Foundational Piano Teachers
Foundational Piano lessons are a chance for beginner students to get acquainted with their instruments and learn in a fun environment that sets students to continue along with any instrument they choose. Generally they are delivered by a teacher who specializes different primary instrument therefore, intermediate and advanced players may not benefit quite as much from these lessons.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Foundational Piano
Cole (he/him) approaches music with jazz training, genre fluidity and a teaching style that emphasizes the importance of groove, feeling and having fun. The experience Cole has ranges from playing trombone in big bands and dj-ing at electronic music festivals, to curating local shows and playing bass in an instrumental trio. His BMus in Jazz Studies provides him with a deep knowledge of technique, ear training, arrangement, improvisation, theory and performance. With an ability to teach guitar and bass from beginner to advanced, Cole also offers beginner piano lessons. Outside of teaching,...
Instruments: Guitar, Foundational Piano
Amir (he/him) is a classical guitarist from Syria. He started practicing the guitar when he was 17 years old. He joined the high institute of music in Syria and finished 3 out of 5 years studying classical music before being granted refugee status in Canada. He learned how to perform on guitar and piano in the institute while also playing chamber music and singing in the chorus with The Syrian National Symphony Orchestra. Amir participated in Yes Academy Lebanon for 2 years where he learn the gift of sharing music with others from the composer, classical guitarist, and storyteller Ms. ...
Matthew (he/him) is a post-secondary student studying classical guitar at University of Victoria. He is classically trained in guitar and able to play other fretted instruments, including ukulele and bass. He has experience in studio recording and songwriting as well. He has been playing classical guitar since he was 14 and has been playing in public since. Matthew has also competed in the Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival 2018 for classical guitar and received an award for 1st place in contemporary classical voice in the Kiwanis Music Festival 2018 Classical Voice. He is comfortable wi...