TEACHERS

Meet Tiffany-Rose Vlasveld

Founder / Instructor

Tiffany Vlasveld is no stranger to the spotlight! Being the eldest child in a family band, her parents introduced her to a love for the stage at 6 years of age. Surfacing from a musical family of 10, her life has been full of experiences that only a life on tour can entail. With 20 years of teaching under her belt, she has lived by her creed: "A Good Teacher Makes Learning a Joy!" Tiffany understands the love of music; that with nurturing and support the most beautiful melodies can be created. She has performed along stars such as Carrie Underwood, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Ann Womack, LeAnn Rimes, Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn & Tanya Tucker. Tiffany specializes in Vocal Coaching, Performance, Songwriting and Piano and is passionate about helping others discover their own unique sound.

 

Meet Zaac Pick

Guitar / Music Instructor

Zaac Pick is an award-winning songwriter, singer, performer, and touring musician with over 15 years experience in the music business. Many of his songs have appeared on TV shows like One Tree Hill, Degrassi, and Saving Hope, while he has performed alongside the likes of The Civil Wars, Bahamas, and Noah Gundersen. He is excited to help students to learn to use the guitar as a tool to express their ideas and artistic voice in songs — working together to develop good creative habits and set goals that build confidence and skills. 

Zaac teaches guitar, songwriting, performance & ukulele.

 

Meet Nicole Willemsen

Voice / Music Instructor

Nicole Willemsen has been singing and performing since she was eight years old and has a passion to help others discover their own unique voice and musical expression. Nicole has trained in voice and piano through the Royal Conservatory of Music and is in the final year of her Bachelors of Music in Voice Performance from the University of British Columbia. Nicole has competed in music competitions at a provincial level and loves singing and performing in many different musical styles and genres. Nicole has been teaching voice for the past eight years and loves to see students of all levels and musical styles succeed through teaching proper singing techniques that provide a solid foundation for beautiful sound.

 

 

Meet Christina Dennehy

Voice & Ukulele / Music Instructor

Christina Dennehy is a classically trained opera singer with an Alberta girl love for country music.  She graduated with a Bachelors in Vocal Performance from the University of Victoria and has studied with some of the music industry’s most sought after professionals, in genres ranging from opera to musical theatre to pop. She strives to encourage singers to be fearlessly authentic and discover the ins and outs of the unique voice that they were born with. Having performed on stages around the globe, Christina is so excited to share her talent and work with students to nurture a passion for music, build confidence and light a creative spark to make beautiful music.

 

Meet Ada Decolongon

Piano / Music Instructor

Ada began playing piano at age 4 through the Suzuki Piano Method at the Vancouver Academy of Music. Her training at VAM incorporated Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire and studies, before she began playing popular music and started exploring other genres.  Her love for music moved her halfway across the globe to Sydney, Australia, where completed an Advanced Diploma in the Creative Arts from Hillsong International Leadership College. She obtained her Piano Pedagogy Certificate from the British Columbia Conservatory of Music. Ada has a passion for breathing new life into the structures of traditional instruction; and takes pride in cultivating the unique, musical gifts in each of her students.