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Closing March 18 Until Further Notice

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 all City of Burnaby public facilities will be closed until further notice. View list

Refunds will be provided to anyone who has registered for programs affected by the closure of these facilities.

City Hall will remain open, and all other City functions and services will remain operational, including RCMP main detachment and local fire halls.

Music Music Music

Find your musical muse at the Shadbolt Centre music arts program where amazing things happen. Learn to play an instrument with one of our talented instructors, take a vocal lesson or try out an ensemble class. Enrol your preschooler or child in Orff class, or your teen in Drum Set Basics, and then if you want, enrol yourself in a class... there’s something at the Shadbolt Centre for every age and ability level.

What's New?

Check out our Spring programs now available for registration: 

See below for Music class dates along with our refund and class cancellation policies: 

2020 Recitals:

  • Sunday, June 7: Piano Recitals 
  • Sunday, June 14: Instrumental, Vocal & Ensembles Recitals 

Try It! 

  • Guitar Group Short Term, Level 1 (18+)
    An introduction to guitar for beginners. 
    Register »
  • Group Guitar Short Term, Level 2 (18+)
    A continuation of guitar for beginners.
    Register »

  • Young Tunes
    Young singers develop their voices and listening skills with poems, finger plays, musical games and action songs. 
    Register »

  • Browse WebReg to view all our music programs available. Programs are categorized by age group. 

Fine & Performing Arts Programmer – Music
Mark Vescovi
Phone: 604-205-3011

Meet our Music Instructors »

Shadbolt Arts Guide Pagelet

Arts Programs Events