Why Choose Colourstrings Conservatory of Music?

🌟Holistic Music Education: Our programs go beyond teaching musical techniques. We cultivate a deep appreciation for music as an art form, enriching students' lives beyond the classroom.

🌟Professional Instructors: Our team of dedicated professional musicians, and experienced music educators are passionate about nurturing talent and guiding students towards their full musical potential. 

🌟Individualized Learning: We recognize that every student is unique. Our flexible approach ensures that each learner progresses at their own pace, fostering a lifelong love for music.

🌟Community and Collaboration: At Colourstrings, we foster a sense of community among students. Collaborative experiences, such as group performances and ensemble opportunities, enhance the learning journey.

🌟Proven Results: Over the years, we've seen countless students blossom into accomplished musicians. Many of our faculty & alumni have pursued successful journeys into music, a testament to the quality of our education.

About Colourstrings Conservatory of Music

At Colourstrings Conservatory of Music, we're dedicated to providing innovative and child-centered music education in Vancouver, Canada. Founded by Laura Hasthorpe, an accomplished musician with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Certificate of Postgraduate Studies in performance from the Royal Academy of Music & Drama in Glasgow, Scotland, we've been a trusted institution for over two decades.

Laura's journey in music education has been enriched with numerous prizes and scholarships, including an opportunity to continue her postgraduate studies under the guidance of the world-renowned Gerald Stanick at UBC, Canada.

As a Certified Music Specialist for over 20 years, Laura is the Director of the Colourstrings Conservatory. She's also a Certified Early Childhood Music Specialist, having introduced the Colourstrings method to Vancouver in 2004.

Our Approach to Music Education

Colourstrings Conservatory of Music offers a unique approach to music education, drawing inspiration from the best of various renowned music-learning methods, including Kodály, Orff, and Dalcroze. Our programs cater to children aged 0 to 18+ years, ensuring that every age group finds a tailored and enriching musical experience.  Read OUR STORY here for more information