Meet Ben

Meet Ben

Ben Rossouw is the newest team member at Forte School of Music. Ben teaches piano and theory lessons at Forte. While Ben is highly qualified in classical piano, he has a passion for jazz piano as well! Whether you are a beginner, looking for classical piano study, or looking to learn some jazz piano, Ben Read more about Meet Ben[…]

Christmas Carol Virtual Sing-along Series

Christmas Carol Virtual Sing-along Series

Gather the members of your household for one (or all!) of our Christmas Carol Virtual Sing-along’s this holiday season. This year we will carol together virtually via Zoom with three dates to choose from: December 3, December 5, or December 12. Partial proceeds of the virtual sing-along’s will be donated to Cowichan Women Against Violence Read more about Christmas Carol Virtual Sing-along Series[…]

Meet Simon

Meet Simon

Simon Farintosh is the newest team member at Forte School of Music. Simon teaches guitar and theory lessons at Forte. While Simon specializes in classical guitar, he enjoys teaching many different genres to all levels of ability. Whether you are looking to learn to strum the guitar you’ve had sitting at home, or are interested Read more about Meet Simon[…]

Music Lesson and Home Practice

Music Lessons and Home Practice

Music lessons only come around once a week, which means that the majority of learning time is spent at home. We capitalize on the weekly lesson time with regular home practice. Learning any musical instrument, including piano and singing that we teach here at Forte, takes both intellectual understanding and muscle memory. The understanding we Read more about Music Lessons and Home Practice[…]