Music Lessons

Music Lessons

Our team of teachers are ready to take you under their wings to help you accomplish your musical goals.

Find a Teacher

Your musical journey starts with a single step- let us help you make the right one.

We offer music lessons for the following instruments: ukulele, guitar, violin, bass, piano and drums.

Before committing to lessons, you can book single lessons with prospective teachers to make sure they make you feel comfortable, you understand them and mostly that they understand and support your goals.

As always, please feel free to contact us at or at (902) 444-1490 with any questions or concerns.

Our Teachers

Finding the Right Teacher- Simply browse through our teachers below and see their musical education & background, level of experience and personality.

  • Jack - Guitar Electric & Acoustic

    Jack has six combined years of formal music education, including the NSCC Music Arts Program, as well as lessons with several esteemed university guitar professors. Currently a gigging musician in Halifax, Jack is equipped to teach any age group or experience level across a plethora of genres. Lessons will be dynamic and tailored to meet your needs and interests.

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  • Serkan Suer, Drums

    Serkan Suer is a session musician and a drum teacher in Halifax, NS. For over 25 years he has been playing and teaching percussion. He completed the Specialist Drummer Certification Program from Berklee College of Music in 2014. He has written 3 drum books which were published by Fundamental Changes, England: Rock Drumming for Beginners (2017), Drum Rudiments & Musical Application (2017) and 200 Paradiddle Exercises for Drums (2018). Over the last few years, he has been recording and performing with various artists such as Campbell & Johnston’s Band, Charlie A’court, Dan Doiron, Superfluid Collective and Tyler Mullendore. Since 2015, he has been representing Turkish Cymbals as an endorsing artist. He is offering drum lessons to students of any age and drumming experience (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels). Music is his passion, and teaching allows him to share his experience and expertise with aspiring drummers.

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  • Victoria Ioannou - Violin

    Victotria joined the Citadel Music team in 2018 & holds a Bachelor of Music from Acadia University where she studied with Gillian Smith. She previously studied with Conrad Chow with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She was on faculty at the Port Perry School of Music and has adjudicated at the Durham Showcase Music Festival in Ontario. She has performed with the Durham Chamber Orchestra, the Acadia University Orchestra, and numerous chamber ensembles both in classical and improvisational settings. Her passions lie in performance, pedagogy, and interdisciplinary artistic collaborations. In addition to classical music, she enjoys teaching fiddle and any genre that's best suited to her students' goals. She aims to challenge students and inspire them to strive for their full potential and discover their passions in music. 

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  • Piano with Songhan Li

    Songhan is a classical trained pianist, accompanist and piano teacher based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

    Songhan was born in Nanchang, Jiangxi, in southeast China. Her earliest musical steps were guided by her mother and she started learning piano at the age of 4. She received her first piano prize at age 10 and achieved excellent grades in piano examinations. She came to Canada in 2014 and finished her Bachelor of Music degree at Dalhousie University in 2019.

    Songhan teaches students ranging from 4 to 60 years of age. She loves teaching young children and very passionate about classical music. She can provide lesson in both English and Mandarin. She is a patient and outgoing piano professional who wants to bring joy of music to others’ life. 

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