Below is a list of recommended music teachers and music schools on the Kapiti Coast. Click on the instrument you wish to learn to see the drop down menu of teachers. If you would like to be included in our Teacher Database, please drop us a line – we’d love to have you!

Band Mentoring

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz

Tim Mekalick (Paraparaumu)
Dip. London College of Music
Drums, Bass, Guitar, Band Mentoring.
Ph: 027 222 7223
E: mekalickt@hotmail.com

Brass & Woodwind

The Jazz Shed
All levels, Saxophone, Clarinet, Guitar, Piano, Percussion.
Jazz, Latin Style, Improvisation, Pop, Modern.
Ph: Fernando or Luciana, 020 4093 9383 or 021 0880 4995

Grahame Browne (Paekakariki – can travel)
Trombone and Tuba.
Ph: 021 064 8992

Peter Shaw (Raumati Beach)
Saxophone, Flute and Guitar
Ph: 022 310 8221
shawgate249@gmail.com

Shona Jaunas (Paekakariki)
Bmus in performance violin
Beginner to intermediate piano and flute
Intermediate to advanced violin
021 905886
shona_violin@hotmail.com

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

Classical Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello etc.)

Mary Taylor (Paraparaumu)
Specialist violin teacher
0274334880

Sasha Routh (Otaki)
BA(Hons)Music, PGCE
Cello, Double Bass
mob: 021 455 490  hm: 06 364 8426
sasharouth@vodafone.co.nz

Felicity Baker
Cello, Piano, Theory.
“Fun and creative. Acheivement and Excellence. Be the best you can be. Music appreciation.”
027 272 2580
fab-music@baker.org.nz

Shona Jaunas (Paekakariki)
Bmus in performance violin
Intermediate to advanced violin
Beginner to intermediate piano and flute
021 905886
shona_violin@hotmail.com

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

Drums

Crawshaw Music School (Raumati)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Ph: 021 772 561 or 04 905 9317
www.crawshawmusicschool.co.nz

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz

Devon Welch (Raumati Beach)
Guitar, Bass, Drums
Ph: 0274123021
E: D3evolution@hotmail.co.nz

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

Tim Smith (Raumati)
Specialising in acoustic and electric guitar, but also teaches ukulele, bass, and introductory courses in drums.
Ph: 021 388 401
E: timsmithnz@gmail.com

Guitar and Bass

Crawshaw Music School (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Ph: 021 772 561 or 04 905 9317
www.crawshawmusicschool.co.nz

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz

Tim Smith (Raumati)
Specialising in acoustic and electric guitar, but also teaches ukulele, bass, and introductory courses in drums.
Ph: 021 388 401
E: timsmithnz@gmail.com

Jerry MacDermaid (Paraparaumu Beach)
Guitar and Bass, all styles.
Mob 021 134 4848 home 2989844

Christine White ‘Kapiti Gat” (Paraparaumu)
Guitar tuition
Ph: 021 123 6735

Devon Welch (Raumati Beach)
Guitar, Bass, Drums
Ph: 0274123021
E: D3evolution@hotmail.co.nz

Holly Ewens (Paekakariki)
Beginner to Intermediate guitar, singing and songwriting.
Happy to teach special needs kids.
Ph: 027 270 7090

Jeff Gardner (Raumati Beach)
Guitar, Bass, Keyboard, Ukulele
Ph: 04 905 9529

Tony Koretz (Otaki)
Guitar tuition
Ph: 021 055 9940

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

The Jazz Shed
All levels, Saxophone, Clarinet, Guitar, Piano, Percussion.
Jazz, Latin Style, Improvisation, Pop, Modern.
Ph: Fernando or Luciana, 020 4093 9383 or 021 0880 4995

Music Theory

Heidi Schrarma (Paraparaumu)
Piano, Royal Schools theory, Trinity College of London practical.
LLB, B’Com, Diploma of Teaching Primary
Mob: 021 563 263  Hm: 04 905 1053

Marle Stevenson (Nikau Valley)
Piano and Music Theory
Ph: 04 297 0277

Piano/Keyboard

Crawshaw Music School (Raumati)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Ph: 021 772 561 or 04 905 9317
www.crawshawmusicschool.co.nz

Heidi Schrarma (Paraparaumu)
Piano, Royal Schools theory, Trinity College of London practical.
LLB, B’Com, Diploma of Teaching Primary
Mob: 021 563 263  Hm: 04 905 1053

Mark Lewis (Paraparaumu)
Piano and Keyboards
Ph: 022 126 7781

Barbara King (Raumati Beach)
Piano (ABRSM), also ukulele and music programmes for children and adults with special needs.
Ph: 021 125 0086
bgking@paradise.net.nz

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz

Marle Stevenson (Nikau Valley)
Piano and Music Theory
Ph: 04 297 0277

Snowda Qwok-Barlow (Paraparaumu)
BA (Ed), LTCL, L Mus
Piano, Theory (ABRSM)
Ph: 0225955488
snowdaqwok-barlow@hotmail.com

Jennifer Scarlet (Waikanae)
B. Mus, Dip.Mus, LTCL, AIRMT Professional music teacher and pianist
Tuition in piano, theory and chamber music
All graded examination work and diplomas Ph: 0276232464
E: ijscarlet@clear.net.nz

Julia Truscott
BA, diptchg, ATCL performance piano Teaching all ages and levels. Trinity exams available.
Ph: 04 292 8667 or 027 6888 292
thepineappleproject@gmail.com

 

The Jazz Shed
All levels, Saxophone, Clarinet, Guitar, Piano, Percussion.
Jazz, Latin Style, Improvisation, Pop, Modern.
Ph: Fernando or Luciana, 020 4093 9383 or 021 0880 4995

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

Ukulele

The Ukulele Institute (T.U.I)
Shane from The Ukulele Institute runs fun, inexpensive ukulele groups for all ages. Come along and have a go! All open to the public.
Wednesdays 9am: Summerset Retirement Village, Guilford Drive Paraparaumu. $5
Saturdays 10am: Kapiti Village, Guilford Drive, Paraparaumu. $5
‘Sunday Strums’
Alternate Sundays 11am: Cuba Mall, Wellington. $5
Alternate Sundayas 5:30pm: St Peters Hall, Paekakariki 5.30pm. $7
For more info phone Shane, 0272737475

Ukulele Night Classes (The Family Music Store, Paraparaumu)
We will soon be starting our next 6 week night class in Ukulele. These classes are for up to 10 people at a time and will be cheaper than private lessons. A fun way to learn with some friends. Limited numbers, call to register your interest. You will need a ukulele, and possibly a chair if you want to sit down!
Ph: 04 298860

Crawshaw Music School (Raumati)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Ph: 021 772 561 or 04 905 9317
www.crawshawmusicschool.co.nz

Tim Smith (Raumati)
Specialising in acoustic and electric guitar, but also teaches ukulele, bass, and introductory courses in drums.
Ph: 021 388 401
E: timsmithnz@gmail.com

Connor Driver-Burgess (Paraparaumu Beach)
Ukulele – Any age, any style, any goal. Trained primary school teacher.
Great prices!
0272209166

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz

Voice

Shine Learn To Sing – Andrea Cook (Waikanae)
Singing, performance, song writing, production.
Ph: 022 010 2004
shinelearntosing@gmail.com

Fiona Wilson (Waikanae/Paraparaumu Beach)
Contemporary vocals, rock, pop, jazz, blues also metal and (safe) screaming! From ages 8 and up.
Ph: 0212079333
gingasinger@gmail.com

Holly Ewens (Paekakariki)
Beginner to Intermediate guitar, singing and songwriting.
Happy to teach special needs kids.
Ph: 027 270 7090

Crawshaw Music School (Raumati)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Ph: 021 772 561 or 04 905 9317
www.crawshawmusicschool.co.nz

Kapiti Music Centre (Paraparaumu)
A whole range of including more traditional classical instruments. They even do a glee club! Violin, Recorder, Brass, Drums and Percussion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Cello, Saxophone, Flute, Introduction to Music, Glee Club, Theory.
Ph: 021 297 1413
E: admin@kapitimusiccentre.org.nz
www.kapitimusiccentre.org.nz

House of Sound (Paraparaumu)
Teaching Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Vocals, Keyboard
Ph: 04 296 1618
www.houseofsound.co.nz