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Troy Serson

Troy Serson

Troy Serson resides in Victoria, BC, where he’s been actively teaching Guitar for 9 years. He teaches a wide range of students: from beginners where focus and perseverance are instilled early; to dedicated youth building a skill set to express their own particular musical voice; to hobbyist adults with a methodical approach to help dive into the craft of musicianship. Troy studied Classical Performance at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and currently holds his Level 9 Classical Guitar with the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada). Troy has experience playing live music in a wide variety...
Melissa Bracken

Melissa Bracken

Sharing music and knowledge with students is Melissa’s passion. As a multi-instrumentalist she is well versed in Piano, Voice, Woodwinds, Guitar and Ukulele. For over a decade, she has enjoyed teaching a variety of genres, age groups and subject matter on Vancouver Island and in Ottawa. 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 Cons...
Drew Redman

Drew Redman

Drew Redman is an award winning composer based 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 2018, as a composer for Echoic Audio in Bristol UK, Drew composed t...
Jesse Horwood

Jesse Horwood

I wear many hats in my life. I’m a father, a husband, a musician, a band leader/manager, a board member for the Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society, and I’m now adding local business owner to the mix. One role that I’ve played for the past 17 years is that of a music teacher.  Throughout the years I’ve learned a lot about students of all ages and backgrounds. I generally let the students guide the lesson while steering them towards the all important balance between fun and discipline.   *Please note that Jesse is currently at capacity and taking applications...