Lessons Offered


Private lessons are offered year-round in both piano and theory for 48 weeks of the year. All levels of piano and theory are offered, from beginner to very advanced. Piano lessons are offered in a variety of musical genres, depending on the student’s musical preferences. Students can learn piano for fun or for exams. Lessons are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals. Beginner music theory is integrated at the beginner levels. RCM exam preparation available.

Student recitals are held twice a year in the spring and winter at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts to provide students with essential performing experience and learn performance etiquette in preparation for examinations, competitions, and festivals.

For more information, see below. Feel free to contact Vivien for further inquiries or to schedule a trial lesson!

*Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all lessons are held online via Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime.*


All levels (beginner to very advanced; Preparatory to ARCT)

Royal Conservatory exam preparation available (Preparatory to ARCT Piano Performance & ARCT Piano Pedagogy)

Or learn just for fun!

Wide variety of genres:

  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Movie/TV soundtracks
  • Broadway show tunes
  • Children’s music
  • Folk music
  • Improvisation
  • And more!

Lesson rates start at $24 and up per lesson, depending on lesson duration.

**Special preschool/kindergarten rate starting at $20 per lesson (for 20-29 mins, for gradual entry into half-hour lessons)!


All levels:

  • Preparatory to Level 8 Theory
  • Levels 9 to ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint
  • Levels 9 to ARCT History
  • ARCT Analysis

Royal Conservatory theory exam preparation available

Lesson rates start at $24 and up per lesson, depending on lesson duration.

*Please note that all online theory lessons are held on Zoom.*

Adult Lessons

Adult lessons are offered for all levels of piano and theory. Lessons can be scheduled weekly or à la carte, flexibly arranged and scheduled around the student’s availabilities as needed.  À la carte lessons are for adult students over the age of 18 who are unable to commit to regular weekly lessons, ideal for working adults who need to schedule lessons and practicing around work. Lessons can be arranged around the adult student’s specific needs, goals, and preferences.


Sibling Discount: 15% discount on the youngest sibling student’s monthly tuition

Piano + Theory Discount: 20% discount for students taking both piano and theory lessons

*Discounts available upon registration.

FREE consultation and 10% discount on first introductory trial lesson for each new student!

Contact Vivien for further inquiries or to schedule a consultation and trial lesson!

Students aged 4 and up welcome! (Kids, teens and adults!)