Woodwind, Brass & Drum Lessons

Sam trumpet, ready smilingTrumpet, trombone, tuba, baritone, french horn, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone and drum kit lessons are available from the Academy’s professional and experienced instructors.  With such expert training, tailored to your personal goals, your proficiency, enjoyment and self-expression on these instruments will improve your experience in concert bands, orchestras and rock bands.  Come see the difference one-on-one tutoring makes to your musicality!

For high school band students, check out Band TuneUp!  Looking for a quick start on your new band instrument?  Four 30-minutes private lessons for only $99 will give you the jump you need to rise to the challenge.

The Academy also provides many unique opportunities to its woodwind, brass & drum students; including performance opportunities, ensemble classes and scholarships & bursaries.  Sign up for lessons today!


The cost of lessons depends on the teacher’s rate, the length of time per lesson, and the number of lessons left in the term.  In 2017-18 the cost of lessons is $30.00 per half hour.


Contact administration at [email protected] or 604.792.0790 (ext. 1) to register for lessons or group class.  Payment for the whole term is arranged upon registration.


The Registrar will help find a day and time that is suitable for both you and the teacher.  Your slot is reserved once payment has been arranged. Slots are booked on a first-come first-served basis.

Exams and Recitals

Our instructors can help you prepare for examinations, such as in the Royal Conservatory or Conservatory Canada.  Students are also given many opportunities to perform throughout the year.

Free Meet & Greet

Most instructors are happy to arrange a complimentary meeting with prospective students to make sure they are a good personality match. Contact us for more information.


For more information on our registration policies and procedures, including payment methods and withdrawal/refund policies, click here.

our woodwind, brass, and drum teachers

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Alexander Maier

Alexander Maier

Carmen Roberts

Carmen Roberts

Niki Taylor

Niki Taylor

Trumpet/French Horn