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725 Fanshawe Park Road West
London, Ontario, N6G 5B4
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (519) 439-0102
Store Phone: (519) 439-0101
Fax: (519) 439-0037

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Emily McCorkle - coordinator of the music lessons in London

Emily McCorkle

Emily is a graduate of the University of Windsor, where she completed both her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education and is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers. Primarily a vocalist, she has also studied piano, clarinet, and the fundamentals of band instruments. Throughout her musical career she has taught privately, and has performed with various vocal and instrumental ensembles. Emily aims to create an inclusive community at the lesson centre that encourages an appreciation of all art forms.

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Aaron Bales - Guitar, Electric Bass music lessons in London

Aaron Bales (Guitar, Electric Bass)

Aaron has been teaching guitar and bass for over 16 years. A student of pop/rock/metal in his early years, he soon progressed to studying classical guitar through the Royal Conservatory of Music. Aaron is an honours graduate of Humber College, where he majored in Jazz Performance and Arranging. Aaron enjoys performing and composing in a variety of musical styles. Notable artists he has worked with include Sarah Brightman, Gemini nominated composer Donald Quan, Juno winning producer Pat Riccio, as well as numerous bands, ensembles and recording projects. His rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Alex Tirolese - Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Banjo, Ukulele, Electric Bass music lessons in London

Alex Tirolese (Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Banjo, Ukulele, Electric Bass)

Alex is a talented saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist with 20 years of playing experience. He is currently pursuing a music degree through Berklee College of Music. Alex is a thorough and patient teacher with 8 years experience teaching privately at local studios and with the Holy Spirit Marching Band. Alex emphasizes musicality, each lesson building on the previous ones, and of course, having fun. Alex is well-versed in many styles of music including, but not limited to, rock, funk, jazz, and classical. When not teaching, studying or recording, you can catch Alex gigging across Ontario with his band, Fun Fact. In addition, Alex is an official artist for Spector Basses. His rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Bethany Harrison - Piano music lessons in London

Bethany Harrison (Piano)

Bethany Harrison is a piano, theory and composition teacher who has taught privately, in studios, and at the National Music Camp of Canada. She also has experience volunteering in local classrooms and performing at weddings, dinner parties, funerals and fine dining restaurants. Graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor Degree in Honours Music Theory and Composition in April 2011, she has been teaching in London for the past 6 years and is open to students of all ages and experience levels. Bethany's private lesson rate is $23.00/half-hour.

Brianne Lue-Kim - Guitar music lessons in London

Brianne Lue-Kim (Guitar)

Bri is a talented guitarist with over 10 years of playing experience and is well versed in many styles/genres of music such as rock, pop, metal, classical, and more. She is an enthusiastic, encouraging, and patient teacher with over 5 years experience teaching privately. Music being her greatest passion, she dedicates her time to learning new techniques and theories which she applies while teaching and playing live. Bri is currently playing electric guitar in an all girl power pop/punk band, The Alcohollys, a melodic/death metal band, Necrosaurus Rex, and plays bass in a blues/rock band, The Painted Dogs. Her rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Calvin Hayes - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in London

Calvin Hayes (Guitar, Ukulele)

Calvin holds degrees with distinction in classical guitar performance and education from Lakehead University, with OCT qualifications. He has begun a strong performance career in concerts with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Thunder Bay Symphony Chorus as well as the Elmer Isler Singers. In addition, he has premiered compositions by Canadian composers Darkened Chepil Reidsville, W. Ben Brown, and Timo Pehkonen. In 2017, he released his first book of original compositions for classical guitar. He also has over ten years experience in many genres of music including classical, rock, metal, blues, funk, folk, and bluegrass. Calvin's rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Candace Cooper - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba music lessons in London

Candace Cooper (Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba)

Candace studies Trumpet under Dr. Aaron Hodgson and is in the final year of her Bachelor of Music at Western University, specializing in music education. She has played in various ensembles including the Symphonic Band at UWO. Recently, Candace has worked with Western's Young Winds program, overseen by Dr. Colleen Richardson and Dr. Kevin Watson. Along with leading trumpet sectionals, she conducted a youth band of 70 students. Candace offers lessons on all brass instruments and aims to actively involve students in their own learning by gearing lessons towards student preferences. Her rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Charnelle Pennyfeather - Piano, Voice music lessons in London

Charnelle Pennyfeather (Piano, Voice)

Charnelle is a graduate of the Honours Theory and Composition Program at Western University. She is a classically trained vocalist and is currently a chorister, composer, organist and pianist at her church here in London. Charnelle has a passion for musical theatre and has composed original scores for several productions, as well as short films. She was the Musical Director of Western Hillel's Cabaret, Vocal Director for King's Players Production of Little Shop of Horrors and apprenticed with the Musical Theatre on The Thames. Charnelle believes in the power of storytelling in music and encourages her students to find their own unique musical voice. She specializes in classical music, musical theatre and pop styles and her rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Chris Stahlke - Violin, Viola, Piano, Mandolin, Theory music lessons in London

Chris Stahlke (Violin, Viola, Piano, Mandolin, Theory)

Chris has been playing violin and piano since 1983 and has been teaching privately since 1995. He holds Royal Conservatory Grade 10 diplomas for both violin and piano. Chris has played with several local orchestras, including Orchestra London and the University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra on violin and viola. He held the position of principal second violin with the Stratford Symphony Orchestra and is a member of various worship teams in the area. Chris enjoys recording for different artists, playing for local bands, and has had his violin playing featured on TV. His rate per half-hour private lesson is $25.00.

Christina Willatt - Voice, Piano music lessons in London

Christina Willatt (Voice, Piano)

Christina Willatt is an award-winning singer and pianist who has performed in Canada, the United States and Italy. Christina graduated from the Master of Music Performance program at UWO in 2011. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Regina in Performance & Composition, as well as Grade 10 Voice and Grade 9 Piano diplomas from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Christina has extensive experience teaching and is the music director at the Church of St. Jude in London. She is enthusiastic to teach students of all ages and skill levels in a variety of styles and genres including classical, jazz, rock and pop. Christina's rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Daniel Ha - Piano music lessons in London

Daniel Ha (Piano)

Daniel started showing great interest and musical talent in the piano since the age of four. He is currently a student at Western University in Artist Diploma program in Piano Performance, studying with Professor James Hibbard and Tina Yanchus. His musical knowledge has been enriched by performing in numerous masterclasses with well-established pianists around the world, notably Charles Richard-Hamelin, Dr. Uriel Tsachor (University of Iowa), Dr. Ilya Poletaev (McGill University), and Dr. Enrico Elisi (University of Toronto). Aside from maintaining his private piano studio, he also actively performs and sings in churches in the London area. He is confident in teaching students of various levels and goals in any kind of genre with strong foundations in music. Daniel's private lesson rate is $23.00/half-hour.

Gabrielle Heidinger Baerg - Voice, Piano music lessons in London

Gabrielle Heidinger Baerg (Voice, Piano)

Gabrielle holds a Master's Degree in Music Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario where she studied with Anita Krause-Wiebe, and Irena and Theodore Baerg. Mrs. Baerg has attended Opera NUOVA as the third lady in Magic Flute, the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy, performed in Suor Angelica as La zia Principessa, and Midsummer Night’s Dream as Hippolyta at Opera on the Avalon in St. John’s Newfoundland. Most recently, singing took her across Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Mrs. Baerg has been an active soloist and piano/voice/and theory teacher in London and the surrounding area for the past 15 years. Her rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Jillian Sauerteig - Cello music lessons in London

Jillian Sauerteig (Cello)

Growing up in Saint John, NB, Jill began her cello studies at the age of 7 with Sonja Adams. In Saint John Jill was privileged to play with the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra for 6 seasons, and 4 seasons with Symphony New Brunswick. With a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Western Ontario, Jill has enjoyed collaborations within the greater London community as a performer, teacher, and coach. Some highlights from her time in London include performances with the UWO Symphony Orchestra, the Kevlar Trio, and Opera Kitchener. Her rate is $23/half-hour private lesson.

Katelyn Shortreed - Voice, Piano music lessons in London

Katelyn Shortreed (Voice, Piano)

Katelyn is an experienced musician and music educator. She is a graduate of the Bachelor of Musical Arts and the Bachelor of Education programs at Western University, majoring in Music Education. Katelyn has a vast amount of experience teaching in schools as well as teaching privately. Beginning her musical studies in her hometown of Fort Frances, Ontario, Katelyn studied through the Royal Conservatory of Music, completing her Grade 9 Vocal, Grade 7 Piano, and Grade 2 Theory Rudiments exams before beginning her university career. Katelyn has performed in many musicals, festivals, and at various sporting events. Although she is classically trained, she has a strong passion for performing pop, musical theatre, and jazz. Katelyn's rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Kelly Currie - Drums music lessons in London

Kelly Currie (Drums)

Kelly holds a diploma in Music Industry Arts from Fanshawe College and has over 8 years experience working in the independent music communities of Toronto and London. Spending his college years teaching lessons and ‘wood-shedding’ in a variety of music projects, he is enthusiastic about sharing his extensive knowledge and passion for drums with anyone interested in picking up the sticks. Kelly is well-versed in many styles including Rock, Funk and Latin. He places an emphasis on groove, musicality and above all, having fun. Kelly's rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Kelly Matthews - Violin music lessons in London

Kelly Matthews (Violin)

Kelly Matthews began her music studies at the age of six. She studied violin, saxophone, and music theory at the Geoffrey James Lee School of Music in Timmins, Ontario. After high school, Kelly attended the University of Western Ontario where she received a Bachelor of Music degree. While in University, she studied violin with Gwen Thompson and Annette-Barbara Vogel. She also performed with the university orchestra and a variety of chamber music groups. After the completion of her music degree, Kelly completed a Master of Library and Information Sciences degree from the University of Western Ontario. She is now employed as the Registrar for Conservatory Canada, and her private lesson rate is $23.00/half-hour.

Leonardi Joewono - Piano, Voice music lessons in London

Leonardi Joewono (Piano, Voice)

A previous faculty member at Jakarta Conservatory of Music, Leo is very passionate about working with students from different levels, backgrounds, and cultures. He emphasizes the importance of teaching the right technique and developing musicality from the very beginning. He has performed in Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines and has been featured on national television and a number of local radio stations. Leo has acted as music director of various singing groups, and has worked with conductors/vocal coaches such as Dr. Heidi Cerna, Prof. Simone Luti, Prof. Jennifer Moir, and Baritone Chad Louwerse. Besides operatic arias and choral music, Leo also enjoys singing Broadway musicals. Currently Leo is pursuing his Master's degree in Piano Performance at Western University, and assumes the role of lead tenor at St. Paul's Cathedral in London. His rate is $23/half-hour private lesson.

Melissa Tipson-Mohr - Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone music lessons in London

Melissa Tipson-Mohr (Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone)

Melissa holds a Master's Degree in Music Performance and Literature from Western University, where she also obtained an Undergraduate Degree in Music Education. A talented clarinetist, flutist and saxophonist, as well as an arts manager, working in the non-profit art scene for the past four years, Melissa is also the co-founder and clarinetist of the contemporary chamber ensemble Koine Project. She is well versed in teaching all musical styles aiming to create an open and fun learning environment. Her rate is $24/half-hour private lesson.

Mike Carver - Drums, Percussion music lessons in London

Mike Carver (Drums, Percussion)

Mike recently graduated from the UWO Bachelor of Music program in Percussion performance, where he studied with Dr. Jill Ball. He played in various ensembles at Western and has performed with the London Youth Symphony, International Symphony Orchestra, London Community Orchestra and the London Encore Concert Band, and currently plays with the Stratford symphony Orchestra and is the principle percussionist and Vanguard Chair of the London Concert Band. Mike offers experience in drum set techniques such as jazz, rock, funk and latin, as well as offering lessons in music theory and orchestral percussion instruments. His rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Nick Komarnicki - Piano, Composition, Theory music lessons in London

Nick Komarnicki (Piano, Composition, Theory)

Nick Komarnicki is a piano, composition, and theory teacher with over 6 years of experience. He has been involved in writing music for local theatre productions in Ottawa along with writing music for various small game projects and short films in the Toronto area. He obtained his Honours Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Music from the University of Ottawa along with obtaining his graduate certificate in Audio Post Production from Fanshawe College. Nick is well versed in many genres of music and ready to help you discover the music that keeps you motivated. He has a background in classical, film, video game, rock, jazz, and electronic music and along with teaching traditional music theory, can tutor in midi sequencing and mixing to expand your skills. His rate is $23.00/half-hour private lesson.

Rick McLeod - Guitar music lessons in London

Rick McLeod (Guitar)

Rick started teaching guitar in the early '70s in local music centers, evening classes at Fanshawe College and lunch classes in local Separate Schools. He worked on the guitar curriculum committee for Yamaha Canada Music where he assisted in editing, testing and contributed original material to the Yamaha Guitar Method Series. He also was involved in writing articles for the national newsletter, adjudicating music festivals, working as a clinician at music camps and teacher seminars in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. Rick also enjoys playing live on guitar or as a drummer with the Royal Scots O’Mocha. His rate is is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Steve Clark - Electric Bass music lessons in London

Steve Clark (Electric Bass)

Steve Clark is a graduate of the Humber College Jazz Performance Program and is available to teach Electric Bass. As a freelance musician his performance experience covers a wide range of styles including Pop, Rock, Blues, World Music, Latin and Jazz. Some of the artists he has worked with include three time Juno Award nominee Emm Gryner, two time Juno Award nominee Twilight Hotel, London’s own Antler River Project and the Alfredo Cajax Latin Ensemble. Steve's teaching focuses on the 4 “Ts” of bass playing: Tone, Time, Technique, and Theory, and his private lesson rate is $23.00/half-hour.

Steven Janisse - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in London

Steven Janisse (Guitar, Ukulele)

Steven graduated with distinction from the University of Windsor’s B.Mus. program and holds an M.A. in Music Theory from the University of Western Ontario, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. Over the past decade, Steven has developed his passion for music through a variety of experiences as a performer and an educator. He has taught guitar, ukulele, music theory, and musical skills to students of all ages at private studios, community centres, and universities. His performance background as a guitarist and vocalist includes forays into the classical, rock, folk, sacred, blues, and jazz genres. Steven’s goal is for students to enhance their appreciation of music by studying, practicing, and performing while having a lot of fun along the way! His rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.