Voice Teachers

Would you like voice lessons from a university educated instructor in your own home? YourPlace Music offers in-home vocal lessons around Victoria and online vocal lessons from anywhere you happen to be. Singing is one of the most essential and basic forms of human expression. Whether you want to sing in a choir, sing with a band, in a barbershop quartet or just improve your skills for the shower, our voice teachers will help you get where you want to go. Ask about our combined piano/voice lessons which are massively popular for kids and adults alike.

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Sarah Terlesky

NeighbourhoodsUptown/Swan Lake
Sarah has recently graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Studies as a Vocal Major. Throughout her degree she has studied multiple pedagogical methods as well as taking teaching notes from her fantastic private lessons professors over the years. Sarah has known she wanted to be a music teacher since she was 13 years old and has seized every opportunity throughout her musical schooling to insert herself into a leadership role in hopes of preparing to be a music educator. She has been playing both Jazz and Contemporary voice gigs around Vancouver island for about three years as well as volunt...

Greg Baan-Meiklejohn

Greg's (he/him) environment is a fun environment. he's had every kind of lesson, teacher, gig or musical experience you can think of. From his studies at Berklee College of Music, to playing over 500 shows locally(and counting), he will give you a real world experience with the technique to back it up, while recognizing the only way to learn is to have fun doing it. He wants you to know that when you learn from him, whether it’s to make you the best singer you can be or to play music for you in the best way he knows how, he gives it his all. So have fun learning together! *Triple Vaxxed*

Lauren Steinmann

Lauren (she/her) has loved to sing from a very young age. This passion grew into a lifetime of musical adventures! Lauren grew up doing lots of musical theater along with many other theater ventures. Her background in theater allows her to understand her students from a playful and adventurous perspective. Lauren has an extensive choir background which has allowed her to understand the importance of rudiments and ear training in her teaching. These skills have been broadened through her studies in her Bachelor’s of Music Degree at the University of Victoria. Lauren enjoys jamming with fellow...

Melissa Bracken

Online Lessons Only
"Online Only" Sharing music and knowledge with students is Melissa’s passion. Melissa (she/her) 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 educati...

Savannah Read

Savannah (she/her) grew up in a musical household where she began singing and playing guitar at the age of five. Her love for music quickly led her to sing in choirs, talent shows, bands, and even and even to start writing her own music. Currently, Savannah is completing her Bachelor’s of Music in voice at UVic where she has gained experience in a wide variety of genres including, contemporary, jazz, classical, and musical theatre. She is also proficient in the world of music production and recording software, and has been successful in releasing her own music. Savannah strives to create a w...

Matthew Stott

Waitlist Only
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...

Jaime Kozak

Jaime (she/her) 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 songwriting, 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 pedagogy to...