Studio Instruction – Music Technology Subjects

Program Outline

The VCM’s Pitt and Sheila Linder Music Technology and Creativity Lab is located at the VCM’s downtown location, 900 Johnson Street, and offers students the opportunity to learn about music technology subjects on state-of-the-art computer workstations (iMacs) and audio equipment, with industry standard software including:

Digital Notation Software:


Finale and Sibelius

Digital Audio Workstation and Sequencing:


Pro Tools 12 and Logic Pro X

Ableton Live + PUSH

As well as Digital Performer, Reaper, Max 7, Audacity, and more.

Virtual Instrument Library:

Native Instruments Kontakt 11

Individual lessons are available in the above listed subject areas, with tuition fees varying according to instructor.

To request lessons with one of our Music Technology Faculty, please complete and submit the following New Student Referral Form

Program Details

Lesson Tuition Rates vary according to instructor ($55 - $85/hr)

Once you have found an instructor, ask about building your own Online Group! Group classes must have a minimum of four enrolled, and cost $17.20 per student per hour.



Wynn Gogol

Wynn Gogol is a music producer, mixer, educator and author who enjoys working in a wide range of genres and styles. With more than twenty years of experience, his work has received Juno nominations, a Maple Blues Award and a Canadian Folk Award. Wynn joined the VCM in 2017 to teach the newly developed postsecondary Diploma in Music Performance course “Composing as Singer-Songwriter”. As a faculty member of the VCM’s School of Music Technology & Creativity, Wynn has since expanded his involvement with the VCM to include teaching digital school notation, as well as recording, mixing, and editing, as part of the VCM’s new Music Technology Lab programming currently under development. […]

Jonathan Haek

Jonathan Haek is a composer and flutist originally from Portland, Oregon. Dr. Haek is the Director of the School of Music Technology and Creativity at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. He currently teaches Aural Skills courses for the VCM’s Department of Postsecondary Studies, and is the designer, developer, and instructor of the new postsecondary Certificate of Music Technologies program offered in partnership with Camosun College. Jon’s interests lie at the intersections of music, math, and technology. His projects have involved collaboration with modern dance choreographers, free improvisation, interactive and computer music composition, and Fibonacci numbers as compositional tools. Dedicated to […]

Nathan Johson

Nathan Jonson

Nathan Jonson is an electronic music producer and composer who has been releasing music internationally for almost 2 decades as a solo act and as a part of numerous group projects. Live performance and DJ tours have taken him to the United States, all over the UK and Europe, Russia, and through Asia while teaching production masterclasses along the way. At the VCM Nathan specializes in teaching Ableton. […]

Jan Randall

Jan Randall is a pianist, who played entirely by ear from childhood, started working in blues and pop music bands while still in high school, and after receiving formal classical and jazz training as a composer and arranger went on to spend a decade in theatre before moving on to make a career of composing sound tracks for broadcast. Jan has been the head song writer since 2011 for the hit CBC radio series “The Irrelevant Show.” He wrote songs and doubled as musical director for comedy shows with Second City in the early 80′s, where he collaborated with such (…)