Your Teacher

MYC Teacher Lynda BaechlerLynda Baechler, BA, MYCC
  • Qualified to teach all MYC® levels
  • 28 years experience teaching MYC
  • RCM Grade 8 Piano and Grade 5 Theory Qualifications
  • RCM Grade 7 Voice, RCM Grade 3 Violin
  • Studied 3 yrs piano pedagogy with Cindy Taylor ARCT(T), ARCT(P), AVCM(T), RMTA
  • Proficient children's leader who has worked with children in music and sport settings for more than 35 years
  • Certified St. John Ambulance Safety Oriented First Aid: Emergency Level - Enhanced, Emergency Level - Industry, and Level B Adult & Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Past member of Lakehead Symphony Orchestra and Fort William City Band (flute)
I love teaching the MYC program and interacting with children and their parents. MYC® is family centered and wholistic in its approach to music education. After finishing MYC®, children continue on, in music in private piano studies, other instruments, choirs, or just enjoy music around them.

It gives me much joy to be able to teach children music and the value it adds to their lives. I enjoy helping children grow to their full musical potential as we acknowledge their strengths and individual creativity. I see the many cognitive and developmental benefits music offers and wish to share it with this generation.



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The Studio

The music studio features:
  • a 1000 square foot basement space with a private entrance, student/sibling waiting room, studio washroom, studio music/instrument storage room, 20' x 20' MYC piano studio with a galley kitchen for preparation of food and refreshments for class social activities
  • a 10' x 14' private studio with a Yamaha PSR-E323/YPT-320 keyboard
  • four full sized electric pianos (Korg, Roland & Yamaha) and a 69 key Casio for MYC student use. Students have access to a Roland electric harpsichord, a Muser M42 xylophone, and a three octave Suzuki Floor Keyboard
  • sunny yellow walls, south facing windows, heated tiled entry, wood studio floors, and a woodstove to complement the electric heat in winter
  • maximum number of students and parents in an MYC Group Piano Class is six.
  • a Main Floor studio is 400 square feet of L-shaped carpeted space used for MYC Sunrise and tmc Music Pups classes. The student washroom is accessed from inside the studio.
  • maximum number of students and parents in MYC Sunrise is eight and in tmc Music Pups is ten.
The Studio Location:

The Music House
1142 Ash Street
Campbell River, BC V9W 1G7
CANADA

Studio Tel: (250) 923-6103
Studio Fax: (250) 923-6004
Studio Map


Other Information

  • Parking is available on the street in front of the studio and on the graveled area as well. Please do not block any driveways.
  • The yard is 50% fenced for the safety of the younger students.
  • A student may use the trampoline in the yard with his/her parent's permission and direct parental supervision. Only one person on the trampoline at a time.
  • siblings using the waiting room are not under supervision
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MYC Students

My Music for Young Children® students receive a good foundation from which to learn virtually any other musical instrument. They learn in a fun environment and develop a sense of discipline and structure. They have an opportunity to interact with other children and develop friendships. Students participate in two recitals yearly. They enter an international composition contest in February.

Their parents have a chance to see their child interact in a group situation. Their parents see exactly what the student is learning and are better equipped to help them with practicing.

Students and parents enjoy a one hour class that has singing, keyboard instruction, fun music games, rhythm ensembles, and composing. P.S......parents get to learn piano too!

For more information regarding class schedules and tuition fees, please refer to the Schedule page.

Music For Young Children Students

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Private Students

Students in private lessons have many beginner methods to choose from such as Alfred, Bastien, Celebrate Piano, Faber & Faber, Music Tree, etc. and may choose one that fits their style of learning. Most Methods address the styles of music with supplementary books on Jazz, Rock, Popular, Religious, Blues, Christmas, Country, to name a few. Materials will be tailored to the individual student. All lesson books will be paid for by the parent. Extra repertoire is available from my studio library. Returning private students will have a studio fee of $25.00 in June.

Exams and festivals are optional, but often a good idea. Costs for these are separate from my tuition and studio fees.

Private students participate in Studio Master Classes and two recitals yearly.

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1142 Ash Street, Campbell River, BC, V9W 1G7, Canada
Studio Tel: (250) 923-6103   E-mail: lynda@themusichouse.ca

Designed by: J Webster Design
Quote:

"The philosophy of the Music for Young Children program is to help children develop the happy habit of learning music. Music for Young Children provides the necessary structure for learning to take place while allowing children the freedom to think. Children are empowered to set goals in their learning while experiencing a playful, positive environment."

- Barbara Coloroso, Educator and Author of Kids are Worth It!