Calgary Music Lessons

At Bowtown Music our mission is to make music happen for you! Whether you are an up-and-coming talent or an experienced musician, our passionate instructors will provide you with a quality education in guitar, piano, violin, ukulele, vocals, drums, banjo, mandolin, audio engineering, and music theory. For anyone interested, we also provide online lessons in the comfort of your own home at the same price of our In-Studio LessonsOur studio is located on the corner of Kensington Road and 14th Street NW at 1609c Kensington Road NW in Calgary, Alberta. We have free customer parking and a comfortable waiting room. If you’d like more information about our lessons you can fill out our short lesson inquiry form or contact us.

Music Lesson Rates

Bowtown Music Lesson Policy

Registration/Try-Out Lesson

There is a one-time registration fee of $30 per family. Once you have paid the registration fee, you have the option to pay for a 30-minute try out lesson with an instructor before committing to a semester payment.


We require payment for the entire semester and welcome E-Transfer. A 10% discount will be applied for semester payment in full received prior to the start of the semester. Once the semester has begun you will no longer be eligible for this discount. In-home lessons are a minimum of one hour.

Monthly Payments

For those who wish to pay for the semester through monthly installments, we require your credit card on file. An automatic withdrawal for the total cost of monthly lessons will be charged to your card on the first of every month.

Automatic Payments

There will be an administration fee of $5 for one-month payments and $10 for semester payments.


We require a one month notice to cancel lessons.


Fall Semester / September – December Winter Semester / January – March Spring Semester / April – June Summer Lessons* / July – August *Summer Lessons can be paid monthly. There is no semester payment required There are no lessons on provincial holidays.

Missed Lessons

We do not offer make-up lessons or reschedule missed lessons. The fees paid are to reserve a spot on our schedule. If an instructor is not able to provide a lesson, a substitute instructor will be provided. If a substitute is not available, the instructor will schedule a make-up lesson with the student.

Drop in Card

You can purchase a drop-in card which will allow you to book within 24 hours before a lesson. There is a one-time (per family) registration fee of $30.