The Studio

  • Lessons focus on the fundamentals of reed/mouthpiece setup, air control and embouchure, developing a beautiful full tone as the prerequisite for further technical and musical development
  • Large collection of mouthpieces, ligatures and reeds for students to test
Largest selection of Legere Reeds in Vancouver
  • Repair bench for instrument adjustments during lessons
  • Digital recording for audition discs, and so that students can hear themselves as they sound to others
  • Sound traps and diffusers placed by a recording engineer to give the ideal combination of presence without too much brightness
  • Over 8000 recordings to illustrate repertoire
  • Large sheet music, instruction and music history library; includes all of the music listed in the Royal Conservatory of Music Woodwind Syllabus
  • Large collection of Backun Bells and Barrels…Jeremy Backun calls it “Backun Warehouse #2.”
  • Spacious enough for rehearsing and recording chamber groups
  • “Relaxing Room” for parents, associates or friends who have accompanied the students