our mission is simple: to provide a world-class music and arts education, where students can explore their imagination, gain confidence, and discover their talents with our highly qualified and passionate teachers.


We encourage you to give us a call, or stop by our centres and chat with our friendly staff.  We are sure we can find a way to help you discover your creativity.

Our Teachers

Our teachers are passionate about sharing their love of the arts with students and families.  Carefully selected for their education, approachability, and experience teaching a variety of ages, they work diligently to deliver and unforgettable experience for their students.  

Being a master of their instrument is just the beginning. Our teachers know how to create a bond between a student and the instrument of their choice. To push our students further, Wonder Music School continuously strives to include and prepare our students for a variety of performances, recitals, and events around the community. This way, children feel they are learning with a purpose in mind.

We have inspired thousands of students to discover, persevere and achieve greatness - what do you want to accomplish?


Olga Benifand

Piano / Theory

Olga teaches piano (preliminary to advanced) and theory (beginner to advanced). She earned a Masters in Piano from the Moscow State Conservatory. Olga teaches classical, broadway, modern and pop styles. She speaks English and Russian.

Lana Molchanova


Lana teaches piano (preliminary to advanced) and theory (beginner to intermediate). She graduated from Kharkov’s State College of Music and Kharkov’s University of Arts with a degree in Piano. Lana teaches classical, broadway, and pop styles. She speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian, and Spanish.

Olga Kirichenko

Vocal / Piano

Olga Kirichenko holds a Bachelor's degree in vocal from the University of Belgorod, Russia, where she specialized in opera and chamber music, and a Master degree in Ensemble Conducting from Degtyarev University. She is an active performer and teacher in the Toronto area, having performed and taught in Russia and Canada, where she was a member of Chamber Choir in Russia, as well as a member of a semi-professional choir of St. Paul's church in Toronto. She also worked as a soloist of Young's People Theater in the city of Belgorod, performing the musicals throughout Russia.

Raisa Dubosarsky

Piano / Theory

Raisa graduated from Kaluga Regional College of Music with Piano Pedagogy and Music Theory Diploma. After graduation she was working as a music teacher and developed a unique method of early musical education. Raisa is very enthusiastic and creative person. She has extensive teaching experience in Russia, Israel and Canada

Bernardo Athayde

Guitar / Drums

Bernardo graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Specialized Honours in Music. As a guitar player and drummer, he studied under some of the best musicians in the country, including esteemed percussionist Rick Lazar, Ron Westray, and guitarist Roy Patterson. He was a part of ensembles such as the York University’s Rhythm and Blues Ensemble, York’s Escola de Samba, and the Cuban ensemble. He constantly performs with a variety of world bands throughout Toronto, and given his extensive experience with Latin music. Bernardo firmly believes in a well-rounded musical education that should include theoretical work along with practical exercises.

Anetta Dimitrov

Piano / Theory

Anetta teaches piano (preliminary to intermediate) and theory (beginner).
Anetta has over 20 years of teaching and performing experience. She has the passion and knowledge to guide each student to full potential. Anetta has been preparing students of all ages, for RCM exams, festivals and recitals. She teaches classical, Broadway, pop and modern styles.

Emma Braund

Violin / Brass / Woodwinds / Piano

Emma graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2017, with a bachelor’s degree in Music performance. She is a multi-instrumentalist who teaches violin, brass and woodwinds, and beginner piano. She teaches classical and popular styles of music.

Shahab Bradaran

Guitar / Vocal / Bass / Drums

Shahab is a music educator, guitarist, vocalist, composer & producer, singer & songwriter of The Circle Music Band and released four albums. Shahab Bradaran has a College Degree in Arts Recording. Passionate and empathetic guitar Instructor with a demonstrated experience in developing custom lesson plans, maintaining a relaxed environment, preparing students for performances, and providing individual/group lessons. Shahab encouraging students to learn on their own to enhance their lessons. Specializes in classical guitar and pop, electric guitar, and bass guitar / drums for beginners.

Marina Sarkisov

Vocal / Piano

Marina teaches vocal (preliminary to advanced) and piano (beginner to intermediate). She is a graduate of the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow. Marina teaches classical, broadway, pop and modern styles. She speaks English and Russian.

Volha (Ola) Kuzmitskaya

Guitar / Piano

Volha (Ola) has a Bachelor's degree in in Music from Gorodno University with a specialization in classical guitar.  She has over 20 years teaching experience teaching in groups and one-on-one classical, acoustic, and electric guitar method to students.  Her passion for music also extends to piano - which she teaches to students at intermediate and beginner levels and to vocals, where she instructs at the beginner to intermediate levels.  She has been preparing students at a variety of levels for RCM exams in piano, guitar, and theory.

Slav Kuprijanov

Guitar / Bass / Drums

Slav Kuprijanov graduated from Taganrog School of Arts and Music, Trebas Institute and Michael Pokrovsky Guitar Academy. Slav has been teaching music for over 20 years. He specializes in teaching guitar bass and drums. Slav is also a composer and a lyricist. He plays in many musical projects, ranging from classical, jazz and blues to rock, pop, R&B and EDM.

Sean Shojaee


Sean teaches drums from preliminary to advanced

Miss. Julie

Piano / Theory

Miss. Julie teaches preliminary to intermediate level piano and theory. She studied the piano through the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto since 1987. She teaches classical and popular styles of music.

Rachel Lindo

Piano / Vocal / Guitar / Theory

Rachel graduated from Toronto York University in 2017. Alongside classical and jazz piano performance, Rachel also studied vocal and guitar. Over the years, transferring knowledge from one person to another, Rachel became quite versatile musician. Her teaching style is based on incorporating classical rudiments with modern jazz. She believes that music lessons should be fun but also possess elements of academical structure.

Amanda Wang


Amanda teaches preliminary to intermediate piano. She achieved Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (ARCT) with first class honors with distinction, and studies bachelor majoring in piano at University of Toronto, Faculty of music.


We believe that all students deserve access to an affordable world-class music and art education. Our competitive pricing and flexible payment options allow families to choose the plans and packages that suit their needs and budget.  We offer incentives including discounts for taking multiple classes, sibling discounts, and lesson packages. Simply inquire with the front desk, and find out all the ways we can help you save!

Each family is different. We will do our very best to find a pricing option that works for yours.


We are proud of the work that we do, and wouldn’t be successful without our awesome team of dedicated teachers. If you have a desire to be a part of a passionate group of highly talented and experienced people, we'd love to hear from you.

We are always looking for talented teachers capable of inspiring our students' creativity and imagination, so apply today!

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