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Voted Top Choice Music School two years in a row, and Best of Winnipeg!

Voted Top Choice Music School two years in a row, and Best of Winnipeg!

Whyte Ridge Music is proud to have been voted Top Choice Music School in Winnipeg two years in a row, and Best of Winnipeg, Readers’ Choice Awards as published in the Free Press!
Come visit us and see why we were voted Top Choice! Students enjoy spacious studios while parents enjoy watching through the only glass front, open concept rooms in Winnipeg!


Thank you for your vote!


It’s Easy to Take the Next Step!

If you’re looking for music lessons for either yourself or your children, you’ve come to the right place. We are a full-service music school in South Winnipeg with over fifteen music teachers, and we offer very competitive rates. Our talented team specializes in electric & acoustic guitar, voice, piano, bass, drums, violin, wood and brass-wind, year round recording classes, and year round rock band classes. We firmly believe in creating friendly, honest relationships with our students, and we care about each and every one of them. Bottom line: we’ll teach you how to play music, and we’ll teach you how to fall in love with it, too.

It’s easy to take the next step! If you have any questions about lessons or Whyte Ridge Music in general, do not hesitate to contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

Call us at:
(204) 489-1200

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Lessons are first come, first served.  Contact us today to arrange your first lesson before someone takes your spot!


Rock Shop Program

For those who dream of playing in a band (who doesn’t?), Whyte Ridge Music Centre’s premier Rock Shop Program allows for dreams to come true!  Back by popular demand every year, our Rock Shop program keeps getting better and better!

Rock Shop is an incentive program for WRMC lesson students who have displayed a passion and dedication toward their instruments.  Once our students have achieved an appropriate skill level conducive to playing with other musicians, they may be specially invited by their private lesson instructors to be part of a Rock Shop group.

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12 Benefits of Becoming a Whyte Ridge Music Student

12 Benefits of Becoming a Whyte Ridge Music Student

There are many benefits to becoming a student at Whyte Ridge Music Centre!  If you haven’t already signed up, now is the time before we fill up!

1.  Guitar, Bass, Voice, Piano, Violin, Band Instruments, Drums, Recording and Rock Band Classes all in ONE location!

We are the only school in Southwest Winnipeg that offers all 6 of the most popular instruments and more:  Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Piano, Bass, Drums, Violin, Wood and Brass-wind, year round Recording classes, and year round Rock Band classes in one location.

2.  The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in Winnipeg.

We have 15+ music teachers, all with either university training, RCM training, and/or professional teaching and performance experience.  Whyte Ridge Music teachers are not only qualified, they have all been screened through the Government of Canada Child Abuse Registry, an important factor often overlooked at other teaching studios.  Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them.  With at least three music teachers for the most popular instruments, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs.  In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson.

3.  Widest range of music lesson times available six days a week!

We are the only music school in Winnipeg that offers music lessons six days a week from early in the day to late at night to accommodate your busy schedule.

1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

4.  Month to Month lessons: Whyte Ridge Music does not require semester minimums for lessons.

Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.

5.  A proven track record of excellence since 2002.

We have the best lesson programming in Winnipeg:  student showcases (mini-recitals), record your own CD, Rock Band concerts, huge final concert at great venue, student contests to keep music fun, and more. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed.  Whyte Ridge Music Centre has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons in Winnipeg, Manitoba, year round.  Our full time passion is teaching music lessons, trusted by over 1,500 families for over a decade.

6.  Fully stocked music lesson rooms.

Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps,  full drum kits, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument.

7.  On-site, professional recording studio for students to record their projects and learn how to record at home.

We have spent over $20,000 on our recording studio with state-of-the art equipment, soundproofing, computer equipment, professional Shure Microphones, modern and vintage instruments such as a Roland MC-909 Sampling Groovebox, a Korg M50-88 professional work station keyboard, a Korg SV-1 professional keyboard, a 1959 Hammond A-100 organ (sister to the B3) with a Leslie 122 speaker, a 1963 Hammond L100 “Porta B” organ, a 1977 Rhodes piano, a Heintzman upright acoustic piano, and more.

8.  A new, comfortable parent’s ‘coffee house’ setting for our waiting clients with free wi-fi service, magazines, flat-screen TV, and a performance area for students to show off what they are learning!

Our clients enjoy a spacious area with free Wi-Fi, magazines, cold water service, flavoured coffee/tea/hot chocolate service, and a cold pop service. We also provide large, glass, observation lesson studios where you can watch students and bands practicing and performing while you wait.  Or if you prefer you can sit in on your child’s lesson anytime you like.

9.  Professional office staff six days a week to serve you.

We are the only music school in Southwest Winnipeg that offers full time professional customer service for their students six days a week. Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher/owner or more commonly an answering machine.  We have office team members who are available at the front desk to assist our clients quickly and professionally.

10.  Picture Day:  we are the only music school in Winnipeg to offer picture day for students!

11.  “One Stop Shop” to serve you with music book purchases, instrument purchases, rentals, and repairs.

Save time!  There is no need to wait until your next lesson or hunt around to get your next level of music book!  We stock all the popular music lesson books needed.  We can take care of all your musical instrument needs, quickly and efficiently, with excellent name-brand instruments and speedy repairs when needed.

12.  Best location: easy to get to from anywhere in Winnipeg or outside.  Just off Route 90 (Kenaston) at Bishop Grandin.

Due to our great location, our school is convenient to all areas of Winnipeg.  Our location is especially convenient to and we have many students from Whyte Ridge, Linden Woods, Linden Ridge, Waverley Heights, Bridgewater Forest, Waverley West, Grande Pointe, Fort Richmond, Richmond West, Fort Garry, St. Vital, Tuxedo, Charleswood, River Heights, Fort Rouge, St. Norbert, La Salle, Oak Bluff, and Sanford.

Nearby our school, you will find great shopping at Costco, Ikea, Home Depot, Rona, major outlet stores, and more.  Visit boutique style shops within walking distance:  Peppertree Fashions, Calabria Italian Market & Wine Vendors, and more.  Also, enjoy dining at all the nearby dining attractions:  Triple B’s, Joeys Kenaston, Moxies, Mongo’s, Chico’s Mexican, various Sushi bars, various fast-food restaurants, Tim Hortons and more.