MUSIC LESSONS

Interested in setting up lessons with our professional, friendly instructors at the Sound Factory?

$22 per half hour private instruction lesson
$32 for two students in one half hour lesson
$42 for a one hour lesson

Please call: 1-250-649-0134 or Email Us today!

WHY CHOOSE SOUND FACTORY FOR YOUR MUSIC LESSON?

The best rates for music lessons in Prince George!

Fun, friendly, knowledgeable, experienced and qualified teachers

Inclusive, encouraging, safe and family-friendly environment, including a canine greeter

Student-oriented curriculum – all genres of music welcome

Two full acoustic drum kits in our drum lesson room, not electronic drums

On-going registration and no set terms – enroll for as long as you like

Flexible payment options, direct invoicing to homeschools and First Nation bands possible

Flexible scheduling and fair cancellation policies

Comfortable waiting lounge with free wifi, toys, video games and instruments

Fully accessible space – automatic doors, wheelchair accessible lesson rooms & washrooms

Students of all ages, learning and physical abilities warmly welcomed

Sweet student discounts on all retail merchandise in the store

Conveniently centrally located at 15th and Nicholson – lots of parking

Voted #1 for music lessons in the 2017 PG Citizen Reader’s Choice Awards

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Sage Bialuski

Piano

Sage was inspired by music at a very young age.  Her first instrument was a plastic guitar and by the age of three she had a real guitar.  She began practising and singing in the family recording studio.  By four, she had composed her first song that was performed at a community Christmas concert.  At this point, she also showed an interest in the piano.  By the time she was six years old, she had transitioned into private lessons and completed her first RCM examination.  Sage began performing piano in local festivals and represented Prince George at a provincial level four years in a row.  She has completed her Grade 10 RCM in piano and is currently working towards completing her ARCT in piano performance with Lori Elder.  In 2013, at the age of 15, Sage won the Prince George Integris Youth Concerto Competition and performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K 467, as the guest soloist with the Prince George Symphony Orchestra.  In 2015, for the Canada Winter Games, she wrote and produced “The Finish Line” which was chosen as the theme song for the Athlete’s Celebration ceremonies.  In 2018, Sage was commissioned to write the theme song for the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships which she called “Know My Name”.  She debuted the song live (vocal/piano) at the opening ceremonies February 15th2019.  Sage began teaching piano in 2016 and truly enjoys sharing her passion with others. 

Justin Gendreau

Drums

Justin was 16 when his friend rented a drum kit. It was love at first clumsy beat and he convinced his parents to let him buy his own. After much practice and a taste for the thrill of playing live, he began studying music performance at Vancouver Community College with a focus on congas and drum kit.

This led to over 20 years of teaching experience and performances at venues including Vancouver’s renowned Commodore Ballroom and the legendary ArtsWells, Robson Valley, Kispiox Valley, Midsummer and Woodstove music festivals in BC. Locally, he has played every venue in town, ranging from the outdoor mainstage of the 2015 Canada Winter Games to Vanier Hall with the PGSO.

Justin is passionate about sharing his knowledge of rock, jazz, blues, funk, R&B, bossa nova, samba and country with a friendly, methodical approach. He is currently in 6 local bands and hopes to return to a venue near you soon.

Connor Rogers

Guitar & Ukulele

Connor was introduced to music at a young age and quickly became obsessed with the music found in his parent’s collection (The Moody Blues, The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Etc.). After picking up a guitar when he was 12 and discovering harder rock music, he became enthralled with the raw power and energy of live performance. Soon he was drawn to explore other genres that would become his favourites, such as hip hop, folk, and ambient music. With a couple microphones and a DIY attitude, he recorded his first album at the age of 16. Since then he has played venues around Prince George and joined a local punk rock band, Ice Cold Mood.

Connor is committed to student development through a carefully considered approach to each student’s goals and focuses. Emphasizing practical technique and creative composition, Connor is dedicated to help students cultivate self-expression through music!

Karl Andersen

Piano, Violin, Flute, Cello & Music Theory

Karl completed his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the University of Victoria, and holds an ARCT in Piano Performance. Karl has been a member of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association in Prince George since 1998.

Cam Cochlan

Guitar

Cam started playing music at the age of 12 after being introduced to punk and heavy metal but quickly branched off into other genres; developing an obsession with music performance, audio gear and music history. Cam has his own recording studio located in Prince George where he records local artists and produces his own music. Through a relaxed teaching style Cam has designed a flexible but detailed curriculum which can be seamlessly applied the any student’s interests to develop well rounded musicianship while putting fun first.

Paige Marriott

Vocals & Music Theatre

Paige is a recent graduate of Capilano University’s Musical Theatre program. Paige was born and raised in Prince George and has been a part of its music community since 2009. She has performed solo, as a duo, and in a band at The Festival of Trees, charity events, and the BCNE. Some of Paige’s theatre credits include: Anne of Green Gables (CapU Theatre); The Secret Garden (Arbutus Studio); The Barber of Seville (Fraser Lyric Opera); Béatricé et Bénédict (Fraser Lyric Opera). Paige studied classical voice under Melanie Nicol before leaving for university where she studied acting, dancing, and singing. At Capilano University she practiced Alexander Technique and the Estill Voice Method. Check out her Facebook Page: Paige Nicole, or on YouTube at Marriproductions1.

Arielle Logan

Group Fiddle

(On Maternity Leave)

Arielle has been playing violin since the age of six. She has honed her musical skills through formal music education at the Conservatory of Music, private lessons, playing with the symphony, many workshops, fiddle camps, bands, self-education, writing her own music and countless hours dedicated to playing. Arielle has enjoyed exploring many instruments, such as violin, drums, cello, mandolin, vocals, guitar and her latest love affair, ukulele. Arielle has taught violin for 10 years with private students, the Nechako Fiddlers Group for 4 years, at fiddle camps, and previously at Sound Factory. Arielle brings an innovative spark with a collaborative teaching style.