Posted: March 13, 2018 by Diana
Apparently, you CAN claim a tax credit for music lessons on your BC tax credit form BC428, line 5841. But only for 2017. It will not be available next year.
Let us know if you need a receipt for lesson fees for 2017.... Read More
Posted: March 10, 2018 by Diana
We will be closed from Sunday, March 18th to Monday, April 2nd.
Re-open for lessons on Tuesday, April 3rd.
Sidney Musicworks store will also be closed during this time.
We will be checking phone messages and emails daily during this time.... Read More
Posted: March 14, 2016 by Diana
We hope to see you this Friday at Sidney Friday Night Jazz.
At St. Paul's United Church, 2410 Malaview Ave. in Sidney.
“A naturally gifted and brilliant talent, Monik Nordine is one of Canada’s unique treasures.” Kerilie McDowall, host of Rhythmaning on CHLY radio, Nanaimo, BC. Monik Nordine is a freelance saxophonist and composer in the jazz... Read More
Posted: March 7, 2016 by Diana
Our Spring Break & Easter Weekend is from Sunday March 20th to Monday March 28th, 2016.
Some school districts have a 2-week break, but we are independent of any school district, so please come for your lesson even if there is no school from March 14 to 19.
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Posted: January 23, 2016 by Diana
Starting February 19th, every Friday from 7:00 to 8:15 pm you will be able to hear great live jazz right here in Sidney at St. Paul's United Church, along with a cup of coffee and delicious treat. We are sponsoring a great lineup of jazz musicians. See our Events page for lineup.... Read More
Posted: November 2, 2015 by Diana
Everyone is welcome to our annual Christmas Recital.
It will be held at Highway Christian Fellowship Church on Sunday, December 6th at 1:30.
In lieu of cash donations to help with the cost of the venue, we ask that you bring a non-perishable item for the local food bank and PAMA will cover the cost of the venue.
See you there!... Read More
Posted: June 16, 2015 by Lloyd
The hot weather tells us that we are quickly coming to the close of yet another school year. Looking back on the year for me means looking back on the progress of my students.
This year I have a student who is moving along to a music program at a College level in Vancouver. He started with me over five years ago now and despite listening to all my caution... Read More
Posted: May 31, 2015 by Diana
Now available on Amazon in a handy 2-page format for your Kindle, iPad, iPhone or Android.
Click Here: Ukulele Chords in Common Keys - I IV V vi Chord Progressions ... Read More
Posted: January 4, 2015 by Diana
The start of a fresh new year is a great time to learn something new.
Adults who want to sing or play an instrument can learn together with other adult beginners in a welcoming environment with other adults who have little or no musical experience.
Our beginner ukulele classes have been very popular over the last couple of years, with many o... Read More
Posted: July 8, 2014 by Lloyd
It has been 5 years at the Mills Road location as of this September. You may not know that Diana and I actually started teaching in Sidney in 1986. We had been living in Vancouver , I was touring with a pop band and Diana was working for the CBC and then we had Myles. Having our first son was the catalyst for a change that led us to Saltspring and th... Read More