LIMELIGHT MUSIC SCHOOL

Limelight Music is a private teaching studio in Chilliwack, BC that provides students with the skills, techniques, and knowledge they need to achieve their personal or professional music goals.  


Our qualified coaches foster a healthy positive learning environment in which students feel safe, relaxed, and supported. Our aim is to educate, develop and inspire students to reach their full potential no matter what their goals are. 

Call or email us today

and start building the future of your dreams. 

(604) 858-7679

kris_taylor@shaw.ca

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WHO WE ARE

At Limelight Music School in Chilliwack, BC, we are dedicated to nurturing the musical talent of children, teens, adults and seniors.  

Our students come for a wide range of experiences. Some work towards personal or professional goals, while others seek the positive impact that music lessons can have on their health and overall, well-being. We will help you learn how to sing in tune, play the guitar with confidence, train your ear, keep your voice healthy, and much more... step by step our goal is to set students up for success!  


With our customized lessons, we make your learning experience easier and more effective. We design your lesson plan around your interests, learning style, ability and speed. We teach at all levels, so whether you're a beginner with no experience or a musician looking to build on your previously developed skills, our experienced teachers and coaches will be able to give you the best value and guidance in Chilliwack. 


Easy to Find in Chilliwack 

Limelight Music is located at 7294 Evans Road in Chilliwack, BC. We’re close to the #1 Hwy (Evans Road Exit) 

Open Monday through Friday, we have flexible daytime and evening classes available for your convenience. 


Service Area:

Chilliwack, Agassiz, Abbotsford, Hope, Sardis, Harrison, Cultus Lake, Greendale, Yarrow

 
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OUR TEACHING STUDIO

We are Chilliwack's premiere choice for Customized Private Singing Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Ear Training, Musicality, Voice & Performance Coaching, and Music Theory. 


APPLIED VOICE STUDY 
For Singers, Vocalists, Musicians, Actors, Public Speakers... Any Age, Any Skill Level, Any Style. 


SINGING LESSONS / VOCAL TRAINING
Find your Voice / Using your Voice Safely. 
Performance Coaching. 


CUSTOM ONE ON ONE LESSONS 
We teach all ages and all skill levels, from beginners to advanced.

GUITAR LESSONS / INSTRUCTION / ACOUSTIC OR ELECTRIC 
With our beginner to advanced classes, anyone can learn how to play guitar. All ages and skill levels Genres / Styles. Pop, Classic, Rock, R&B, Blues, Country, Metal, Jazz Improvisation, and Freestyle.


EAR TRAINING / MUSICALITY / MUSIC THEORY 
For anyone who wants to develop their listening skills, improvisational skills, learn to play by ear, sing in pitch, and much, much more... Songwriting, Composing. 

 
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VOICE STUDY PROGRAMS

What We Offer

 

PRIVATE SINGING LESSONS

Voice lessons are flexible and interactive and include practical coaching, working through songs, exercises, various techniques and methods. Singing Techniques, Skill Building Exercises and other methods, strategies and concepts: 

  • Elements of Singing: Pitch, Breathing, Rhythm, Dynamics, Phrasing, Sing in tune, Match Pitch 

  • Vocal Vowel Technique (tongue and lip positions) Consonants, Diphthongs, Articulation, Enunciation 

  • Scales, Triad Melodies, Vocal Registers, Chest Voice, Head Voice 

  • Extended Vocal Techniques, Styling, Creak Glide, Slides, Vocal Fry, Tone placement, "NG" 

  • Mixed Voice Technique, Bridge Registers, Octave Slides and Jumps, Extended Scales 

  • Progressions, Riffs, Runs, Arpeggio's, Legato

  • Songs: Any Genre / Style: Contemporary, Pop, Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Improvisation, Freestyle 

VOCAL CARE

Find your vocal range, voice type, classification ..." sweet spot."  Learn how you can produce all the sounds you want; reach all the notes you want and never get hoarse or tired... 

Protect your vocal cords…Reach high notes without strain…Safely increase your vocal range, develop more flexibility...be heard with clarity and deliver your sound with confidence. 

  • Increase strength and flexibility with routine core exercises and correct, proper technique 

  • Build and Maintain your Vocal Range, Blend Vocal Registers, Extended Mixed Voice Techniques 

  • The Vocal Mechanism, Diaphragmatic Breathing, Breath Control, Exhaling your sound 

  • Find your Voice, Tone Placement, "NG”, Mixed Voice / Bridging, Blending, Humming and Lip Trills 

  • Tone, Timbre, Monotone vs Expression, Melodic Speaking, Pacing / Rate of speed 

  • Clear Enunciation and Clarity, Projection, Extended Breath Control and much more... 

VOICE COACH / PERFORMANCE / DELIVERY / STAGE PRESENCE

Learn how to trust in your own judgment, abilities, and build and maintain confidence. Overcome Performance anxiety / stage fright. Develop stage presence, prepare for your next audition, gig, recording session or public speaking engagement.


  • Presentation, Delivery, Interpretation, Phrasing, Projection

  • Vocal Styling, Techniques, Movement and Microphone Techniques 

  • Repertoire Mentoring, Individual Sound and Personal music choices 

  • Improvisation, Embellishments, Memorize Lyrics 

  • Warm-ups, Practice, Reverse Planning 

  • Audience & Performance Awareness, Effective vocal delivery 

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GUITAR PROGRAMS

What We Offer

 

BEGINNER GUITAR LESSONS

Acoustic or Electric

We offer different methods and can accommodate all learning styles and ability levels. There are different ways to learn how to play guitar.


Anyone can learn ... decide what method is best for you.


Learning to read music notation is NOT REQUIRED.  However, we do offer music theory should you decide you want to learn how to read sheet music and composition.


  • Our easy beginner step by step class will have you playing your favorite songs in no time

  • Basic chords, Universal strumming / Rhythm patterns, Read Chord Charts / Boxes or Tab /Tablature

  • Modified Easy Chords and Modified Music Theory basics for your favorite songs

  • Work at your own speed Major / Minor Scales

ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE GUITAR INSTRUCTION

Acoustic or Electric

Being an at an intermediate or Advanced level requires knowing some theory. All Genres / Styles, Pop Classic Rock, Blues, R& B, Folk, Country. Finger Picking, Solo's, Licks, Riffs, and much more…


  • 7 note Scales, Guitar Solo, Licks for every scale, Arpeggio's 

  • Advanced Rhythm Studies, Riff based Repertoire, Triads 

  • Altered Chords, Writing chord charts

  • Learn how to play and sing at the same time / coordination skills 

  • Pentatonic Scales, Barre Chords, Open Position Notes 

  • 12 Bar Form and Blues Variations, Minor Pentatonic Phrases 

  • Develop Speed, Modify Chord Changes, Rhythm, Tone 

  • Read or Rhythm, Riffs, Complex Scales and Rhythm Patterns and exercises 

  • Learn how to Jam with other musicians, prepare for a gig or music engagement 

  • Play with your own style

  • Read Standard Music Notation, Transcribing Using Intervals in Improvisation / Ear Training on guitar with scales 

MORE PROGRAMS & OFFERS

EAR TRAINING / MUSICALITY / FREESTYLE / IMPROVISATION

A good ear is what lets you play and express yourself....If you are an aural learner we can teach you how to play by ear...sing on pitch and handle many improvisational scenario's with confidence. By doing specific exercises for listening skills, a Musician / Singer can enhance and develop their creative side and inner musicality. Learn how to transform your basic music skills, and go to the next level of musicianship. This music theory field of study is where musicians use only their hearing to identify pitches, melodies and chords.


  • Develop your musical ear quickly and easily, Progressions and Melodies 

  • Be able to improvise and make music up on the spot, be free from reading sheet music 

  • Learn how to have a good sense of natural rhythm, timing, and active listening skills

  • Transform into a true musician...be creative, expressive, instinctive, and spontaneous

  • Write your own original music or reproduce on the spot any music that you hear

  • Sing on Pitch and become more musically confident, Play by ear, develop musicality 

  • Learn how to jam with other musicians or Improvise a solo

MUSIC THEORY

Music Theory is a visual method to describe and notate what you hear. If you are a visual learner Music Theory can help you understand how music works.


Basic music theory looks at fundamental concepts that musicians use to understand, analyze, and create music. The easiest way to learn music theory is by starting with the basic elements that constructs a piece of music.


  • Rudiments of Music Theory, Standard Music Notation, Sheet music

  • Scales are the basis for any melody, Rhythm, Form, Keys and Key Time Signatures 

  • Tonal Systems, Tuning, Intervals, Composition, Performance, Improvisation 

  • Music Theory Exercises for voice and guitar 

SUMMER LESSONS

Our Summer lessons offered in July and August are ideal for students looking to take their skills and career to a new level.

BC APPROVED ONLINE HOME SCHOOL VENDOR/CRC CREDENTIALS

Limelight Music in Chilliwack is an Online Homeschool Vendor. We accept students from any BC Homeschool Program.

Some of the schools we work with: 

  • School District #33 in Chilliwack

  • Traditional Learning Academy (TLA)

  • Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS)

  • Check ABC School

  • Self-Design 

Contact us for more details. 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE


Year-Round Gift Certificate Special Our gift certificates are available year-round as an introductory special for new students.

Give the Gift of Music This Christmas! Not sure what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Give the gift of music! Our private lessons make a wonderful, unique gift and are suitable for all ages. 

COVID-19

At Limelight music, in-person classes are provided with the following safety measures in place: 

  • Everyone must sanitize their hands upon arrival and departure. 

  • Physical distancing will be adhered to as much as possible. Vocalists are asked to sing behind large stationary polycarbonate shields during lessons. Surfaces at our school are disinfected frequently including the polycarbonate shields used for vocal lessons. 

  • All parents, students and teachers are required to wear face masks in our common areas and during lessons (where possible). 


We regularly monitor BC Ministry of Health for updates and to ensure that we are providing a safe environment for all our students. 

 
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LIMELIGHT MUSIC SCHOOL

Call or email us to find out more about some of the exciting programs offered at Limelight Music.

604-858-7679

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