Our Teachers

Guitar Teachers

Adams primary instruments are guitar and drums although he does play piano and bass guitar.

Rock, blues, jazz, country and classical are some of the genres Vernon enjoys teaching and he is our most advanced guitar teacher. He also teaches not only guitar, but also bass guitar, banjo, and slide guitar.

JP is a talented and patient guitar teacher who really enjoys what he does. He wants students to gain confidence through music and enjoy every moment of learning. JP hopes that all of his students continue music and lessons as a life long journey.

Mathew is a versatile guitarist with over 7 years of music teaching experience and 17 years playing experience. He enjoys instrumental rock, progressive metal, Jazz and is proficient in both electric and acoustic guitar.

Connor has been playing guitar for over 15 years.  After several years of practice, he spent 3 years studying jazz under instructors such as Keith Smith. In 2014, Connor successfully…

Chris has been playing guitar for 17 years, and has been teaching with us since 2016. Jazz and rock were his first musical loves, which lead to 5 years of…

Andrei Buldan

Andrei is a widely experienced and extremely talented guitarist who easily improvises many guitar styles to make them his own. With experience playing in his own band, Andrei writes his…

Kurtis holds a Diploma in music, with a specialty in jazz from Mount Royal University and has been with Studio Nine for over 9 years. He is a performance and…

Alicia Jordan

Alicia is a classically trained guitarist with over 11 years of experience and a passion for teaching and developing student potential through music. She has received an Advanced Rudiments Theory…

Our musical director, Aaron also teaches guitar, ukulele, and piano.

Piano Teachers

Connie enjoys teaching students of all ages and can arrange a program to suit each student. She believes that everyone can benefit from the study of music and the opportunity for expression that it gives.

Duncan has experience with many instruments including piano, saxophone and other brass instruments. He loves practicing jazz in his spare time. Duncan ensures that all of his students get a…

Our musical director, Aaron also teaches guitar, ukulele, and piano.

Karen is currently working on her grade 9 Royal Conservatory of Music and is an advanced theory student of Studio Nine under the training of Tom Geddes. She is looking forward…

Fatima Maldonado

Fatima Maldonado is a Venezuelan pianist. At the age of 7 she started her musical studies in the Juan Manuel Olivares Music Conservatory. She completed the Music Theory and Technical…

Music has been in Tanya’s life since the age of 7. While taking many Royal Conservatory examinations, Tanya began teaching Piano. Wanting to continue my education, and attended Capilano College…

Pauline is a cheerful teacher whom thoroughly enjoys teaching students of all ages. She has been with us for many years, and is a great choice for both beginner and experienced students.

Katrina Jordan

Katrina began her piano studies with Music for Young Children (MYC). After graduating from the MYC program she continued with private studies, working her way through the Royal Conservatory of…

A music graduate of the University of British Columbia, Daniel has studied voice and piano with celebrated teachers including: Donald Bell, Bruce Pullan, Edward Parker, and Daniel Taylor. Daniel is…

Megan is a classically trained singer and has been teaching voice for over 15 years. Megan holds a BSc in Psychology with a minor in Music Performance. She began her…

Alicia is a piano and voice teacher with Studio Nine. Her passion is Musical Theater but she is able to teach any style. Alicia is bubbly and charismatic, making the…

 Pam did her musical training in Ireland at the Dublin School of Music. She has been a music director and composer for her church for 42 years. Pam brings an…

Margo MacDonnel

Margo started teaching piano when she completed her Bachelor of Music in 1985.  She has been teaching with Studio 9 School of Music for 27 years and in that time…

Demetrio is new to our studio, but has quickly established himself as a reliable and experienced teacher. He is fantastic at preparing students for Royal Conservatory exams, as well as…

Percussion Teachers

Adams primary instruments are guitar and drums although he does play piano and bass guitar.

Ken Murdoch

Ken has over 10 years of performance experience in a variety of genres.  He is a band member of ‘Trio Romanza’ and has performed as a singer/guitarist with rock bands…

Peter is one of our most experienced drum instructors with over 35 years of performing experience and 15 years of teaching experience. He is currently accepting new students for private drum and ukulele lessons.

Voice Instructors

A music graduate of the University of British Columbia, Daniel has studied voice and piano with celebrated teachers including: Donald Bell, Bruce Pullan, Edward Parker, and Daniel Taylor. Daniel is…

Megan is a classically trained singer and has been teaching voice for over 15 years. Megan holds a BSc in Psychology with a minor in Music Performance. She began her…

Alicia is a piano and voice teacher with Studio Nine. Her passion is Musical Theater but she is able to teach any style. Alicia is bubbly and charismatic, making the…

 Pam did her musical training in Ireland at the Dublin School of Music. She has been a music director and composer for her church for 42 years. Pam brings an…

Mike Crosby

Mike is both a voice and guitar teacher at Studio Nine. He is new to our team but is very experienced in music. He has a warm and welcoming personality…

Loree’s primary instrument is voice although she does play guitar as well. She has 20 years of live experience and currently sings in the Dino Martinis band, writes music and…

Violin Instructors

Edward began studying violin at a private music school in the UK, with examinations through the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. He successfully completed exams up to…

Fran studied violin at Alberta College Conservatory of Music in Edmonton. Over the years, Fran has played in orchestras in both Edmonton and Calgary and is currently playing with the…

Dan Zhang started teaching at Studio Nine in 2015 and has been an avid violinist for 15 years. He completed his RCM Grade 10 violin with first class honours, his…

Ukulele Teachers

JP is a talented and patient guitar teacher who really enjoys what he does. He wants students to gain confidence through music and enjoy every moment of learning. JP hopes that all of his students continue music and lessons as a life long journey.

Kurtis holds a Diploma in music, with a specialty in jazz from Mount Royal University and has been with Studio Nine for over 9 years. He is a performance and…

Our musical director, Aaron also teaches guitar, ukulele, and piano.

Brass & Woodwind

Duncan has experience with many instruments including piano, saxophone and other brass instruments. He loves practicing jazz in his spare time. Duncan ensures that all of his students get a…

Lauren Wilson

Lauren is a cheerful, experienced member of our teaching staff. She has been playing french horn for 10 years, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University…

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