Ms. Ines Pagliari

Violin, Piano Teacher

Ines Pagliari

SAA Member


Toronto, ON
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Ms. Pagliari is the proud Director of the Beaches Suzuki School of Music for the last 24 years.  It is a Suzuki-based violin and piano program offered in the local community.  Ms. Pagliari has been teaching following the principles of the Suzuki Method since the early ’90’s. A member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and the Ontario Suzuki Association, Ines has taken teacher training in Canada and the U.S. with Helen Brunner, Michelle Higa-George, Alice Joy Lewis, Alan Lieb, Carrie Reuning, Karen Kimmett, and more recently, Margot Jewell. Ines has been asked to adjudicate many times in Toronto as well as the GTA.

Ms. Pagliari is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, where she earned an Honours Degree in Violin Performance. Ines studied violin with the late Jack Montague and Isidor Desser and completed her undergraduate studies with Victor Danchenko. Ines has received numerous scholarship awards from both the Kiwanis Festivals and the Royal Conservatory of Music.  She was invited and performed in a chamber ensemble masterclass for Sir Yehudi Menuhin when he was in Toronto.

Ines has continued to foster her love of music performance as Concertmaster of the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. A role she enjoyed and maintained for 18 years.  At 15 years of age, Ines became a member of the York Symphony Orchestra and by the age of 23, Ines had become one of the youngest Concertmasters of the YSO under the baton of Clifford Poole.  Ms. Pagliari continues to perform orchestral works and holds a principal position with Orchestra Toronto, where she has been a member for the last 8 years.  Ms. Pagliari has also appeared as soloist numerous times with these orchestras.   Ines has also held many solo recitals throughout Ontario and continues to free-lance in Toronto and the GTA.

A proud achievement of Ines’ includes a beautifully arranged CD of classical favourites for all music lovers, entitled "Paradiso" recorded with friends pianist Marianne Gast, and cellist Lydia Munchinsky, known as the All’ Amore Ensemble.  It is available on iTunes.