Victoria Music Lessons

Dear music lovers,

Welcome to the 2016/17 lesson season. Here's a quick look at what's happening this fall at SIS.

Band Camps:

Rockshop Band Camps (13 weekly 1 hr rehearsals, plus a performance at our Winter Concert on Dec 11)

Age 10-13 practice at 3:30 PM. 

Ages 14 - up practice at 4:30 PM 

Spaces remaining: 3:30 Band - keys, 1 guitarist

Space remaining: 4:30 band - 1 guitar

Send me a quick note for more info if you'd like to play in the band.


Paul Mowbray's Blues Guitar Workshops

2 hr workshops, on Saturdays: Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 26, 10 AM - Noon...Great for those wanting to expand their blues vocabulary on the guitar, and get the chance to play with others. Jamming with a group is really the best way to get this going. Covering Robert Johnson, BB King, Eric Clapton. 

Ages: teens to adults. Informative, friendly and fun!

Paul Mowbray's Rock-a-billy Guitar Workshops

Scotty Moore (Elvis's guitar player in the early days) - Oct 15 & 22: Saturdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Carl Perkins ( Blues Suede Shoes and other hits, and his big the influence on the Beatles) - Saturdays, Nov 19 & 26. 4:00 - 5:30 PM


Imagine Cafe: Makin' Music In The Gallery 

The lovely Imagine Cafe & Gallery in James Bay, 31 Erie St (across from Fisherman's Wharf Park)

A new monthly event to offer a friendly and low-key place for students to share a song or two with other students and friends. Teachers will be there to accompany and for moral support of students.

It's a cozy setting in the Gallery of Imagine Cafe. Individuals and duos or small groups of students are welcome to join. Ideal for singers, pianists, and guitar players. Talk to your teacher about playing some music here this year.

Our first date will be Sunday, Oct 23. 2:00 - 4:00 PM   Tentative second date: Sunday, Nov 27. 2:00 - 4:00 PM - We already have a few students who are signed on and ready to go, so mark it on your calendar!

Winter Concert

Sunday, Dec 11, 1:30 & 3:00 PM Shows

St Matthias Church HALL

A comfortable Concert opportunity for students to play or sing a piece of music, just for the fun of it. We'd love to hear what you've been working on this fall. 

Consider joining or come and listen to others PLAY.

New Teachers

Final note, we have some new teachers for Voice, Piano, Guitar and Drums, and our core group returning this year, so please keep us in mind if you're studying one instrument and would like to add a second, or know of someone who's interested in lessons. We're always grateful when you recommend us to a friend. 

From me and the gang here, have a groovy September!

Lonny Koch

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