Teachers

Guitar Teachers

Robert Labell –

Acoustic guitar specialist, a legend at snider music who has been with us longer than any other teacher.

Instruments: Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Mandolin.
Styles: Beginners, Acoustic Rock, Classic Rock, Blues (Delta Blues, Country Blues), Fingerstyle, Bottleneck, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Theory & Harmony.

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Brian McIntyre

Brian McIntyre

Brian McIntyre – area of specialty includes Rock, Theory, Counterpoint, Classic Rock, Metal, Shred, Blues, Intro Banjo, Uke and Bass Guitar (a perfect teacher for both beginners and advanced guitarists. Over 15 years experience with Snider Music)

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Jordan Saull

Jordan Saull

Our in-house jazz and classical guitar expert. A true academic who can teach and play it all.

Instruments: Acoustic, Electric & Classical. Styles: Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Young Beginner’s and highly advanced students

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Kyle McMurtry

Kyle McMurtry

One of our young beginner’s specialists loves rock n’ roll, blues, and everything in between.

Styles: Classic Rock, Rock, Country, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Beginner’s Bass, Theory

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John Murray

A calm, patient approach to music lessons. a great teacher for all ages.

Styles: Jazz, Classical Guitar, Pop/Rock, Classic Rock, Theory, Intro Bass.

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Nick Cousins

Excellent young, energetic teacher who can teach all styles to all ages…loves the Rolling Stones too!!

Instruments: Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Digital Music Production.

Styles: Young Beginners, Blues, Pop/Rock, Classic Rock and Improvisation

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Glen Richardson

Teaches all ages, all levels and all styles of guitar.  Loves to sing-along and inspires everyone around him.

Styles: Gypsy Jazz – Django Style, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Classic Rock, Theory, Composition, Blues, Harmonica

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Jake Chisholm

Our in-house blues and singer/songwriter guitar expert – also heads up our Rock Band program.

Instruments: Acoustic, Electric, Bass Guitar.

Styles: Blues, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Classic Rock, Theory, Composition, Singing/Songwriting.

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Piano/Vocal Teachers

Robin Mamott

Robin Mamott –

Our go to teacher for both beginning adults and young students. robin has been teaching with us for over 15 years

Instruments: Piano.

Area of specialty: RCM Piano, Beginners/Intermediate Piano, Theory, Harmony

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Stephanie Braganza

Stephanie Braganza

A great young energetic teacher who specializes in jazz vocals and young beginners.

Instruments: Piano & Vocal

Area of specialty: Piano, pop, classical, theory, young beginners, Rock and Jazz vocals

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Kelsey McNulty

A wonderful teacher for anything from Folk to Jazz and everything in between

Instruments: Piano, Vocal & Accordion.

Area of specialty: Jazz, Soul, Pop, Country, Folk and Classical (Young Beginners – Advanced)

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Dan Rusic

One of our young beginner’s specialists loves rock n’ roll, blues, and everything in between.

Styles: Classic Rock, Rock, Country, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Beginner’s Bass, Theory

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David Chodoriwsky

David thrives with young beginner’s and can teach and play up to grade 9+ RCM.

Instruments: Piano.

Area of specialty: Classical piano and young beginner’s.

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Zara Chan

Zara is an excellent teacher for both young beginner’s and highly advanced classical players.  Zara has her ARCT certificate and can teach all levels of the RCM.

Instruments: Piano.

Area of specialty: Classical piano and young beginner’s.

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Brass/Woodwind Teachers

Charlie Finlay

Charlie Finlay –

A dynamic teacher who engages all of his students. Charlie is a great advocate for music technology and uses a wide array of equipment in his lessons.

Instruments: Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Recorder, Digital Music
Are of specialty: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Theory, Composition, School exam preparation

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Paul Metcalfe

A highly energetic teacher who can teach Sax, Flute & Clarinet. A great fit for young beginners and highly advanced Jazzers!

Instruments: Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Recorder.

Are of specialty: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Theory, School exam preparation, Young Beginners.

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Jake Wilkinson

Jake Wilkinson

Our in house Brass teacher who covers Trumpet. Trombone, Baritone and Tuba. An excellent, engaging teacher who loves everything about music
Instruments: Trumpet, Trombone, Brass.
Are of specialty: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Theory, School exam preparation, Young Beginners, Advanced Students.

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Drum Teachers

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Evan Ritchie

An impressive teacher who engages everyone around him. An excellent approach with multimedia and hands on drumming.

Instruments: Drums.

Are of specialty: Young Beginner’s, Adults, Rock, Pop, Classical, Jazz, World Drumming, Percussion, Electronic Drumming

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Strings Teacher

Laura Bates

Laura Bates

A great young, energetic teacher who specializes in classical, jazz, celtic and everything in between.

Instruments: Violin & Beginners Viola & Cello.

Are of specialty: Fiddle (Celtic), Rock (Electric Violin), Pop. Young Beginners and adult students

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