• Customer Testimonials"Your current awareness and research service has proved
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    We have hundreds of titles on sale throughout the store. Read More...
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    one of the finest music stores there is." Read More... Wolf Tormann, Cello Teacher, Kingston, ON
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  • Guide to Choral RepertoireOur Choral Guide is a fantastic resource for your choir!
    Find all sorts of repertoire recommendations and much more. Read More...
  • Guides to RCM Graded MaterialsOur RCM Guide lists all of the materials you need!
    It's the place to find everything for your instrument and grade. Read More...
  • Customer Testimonials"Service with a smile and then some!
    Leading Note is THE best place in Ottawa for choral music." Read More... Rachel Handley, Teacher, Glebe Collegiate, Ottawa, ON
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  • The Leading Note Foundation's OrKidstra programWe believe in the importance of Music Education.
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    in a whole new way --- as a fantastic online retailer!" Read More... Jane Perry, Choral Director, Calgary, AB
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Guides to RCM Graded Materials

A series of guides to help you find the books for your RCM grade.

Guide to Products Currently On Sale

A convenient guide to help you access all of our current sale items.

Guide to Choral Music Repertoire

A wonderful reference for choral directors and lovers of choral music.

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