Guitar Instructor: Barry G. Player

Barry started playing at age 12 after learning his first chord from his mom. By age 13 he was sure music would be what he would pursue for the rest of his life. Years of gigs and road work followed as well as studying at the Musicians Institute in California. An interest in many styles […]

QMA Instructor: Libby Giesbrecht

Libby Giesbrecht began playing violin at the age of 4, and joined the Winnipeg Youth Strings Orchestra at the age of 9. Now 19, she is well versed in both classical and fiddling styles. Libby also has experience playing piano, euphonium and trombone. With fourteen years of collective musical experience, Libby is passionate about teaching, […]

Guitar Instructor: Brett Leier

Brett Leier has been playing guitar for over 20 years. Brett’s guitar lessons are designed to help you achieve your musical goals! Brett started performing with bands at age 12. He has since released a steady stream of full-length records, and toured throughout the country with many musical acts of different variety. (Metal, Rock, Pop, […]

Guitar Instructor: Terry Smith

Terry Smith teaches guitar and bass guitar lessons at Quest. He has played live and recorded material with many bands throughout his career, sharing the stage with well-known artists. As a winner and finalist of several guitar competitions, Terry is very adept at teaching a wide range of styles. Whether you want to play rock, metal, […]

Guitar Instructor: Tristan Rivers

Tristan has been playing guitar for nearly 20 years and has been teaching guitar lessons for the last 10 years. Although his insane chops have primarily established him as one of Quest Musique’s shred teachers, Tristan teaches all genres of music and is also an accomplished classical guitarist. During his classical guitar training he won […]

QMA Instructor: Dave Brown

Dave Brown has been playing woodwinds for over 30 years. From the beginning he excelled at the flute, and in 1972 he was chosen for International Music Camp European Tour Band as the youngest musician at 15, and played six European countries including a concert at the Vatican in Rome. Dave studied flute at Brandon […]

QMA Instructor: Brendan McLean

Brendan McLean has been with Quest Musique for 5 years teaching guitar, bass and ukulele lessons. To fit the needs of his students Brendan teaches an array of musical genres while focusing on musical theory and sight-reading. Classically trained at a young age, Brendan has performed at numerous music festivals and has won awards at […]

QMA Instructor: Victor Lopez

Victor Hugo Lopez is one of Quest Musique’s newest additions. He brings diversity to the school, being a guitar instructor in many styles including Latin-American and Caribbean rhythms and techniques, as well as an instructor in Latin Percussion. He has had instruction with some of Winnipeg’s finest guitarist and instructors, such as Larry Roy (University […]

QMA Instructor: Scott Beatie

At the age of eight, Scott Beattie got behind a drumset, and it has been a centrality to his life ever since. Gigging regularly and touring Canada and the US with his various bands, he incorporates his understanding of stylistic and realistic expectations of young drummers into every lesson he teaches. Beginning his studies with […]

QMA Instructor: Crystal Schau

Crystal Schau is a 28 year old voice instructor at Quest Music Academy. She has a Bachelor of Music, majoring in voice from Canadian Mennonite University and a Bachelor of Education, majoring in Choral music, from the University of Manitoba. She is excited about working with all those who love to sing.