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Music Lesson Centre

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1360 Dominion Avenue
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 8G7
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (604) 464-1118
Store Phone: (604) 464-1011
Fax: (604) 464-1109

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00pm

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Our Teachers:

Anna Kuchkova - Cello, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Anna Kuchkova (Cello,)

Anna is a member of the West Coast Symphony Orchestra, chamber musician, composer, leader, and cellist in the Alchemy Chamber where she combines her classical training with heavy metal influences. Anna started her cello studies over a decade ago, following her piano and theory certification in Russia. She is currently working on her advanced RCM levels. Anna has done session work for various recording projects and local performances, such as symphony concerts, musicals, rock shows, as well as Canucks games at Rogers Arena. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Brianne Lue-Kim - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Brianne Lue-Kim (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,)

Brianne Lue- Kim (Bri) has over 15 years of playing experience in various styles/genres of music such as rock, pop, metal, classical, and more. She dedicates her time to learning new techniques and theories which she applies while teaching and playing live. She is an enthusiastic, encouraging, and patient teacher with over 10 years of private teaching experience. Bri can be seen playing guitar in a Melodic/Death Metal band, Necrosaurus Rex, and playing bass in Punk/Hardcore band, Specks. Brianne’s rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Danny Baruffa - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Danny Baruffa (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,)

Danny has a diploma in Audio Engineering from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology and is currently studying contemporary jazz guitar at VCC. He has gigged locally for the last 10 years and has toured Canada several times. Danny has been playing guitar for over 25 years and his eclectic background in music allows for a broad spectrum of lesson styles to be taught and catered specifically to each student. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Drew Christie - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Drew Christie (Drums,)

Drew studied at Capilano University as well as with many top North American drummers and has been teaching drums privately for over a decade. He has been a studio musician and live performer for over 20 years. In his teaching, Drew focuses on providing a fun environment while students learn about groove, technique, theory and reading. Drew's rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Eddie Riumin - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Eddie Riumin (Drums,)

Eddie’s musical experience started with the piano at age 14. He excelled at RCM piano exams in a short span of time, reaching up to RCM grade 9 on piano. Soon after, he pursued and obtained a Jazz Studies Diploma from Capilano University majoring on drums. Eddie is often performing on drums in all different genres and styles of music. His rate is $25.00 per half hour lesson.

Emi Hamnett - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Emi Hamnett (Piano,)

Emi graduated from Osaka University of Music, majoring in Voice and has her Junior High School Teacher Certificate in Japan. Emi also graduated Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s SEA program and holds an ECE Assistant Certificate along with a Special Ed Teacher Assistant Certificate. She believes that music can be a powerful form of stress relief and adapts her lessons according to each of her student’s unique strengths and weaknesses to ensure the experience remains positive and beneficial for each of her students. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Francis Henson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Francis Henson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,)

Francis holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University. He has been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele since 2015, working with students of all ages in both private and group settings. In addition to teaching, Francis is an active member of Vancouver’s music community. He regularly performs in the lower mainland as a solo act and/or full band act, as well as session work as a guitarist and producer. Francis also records, releases, and performs his own original music. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Gary Grace - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Gary Grace (Drums,)

Gary is a multi-award winning drummer, most recently the 2009 Roland V-Drum National Grand Champion and has toured with many top Canadian recording acts, including his current band Prism. Gary has been teaching drums and percussion since 1982 for all styles and ages. His rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Geeta Das - Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Sax, Flute, Clarinet, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Geeta Das (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Sax, Flute, Clarinet,)

Geeta studied at Douglas College and UBC and she has been teaching for over 20 years. She has played with various Orchestral/Classical, Jazz R&B and Latin ensembles and is currently teaching Brass, Sax, Flute & Clarinet ensembles. Her rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Gerard Rances - Voice, RCM Voice, Theory, Music History, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Gerard Rances (Voice, RCM Voice, Theory, Music History,)

A graduate from VCC, Gerard holds a BMus in Classical Voice Performance. Gerard is experienced in teaching voice and piano, having prepared students for RCM exams in theory, history, and Douglas College music program entrance exams. Between 2011 and 2014, he was a tenor soloist and section lead of Pacific Spirit Choir and West Vancouver United Church. Between 2008 and 2013, he was the official music tutor at Douglas College for aural skills, theory and history. Gerard has toured throughout Europe and the United States with various choirs and has studied with renowned singers Robyn Driedger-Klassen and Frederik Robert. His rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Hallie Piche - Voice, Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Hallie Piche (Voice, Piano,)

Hallie started RCM piano lessons at age 4. Later in life, she went on to enroll at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in Classical and Jazz Studies in Voice as a secondary instrument. Hallie's rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Harrison Shaw - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Harrison Shaw (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,)

Harrison has a Diploma in Jazz Studies from Capilano University and is currently working to finish his Degree there. He has been playing in local bands since 2011 and is interested in many styles, from Blues, Rock and Metal, to Flamenco and Reggae and as well as Jazz and some Classical styles. He currently plays guitar in a local metal band, and continues to compose his own music. He has been teaching since 2016 and has experience teaching private and group lessons in guitar, bass, ukulele, music theory, ear training, and composition. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Josh Roberts - Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Josh Roberts (Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin,)

Josh has a Bachelors of Music Degree in Guitar Performance from Capilano College. He has played regularly with many bands as well as in many music festivals and his rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Marc Gladstone - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Marc Gladstone (Piano,)

Marc has been playing piano and keyboards since he was seven years old and completed his RCM Grade 10 exams by age 16. His playing and singing has been heard on studio recordings, live on tour, as well as television appearances. He has played in bands such as Doug and the Slugs, Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd, before landing the keyboard spot in Prism. His rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Ryan Van Poederooyen - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Ryan Van Poederooyen (Drums,)

Ryan has been teaching drums since 1998. He tours the world and records music with Canadian artist Devin Townsend and has been featured in Modern Drummer Magazine, Drums INC, Sick Drummer, and other international publications. He is also a session drummer who has recorded for producers like Chad Kroeger (Nickleback), Brian Howes (Hinder, Hedley) and many more. His rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Sande Sauter - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Sande Sauter (Piano,)

Sande is a versatile instructor who covers a variety of styles including pop, rock, jazz, blues, and classical, as well as piano theory and "chording" techniques. She teaches private lessons as well as group classes, and has also performed in the big band, 'Big Yahoo.' Sande's patience, creativity, and great communication make her a pleasure to learn from. Her rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Sandra Fernandez - Piano, Voice, Flute, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Sandra Fernandez (Piano, Voice, Flute,)

Sandra has more than 20 years' experience teaching music, from baroque to contemporary genres, for piano, flute and voice. After receiving her DipABRSM (RCM equivalency) she went on to pursue a Diploma in Classical Music Studies at Capilano University. Her expertise is in preparing her students for RCM practical and theory exams (piano, flute, voice). She teaches songwriting, arranging and advanced theory. Her interest in early years and special needs care has led her to be certified in ECE and Inclusive Practices (SNE). Sandra is an advocate for cultural diversity in music learning. She welcomes students of all ages and abilities. Teaching based on the musical interest of her students, working alongside parents and her students to achieve a positive music experience! Her rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Sarab Shamoun - Violin, PIano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Sarab Shamoun (Violin, PIano,)

Violinist and pianist Sarab Shamoun is a passionate, professional musician who graduated with a Teaching Diploma in Music and BMUSed from Al Baath University. She has more than 7 years of experience as a music teacher in public and private schools. Her teaching philosophy is “Believing, Achieving and Serving.” As an educator, she feels that it is important that she is not just setting challenges for herself but also strive to be a positive role model for her students. Sarab has experience teaching students of all ages and levels, as well as students who have special needs. Sarab’s rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Taylor Allum - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Taylor Allum (Drums,)

Taylor Allum is a drummer and producer, from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He has worked with artists such as Juno winners Swollen Members, Maple Blues Award winner's Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whitely, Juno Nominee Ridley Bent, Top 20 & CCMA nominee The Chris Buck Band and many more. Taylor's rate is $25 per half hour.

Thaddeus Bailey-Mai - Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Thaddeus Bailey-Mai (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba,)

Having received his Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano University, Thad is a regularly performing professional trumpet player and composer involved with a variety of local bands. Alongside his formal music education, Thad has extensive experience and applicable knowledge of Jazz, Funk, R&B, Latin, Rock, and Classical music. In addition, he has taught trumpet, trombone, baritone, french horn, and tuba to numerous students over the years. Thad tailors his pedagogy to accommodate each and every students' needs and goals. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Tim Porter - Guitar, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Tim Porter (Guitar,)

After a couple of years of studying at Malaspina University on Vancouver Island, Tim moved to the Lower Mainland to join its vibrant music scene. Well versed in many styles including jazz, blues, rock & country, he's been on the scene performing and instructing for over three decades. Lessons are always fun and creative with attention paid to theory, technique and ear-training. His rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Vinh Nguyen - Violin, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Vinh Nguyen (Violin,)

Vinh studied classically for 14 years in the Vietnam National Conservatory, where she obtained her Bachelor of Music. She is a certified violin teacher for all levels by the Suzuki Association of America, and a registered RCM teacher. With a passionate and enthusiastic personality, she genuinely loves to teach and work with students of all ages. Her rate is $29 half hour lesson.