Lessons Offered

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Private lessons are offered in-studio 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. Lessons are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals. Music theory is integrated at the beginner levels for optimal learning. Lessons can include improvisation, composition, and learning to play by ear for well-rounded musicianship. 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, auditions, and competitions.

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

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


Piano

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

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

Or learn just for fun!

Wide variety of genres offered:

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

Theory

All levels:

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

RCM theory exam preparation available

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


Discounts*

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

Piano + Theory Discount: 20% discount on the student’s total monthly tuition for those taking both piano and theory lessons simultaneously

*Discounts available upon registration.


Lesson Rates

$24.00 per 30-minute lesson

$36.00 per 45-minute lesson

$48.00 per 1-hour lesson

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

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

*Please note that due the pandemic, all consultations are held online via Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime only during the studio’s business hours.

Currently accepting students aged 7 and up.

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