Teacher Bios

Mike King – Guitar/Bass/Ukulele/Vocal
Genres – Rock, Country, Blues, Folk, Funk
Education – Vocal and Performing Arts; American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC
Mike started playing professionally in 1980, and has played with numerous musicians across Canada including Paul James, Mike Ford, Dollhouse, Willy and the Po’Boys, Amos Garret and Greg Goddovitz. Mike has also hosted one of Calgary’s most popular blues jams at the Shamrock Hotel for over a decade. His nearly unending experience has made Mike an ace instructor at Music Centre Canada for nearly 15 years.

Ryan Lehtinen – Drums/Guitar/Bass
Genres – Rock, Blues, Classical
Education – Honours Bachelor of Music; Lakehead University, Thunder Bay
Ryan has been traveling across Canada as a professional musician since 1982, playing drums and guitar in various acts such as Almost Abba, Daylin James Tribute to Elvis, Huxley’s Breed, and has recorded and played live with Karina Lons Band and Jim Houston. Ryan is comfortable in any situation, on any instrument, and strives to install that confidence into his students.

Tracy Hayduk – Piano/Keyboard
Genres – Pop, Rock, Jazz
Education – Jazz Performance Diploma; Mount Royal College, Calgary
Tracy has been performing professionally for the last 15 years in a diverse collection of bands, most recently in 70’s funk band Sugarsnap, acoustic act Pale Moon and hard rock band Project Mayhem. She brings her effervescent attitude, and 20 years teaching experience into her lesson studio, making her one of our most popular teachers.