Music Teachers

Music Central Ltd.
1 Cimarron Park Bay, Okotoks Alberta
403-938-2700
okotoksmusic@shaw.ca

Carla

Owner / Piano & Voice - (Beginner to Advanced)

Carla Humphreys is the owner and operator of Music Central Ltd. She currently teaches piano and voice and has her ARCT in Piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music. She has studied vocal performance at the University of Calgary.

Carla has been teaching piano since 1971 and voice since 1990. She loves to share her passion for music with students of all ages and levels. Carla is fully qualified to prepare students for examinations, festivals and other competitions and performances.

Cathy

Violin/Piano – (Beginner to advanced)

Cathy has been with Music Central Ltd. for 16 years.  She has over 30 years of teaching experience and we are very happy to welcome her back this year.  Cathy has a degree from the Western Board of Music in Violin and Piano.  She is fully qualified to prepare students for examinations and festivals or any other competitions and performances.  Her knowledge and experience and very evident in the progress of her students.  Welcome back Cathy!!

Julia

Violin (Beginner)

Julia is joining Music Central Ltd. this year as a violin teacher. She has played for 10 years and is currently working at level 8 with the Royal Conservatory of Music. Julia is passionate about music and is excited to share her knowledge with young students. She is willing to prepare students for examinations and festivals.

Corey

Band Instruments – Trumpet, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, etc. – (Beginner to Advanced)

Corey has 25 years experience as a High School band teacher and has been teaching for Music Central for about 26 years.  His knowledge and experience with all the band instruments has helped many young people enjoy making music in a band or as a solo performer.  He is able to prepare students for examinations and festivals.

Christina

Piano - (Beginner to Level 8 RCM)

Christina is beginning her sixth year with Music Central Ltd.  She has proven herself a very talented teacher.   She has completed all of the requirements for her Level 10 certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music.  She also has a diploma from the Red Deer College of Art in Classical Music.  She has experience with jazz, composition and has a beautiful singing voice too.  Christina will prepare students for examinations and festival.  Music Central Ltd. is very happy to welcome her back this year.

Leighton

Piano - (Beginner to Level 9 RCM)

Leighton is a 4th year music student at the University of Calgary.  He has completed Level 10 with the Royal Conservatory of Music and has been teaching at Music Central Ltd for six years.  He is a very personable young man and has the ability to mix fun with learning and attention to detail.  He will also teach theory and history as needed and is able to prepare his students for examinations and festivals.   We are very pleased to have Leighton with us for his seventh year.

Adrianna

Piano – (Beginner to Level 7)

Adrianna is beginning her third year as a teacher at Music Central Ltd.  She has completed all the requirements for Level 10 with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  She is passionate about music and is excited to be involved in the musical education of her students.  Her personality is gentle and kind and her teaching style is the same mixed with careful tutelage.  She is fully qualified to prepare students for examinations and festivals.   Music Central Ltd. is very happy to welcome Adrianna back for another year.

Treena

Piano - (Beginner to Level 5 RCM)

Treena joins Music Central Ltd. as a piano teacher this year.  She brings 17 years of experience teaching and is dedicated to the progress of her students. Treena loves to work with all ages and abilities to find their best way of learning.  She is versatile and willing to give her all to each student.  Her sweet loving personality and her love for music and teaching will definitely be an asset to our studio.  Welcome Treena!  We look forward to a wonderful year for you and our students.

Clara

Piano – (Beginner to Level 5 RCM)

Clara is just beginning her teaching career this year.  As a substitute last year she has proven her ability to take over where the student left off and help them to progress further.  Clara is a very talented pianist.  She has completed all of the requirements for Level 8 with the Royal Conservatory of Music and is currently working on Level 9 with Carla (the owner).  She plans to complete this exam in June 2018.  With her knowledge, passion and kind personality, we are confident Clara will be a wonderful teacher fully capable of preparing students for examinations and festivals.

Megan

Piano - (Beginner to Level 4 RCM)

Megan is coming back for her second year teaching at Music Central Ltd.  She has completed the requirements for level 8 with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  She has continued her work and now plays at a Level 9-10.  She is a very talented and sensitive pianist and has proven herself as a teacher.  Megan is kind and gentle, very patient and willing to give her students her full attention.  She is willing to prepare students for examinations and festivals.  Music Central Ltd. is very happy to welcome her back for another year.

Sara

Piano - (beginner to Level 3)

We are happy to welcome Sara back for her second year teaching piano at Music Central Ltd.  She made her mark as a good teacher very early on in her first year.  Her attention to detail is unparalleled as well as her communication skills and her ability to connect with her students.  Sara is currently working on Level 8 with Carla (the owner) and will prepare to do that examination this year.

Ezri

Piano - (Beginner to Level 4 RCM)

Ezri is excited to come back for her second year teaching piano at Music Central Ltd.  She will be working on Level 9 in September.  Ezri is a talented teacher and gives her all to her students.  She is able to prepare students for examinations and festivals.  Ezri is kind, fun, sweet but also firm and hard working.  Her students do very well and Music Central Ltd. is very happy to welcome her back for another year.

Gabrielle

Piano – (Beginner to Level 2 RCM)

Gabrielle is a new teacher to Music Central Ltd this year.  She is currently working on Level 8 RMC with Carla (the owner).  Gabrielle has demonstrated her ability to teach by substituting on several occasions.  She loves music of many different genres and is excited to share that passion with her students.  She shows her attention to detail in her personal preparation for her lessons.  Gabrielle will prepare students for examinations and festivals.  We look forward to watching our students grow under her watchful eye.

Keelin

Voice (Beginner to Intermediate)

Keelin is another of Music Central Ltd’s previous students making the jump to a teacher.  She comes at the recommendation of Naomi Koch, a well-respected Vocal instructor in Okotoks.  Keelin will be doing a Level 8 RCM Vocal examination this year.  She is excited to share her knowledge and passion for singing with young students.  She has also completed a Level 6 piano examination with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  Music Central Ltd. is very happy to welcome Keelin to our teaching staff.

John

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin - (Beginner to Advanced)

John is a very well rounded, seasoned musician and brings 30 years of experience with him.  This will be his second year with Music Central Ltd. and we are very happy to welcome him back.  He can teach all styles to students of any age and ability.  He is willing to prepare students for examinations and festivals, other competitions and performances.  With his knowledge, experience and personality, John is the perfect match for any student.

Mike

Guitar - (Beginner to Advanced)

Mike is beginning his fifth year with Music Central Ltd.  He is a very talented guitarist and is the winner of a Canadian Music Award in 2015.  His skills are in high demand as a teacher and performer.  Just talking to him, his passion for the music and teaching it to others is almost electric.    Welcome back Mike.  We look forward to another great year.

Aiden

Guitar - (Beginner – early advanced)

We all know Aiden very well.  He has been a student of Music Central Ltd for eleven years.  We have watched him grow as a student into a very valuable teacher.   He is now beginning his third year teaching with Music Central Ltd.  Aiden is a very fun, personable young man with a passion for guitar and sharing that with his students.  We are pleased to welcome him back for our 2017/2018 season.

Jeff

Guitar - (Beginner to Intermediate)

With 15 years of teaching experience, Jeff is joining Music Central this year as a guitar and bass teacher. He has a degree in classical guitar from the Red Deer College of Art. He is able to take students of any age and ability. Jeff is a passionate musician and is excited to continue sharing his knowledge. He is able to prepare students for examinations and festivals.

Ty

Drums - (Beginner to Intermediate)

Ty is a new teacher to Music Central Ltd. this year.  He comes from a very musical family.  He has been drumming for 6 years and comes to us with the highest recommendation from Nathan Boucher.  Ty is excited to share his skills and love of drumming with students of all ages.  We look forward to having Ty take over as our drum instructor and welcome him to our teaching staff.