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9219 28 Avenue NW
Edmonton South, Alberta, T6N 1N1
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (780) 432-7002
Store Phone: (780) 432-0102
Fax: (780) 432-8112

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Desirae Becker - coordinator of the music lessons in Edmonton South

Desirae Becker


Our Teachers:

Aaron Thrasher - Drums music lessons in Edmonton South

Aaron Thrasher (Drums)

Aaron is a local freelance musician and teacher who has been active with many groups including his ongoing roll as an instructor. Aaron is currently completing a degree in percussion at Selkirk College for Contemporary Music, and has experience teaching and playing across a wide range of genres.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Alex Tanasychuk - Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory music lessons in Edmonton South

Alex Tanasychuk (Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory)

Alex Tanasychuk has played both guitar and saxophone since 2005. Saxophone ultimately became his passion, which he explored by completing his degree in Jazz Performance at MacEwan University in 2015. Alex has played in countless ensembles and groups along the way, most notably the MacEwan Big Band under Raymond Baril. Alex and some friends formed the jazz quartet "Three Sun Sea" and hit the Edmonton scene. In 2013 they recorded their very first jazz EP "This is not a Question", which was nominated for Jazz Album of the Year at the 2013 Edmonton Music Awards. They played in "Emerging Artists" showcase at the Edmonton Jazz Festival, and embarked on a 6-show Western Canada tour. Nowadays you can find Alex regularly touring Edmonton with rock cover band RadioActive.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Arlan Vriens - Violin, Viola music lessons in Edmonton South

Arlan Vriens (Violin, Viola)

Arlan, originally from Edmonton, studied, performed, and taught violin and viola across Canada and internationally. He holds a Master of Music in Violin Teaching and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a Graduate Performance Diploma from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Alberta. Arlan’s foremost priority as a teacher is to create an enjoyable and highly customized experience that brings out the best in every student, respecting their personal interests, learning styles, and goals. He is trained in the Suzuki Method and Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire, and his typical teaching days range from introducing violin to young beginners all the way to preparing students for university music auditions.
Rate: $27 per half hour

Ben Shillabeer - Drums music lessons in Edmonton South

Ben Shillabeer (Drums)

Ben majored in performance at MacEwan University. He plays for CCMA nominated band The Dungarees. Ben has been nominated for CCMA Country Drummer Of The Year 2015-2017. His previous bands, The Boom Chucka Boys and Social Code, each had numerous songs on the Canadian charts with many CCMA and Juno nominations alongside hundreds of performances worldwide. Ben's specialties are theory, music notations and technique and he has been teaching since 2014.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Brandon Reiter - Saxophone music lessons in Edmonton South

Brandon Reiter (Saxophone)

Brandon is currently completing his Bachelor of Music in Saxophone at The Kings University. He is passionate to continue his journey in helping students develop their music education. Brandon intends to further his studies in all band instruments while his current experience centers around the saxophone and clarinet. He stays active performing in the Edmonton music scene and aside from his ambition to teach in a high school setting, he looks forward to developing your sound on your instrument.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Brennan Cameron - Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Brennan Cameron (Piano)

Brennan has his grade 10 RCM certification and a performance diploma from MacEwan University. He is an active clinician in school music programs, is well versed in both contemporary and jazz styles and enjoys teaching theory. In addition to his work as a performer, session player and collaborator in the Alberta music community, he has been teaching private lessons since 2008.
Rate: $26 per half hour

Charlotte Campbell - Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Charlotte Campbell (Piano)

Charlotte is a classically trained pianist who has studied piano for over twenty years and is currently completing an Associateship with the Royal Conservatory of Music. Charlotte passionately believes that a strong foundation in music will contribute to a life of success through the application of creativity, focus and the pursuit of goals.
Rate: $26 per half hour

Chris Smith - Guitar music lessons in Edmonton South

Chris Smith (Guitar)

Chris teaches for Parkland School Division as a Junior High classroom teacher and K-9 Music teacher, he has post-secondary training in both Music (MacEwan University) and Education (University of Alberta B.A. English, B. Ed. Science). He has taught, performed, recorded , written, produced, and toured nationally and internationally as a professional guitar player for over 30 years, performing with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Junior Gone Wild, including multiple appearances at the Edmonton Folk Festival both as a singer/songwriter and as a sideman. His teaching approach is student centered, seeking to engage and retain student commitment to the instrument through student led pacing and personal choice in the material Covered. Each lesson is unique to the student. The challenge of exploring music through this incredible instrument is broken into manageable steps for students of any skill level and for any musical preference. Rate: $26 per half hour

Cory Ward - Drums music lessons in Edmonton South

Cory Ward (Drums)

Cory is a graduate of MacEwan University where he received a diploma in music with a Recording Arts Major. He has been teaching drums since 2008 and currently plays in various music projects ranging from hip-hop to jazz to surf rock. His teaching style focuses on technique, rudiments, theory, and groove. Cory welcomes students of all ages, styles, and skill levels.
Rate: $27 per half hour

Curtis Ross - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Edmonton South

Curtis Ross (Guitar, Bass)

Curtis has been teaching since 2008 in a variety of genres including rock, pop, R&B and metal. He has released two solo albums that charted highly on CBC and college radio throughout Canada, and was the musical director for several plays including the University of Alberta's production of Tom Waits' “The Black Rider.” He has performed with many prominent artists such as George Clinton, Parliament/Funkadelic, Cadence Weapon and Bill Bourne.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Dominique Shulhan - Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Dominique Shulhan (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Piano)

Dominique Shulhan from Barrhead, Alberta, completed her Jazz Diploma at MacEwan University in 2015. Throughout her time at MacEwan, she played in Big Band I and Showcase Band. Dominique finished the Masters of Music program at the University of Alberta in 2013. She was involved in a Chamber Ensemble, The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Saxophone Ensemble. Dominique received her Bachelor of Music degree in 2011 from The Kings University College and enjoyed being a part of The Kings University Concert and Chamber choirs. She loves those precious moments when she's been trying to problem solve with a student and the student finally gets that ah-ha! moment. Most of all, she loves the ability that music has to not only connect people, but to help people communicate what cannot be put into words. Rate: $26 per half hour

Gary Myers - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Dobro, Lap Steel music lessons in Edmonton South

Gary Myers (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Dobro, Lap Steel)

From classical to country, rock to reggae, Gary has been teaching music since 1981. He studied at Grant MacEwan College and the University of Alberta. While specializing in roots music, he emphasizes building a solid technical knowledge of the instrument, whatever the style. He performs his original guitar-powered songs and instrumentals as Gary Wayne Myers.
Rate: $27 per half hour

Ian Stuart - Guitar music lessons in Edmonton South

Ian Stuart (Guitar)

Ian is currently completing a Bachelor of Jazz in Performance at MacEwan University. He keeps himself involved in the Edmonton music scene playing guitar in various ukulele orchestras and other bands around the city. Ian specializes in Blues and has branched out to connect more with jazz, funk and folk while continuing to explore all styles of music. He is excited to share his music with his students through his passion of the instrument in addition to the knowledge of techniques and theory that he covers in class.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Josina Leder - Piano, Theory music lessons in Edmonton South

Josina Leder (Piano, Theory)

Josina has been teaching piano and theory in the Edmonton area since 2013. In addition to RCM 10 Piano, she holds a Bachelor of Music and a Diploma in Church Music from The King's University. She is a member of the Alberta Piano Teachers' Association and the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Josina has completed studies in Piano Pedagogy and has a passion for teaching all ages, levels, and abilities, believing that everyone has musical aptitude, and that music fosters creativity, intellect, empathy and a deeper understanding of the world that surrounds us.
Rate: $ 25 per half hour

Kailin Nadeau - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Edmonton South

Kailin Nadeau (Guitar, Bass)

Kailin is a graduate of MacEwan University in jazz guitar and recording arts. He plays in a rock/metal band and has produced and recorded with Mark Rittenger, Grounded Star, and Jeff Church. Kailin has been teaching rock, pop, metal and jazz genres since 2010
Rate: $25 per half hour

Kasia Saturna - Cello music lessons in Edmonton South

Kasia Saturna (Cello)

Kasia Saturna is an accomplished cellist with over 15 years experience as a principal cellist in Poland and has been teaching throughout her career. She is a graduate of the Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, Poland. Kasia moved to Canada about 10 years ago and has been in Edmonton for two years. She now regularly plays in a duet called AcelloRosa with occasional appearances in symphonies. She has a great passion for music and enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities. Rate: $28 per half hour

Kayla Ryckman - Voice music lessons in Edmonton South

Kayla Ryckman (Voice)

Kayla is a local freelance vocalist with over twenty years of experience performing, training and competing in piano and voice. She graduated from Victoria School of Performing and Visual arts where she received a prestigious music scholarship. Kayla had the honor of providing back up vocals for Josh Groban during his tour stop in Edmonton. More recently Kayla has worked with The Rock n Roll Society of Edmonton as an instructor for their Centre of Arts and Music. She is active as a composer and musician in Edmonton. She has been teaching since 2008 and has experience instructing students of all ages.
Rate: $ 26 per half hour

Lisa Lau - Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Lisa Lau (Piano)

Lisa has her grade 10 RCM certification and is very active as a teacher in the Edmonton music scene. She has experience teaching students of all ages and specializes in instructing young children and students with disabilities.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Michael Campbell - Guitar music lessons in Edmonton South

Michael Campbell (Guitar)

Michael is an accomplished freelance musician and teacher. He has taught at several music studios in Edmonton. He holds a diploma in music performance from MacEwan University, and plays in the band Mbira Renaissance. Mike specializes in teaching jazz and rock guitar.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Mike Morrisseau - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Edmonton South

Mike Morrisseau (Guitar, Bass)

Mike has studied music at MacEwan University as well as St. Francis Xavier University. He has completed his Grade 10 RCM and has an education degree at the University of Alberta. He has been teaching jazz, classical and rock since 2008 and enjoys taking on all students including those looking to learn advanced techniques.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Mitch Zorich - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Edmonton South

Mitch Zorich (Guitar, Bass)

Mitch has been teaching guitar since 2002. He’s a graduate of the Red Deer College music program, has studied classical guitar through the Royal Conservatory of Music (3 time Gold Medalist for levels 7, 8, and 9), and has a Diploma in Jazz Performance from the London College of Music. He has studied with some of Edmonton’s finest instructors, and in L.A. with Greg Howe (a touring guitarist for Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake). Mitch enjoys, and has experience teaching various styles ranging from classical music to metal. His has completed the Suzuki Guitar Volume 1 & 2 and Suzuki Principles in Action courses.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Morgan Huhtala - Piano, Trombone music lessons in Edmonton South

Morgan Huhtala (Piano, Trombone)

Morgan Huhtala has a diploma from MacEwan University in piano and composition, and is currently attending MacEwan University to get a performance degree on trombone. She actively plays with the MacEwan University Big Band. She has been teaching piano since 2012 and has a passion for getting students excited about music and building confidence through developing creative skills.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Richard Monkman - Guitar music lessons in Edmonton South

Richard Monkman (Guitar)

Richard studied performance and composition at MacEwan University and has been teaching private students since 1993. Richard has two albums which were nominated for a 2003 CAMA, a 2009 APCMA and 2009 CAMA for best blues and instrumental album. He teaches a variety of styles such as blues, rock and jazz and also specializes in theory and technique.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Ryan Berends - Violin music lessons in Edmonton South

Ryan Berends (Violin)

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Music degree from King’s University and has his Grade 8 RCM certification in Violin. Ryan is classically trained and had the privilege of studying Violin under Charles Pilon; Assistant Principle Viola of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. He is an active performer as a member of local band Hold for Home and productions through Plain Jane Theatre. Ryan is interested in all forms and styles of music, currently playing and teaching a variety of instruments; Guitar, Banjo, Drums, Saxophone, Ukulele, and Didgeridoo.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Shone Hwang - Piano, Theory music lessons in Edmonton South

Shone Hwang (Piano, Theory)

Shone has his grade 10 RCM certification and is currently preparing for his ARTC exam in performance. He has explored many genres of music including; classical, jazz, rock, and pop. Shone is always looking for new ways to be involved in the Edmonton music scene and is flexible to teach in English or Korean.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Sierra Jamerson - Voice music lessons in Edmonton South

Sierra Jamerson (Voice)

Sierra holds a diploma in Jazz and Contemporary Performance from MacEwan University, and is currently working towards her degree in developmental psychology. An active musician, she has been teaching since 2011, has performed professionally since 2003. She has performed for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and was requested by Mayor Don Iveson to perform at his inauguration. Her debut EP "Blood in the Water" was also nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award. Sierra specializes in RnB, Pop, Jazz, Gospel and Rock genres, as well as music therapy, early childhood music, songwriting and vocal technique.
Rate: $ 26 per half hour

Simeon Blimke - Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Simeon Blimke (Piano)

Simeon holds a Bachelor of Music degree from King's University in Edmonton. He has studied a variety of musical topics including composition and classical voice at the University of Alberta. His current research interest is designing his own experimental approaches for performing and learning about music using digital technology and games. Aside from teaching piano he has taught in a variety of other contexts, and enjoys the challenge of adjusting to different students' needs and personalities.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Stephen Samuelson - Guitar music lessons in Edmonton South

Stephen Samuelson (Guitar)

Stephen has a diploma in music performance from MacEwan Univeristy where he studied with Mo Lefever and Jamie Phillips. He is in demand as a guitar teacher throughout Edmonton, and specializes in rock and jazz. Stephen has been teaching since 2013.
Rate: $25 per half hour

Susan Kay - Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Susan Kay (Piano)

Susan Kay is currently completing a BA in Music at the U of A. She is an RCM Certified Teacher, working towards her ARTC in Piano Pedagody. She has been teaching piano and theory since 1998 to students in a wide range of ages, levels and musical genres. Susan would be happy to help you work towards your musical goals, be it beginner classes, returning to piano, exam preperation, or for the enjoyment of learning your favourite songs.
Rate: $24 per half hour

Ted Tessier - Double Bass, Bass, Piano music lessons in Edmonton South

Ted Tessier (Double Bass, Bass, Piano)

Ted has completed a Bachelor of Music, Education, and Science all at the U of A. He is active performing with the Alberta Symphony Orchestra and the Edmonton Metropolitan Orchestra. Ted has taught since 2007 and is trained in bass Suzuki Book 1-4. He looks forward to helping you reach new goals in Piano, Upright/Electric Bass.
Rate: $25 per half hour.