The Academy of Music now offers online music lessons in Nanaimo, 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 Nanaimo, 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!
Nanaimo is known as “The Harbour City”, but did you know that the city was previously known as the “Hub City”? This has been attributed to its original layout design where the streets radiated out from the shoreline like the spokes of a wagon wheel, as well as its generally centralized location on Vancouver Island.
A huge component of the underground music scene in Nanaimo is from the student body of Vancouver Island University. The Nanaimo Blues Society has organized and presented five Summertime Blues festivals. These outdoor blues festivals have been held in downtown Nanaimo featuring local, provincial, national and internationally renowned blues musicians.
The Nanaimo Concert Band, known as the oldest continuous community band in Canada, was established in 1872. They maintain a regular schedule of concerts.
The Music Department at Vancouver Island University offers a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. Faculty members include guitarist Pat Coleman, and composer Pat Carpenter.
The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music, a non-profit, charitable organization has been offering classical music lessons and producing concerts since 1977.
Other prominent musicians in Nanaimo include classical trumpeter Paul Rathke and jazz composer and author Andrew Homzy.
The Nanaimo bar, which is a no-bake cookie bar with custard filling, is a Canadian dessert named after Nanaimo.
For those looking to learn about how to play, read, and compose music, Academy of Music offers music lessons in Nanaimo.
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 Nanaimo, 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 Nanaimo? 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 Nanaimo piano lessons online.
At Academy of Music, we offer Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo!