Private Lesson Rates

Starting at $100 / Month

Private lessons are based on 4 lessons per month for half hour, 45 minute, and 1 hour lessons. We accept pre-authorized payments by Visa, Mastercard, and Direct Debit.

Teacher schedules and availability are subject to change and private lesson spots can not be held without payment.

Half Hour Lessons - $100-$142/Month*
45 Minute Lessons - $150-$215/Month*
1 Hour Lessons - $199-$283/Month*
*Rates vary by instructor based on experience and skill level.
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Piano Teachers

Cari - Piano teacher at VCPA

Meijun

Clarinet & Piano • St. Albert

Meijun is an award-winning clarinetist with experience at international performances in more than 15 countries. She has performed in Vienna at the Golden Hall, The Chicago Symphony Center in Chicago Illinois, and Winspear Center in Edmonton and is excited to share her passion and skills to students of all ages.

Meijun enjoys teaching all ages and welcomes beginners, intermediate and advanced clarinet and piano students.

Tina - Piano Teacher at VCPA

Tina

Piano

Tina is a student at the University of Alberta where she is currently majoring in sociology. She has completed her Grade 10 RCM exam. Though her musical background is largely based in classical music, Tina has dabbled in jazz and pop music.

Cari - Piano teacher at VCPA

Cari

Piano • St. Albert & Edmonton

Cari is a graduate from the University of Alberta with a Master of Music in Organ Performance, and is highly skilled in all keyboard instruments. She is the Organ Scholar at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Edmonton.

Cari is an active performer in and around Edmonton. She has participated in concerts at the Winspear, performed with Da Camera Singers, and performed concerts in the Edmonton Royal Canadian College of Organists’ Organic Series. Cari has diverse experiences in teaching piano and organ, as well as experience in the area of accompaniment.

Ann - Piano & Voice teacher at VCPA

Ann

Piano & Voice • Edmonton

Ann is currently attending the University of Alberta where she is in the Bachelor of Music Program majoring in voice. From a young age Ann has had a love of studying and performing in piano and voice. Her musical background is heavily based in classical music but she enjoys performing pop and musical theatre.

Ann is excited to provide students with a solid basis in technique while instilling a love of music. She enjoys working with children and is very eager to use her experiences in music to teach and help children build new musical experiences of their own.

Marius

Violin & Piano - St. Albert

Marius graduated The National University of Music Bucharest in 2007 with a bachelor degree and Masters degree in Jazz and Pop Music. His musical activity began when he was 7 years old, taking violin and piano lessons.
A multi-instrumentist who plays both violin and piano, he has been composing, arranging and mixing, and teaching over the past 12 years. Marius also has 6 years of experience in studio production: composing, mixing, arranging music in Cubase and Ableton software.

Visit the Youtube link below for some incredible examples of his musical work in the studio and live.

Voice Teachers

Martha Livingstone - Director of Voice and Early Childhood Programs at VCPA

Martha

Director of Voice and Early Childhood Programs

Martha has a bachelor degree from the University of Alberta as well as a music composition diploma from Grant MacEwan University. She studied voice at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and has performed classical, jazz, country, rock and musical theatre professionally. After touring Canada with the band “Barracuda” for 5 years Martha had a permanent house engagement as jazz vocalist at Fairmont Hotel Chateau Lake Louise. She has performed at the Mayfield Inn Dinner Theatre, the National Anthems for the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place. and currently fronts the corporate party band “5AM” which performs throughout Alberta. She also plays guitar, piano, is a songwriter and a children's entertainer.

Martha is director of voice and early childhood programs at Visionary College and has trained award winning students, recording artists, songwriters, and some of the best vocalists in Alberta.

Bartha - Professional Voice Instructor at VCPA

Bartha

Voice • St. Albert

Bartha’s broad experience infuses her music and vocal stylings. She’s played Klondike Kate at Disney, performed jazz with Tommy Banks, starred in numerous musicals and was lead singer for the Serendipity Singers. She loves a challenge and competed in the recent reality show Bathroom Divas.

Currently she is with the La VocaBella. With her degree in Theatre and Music, Bartha is called on to adjudicate at numerous music and vocal competitions as well as conducting vocal and choral workshops.

Mary - Voice, Piano, and Early Childhood teacher at VCPA

Mary

Voice, Piano, & Early Childhood Teacher

Music and children have always been important in Mary’s life. She has worked with children for many years developing programming for children of homeless families at the Dream Centre in Los Angeles. Mary started piano and singing at a young age and completed grade 8 RCM exams. She has completed two years in the bachelor of education program at the University of Alberta, and performs regularly at her church and in the Edmonton area. Mary’s patience and kindness make her a perfect match for young students.

Lilia Kreiger - Professional Voice Instructor at VCPA

Lilia

Voice • St. Albert

Lilia has an M.A. degree from Moldova University where she majored in vocal technique and obtained a bachelor degree in piano. She continued her studies in New York and has performed principle roles in numerous operas in Europe, Canada and the United States. She has studied and performed with the world class vocalists and is excited to pass on that knowledge and experience to her students.

Serious vocal students will benefit from her extensive knowledge of opera and vocal technique. Lilia was nominated for the Award of Excellence in Art Teaching for 2009 and has trained award winning students in all styles of music.

Cassie Muisse - Voice, Musical Theatre, Acting, and Dance Teacher at VCPA

Cassie

Voice, Musical Theatre, Acting, & Dance

Cassie is thrilled to be joining the Visionary Team. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Cassie studied in Toronto at the Randolph Academy of the Arts, and has recently returned from Scotland where she received her Master's Degree in Musical Theatre from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

She is excited to bring her experience in a variety of vocal and acting methods to her students! Cassie has an array of international professional experience including theatre, voice over, film and television. Select credits: Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, Kate Monster/Lucy in Avenue Q, Synced, and Paranormal Witness.

Danielle - Voice & Musical Theatre teacher at VCPA

Danielle

Voice & Musical Theatre • Edmonton

Danielle is a graduate of the MacEwan Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music with a major in Performance and a minor in Music Technology and Production. Danielle has been actively involved in the performance of classical, jazz, musical theatre, pop, and rock music and is also actively involved in music recording and production.

She is an engaging performer and songwriter and you may have heard her tinkling the ivories at the Red Piano. With 9 years of teaching experience under her belt, Danielle has experience working with all ages and all styles of music.

Jessy Mossop - Voice, Early Childhood, and Piano Teacher at VCPA

Jessy

Voice, Early Childhood, & Piano • St. Albert

Jessy is an award winning vocalist with over 12 years of classical and popular vocal, and piano training. In her short career Jessy has already garnered a long list of achievements. Most recently she competed in the 2015 North American Country Music Association International competitions in Nashville where took home five awards:

  • Best International Vocalist of the Year
  • Best International Female Entertainer of the Year
  • Best International Songwriter of the Year
  • Best International Co-Songwriter of the Year
  • Best International Video of the Year

Jessy’s strong vocal abilities and love of children enable her to bring out the best in her piano, voice, musical theatre, and early childhood students.

Andrea McHenry - Voice, Musical Theatre, and Piano Teacher at VCPA

Andrea

Voice, Musical Theatre, & Piano • Edmonton

Andrea started as a long time student at Visionary and has graduated from the Theatre Arts Program at MacEwan University. Andrea is an award winning vocalist who has performed locally with St Albert Theatre Troupe and in the Edmonton Fringe. Some musicals that she has done recently include "Carrie - The Musical" "Young Frankenstein" and "The Light in the Piazza." Andrea's energy and enthusiasm make her a great teacher for kids and teens.

Jessy Mossop - Voice, Early Childhood, and Piano Teacher at VCPA

Rayne-Anne

Voice, Early Childhood, & Piano • Edmonton

Rayne-Anne attended Visionary College for over 9 years, studying voice, piano, guitar, and violin. She started writing music at a very young age and at 15 she won the EFCL (Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues) competition for singer-songwriter and recorded her first CD at 16. Rayne completed a B.F.A at the University of Lethbridge and is currently attending Grant MacEwan University studying Public Relations as well as performing around the city with her band - Wandering Lines. She has a burning passion for music and song writing and loves to teach and share her passion for all styles of music.

Guitar, Bass, & Drum Teachers

Trevor - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Trevor

Guitar - Edmonton

Trevor McNeely is an active songwriter, collaborator, and multi-instrumentalist. With not only a Music Diploma in Guitar Performance to his name, his abilities with vocals and the lap steel guitar have made him a versatile and much sought after musician, with experience at the international level. He performs regularly with local bands The Peddletones and Sam Spades, with the latter releasing a new record in Fall 2017.

Joe - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Joe

Guitar • Edmonton

Joe is attending Grant MacEwan where he is majoring in guitar. Joe has been performing in bands around the Edmonton area for a number of years, his current project Winter City plays gigs regularly and they are working on their first album release.

Logan - Piano & Bass Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Logan

Piano & Bass Guitar • Edmonton & St. Albert

Logan is a bassist and composer currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music at MacEwan University. He teaches upright and electric bass and you might see him in the Edmonton area performing with one of the many bands he currently plays with around Edmonton. He plays multiple instruments including Saxophone, and writes music for a variety of settings and instrumentations. Logan is heavily influenced by music in the veins of funk, heavy metal, and jazz.

Seth Solez - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Seth

Guitar • St. Albert

Seth has a B.A. and B.Ed degree from the University of Alberta. He has been playing guitar since 1989 and has taught at Visionary College since 2004. He has a strong passion for rock and blues, and released his debut solo album of original blues/rock songs entitled "Dirty Blues" in 2011.

He has a strong background in music theory and encourages his students to compose their own music. Seth welcomes students of all ages and works particularly well with young students and adults.

Sean - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Sean

Guitar • St. Albert

With a specialist certificate in theory and harmony from Berklee College, Sean aspires to teach students of any age. Heavily influenced by heavy metal and jazz, Sean can provide students with the principles and techniques to become a proficient musician.

Tayler - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Tayler

Guitar & Drums • Edmonton

Tayler just finished his third year at the University of Alberta majoring in Education. He began playing guitar at a young age with a beginning in classical guitar styles before moving on to electric guitar. Tayler's love of teaching and music bring an infectious enthusiasm to his lessons.

Leroy Cardinal - Guitar Teacher at VCPA

Leroy

Guitar • St. Albert

Leroy is a graduate of the world famous Musician's Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California. He studied with notables such as Paul Gilbert, Keith Wyatt, and Albert Lee. Leroy has a unique teaching style designed to inspire and motivate guitar players of all ages.

Diego - Drum Teacher at VCPA

Diego

Drums - St. Albert

Diego is a talented multi-instrumentalist who's love and passion is music. Being introduced to musical instruments at such a young age guided him to appreciate all styles of music. Diego welcomes beginners and intermediate musician and encourages his students to explore their creativity and love for music.

Kelly - Drum Teacher at VCPA

Kelly

Drums • Edmonton & St. Albert

Kelly Doiron offers a distinct method to musical instruction; drawing from a martial arts background in order to approach teaching with a unique perspective. Acknowledging the importance of balancing precise physical mechanics and inventive musical thought, Kelly's lessons focus on sparking creativity and developing the technical capacity to express ideas fluently. After recently receiving his second diploma in music from Grant MacEwan University, Kelly now invests his time and effort into both teaching and playing with several up-and-coming local bands.

Ashton - Drum Teacher at VCPA

Ashton

Drums • Edmonton

Ashton Poon is a versatile and accomplished drummer who has performed in a wide variety of musical settings. He has experience playing many styles of music including rock, jazz, funk, blues, orchestral, and traditional west African music. Career highlights include performing with the Edmonton All-Star Big Band and the Alberta Symphony Orchestra. Ashton has received a number of awards – including scholarships to attend Youth Jazz Canada's summer workshop in Toronto, selection as a youth finalist in Roland's V-Drums competition, and selection as a finalist in the Edmonton Youth Blues Challenge with the Real MP's. Ashton has a Music Diploma in drum set performance from MacEwan University.

Kat - Drum Teacher at VCPA

Kat

Drums & Fine Art - Edmonton & St. Albert

Kat has been playing drums with various groups in different styles throughout Europe and Canada over the past 16 years. In 2008 she received a music scholarship to study drums, music production and recording in Denmark. During that time she was invited to take part in intensive drum and band course in The Collective School of Music in New York. When she's not drumming she enjoys painting, dancing, and snowboarding.  

Violin, Viola, & Cello Teachers

Kasia - Cello teacher at VCPA

Kasia

Cello - Edmonton & St. Albert

Kasia is a former Principal Cellist of the Orchestras in Szczecin, Poland and in Poznan, Poland. She has performed in many countries including Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Germany, and Holland. She has years of professional experience both as a musician and an instructor which makes her a superb cello teacher.

Kasia wants to share her passion for playing cello in a way that is most rewarding for each of her students.

Marius

Violin & Piano - St. Albert

Marius graduated The National University of Music Bucharest in 2007 with a bachelor degree and Masters degree in Jazz and Pop Music. His musical activity began when he was 7 years old, taking violin and piano lessons.
A multi-instrumentist who plays both violin and piano, he has been composing, arranging and mixing, and teaching over the past 12 years. Marius also has 6 years of experience in studio production: composing, mixing, arranging music in Cubase and Ableton software.

Visit the Youtube link below for some incredible examples of his musical work in the studio and live.