Vancouver: (604) 736-3036
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Victoria: (250) 590-0752

Lessons at Tapestry Music Victoria

Take music lessons at Tapestry Music and learn from any one of our experienced music educators who teach everything from piano, guitar, banjo, drums, violin, voice, trumpet, baritone, tuba, trombone, and french horn!


What We Offer

We currently offer private lessons in flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, ukulele, guitar, banjo, dobro, voice, trumpet, baritone, tuba, trombone, and french horn.

We also have early childhood music classes for pre-school and primary aged children. As well, we offer group classes in ukulele, fiddle, and more.



We have 3 teaching studios in our Victoria location at #3-772 Bay Street.


Lessons are a half hour long and taught one-on-one.
The fee per lesson is $25 paid each month in advance.


Come every week or drop in. You're free to choose your own schedule!

Lesson Times

  • 3 pm to 6 pm Monday to Friday
  • 10 am to 6 pm Saturdays

Lessons before 3 pm on weekdays and Sunday lessons may also be available. Please call 250-590-0752 to inquire.



A completed and signed registration form is required before lessons commence.
Call (250) 590-0752 to reserve your time! A registration form and first payment must be made before lessons commence.



Peter Caton - Cello

Cellist Peter Caton attended the University of Western Ontario where he received his Bacherlor of Music degree with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. While attending the Banff Centre he worked with many distinguished artists including Janos Starker, Zara Nelsova, the Orford String Quartet, and Gyorgy Sebok. He later received his Master of Music degree from the University of Victoria where he studied with Hanna Dedecius and James Hunter. While attending the University of Victoria, he won the annual concerto competition, performing Haydn's Cello Concerto in C.

He has played with the orchestras of London, Ontario, Windsor, Victoria, Kelowna and Prince George and was a teaching assistant to both Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and James Hunter. He spent thirty years working in Vancouver as a freelance cellist, teacher, and arranger, and currently plays with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra.


Sam Davidson - Clarinet

Sam Davidson is a multi-faceted clarinetist and composer originally from Vancouver BC. He studied clarinet at the University of British Columbia with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra clarinetists Wes Foster and Cris Inguanti and was mentored in jazz and improvisation by composers Fred Stride and Giorgio Magnanensi. Sam has been a music educator for over 15 years, as well as being a busy freelance musician working across many different genres.




Skye Eriksen - Saxophone

Skye Eriksen is a recent graduate of the University of Victoria's music education program. Her primary instrument is saxophone. Skye has been teaching music privately since 2015 and has been performing professionally as a multi-instrumentalist for over five years. Skye aims to provide lessons to each and every student who seeks to develop a comprehensive musicianship by improving the fundamentals of saxophone and to assist students to enjoy more deeply the experience of making music. Skye is committed to providing students with opportunities to develop musicianship, artistry, personal expression, and confidence through music. Teaching and making music are her favourite things to do in the world. Skye will be continuing her education to complete a Bachelor of Education degree and eventually hopes to become a full-time music teacher in public schools.


Nancy Hilton - Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Voice

Nancy teaches students of all ages in voice, guitar, and piano. Her instruction includes all aspects of music including music theory, ear training, and rehearsal and performance techniques.  Nancy is proficient in all styles of music including classical, jazz, folk, rock, blues and pop.  As an adjunct professor, she has taught at the college level and works well with beginners to advanced students. Nancy is a friendly and outgoing instructor who strives to make learning music an enlightening and enjoyable experience.  We are happy to offer this outstanding teacher to our students.

Nancy received her degree in Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. She has taken master classes with many top musicians and teachers, including Quincy Jones, Barry Manilow, Cleo Lane, and Buddy Rich. Nancy also studied privately with President Kennedy's renowned voice therapist, David Blair McClousky, at the New England Conservatory of Music.  She has produced music programs around the world such as PBS's "Bahia, Africa in the Americas", BET's "Reggae Sunsplash." and The Newport Tall Ships Music Festival.

Bambie Maree - Early Childhood Music Education

Bambie Maree has been teaching music for four decades, with a specialty in early childhood music. She is a musician, teacher and composer of children's music who has created a holistic curriculum of songs and activities that allows the child to realize that they are the music maker.

She uses a Montessori-styled approach, incorporating the teachings of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and Suzuki. Together, children and their parents will learn to develop, interact and communicate in the language of music.



Christopher Mattila - Guitar

Christopher studies at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and teaches electric and acoustic guitar. With a drive to build musicianship at the beginner level while also having fun, Christopher is a great choice for beginners of all ages to discover their passion in an environment of enthusiasm and inspiration. 





Izzy Spencer - Trumpet, French horn, and Low Brass

Izzy is passionate about sharing her love of music and playing brass instruments with students. Any genre can be explored in her studio through a focus on correct technique. She has played trumpet for eleven years and has been teaching privately for five. Izzy studied trumpet with Merrie Klazek, and education with Dr. Steven Capaldo at the University of Victoria where she completed a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. She has performed with the Uvic Wind Symphony, in joint concerts with the Naden Band, and with varying chamber groups. Izzy has gained experience working with middle and high school-aged students through her ongoing position at Cadets Canada summer programs as their private brass instructor and band teacher.