The Academy of Music now offers online music lessons in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The Academy of Music has been offering quality in home music lessons at reasonable tuition rates for over 30 years starting in Winnipeg in 1990. We now offer virtual in home lessons with our new on-line instruction via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime in Abbotsford, British Columbia on the piano, guitar, voice, violin, drums, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, oboe, bassoon, euphonium, tuba, French horn, viola, cello, double bass and electric bass lessons!
Abbotsford is the largest municipality in the province outside Metro Vancouver, and is adjacent to the Canada–United States border, Greater Vancouver and the Fraser River.
The Abbotsford Arts Council hosts a number of free local events including music in Mill Lake Park, the Arty Awards and more recently, the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair. It has been involved in projects such as the Abbotsford “Unity Statue”, Abbotsford Christmas Craft Fair, Art in the Park, Abbotsford’s Art and Heritage Unity Festival, and the Historical Downtown Art Bench Project. As well as maintaining the Kariton Art Gallery which features and hosts exhibitions from local artists of all mediums residing in the Lower Mainland.
The Reach Gallery Museum features exhibitions from across Canada and around the world, as well as the work of local artists. It houses a heritage archive, runs special events, programs and courses and seeks to promote local arts and culture.
Trethewey House Heritage Site features a restored 1920s Craftsman-style house built by J.O. Trethewey, one of the owners of the lumber and shingle mill that gave Mill Lake Park its name. The municipally designated heritage house and adjacent gallery are open to the public for special events, educational programming, and drop-in tours.
The Mennonite Heritage Museum, which opened in January 2016, features a permanent exhibit that tells the 500 year old story of the Anabaptist / Mennonite movement, with a particular focus on the history of those Mennonites who settled in Abbotsford beginning in the early 1930s. The Museum also has a gallery that features the work of local Mennonite artists, a coffee shop serving traditional Mennonite foods, a bookstore, and a replica traditional Mennonite housebarn that includes a permanent exhibit focusing on Mennonites and agriculture. The Museum is also home to the library and archive of the Mennonite Historical Society of British Columbia.
For those looking to learn about how to play, read, and compose music, Academy of Music offers music lessons in Abbotsford.
During these challenging times, we understand that many families are not comfortable travelling to a studio for lessons. That’s why we offer online music lessons in Abbotsford, making our services convenient, safe and accessible. Having lessons in the comfort of your own home is more advantageous than you might think. You’ll feel relaxed in a familiar space, which can help you retain the skills that your instructor teaches. It offers an unparalleled level of convenience – the lessons are brought right to you! If you enjoy playing the grand piano that you have at home, you may feel more comfortable using your own instrument. Online music lessons are becoming more popular with many of our students. We are prepared to bring the beauty of music to your home in the safest way possible.
Interested in piano lessons in Abbotsford? Young learners ages 6-12 will enjoy Alfred’s Premier piano course. For adolescents, we offer Alfred’s Adult piano course. Our instructors at Academy of Music can help you prepare for the notoriously challenging Royal Conservatory piano examinations. Learning the piano is a rewarding experience; it allows you to play any song that you like on this beautiful instrument. You can play classical pieces or modern pop songs – with the piano, the choice is yours. Academy of Music offers Abbotsford piano lessons online.
At Academy of Music, we offer Abbotsford guitar lessons online. Those interested in classical music may be interested in The Royal Conservatory Classical Guitar program. Our teachers will help you prepare for these challenging exams that require precise technical accuracy and emotional depth. For those who are just starting to play guitar, you will enjoy Alfred’s Basic Guitar Course, which is designed to make this learning process easy and fun. Are you a fast learner? Then you may be better suited for The Hal Leonard’s Fast Track Guitar Course, which teaches a variety of techniques and styles. The guitar is a versatile instrument that allows you to play a variety of genres. Blues, rock, jazz, country, or pop – guitars can accompany all sorts of styles. At Academy of Music, we can help you play at whatever level you are comfortable with. Master scales and conquer chords with our guitar lessons in Abbotsford!