JCC School of Music

We are pleased to offer group classes for young children, and private lessons for all ages. Please contact Dana Camil Hewitt, School Director, 604.257.5156; dana@jccgv.bc.ca

Maya-Fekete

MAYA FEKETE
Piano

Maya’s experience as both a classical musician and her interest in many other genres of music allows her to approach piano lessons by blending traditional classical concepts with a modern, fresh approach. She holds a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance and has over 15 years of experience giving piano lessons in Canada, Cyprus and Serbia. She and her students explore, write, create, and question TOGETHER as piano lesson partners!
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

LINDSAY WARNOCK
Voice

Lindsay is a professional musician, singer and actor. She has been teaching piano and voice throughout the Lower Mainland for eight years. She holds a BA​ of Performing Arts from Capilano University, has been working for Arts Club, Gateway and Theatre Under the Stars.
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

MELODY CHEN
Violin

An alumni of the UBC School of Music, Melody is a Vancouver-based violinist and violin instructor.  She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Violin Performance, as well as a 1st Violin position in the Prince George Symphony Orchestra.  A regular performer for local composers, Melody carries an equal passion for both classical and contemporary music.  Melody has also been an active violin instructor since 2014, and strongly follows her belief of education and growth through constructive, positive self-reflection.  .
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

MONDAYS

LAINE LONGTON
Cello

Laine Longton has been playing the cello since the age of 5 and holds a B. Mus in Performance from the UVic, a M. Mus from the University of Illinois, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from UBC. Laine runs the string section of UBC’s Summer Music Camps. She loves teaching and believes in a personalized approach for each student.
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS

JEFF TOBIN
Drums

Jeff has been playing, performing, teaching and recording on the drum set since he was 8. He furthered his drumming studies by taking lessons with a percussionist from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and later started playing with the band ColorWheel and performed in Vancouver.
“Playing and teaching the drum set is a passion that brews inside. I couldn’t think of doing anything else and I feel so fortunate to be making a career out of it.”
Jeff is a very engaging, energetic and well-loved teacher who also performs at JCC community events.
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS

MARINA SHEVERSKY
Piano

Marina Sheversky is a European trained piano teacher with a M.A.in Music and has over 30 years of experience. Marina teaches piano in a wide variety of musical styles and genres, from classical to jazz, blues and pop music. Marina’s aim is to inspire students for a life-long love and enjoyment of music as well as self – direction.
Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

LEON FELDMAN
Guitar, Keyboard

Leon is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, audio engineer and music instructor born and raised in Vancouver. Leon graduated from the VCC School of Music where he majored in Jazz and Contemporary Guitar Performance. While pursuing a career in music with local groups like ‘Glass Kites’ and ‘Panther & The Supafly’, Leon has been active in teaching private guitar, keyboard and theory lessons for many years.
Private lesson fees: $60/1 hour $47/45 min $35/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.