Alan Jefferies, Annapolis Royal -Have you always wanted to learn to play an instrument, or are you looking to brush up on your Guitar/Bass/Mando/Banjo skills? Annapolis Royal based ‐ musician Alan Jeffries, is now offering private lessons. Alan is a professional musician and graduate of the Sound Engineering Program at the Centre for Arts and Technology. Open to all skill levels.
Aldershot Community Youth Choir – It is open to anyone from the Annapolis Valley ages 12-21. So if you are in middle school, high school, university, college or have just graduated you are welcome to join. Rehearsals are on Monday nights from 6:45-8:45 at the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church (539 Aldershot Road, Aldershot)
Annapolis Valley Music Festival – Music Festival runs between April 23 and May 4 2012. It is held in Wolfville and has competitive and non-competitive classes for all musical types.
Arts Acadia – offers a series of concerts throughout the year at Acadia University. Many are appropriate for older children.
Bernie Zinck Music Studio – is a home-based teaching facility for guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, bass guitar, and drums. Bernie (as he is known to his students) teaches all ages and skill levels in the Annapolis Valley area. He customizes each student’s learning experience to their musical tastes, skill and aptitude. From burgeoning musicians, to bona fide future superstars, his approach encompasses everyone from the hobbyist to the serious student.
C. Guitar Plus, Wilmot – sells new and used musical instruments and offers music lessons.
Djembes and Duns is a drumming workshop that held (most) Saturdays from 1-3 at the Wolfville Baptist Church, or sometimes at the Clock Park across the street in nice weather. For the time being, there is no charge. No experience or instruments required. Children are welcome, but we encourage them to come in the earlier part of the workshop, when we are warming up and doing simpler exercises that they can follow along with. Anyone interested in coming regularly should join this group for updates, and/or contact Bruno Allard for more information. 681-9870.
Dorian Hall Academy of Performing Arts offers private instruction for any style and level at their studio in Wolfville and Windsor. Piano/Keyboard, Voice, Violin/Fiddle, Viola, Woodwinds, Brass, Drums and Music Theory. AVMF and RCM Examination preparation. New students welcome any time! Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-792-8469
Kids For Christ Childrens Choir – This choir is hosted through the Kentville Baptist Church and is open to all community members ages P-5. It meetsFriday nights 6:30-7:30. It is a weekly opportunity to sing, have fun and be involved in 2 great musical presentations – runs Sept – May/June.MAP
KinderMusik – Anna-Maria Galante-Ward offers a series of KinderMusik classes around the valley for children of various ages.
Kings Chorale Children’s Chorus – an auditioned children’s choir that provides enrichment for young singers. The members represent valley communities from Bridgetown to Cambridge and range in age from 7 to 14. The choir rehearses once a week at Kingston United Church. EMAIL
King’s Kids – a new inter-church children’s choir in Kings County. For kids who like to sing and have fun! Ages: 5-12 (or older if interested). Practices are held at the New Minas Baptist Church.
Moe’s Place, Windsor – welcomes new and returning students to register for guitar and bass lessons in the new teaching studio at the store.
Roeboat Music Lessons – Windsor. Music lessons are offered in voice, piano, organ, guitar and a variety of other instruments. Lessons are held at Windsor United Church on King Street in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Special arrangements may also be made to have lessons in home.
Susan Dworkin-Hachey, Wolfville, offers voice and piano lessons for children and adults. 25 years of teaching experience. Private lessons for all ages and skill levels, beginner to advanced.Contact 542-0649 or email
Valley Voices – Valley Voices Chorus is an a cappella show chorus with rehearsals at the Kentville Baptist Church Hall on Tuesdays from 7:00p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Guests are always welcome and should identify themselves to members upon arrival. This organization includes a vibrant group of amazing women of all ages including youth, who are recognized for excellence in singing, celebrating friendship and personal growth through music, leadership education, and the practice of democratic principles. EMAIL for more information.
Wolfville Children’s Choir – under the direction of Susan Dworkin-Hachey this choir is for children 5-11 years of age. It is a fun and educational unison and 2-part choral singing group for young children in a non-competitive, supportive learning environment. 902-542-0649. EMAIL