JCC School of Music

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

NANCY LETICIA
Piano

Nancy Leticia is a graduate in jazz piano from VCC and Capilano University. With over 15 years of teaching experience under her belt, she’s developed a reputation for fun and engaging lessons that keep her students interested and looking forward to more. With her strong background in classical and jazz piano, she is able to provide effective tools that help lay a secure foundation for her students and is committed to providing the best education for each of them.

PRIVATE LESSONS – $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons. 

TUESDAYS

GROUP LESSONS

LITTLE MINI MOZARTS
(Ages: 3-5 )
Max 4 students
Instructor: Nancy Leticia Beddall
Where fun and music meet! Young beginners will start building their foundation in music through singing, movement, rhythm, playing ear games, and learning notes.
Jan 3-Mar 28 ( 13 Classes)
Member $180.00 / Regular $220.00

Tuesday 2:35pm – 3:05pm
Group 1 W7980BB Register

Tuesday 3:10pm – 3:40pm
Group 2 W7981BB Register

CLARA SHANDLER
Piano

Clara Shandler is a classically trained musician from Vancouver, who plays and teaches piano, cello and violin. She completed a B.Mus degree at UBC and has spent the past decade teaching, performing, recording and writing in a number of different mediums. Clara has held teaching jobs in Canada, Nepal, Cambodia, and Myanmar as a private teacher and a classroom instructor. Clara guides her students to find their own unique musical path through a variety of musical games and exercises.

Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

 

TUESDAYS, WEDNESDYAS & THURSDAYS

SHIR BARZEL
Voice

Shir has been singing ever since she can remember. She sang in her school music program, as well as the IDF air force band performing across Israel. Shir has been a vocal coach with experience in numerous singing styles: musical theatre, pop, and rock.  In addition, Shir was trained in the LEV voice method, which allows her to teach singing in a unique and fun way and focus on developing foundations that are personalized for each student. Shir believes in creating a safe environment in which students feel free to express themselves and explore their voice and creative passions.

Private lesson fees: $65/1 hour $50/45 min $38/30 min – payable every 4 lessons.

TUESDAYS

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.

WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS