December 13 – World Violin Day!

Dear violinists and musicians of Arbutus Music Academy! Please join us in celebration of World Violin Day today, December 13!

Help Arbutus Music Academy Move!

Arbutus Music Academy has been a hidden secret for many years: great teaching, but a hard-to-find location. Our families have trusted us with their children’s’ instrumental music education, and word of mouth has helped spread our reputation as a top music school in the city of Vancouver. But construction in our current location means it is time for a move! … Read More

Year End Recitals Registration is open now!

The end of year recitals will be Sunday June 4th at Spirit of Life Lutheran Church, 375 West 10th Ave@Yukon. The Junior Strings and Kodaly recital is at 1pm, and the Intermediate/Senior String recitals at 3pm and 5pm. As always we will be having a short reception after the recitals in the church hall, so we ask you to join us and … Read More

Summer Music Camps 2017

How to Register Use the form below for registration email us at to find more information Call us at (604) 736-8767 In-person at our Studio Registration is first come, first served. Register soon!  

Registration for Winter Recitals is now open!

          Click here to register for the Winter Recitals. They will take place on Saturday, December 17th and Sunday, December 18th 2016 at West Point Grey United Church, located at 4595 West 8th Avenue @ Tolmie.

Spooky Suzuki Play-in

SPOOKY SUZUKI PLAY-IN! For beginners to book three October 30 3 pm        At the studio JOIN US FOR GAMES AND FUN ..WEAR A COSTUME!  

New Theory & History Syllabus

OVERVIEW This summer the Royal Conservatory of Music announced  new requirements for music theory & history.  At first glance the new requirements seem to be a major change to the program, but really, it is more of a reorganisation of the material, with an emphasis on incorporating theory and history earlier in a student’s music studies. Early in September, I attended a workshop … Read More

New Group Classes for toddlers and preschoolers are starting on September 21, 2016!

Welcome to Hummingbird Music, a new lively group class where children as young as 18 months can explore the exciting world of music and musical instruments and bond with each other and their caregivers in a new and meaningful way! Katerina Lu, our new instructor,  is looking forward to welcome you and your children  on Wednesday, September 21st ( 10 am for children 18-23 months … Read More

Welcome to Fall 2016!

Here we are again, ready to start a new term! As you may have noticed, there have been a few changes around the Academy this summer, and we will be sending a newsletter with more details. Private lessons begin next Tuesday September 6th, and group lessons the following Monday September 12th.  Theory classes begin on Tuesday September 6th as well and … Read More


Summer is nearly here! Sign up for lessons and classes today……registration form is available on the website or in person at the Academy.