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Schedules & Dates

Tapestry Music Vancouver’s semesters align with the public school year.

  • Fall (September to December) Dates & Instruments
  • Winter (January to March) Dates & Instruments
  • Spring (April to June) Dates & Instruments
  • Summer School (July and August – 2 sessions) Dates & Instruments

Remember- there are no classes scheduled for Holiday Weekends.

*Please see below for important information on registration dates.

New students may register for private lessons at any time during a semester, excluding the pre-registration periods for returning students. 

Students looking to sign up for Group and Ensemble Classes or Suzuki Programs, we ask you to please sign up before the first week of the semester, so that students may begin instruction together.

Important Dates

  • Now:  Register for Winter Lessons
  • No regularly scheduled lessons February 6th, 7th or 8th
  • January 4th – March 11th:  Dates of Winter Semester
  • February 22nd – March 2nd:  Pre-registration for Spring Semester
  • March 3rd – 7th:  Switchestration
  • March 8th:  Open Registration for Spring Semester
  • March 12th – 18th:  Make-up week for Winter Semester

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Winter Instrument Schedule
Instrument Instructor Day Requirements
Flute Andrew Mon, Tues, Wed & Thursday Age 10
Flute Angel Thursday Age 7 (younger if flute is appropriate size)
Flute Graham Thursday, Friday & Saturday Age 10
Clarinet Andrew Mon, Tues, Wed & Thursday Age 10
Clarinet Graham Thursday, Friday & Saturday Age 10
Clarinet
(classical & RCM, too!)
Jessica Wednesday & Saturday Age 8 – 9
Saxophone Andrew Mon, Tues, Wed & Thursday Age 10
Saxophone Graham Thursday, Friday & Saturday Age 10
Saxophone Graig Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Age 10
Trumpet Jeremy Monday, Wednesday & Friday Age 8 – 9 (call if younger)
Trumpet Jocelyn Monday
Percussion Allan Monday & Wednesday Age 9
Percussion Liam Monday, Tuesday & Saturday Age 7 – 8
Percussion Phil Wednesday & Thursday Age 10 (call if younger)
Mandolin David Monday & Wednesday
Guitar
(including Classical to RCM VII)
Cary Thursday Age 4
Guitar Cole
Guitar Ben Wednesday Age 7 – 8
Guitar David Monday & Wednesday
Guitar
(including Classical to RCM VI & slide guitar)
Graig Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Age 7 (with appropriately sized guitar)
Guitar Jason Thursday Age 7
Guitar Jeff Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Age 10
Guitar Kirby Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Age 8
Guitar Mark Tuesday Age 9
Guitar Miri Friday & Saturday
Guitar
(Beginner folk & classical)
Phil Wednesday & Thursday Age 7
Guitar Stephen Friday
Guitar Thomas Wednesday & Saturday
Electric Bass Cary Thursday Age 9
Electric Bass Cole
Electric Bass Ben Wednesday Age 7 – 8
Electric Bass Evan Tuesday & Thursday Age 12
Electric Bass (beginner) Jason Thursday
Electric Bass Kirby Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Electric Bass Mark Tuesday Age 9
Electric Bass Thomas Wednesday & Saturday
Ukulele (Beginner) Cary Thursday Age 4
Ukulele Cole
Ukulele (Beginner) David Monday & Wednesday
Ukulele Jason Thursday Age 5
Ukulele Mark Tuesday Age 9
Ukulele Thomas Wednesday & Saturday
Recorder
(to intermediate level)
Mike Monday & Wednesday Age 6
Irish Whistle Mike Monday & Wednesday Age 6
Harp Rebecca B Tuesday Age 10
(or minimum 2 yrs piano experience)
Voice(including Jazz) Debra-Jean Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Age 8 – 9
Voice Jackie Tuesday & Wednesday Age 5
Voice Torey Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Age 6
Violin (to RCM II) Brian Monday & Friday Age 6
Violin (to ARCT) Kelsey Monday & Tuesday Age 4
Violin including jazz) Michael Wednesday
Violin (to RCM V) Ruth Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Age 7
Violin Sarah Thursday Age 6
Fiddle (bluegrass, celtic) Kelsey Monday & Tuesday Age 4
Fiddle Michael Wednesday
Viola
(to Suzuki V, RCM VI)
Kelsey Monday & Tuesday Age 4
Cello (to Suzuki 8) Evan Tuesday & Thursday Age 8
Cello Peter Monday & Wednesday None
Upright Bass
(classical and jazz)
Evan Tuesday & Thursday Age 15 (call if younger)
Accordion, Keyboard Allan Monday & Wednesday Age 9
Piano
(including advanced classical)
Angela Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Age 5
Piano (to ARCT and Jazz) Boris Tuesday (morning) Age 8 (will take age 6 “on approval”)
Piano
(to ARCT, contempory & pop)
Brad Monday & Saturday Age 5
Piano (including Jazz) Daniel Tueday & Saturday Age 6
Piano (beginner) Debra-Jean Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday None
Piano (to RCM VI & beginner jazz) Jackie Tuesday & Wednesday Age 5
Piano
(including advanced classical)
Judy Thursday Age 5
Piano (to RCM VIII) Mike Monday & Wednesday Age 4
Piano (to RCM X) Torey Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Age 6

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Winter 2016 Semester Dates
Mondays (9 lessons) Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 15, 22, 29, Mar 7.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 14)
Tuesdays (10 lessons) Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 1, 8.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 15)
Wednesdays (10 lessons) Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 2, 9.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 16)
Thursdays (10 lessons) Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 3, 10.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 17)
Fridays (10 lessons) Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 4, 11.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 18)
Saturdays (8 lessons) Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 5.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 12)
Sundays (8 lessons) Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 6.
(Make-up lessons week: Mar 13)

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Spring 2016 Semester Dates
Mondays (10 lessons) Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30,
Jun 6, 13. 
(Make-up lessons week: Jun 20)
Tuesdays (12 lessons) Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31,
Jun 7, 14. 
(Make-up lessons week: Jun 21)
Wednesdays (12 lessons) Mar 30, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25,
Jun 1, 8, 15. (Make-up lessons week: Jun 22
Thursdays (12 lessons) Mar 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26,
Jun 2, 9, 16. (Make-up lessons week: Jun 23)
Fridays (12 lessons) Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27,
Jun 3, 10, 17. (Make-up lessons week: Jun 24)
Saturdays (11 lessons) Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28,
Jun 4, 11, 18. (Make-up lessons week: Jun 25)
Sundays (11 lessons) Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29,
Jun 5, 12, 19. (Make-up lessons week: Jun 26)

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  • Visit our Main Music School Main Page for general information and news.
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