Winter Schedule

Currently there is a discussion happening on our Facebook page regarding class times/schedule for the upcoming winter session.

Some quick info regarding Winter.  Sessions will be held from January – March 10 weeks.  We’re offering classes 7 days a week.  Registration to the general public will be open towards the end of November.  Prices: 30 min classes (6 mos-2 yrs) $100 for the semester; 45 min classes (3-5 yrs) $130 for the semester.

If you have any additional questions please contact michelle@preludemusic.ca

Meet our Staff- Abigail Graff

Abigail Graff, BMT (MTA in process)
Teaches: Music Therapy, Melodies & ABCs, Piano, Voice, Guitar

Abigail PhotoAbigail Graff received her Bachelor of Music Therapy from Canadian Mennonite University. She completed a 1000 hour clinical internship at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto. Skilled in voice, piano, and guitar, she provides a positive space where her clients can be motivated towards change and growth and discover the fullness of life through music!

Abigail’s passion for music began at the age of five with her first piano lesson. She grew up exploring various instruments, playing in a variety of ensembles, and teaching beginner piano lessons. When she witnessed music help children with special needs communicate and express themselves she was inspired to pursue music therapy. Abigail is passionate about helping her clients feel successful by focusing on their individual strengths, and contributing to the goals of her clients and their families.

Summer Registration Now Open!

Summer registration is now open to the public for both private lessons/therapy and Melodies & ABCs.  Summer semester runs from July 2-August 22, 2013.  To register for private lessons/therapy please email Michelle at michelle@preludemusic.ca.

To register for Melodies & ABCs please click here.

Meet our Staff – Mike Swickis

Mike Swickis
Teaches: guitar, bass guitar

Mike has been playing guitar over 25 years and has decades of experience teaching and playing guitar.   Originally from Kenora Ontario, Mike began playing blues, rock and heavy metal tunes while studying classical guitar at the local high school.   After high school Mike headed East to study jazz guitar and composition earning his BA in Music from St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.   While living out East Mike played in cover bands, country bands and at the Atlantic Jazz festival in addition to recording as a sideman.

Mike headed down to London Ontario in 1999 and earned his Bachelor Education with a focus on music.  After earning his degree he traveled the world working as a show band musician for various cruise lines including the Queen Mary 2.

While in Winnipeg Mike has performed with Ron Paley, Janice Finlay, Rainbow Stage, Kathy Kennedy Blues Band, Walle Larsson,  and a variety of Rock, R and B and Jazz groups including his own trio.

Mike plays a wide variety of musical styles and has a solid background in theory, composition, recording and real life playing experience.