Piano Teacher in Vancouver BC

High quality musical education in Vancouver including theory, harmony, history, piano, ear training, and musical analysis for all levels!

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Welcome to Kitsilano Piano Studio

I’m Jennifer West, pianist, educator, and Royal Conservatory of Music Theory/History prep specialist. Read more here about how I can help you or your child discover the joy of music. Below I have included some important sections about the benefits of piano lessons, my teaching philosophy, and some courses I teach. We can’t wait to meet you!

Teaching Philosophy

A lot of emotions arise when searching for the right piano teacher. Excitement, nervousness, or uncertainty are often coupled with the one big question: “will the student find joy in this process?”

Students experience joy when they are engaged, when their talents are appreciated, and when they are given opportunities to navigate their own growth.  At Kitsilano Piano Studio, we are committed to deepening the students’ lifelong love of music.  Each student has different needs and we seek to honour their individual musical journeys by creating a positive learning environment. 

To find out more about the benefits of music lessons, click here!

Courses Offered

Here are sample courses that I teach to not only prepare you to be a stellar musician but also pass the Royal Conservatory of Music auditions with flying colors. Browse my course catalog here.

  • Faber’s Piano Adventures
  • Introductory Piano
  • RCM Piano (Levels Prep – 9)
  • RCM Harmony (Levels 9 and 10)
  • RCM History (all levels)
  • RCM Theory (Levels 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • RCM ARCT Analysis
  • ABRSM Piano (Levels 1-6)
  • ABRSM Theory (Levels 1-5)

High quality classical and jazz concerts are part of our studio's mandate and educational philosophy.

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