SOUTH ISLAND STUDIO - Music lessons in Victoria BC since 2001


At South Island Studios, we are experienced music teachers, pro musicians, lifelong students of music and keen observers of the learning process. We’re dedicated to mentoring new and advancing musicians, giving them the tools to develop their own voice, by finding success and enjoyment in learning to play, sing, and groove.

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Recent News

Make 2018 a year of learning!

Making music a part of your life is a goal everyone should do at some time in life and the new year is a great time to get started. Lessons resume on Jan 8, so email or call to save a place on our schedule with one of our awesome teachers.

Meet Our Music Teachers

We're very happy to have a great line-up of instructors this year, many returning and seven new to us.

New teachers: Al Kornelsen - Piano, Eryn Sharpe …Read More

~Lonny Koch

“ Lonny, Paul and the gang at South Island Studio, You guys are amazing and an inspiration to many musicians and young artists in Victoria!
Thank You! ”

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South Island Studio is actively involved in the community of Victoria BC
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Upcoming Events

Neil Young Acoustic Guitar Songs & Technique

Apr 28 - Jun 23, 2018

Once monthly workshop session on the great writing and guitar playing of Neil Young's acoustic guitar and songs.

The last Saturday of Apr, May, and June 23. 

4:00- 5:30 PM 

Drop us a line to register or more info!

Early Registration WEEK: For Sept 4 Start-up

Jun 11-24, 2018 at 10:00am

Register for Sept Lessons - be sure to hold a spot on our Calendar for Your music lessons in Sept.

Monday - Monday, June 11-24.

Course offerings:

Private Music Lessons on Guitar, Voice, Piano, Bass Guitar, Flute, Drums, 

Music Theory: University Entrance Prep (ie: making the all-important Music Theory relatable and easy to understand)

Music Theory for Young Musicians (Delightful music theory for students age 10 - 16)

Music Theory Applied for Adult Students 

Electronic Music: Understanding Composition for Electronic Music Artists

Intro to Electronic Music - Making BEATS & using the Gear!

Rockshop Band Camps - Learning to play together in a band is a great experience and a lot of fun. Improves all aspects of musicianship and brings focus to all those lessons. We rehearse, play gigs and in the 3rd term head into the recording studio for a Recording Session. 

Beautiful Dreamers Inclusive Youth Choir - Mondays 4 - 5:30 PM

Beautiful Dreamers Inclusive Adult Choir - Mondays 7- 8:30 PM

Summer Music Lessons

Jul 3 - Aug 24, 2018

Summer lessons for guitar, voice, piano are running July 3 to Aug 24

Band Camps during the weeks of July 9 and 16th --kids under 13 in the mornings: 9:30 -  Noon; Ages 13-17 1:00 - 3:30  PM Mon-Fri

Drop us a line for info on your instrument of choice!

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