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