Piano Teachers

In-home piano lessons are the most popular option for YourPlace Music students. We offer piano lessons to kids, teens, adults and everyone who's willing to learn. We can accommodate the urge to learn any genre from Classical, pop, jazz, Disney anthems and beyond. We also incorporate fun games into lessons to help kids use their competitive nature to develop muscle memory. Sign up for piano lessons today!
Ian Sirius

Ian Sirius

Ian Sirias is an accomplished pianist, teacher and musician. He has been actively teaching and performing piano and guitar on the island for over 10 years. Ian received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria as well as a Diploma from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. On top of being classically trained, Ian teaches a variety of styles including rock, jazz and more. Students have remarked on Ian's easy going and fun nature that allows for an engaging and interactive learning experience. Ian takes great pride in his work to bring the joy of music into peoples lives.
Jaime Kozak

Jaime Kozak

Jaime is a gentle, expressive musician obsessed with the beauty that surrounds her. Having studied voice since she was 4 years old, Jaime has an array of experience in musical arts including worship leading, songwriting and recording, seniors-residence entertainment, sound meditation, scholarly choir/chorale work, and classical singing. The classical training that Jaime recieved while completing her bachelor's of music degree at uvic has engrained in her a universal understanding of the fundamentals of most western music. Therefore, She is happy to teach anything from RCM classical vocal p...
Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner

Jennifer is a Victoria based voice and piano teacher who loves exploring music with students of all ages and abilities. Trained primarily as a classical vocalist, Jennifer also has a background in musical theatre and can help students of any genre develop a healthy singing technique in addition to fulfilling their musical curiosity. Jennifer also offers piano lessons for learners at the elementary and early-intermediate levels. Jennifer believes that everyone is capable of learning musical skills and has worked with a variety of students including choristers looking to improve their musiciansh...
Hart Parnell

Hart Parnell

With a passion for music encompassing multiple styles, Hart Parnell combines classical training with years of playing in rock and blues bands. Having studied under classical guitar virtuoso Alex Dunn, Hart graduated from UVic with a BMus (2017). Equipped to teach guitar of all styles, ukulele, bass and piano, Hart believes everyone deserves the opportunity to learn to play music. Hart’s lessons focus on fun and enjoyment for the student while sprinkling in basic music theory. He's happy to transcribe anything from pop and rock songs to classical pieces to themes from video games and TV shows...
Melissa Bracken (Online Lessons Only)

Melissa Bracken (Online Lessons Only)

Sharing music and knowledge with students is Melissa’s passion. Melissa is a multi-instrumentalist offering Piano lessons, Voice lessons, Ukulele lessons and more in Victoria, BC. For over a decade, she has enjoyed teaching a variety of genres, age groups and subject matter. Melissa continuously learns new skills to provide personalized lessons that cater a wide variety of interests and needs of her students. As a performer, Melissa has experience with many local bands, choirs and theatrical companies, as well as preforms individually as Melaura. Her education includes Royal Conservatory cer...
Drew Redman (Waitlist Only)

Drew Redman (Waitlist Only)

Drew Redman is an award winning composer who is offering Guitar lessons, Piano lessons, Ukulele Lessons and more in Victoria, BC. With an interest in both acoustic and electronic music, Drew's work has garnered him skills ranging from orchestration to sound design, giving him a varied flexibility in compositional styles. He received his BFA in music composition from Simon Fraser University in 2011, and his MMus summa cum laude in scoring for film, television, and video games from Berklee College of Music in 2014. Since then, he has worked on various video games, advertisements, and films. In 2...