Joshua has been a music educator for over fifteen years. He founded the Mr. Capri Teaches Music in 2008 and Little Mountain Publishing in 2018. 

He has taught classroom music and band for the Vancouver School Board, the Burnaby School District, and the North Vancouver School District and currently is currently the co-director of the Vancouver Youth Band as well as the music teacher at Westview Elementary. 

Joshua has written two concert band method books, and a number of concert band arrangements available at Little Mountain Publishing.

Lesson Options

Private and group lessons in a wide variety of instruments, including saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, guitar, and more!

  • In Person and Online Lessons Options

  • Inspiring & Supportive Environment

  • 30, 45, and 60 min Custom Lessons

  • Affordable Rates

  • Weekly and Biweekly Lesson Options

  • No Registration Fees

  • Private & Group Lessons Available

  • All Ages and Abilities Welcome

  • Convenient Lesson Times

  • RCM Examination Preparation

  • Performance opportunities


Masters in Education - Simon Fraser University

Bachelor of Education - University of British Columbia

Bachelor of Music (Jazz Studies) - Capilano University

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"Joshua was our daughter's saxophone teacher from from when she was 11 until she graduated from high school. He was a patient teacher who really paid attention to what our daughter wanted to learn. He gave his students opportunities to perform live at local music venues, which was a real treat. I was really impressed with his ability to make music theory fun. Our daughter blossomed as a student under his tutelage and received the award for top band student in her grade 12 year. She has now graduated from university, and continues to jam with friends - a testament to the love of music Joshua helped to instil in her. I highly recommend him as a music teacher."

Chari G.

"Joshua taught my daughter flute and occasionally piano as well. We found him professional, friendly, flexible and lovely to work with. He was also very supportive of her personal needs and helped encourage her to maximize her potential. His year end shows and cafe performances were also a lot of fun. We highly recommend Joshua."

Debbie L.

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