Colwood Piano Lessons & Music Schools

British Columbia Piano Lessons | Canadian Tour Of Music Schools


I hope you find what you’re looking for in the post below! Explore online piano or theory lessons via Skype or Zoom by booking a free trial or joining my waiting list. Happy reading!


Book a Free Trial Lesson!
Colwood 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 Colwood

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 Colwood

The 25th stop on our Canadian tour of music schools is in Colwood. Welcome to Colwood, British Columbia. Here’s an overview of Colwood’s music schools and the local music scene!

City website:
Population: 16,859 (2016)

Piano Lessons in Colwood

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 Colwood, British Columbia. These aren’t endorsements, just friendly suggestions to help guide your musical journey.

1. Colwood Music School:

  • Offers a variety of music lessons for different age groups, including early introduction to music and beginner’s piano. They provide both private and group classes.
  • Website: Colwood Music School

2. British Columbia Conservatory of Music (BCCM):

  • The BCCM provides high-quality music education. Its courses include piano, violin, and multiple music theory subjects. The program is robust, and the instructors are experienced.
  • Website: British Columbia Conservatory of Music

3. Brookes Westshore:

  • An IB World School provides various educational programs, including music, as part of its comprehensive curriculum. Its focus is on providing a holistic education experience. Not a standard place for music instruction, it doesn’t offer private piano and other instrument lessons without enrollment in a program. The education would be more formal and not the same as being taught through a private piano teacher.
  • Website: Brookes Westshore

4. Royal Bay Secondary School:

  • The institution provides various music programs, including orchestra and drama, supported by state-of-the-art facilities such as the Teechamitsa Theatre. It also provides a range of other educational academies and special programs. Again, this is not a traditional music education establishment offering private guitar, drums, bass, piano, or vocal training lessons.
  • Website: Royal Bay Secondary School

These institutions include well-rounded music education opportunities in Colwood, ensuring students can find programs that match their interests and skill levels. However, they are not designed to provide regular private music lessons. For more information about piano lessons in Colwood, check your local listings.

Discover the Melodic Charm of Colwood, British Columbia

Nestled on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Colwood, British Columbia, combines coastal beauty with a vibrant music scene. With its live performances, engaging festivals, and strong community spirit, Colwood offers visitors and residents an enchanting and memorable musical experience.

Intimate Venues and Live Performances

Colwood is home to multiple venues and is close to nearby venues in Victoria, about 20 minutes away. The Royal Bay Secondary School Theatre and local community centers frequently hold concerts, providing intimate settings for close connections with the artists. For a more casual experience, local spots like the Six Mile Pub regularly feature live music, offering a cozy and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy performances by local and touring musicians.

Festivals that Celebrate Music

The annual Colwood Seaside Festival celebrates the city’s coastal heritage with live music, food vendors, and family-friendly activities. The festival features a diverse lineup of musical performances, ranging from folk and rock to classical and jazz, set against the stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

Another notable event is the West Shore Arts Festival, which includes a variety of musical performances as part of its programming. This festival showcases local talent and provides a platform for artists to connect with the community through music and the arts.

Supporting Local Talent

For a city of this size and population, this little city hosts several festivals, providing opportunities for local talent to display their musical skills. The number of schools and music education opportunities in this city shows that music is a treasured commodity.

Here’s where I list famous people related to Colwood; unfortunately, I couldn’t find any. There must be some but I just can’t find them. I also wanted to shine a spotlight on a private music teacher’s website. None of their websites were up and running when I wrote this article. So here is a link to The Royal Conservatory of Music Teachers Directory, and with blatant promotion, you can find my profile here. Here, with a little looking around, you can find lessons on almost any instrument.

Music Education and Workshops

The variety of music schools listed in the first portion of this article shows that music education is available through many quality sources and that students of all types should be able to benefit from the options available for learning and studying music more formally. If you’re looking for regular private music lessons like many reading this article, Colwood has private lesson resources, it’s just a little tricky finding out where to look. Here are a few lesson directories matching up students to private teachers. The Royal Conservatory of Music Teachers Directory, where you can find not only piano lessons, but lessons on almost all the orchestral instruments. Beethoven At Home is another source for independent piano lessons and music instruction on various instruments. One last directory that may be useful is The Music Teachers Directory, where experienced piano and instrumental instructors can be found in your area. Even though Colwood lacks the music resources of its larger neighbour cities, it’s still a beautiful little city to visit during festival season and all year round.

Exploring Beyond the Music

Close the lid on the piano and take a short break. While visiting Colwood, take time to explore the city’s other attractions. Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful Hatley Castle and Gardens, visit the historic Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, or relax on the scenic beaches of Esquimalt Lagoon. The city’s parks and natural settings offer perfect opportunities for relaxation and outdoor activities.


Colwood, British Columbia, is a vibrant city that offers a beautiful small-town musical experience. With its intimate venues, festivals, and supportive community, Colwood invites music lovers to explore and enjoy its blend of culture and beauty. Come and discover the melodic charm of Colwood and experience the fun.

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.

Hours of Operation

9:00am – 9:00pm

My studio is closed for lessons.

Drop Me a Line

Don’t be shy. Let me know if you have any questions!