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Established 1975

The Vernon Community Music School is a non-profit organization and registered charity…

dedicated to nurturing musical learning, enjoyment and excellence. Various philosophies of instruction give students of all ages an appreciation, enjoyment and knowledge of music. We offer a wide variety of private and group instruction by well-qualified teachers, thus providing the members of the community an excellent opportunity for obtaining a good musical education in the discipline of their choice.

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registration is open for September 2020

Registration is OPEN for students wanting to take private music lessons this Fall for the 2020/2021 school year! If you are already a student at the Music School, make sure you connect with your teacher to let him/her know you’ll be back for one on one lessons in September. Then click on our link for the registration form and fill it out for the 2020/2021 school year. 

Once filled in, you can either scan it and send it back to the office, mail it in to 1705 32nd Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 2J3, or drop it in our mailbox out front of the school if you are going for a drive. 

We are looking forward to the new school year, and will let you know when the school is allowed to reopen, and what that will look like. Stay up to date on here for all the latest information!

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Office Hours

The office is open Monday-Thursday, from 8:30am – 5:00pm. We are closed for lunch from 1:00-1:30.


1705 32nd Avenue
Vernon, BC
V1T 2J3

2020/2021 Calendar

September 7, 2020 – Lessons commence
October 12, 2020 – Thanksgiving
November 11, 2020 – Remembrance Day
December 21 – January 4, 2021 – Christmas break, school is closed
January 4, 2021 – School re-opens
February 15, 2021 – Family Day, office closed
March 15 – 26, 2021 – Spring Break
April 2, 2021 – Good Friday
April 5, 2021 – Easter Monday
May 24, 2021 – Victoria Day, office is closed
June 4, 2021 – Country Fair
June 7 – 11, 2021 – Make-up week

There are no lessons during Christmas or the first week of Spring Break. Some teachers take both weeks of Spring Break off. Please check with your teacher to see what he/she plans to do.

The Vernon Community Music School recognizes its responsibility to build and maintain a diverse, respectful workplace, where all members enjoy an environment in which the dignity and respect of every person is valued and which is free of offensive remarks, material or behaviour.

It takes a community to support our Music School. We would like to recognize the following organizations for their contributions to help our Music School grow and thrive, thereby helping to foster future community leaders: