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145 Erie Street
Stratford, Ontario, N5A 2M6
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (519) 271-5750
Store Phone: (519) 271-9102
Fax: (519) 271-3665

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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Alex Brennan - coordinator of the music lessons in Stratford

Alex Brennan

Alex is a graduate of Western University where she studied Voice and obtained her Hon. Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Arts degree in Community Music at Wilfrid Laurier University. With a passion for music education and community capacity building, Alex aims to create a welcoming, diverse, and nurturing environment where musicians of all ages and stages can come and discover the joy of music!

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Chris Hull - Percussion, Hand Drums music lessons in Stratford

Chris Hull (Percussion, Hand Drums)

Chris Hull is a percussionist and drummer from Kitchener, Ontario, whose dedication to his craft has taken him around the world. Chris has studied, taught, and performed from Alaska, where he earned his Master of Music degree (University of Alaska Fairbanks, '17), all the way to Bali, where he recently spent a year studying traditional Balinese gamelan music. As a classical musician, he has played in venues such as Koerner Hall (Toronto), Place des Arts (Montreal), the Bayerische Rundfunksaal (Munich), and the National Museum of Indonesia (Jakarta), while also performing frequently as a drummer in bands around Southern Ontario. For nine years, Chris has taught students of all ages by way of private lessons and also as a lecturer and clinician at Long & McQuade locations around Ontario, in undergraduate classes at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and for the K-W Symphony "My First Music Lesson" camps. His rate is $25/ half-hour lesson.

Jason Kucharski - Guitar, Ukulele, Theory music lessons in Stratford

Jason Kucharski (Guitar, Ukulele, Theory)

Jason has been playing guitar since the late 90’s and has been teaching for 16 years. He specializes in Flamenco guitar and has studied under Migel De La Bastide for many years. Jason also has received his Grade 10 RCM for classical guitar. He has a solid background in both classical and modern theory. He has been performing in festivals and theaters over the years playing flamenco, classical, bluegrass, jazz and many other genres. No matter what your musical aspirations are, Jason will work to help you achieve your goals. His rate is $23/ half-hour lesson.

Lukas Bouda - Guitar, Ukulele, Theory, Composition music lessons in Stratford

Lukas Bouda (Guitar, Ukulele, Theory, Composition)

After spending two years abroad in England composing and performing, Lukas has returned to his home town of Waterloo. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master's in Guitar Performance from the University of Toronto. Whether you're a beginner, a professional, or somewhere in between, he can tailor his lesson to your individual needs. His rate is $25/half-hour lesson.

Murray Wilson - Guitar, Theory music lessons in Stratford

Murray Wilson (Guitar, Theory)

Murray has had many years of teaching experience. Guitar styles include jazz, classical and folk as well as music theory and musicianship. Murray taught in England and studied theory in Toronto. His musical experience includes performing in many jazz groups and bands. For students seeking excellence in their playing and musicianship, Murray is the teacher for you. His rate is $24/ half-hour lesson.

Robert Pope - Drums, Guitar, Bass, Trumpet, Ukulele music lessons in Stratford

Robert Pope (Drums, Guitar, Bass, Trumpet, Ukulele)

Robert (Bob) Pope has been teaching since 1989. Bob is currently playing in the Stratford Concert Band, The Casino Band and the New Life Praise band. He enjoys writing and recording his own songs. Most of all Bob enjoys sharing his love for music and performance with his students. His rate is $23/half-hour lesson.

Suzanne Grondin - Piano, Vocal music lessons in Stratford

Suzanne Grondin (Piano, Vocal)

Suzanne Grondin is a piano and voice instructor from Stratford, Ontario. She has been teaching for over 25 years. Suzanne holds her A.R.C.T in Piano from The Royal Conservatory of Music, as well as her Grade 10 First Class Honours in Voice. Suzanne also holds and Honours Degree in Anthropology from York University, with a Minor in Ethnomusicology. Suzanne’s passion for teaching can be seen in her students abilities to learn through her expertise, resulting in award winning students in various music competitions throughout Ontario. Suzanne enjoys teaching all genres of music and loves having her students learn through her ability to share the language of music. Suzanne has taught students of all age levels, from 4 years to adult. If you are looking for a dynamic, caring and exciting musical experience, Suzanne is the teacher for you. Her rate is $25/ half-hour lesson.

Teresa Pullen - Piano, Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet music lessons in Stratford

Teresa Pullen (Piano, Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet)

Teresa Pullen is a piano and woodwind (flute) instructor from Hickson, Ontario. She has been teaching for over 25 years with a small break to raise her 5 kids ranging in age from 11-20 years. Teresa holds her Grade 10 in both flute and piano from The Royal Conservatory of music along with her Bachelor of Music Education from The University of Western Ontario. She is currently working on her ARCT flute. She has also participated in the Rotary Festival of Music with her students as well as performing. Teresa has been a member of the KW Youth Symphony and a founding member of the Oxford Winds. She has also performed in many musicals including Oliver, Camelot, Brigadoon and the Music Man to mention a few. She is excited to continue her music journey. Her rate is $24/ half-hour lesson.

Tyler Cooke - Piano, Theory music lessons in Stratford

Tyler Cooke (Piano, Theory)

Tyler Cooke is a piano instructor from Kitchener, Ontario. Tyler holds a Bachelor of Music-Education and his A.R.C.T. He has been learning piano since he was 10 and has since received his grade 8 and grade 10 RCM certificates, both times with honours. He has also participated in the Kiwanis Music Festival, winning multiple awards in various categories. Tyler is well rounded in many styles, having played in bands and at weddings. He has been teaching for over 6 years to students of various age groups and experience levels. His rate is $24/ half-hour lesson.

Wyatt Best - Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Steel music lessons in Stratford

Wyatt Best (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Steel)

Wyatt Best is a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist from Stratford, ON. He studied Jazz and Contemporary music at Humber College, where he received a Bachelor of Music. Wyatt has been performing since his early teens, and has earned a reputation as a versatile musician and gifted improviser. Wyatt has over 15 years of experience as a freelance guitar player doing studio work and live performances. His work with the band RedSteps earned him international radio play and local success within the Toronto rock music scene. In addition to the guitar Wyatt also plays the Pedal Steel and a variety of other instruments. Wyatt is currently a member of the Stratford Festival City Big Band, and enjoys passing on his expertise. He charges $25/ half-hour lesson.