Contact Us

For more information, contact:
Margaret Brentnall

Tel: 403-251-1385.

Online lessons are available for all disciplines


What’s available? 

Voice lessons for all levels (RCM Certified Teacher – Advanced Specialist)

Theory/Harmony/History lessons for all levels (RCM Certified Teacher – Advanced Specialist)
Piano lessons for beginner through intermediate levels (RCM Certified Teacher – Elementary Specialist)
Musicianship classes for those studying any instrument
Combination classes

Recitals ~ Festivals ~ Exam preparation

Welcome to Trio Music Studio!
Join us for a truly remarkable Music Experience where every student is encouraged to learn and develop as a well-rounded musician.

Disciplines offered include

  • Voice – Classical and Music Theatre
  • Theory – Rudiments through Advanced Harmony, Counterpoint and Analysis 
  • History
  • Piano

The Studio’s aim is to expose all students to new musical experiences and ideas, to offer the deep learning which is truly transformative for the student and to instill a life-long love and enjoyment of music.

Recital opportunities are available throughout the year.

The Teaching Approach

* adaptable

Learning styles are different for each student; as well, each student’s learning style will fluctuate as they progress on a learning curve

* flexible

effective with all types of learners from self-directed through dependent learners

* encourages critical thinking and opportunities to discuss music

* incorporates listening to students and establishing rapport

* allowing growth of artistic development and expression

* encourages self-motivation and eagerness to grow

* helps with goal setting, both short and long term

“You have been an awesome teacher for Maya – very patient and caring and we’ve really appreciated all the hard work you put into lessons and your adaptability and flexibility regarding re-scheduling and also exploring new songs that Maya wanted to try Your studentsare lucky to have you!" Tara M,parent of Voice student

“Margaret is an amazing teacher! I am impressed with how she keeps in mind the final musical product, scaffolding each step until you achieve your best. Personally, I have great exam anxiety; however, with her support I felt so prepared for my exam, that for the first time in my life I knew I was totally ready for that challenge.  I love my singing lessons with Margaret! She cares about my vocal health." Maria C, Voice, Theory and Piano student.

Student Lessons

* designed to increase music literacy and enjoyment

* develop personal artistry and musicianship

* improve and advance skills in the chosen area – practical and/or theoretical

* provide skills for successful practice periods

Preparation is Key to Success when participating in Exams and Festivals! The Studio keeps abreast of all requirements and helps with necessary planning and performance opportunities

“Words cannot express my gratitude to you for all the ways that you have encouraged and supported Elle! Elle enjoys her lessons so much and it is a joy to watch her singing and playing the piano.”   Ann B, parent of Voice and Piano student

Trio Music celebrates local up-and-coming musicians through scholarships given to the Calgary Performing Arts Festival