Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Quintissimo being held?

Quintissimo holds its free afterschool music program at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute in Picton.

How much does the program cost?

Thanks to various grants, sponsors, and donations, the program is free.

Do you need to attend PECI to register in Quintissimo's program?

No you do not! We just ask that you be on time for the start of our program, which begins at 2:30pm.

What hours does Quintissimo run?

Quintissimo will run its program from 2:30pm-5:00pm weekly on Wednesdays. Quintissimo follows the school calendar - if school is running, our program is running!

Why aren't there more locations?

Quintissimo's long term goals include adding more locations and more instruments until we can service the entire Hastings & Prince Edward District. If your school is interested in hosting us, please contact us at

Can I choose my instrument?

Eventually we would like to offer an instrument choice. Currently we offer flute and cello. All students enrolled in the program take part in choir.

Is it just group lessons?

While our program is ensemble based, Quintissimo's programming allows for flute and cello instructors to give one-on-one biweekly lessons to the students enrolled in the program.

I'm an older student. How can I participate?

We are always looking for volunteers for our program! Contact us at if you'd like to volunteer for us and add to your community hours.

How many students are in a class?

We are limiting class numbers to 10 students per instrumental class. Choir class has up to 20 students.

Is Quintissimo a registered charity?

Yes we are!

How can I help?

We are always looking for volunteers to lend a hand! You can also support our program by sharing our social media posts and our website to prospective students. Lastly, we are always grateful for donations, which allows our program to run. If you'd like to make a donation, please click the "donate" button below!