Campbell River Piano Lessons & Music Schools

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Campbell River Piano Lessons

Written by Trevor Baron

I’m a certified online piano and theory teacher accredited by the Royal Conservatory of Music; I specialize in providing personalized online lessons using platforms such as Skype and Zoom.

June 22, 2024

Bach To Basics Music - Live Online Piano & Theory Lessons in Campbell River

Hello I’m Trevor and welcome to the Canadian Tour of Music Schools! Before we begin, I’d like to welcome you to my studio Bach to Basics Music. I offer live online piano and theory lessons tailored to meet your individual needs. You can see what students are saying here.

With over 25 years of experience as a certified Royal Conservatory of Music teacher, I’m committed to helping adults and children ages 7+ achieve their musical goals.

Why choose my studio? Learn from home via Skype or Zoom, with flexible scheduling to suit your lifestyle. Enjoy personalized one-on-one instruction covering everything from classical and modern styles of piano to advanced theory and RCM exam preparation. Contact Me  to schedule a Free Trial Lesson and get started. Now on with the Tour!

About Campbell River

The 23rd stop on our Canadian tour of music schools is in Campbell River. Welcome to Campbell River, British Columbia. Here’s an overview of Campbell River’s music schools and the local music scene!

City website:
Population: 35,138 (2016)

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While my studio specializes in providing online piano and theory lessons, through Skype or Zoom, here are some music schools that might strike the right chord if you’re looking for in-person piano lessons in Campbell River, British Columbia. These aren’t endorsements, just friendly suggestions to help guide your musical journey.

1. Amber Roskamp Music:

  • They provide violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, and acoustic guitar lessons. They also provide instruction in early childhood, classical, Suzuki method, pedagogy, and ensemble.
  • Website: Amber Roskamp Music

2. Harmony Music Studio:

  • Provides piano and flute lessons for all levels, including Wunderkeys piano for young children.
  • Website: Harmony Music Studio

3. Knight Music Studios:

  • Knight Music Studio offers piano, theory, cello, guitar, bass, and clarinet lessons. It caters to all levels of students and provides a comprehensive music education.
  • Website: Knight Music Studios

4. Timberline Music Program:

  • Part of the Campbell River School District, students are offered various music programs and performance opportunities.
  • Website: Timberline Music Program

These music schools provide numerous options for piano lessons in Campbell River, catering to different instruments and skill levels.

Discover the Musical Pulse of Campbell River, British Columbia

Nestled on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, Campbell River is a picturesque city known for its stunning coastal scenery and vibrant music scene. With live performances, engaging festivals, and a supportive community, Campbell River offers a memorable musical experience for both residents and visitors.

Intimate Venues and Live Performances

Campbell River has a variety of venues that host live music performances throughout the year. The Tidemark Theatre is a cornerstone of the local arts scene, offering an impressive lineup of concerts, theatre productions, and other events. This historic venue provides an intimate setting that enhances the live music experience.

For more casual settings, venues like the Riptide Marine Pub and Beach Fire Brewing regularly feature live music, creating cozy atmospheres where you can enjoy performances by local and touring musicians.

Festivals that Celebrate Music

One of the highlights of the Campbell River music scene is the annual Vancouver Island MusicFest. Although held in nearby Courtenay, this festival attracts many visitors from Campbell River. It features a diverse lineup of artists from folk, blues, and world music genres, set against the stunning backdrop of the island’s natural beauty.

Another notable event is the Campbell River Salmon Festival, which includes live music to celebrate the local fishing culture and community spirit. This festival offers a fun and lively atmosphere where attendees can enjoy a variety of musical performances, delicious local cuisine, and family-friendly activities.

Supporting Local Talent

Campbell River is committed to fostering its local music scene by offering abundant opportunities for emerging artists to display their talents in Campbell River and closely surrounding areas. While searching for famous people from Campbell River who made their career by playing the piano, I had no such luck. It would seem that Campbell River produces many politicians and athletes, mostly hockey players. I found an impressive list of 32 people; however, only two were musicians: Lisle Ellis (Canadian jazz bassist and composer) and Nicholas Thorburn (Canadian musician).

This time we’re not shining our spotlight on a private piano teacher, but a private violin teacher providing lessons in the area. This website was just so well done it couldn’t be passed up. Check out Violin for Beginners, so if you’re looking for violin and fiddle lessons this may be your next teacher.

Like most smaller cities, most private teachers use Facebook pages or simple directory listings. In many cases, it wasn’t easy to figure out what lessons they offered: piano, flute, guitar, ukulele, or driving lessons.

Music Education and Workshops

Campbell River offers a range of educational opportunities through private music teachers’ studios. Music instruction is available for most instruments and students of all ages and skill levels.

Campbell River has many private music teachers. They offer lessons in anything you want to play. However, it doesn’t seem to be a music city. I might be wrong, but the Arts and Culture section on the Campbell River tourism website lists no music events at this time. The city seems to focus on physical activity. Nearby towns surround the community, and Campbell River likely joins in with their music activities. Note this may have changed since this article was written.

While finding piano lessons in Campbell River is not hard, finding workshops or private teachers with developed websites was nearly impossible. So here are a few directories that may help when looking for private music instruction. The Royal Conservatory of Music Teachers Directory, Music Teachers Directory.

Exploring Beyond the Music

While visiting Campbell River, explore the city’s other attractions. Enjoy a walk along the scenic Discovery Pier, visit the Museum at Campbell River to learn about the area’s history, or take an adventure tour to see the local wildlife and stunning landscapes. The city’s parks and natural settings offer perfect opportunities to relax and participate in outdoor activities.


Campbell River, British Columbia, is a vibrant coastal city that offers a rich and diverse musical experience. With its intimate venues, lively festivals, and supportive community, Campbell River invites music lovers to explore and enjoy its culture and natural beauty. Come and discover the musical pulse of Campbell River – a city worth checking into.

Begin Your Musical Journey Now!

Online Piano & Theory Lessons

Elevate your piano skills from the comfort of your home with live online piano and theory lessons through Skpye or Zoom for aults and children ages seven and up. Ready to get started? Contact me for more information on enrolling or book your free trial lesson to get started. Why wait? Let’s begin your exciting music journey together.

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