When Motif Music Studios was looking to brighten their walls with local art, they reached out to fellow members of the Comox Valley Arts.

Ruth Rae, a local artist and musican, connected and before long a beautiful locally inspired collection of Valley scenes were decorating the walls of this local music school. Ruth’s tranquil, west coast inspired scenes utilize a variety of mediums with a focus of the use of pastels, oils and arcrylics.

This connection turned into a special collaboration, as studio owners, Jeff & Amie Webster, found out that Ruth was also a talented local musician, double bass player and Ukulele enthusiast.

With considerable enthusiasm, plans were made to end the teaching year at Motif Music Studios with a special Ukulele class with Ruth for their teachers - a first for most of them!  It was inspring and a beautiful way to connect and enjoy learning something new together.

Students of all ages will also benefit by this special collaboration, as Motif Music Studios has now welcomed Ruth Rae to their teaching team to host some special Ukulele classes for the Fall term, along with singer / songwriter Ashley Sykes.

For more information about group classes & private lessons at Motif, email [email protected] or call 250-792-3065.


Pictured:  Motif Teachers & Alumni with Ukulele instructor, Ruth Rae.