was created by Steve Geyer as a website to facilitate
music students with an online music education
resource as well as a home to showcase the recording
facility, students' achievements and the music
of select artists and performers.
Music was established in 1992 by Stephen Geyer as
a private music school in Ottawa, Canada. In 1995
Geyer Music employed 6 instructors and instructed
over 100 students. By 2000 Steve had decided to fly
solo and build the audio production side.
Steve continues to instruct music students of a wide
variety of age, skill and background while running
the digital audio facility which is available for
recording and audio/video production.
training started at a young age in The Netherlands
with private piano lessons. He progressed quickly
and his aptitude and interest for music soon became
apparent. During the summer he taught himself chording
on an old classical guitar.
14, having moved to Mississauga, Ontario, Steve played
French Horn in the High School concert band while
continuing his piano studies with the Royal Conservatory
of Music. It was at this time his musical interests
expanded to popular music performance and he took
to electric guitar, bass and drums. Since pop music
wasn't taught in his private studies, Steve spent
many an afternoon learning how to play "by ear"
by copying the sounds on his favourite records.
1985 Steve auditioned on piano for the music program
at Humber College, Toronto and was thrilled and honoured
when the acceptance letter arrived in the mail. He
attended the same year as the renowned guitarist Jeff
moving to Ottawa, Steve started playing keyboards
in his first professional Rock band. Since then he's
played with several different groups through the years
performing rock, pop and blues on keyboards but also
on guitar, drums, bass and vocals. Some of these bands
received local acclaim through competitions and recordings
on vinyl, cassette and CD.
his Ottawa years Steve managed a local music school
overseeing 20 staff and over 400 students, running
band programs and teaching private lessons on piano,
guitar and drums. Steve became a specialist in bridging
Classical music and Rock music and passing on his
passion for all styles.
1995, having established his own music school and
himself as a producer, Steve started playing the keyboard
live at the Ottawa Senators hockey games.
played hockey organ chants for the Ottawa Senators
since the early days at the Civic Centre.
a freelance teacher, producer, musician and composer
Steve is involved in a variety of music and audio
At the CRCC (Communications Research Centre Canada)
he has been a regular on the list of "critical
listeners" for testing of audio research projects.
has recorded in prestigious studios from Toronto to
Ottawa as a session player and has produced solo and
group CD's, recorded choirs and composed and arranged
custom music for organizations and individuals.
Steve continues to teach private lessons in piano,
guitar, drums, theory and digital multitrack recording.
He composes, records and produces music in his home
studio while developing his website to include online
interactive music education and to showcase his students,
clients and recording artists.
might see him playing in and around the Ottawa area
in one of his 2 current projects: Iyono
Ede Duo and Ridin'
Soundcheck at Greenfields in Barrhaven
With Becky Abbott Band at Ottawa Bluesfest
Spending some downtime playing
Visited by students at an Ottawa Senators game