Guitar lessons with Lucas McKinnon

A multi-instrumentalist, avid composer, and passionate educator. Lucas received a Bachelor’s Degree of Music at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in classical guitar studying under Don Hlus. Lucas has taken ensemble instruction and masterclasses with great musicians including Jodi Proznick, Bill Coon, and Miles Black.

In 2019, Lucas performed in the musical “Rock of Ages” produced by Renegade Arts Co. in Vancouver. He has performing experience in a wide range of ensembles from a classical guitar trio, to jazz combo, to rock band.

            As a music educator, Lucas encourages younger musicians to pursue the music that inspires them and to develop their own creativity. He greatly values playing music in an ensemble and gives his students the skills they need to feel comfortable playing in a group. His patient and relaxed personality creates a safe environment, conducive to learning. Lucas welcomes students of all ages and skills levels, and teaches all styles of music.

            Lucas is also currently working on newer compositions in the jazz and fusion style, as well as for classical guitar trio. His other instruments include piano, voice, bass, and drums.