Port Coquitlam

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Port Coquitlam

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1360 Dominion Avenue
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 8G7
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (604) 464-1118
Store Phone: (604) 464-1011
Fax: (604) 464-1109

Lesson Centre Email: pocolessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: poco@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00pm

Our Teachers:

Anna Kuchkova - Cello, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Anna Kuchkova (Cello,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Anna is a member of the West Coast Symphony Orchestra, chamber musician, composer, leader, and cellist in the Alchemy Chamber where she combines her classical training with heavy metal influences. Anna started her cello studies over a decade ago, following her piano and theory certification in Russia. She is currently working on her advanced RCM levels. Anna has done session work for various recording projects and local performances, such as symphony concerts, musicals, rock shows, as well as Canucks games at Rogers Arena. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Brianne Lue-Kim - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Brianne Lue-Kim (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brianne Lue- Kim (Bri) has over 15 years of playing experience in various styles/genres of music such as rock, pop, metal, classical, and more. She dedicates her time to learning new techniques and theories which she applies while teaching and playing live. She is an enthusiastic, encouraging, and patient teacher with over 10 years of private teaching experience. Bri can be seen playing guitar in a Melodic/Death Metal band, Necrosaurus Rex, and playing bass in Punk/Hardcore band, Specks. Brianne’s rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Drew Christie - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Drew Christie (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Drew studied at Capilano University as well as with many top North American drummers and has been teaching drums privately for over a decade. He has been a studio musician and live performer for over 20 years. In his teaching, Drew focuses on providing a fun environment while students learn about groove, technique, theory and reading. Drew's rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Eddie Riumin - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Eddie Riumin (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Eddie’s musical experience started with the piano at age 14. He excelled at RCM piano exams in a short span of time, reaching up to RCM grade 9 on piano. Soon after, he pursued and obtained a Jazz Studies Diploma from Capilano University majoring on drums. Eddie is often performing on drums in all different genres and styles of music. His rate is $25.00 per half hour lesson.

Emi Hamnett - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Emi Hamnett (Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Emi graduated from Osaka University of Music, majoring in Voice and has her Junior High School Teacher Certificate in Japan. Emi also graduated Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s SEA program and holds an ECE Assistant Certificate along with a Special Ed Teacher Assistant Certificate. She believes that music can be a powerful form of stress relief and adapts her lessons according to each of her student’s unique strengths and weaknesses to ensure the experience remains positive and beneficial for each of her students. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Francis Henson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Francis Henson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Francis holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University. He has been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele since 2015, working with students of all ages in both private and group settings. In addition to teaching, Francis is an active member of Vancouver’s music community. He regularly performs in the lower mainland as a solo act and/or full band act, as well as session work as a guitarist and producer. Francis also records, releases, and performs his own original music. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Geeta Das - Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Sax, Flute, Clarinet, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Geeta Das (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Sax, Flute, Clarinet,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Geeta studied at Douglas College and UBC and she has been teaching for over 20 years. She has played with various Orchestral/Classical, Jazz R&B and Latin ensembles and is currently teaching Brass, Sax, Flute & Clarinet ensembles. Her rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Gerard Rances - Voice, RCM Voice, Theory, Music History, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Gerard Rances (Voice, RCM Voice, Theory, Music History,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A graduate from VCC, Gerard holds a BMus in Classical Voice Performance. Gerard is experienced in teaching voice and piano, having prepared students for RCM exams in theory, history, and Douglas College music program entrance exams. Between 2011 and 2014, he was a tenor soloist and section lead of Pacific Spirit Choir and West Vancouver United Church. Between 2008 and 2013, he was the official music tutor at Douglas College for aural skills, theory and history. Gerard has toured throughout Europe and the United States with various choirs and has studied with renowned singers Robyn Driedger-Klassen and Frederik Robert. His rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Hallie Piche - Voice, Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Hallie Piche (Voice, Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Hallie began playing piano at age 4 and received her Certificate in Music Foundations from The Victoria Conservatory of Music in 2012. In 2019 she completed her training in teaching the principles and practices of Somatic Voicework™, a vocal training based on body mechanics and voice science, and even more recently she completed her “Gender Affirming Voice Care” training and looks forward to welcoming all Transgender and Gender Diverse clients into her studio. Her mission statement is simple: Be Kind, Be Patient and Be Compassionate. She strives to give all of her students a strong foundation in problem solving, critical thinking, and creative learning. Hallie's rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Marc Gladstone - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Marc Gladstone (Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Marc has been playing piano and keyboards since he was seven years old and completed his RCM Grade 10 exams by age 16. His playing and singing has been heard on studio recordings, live on tour, as well as television appearances. He has played in bands such as Doug and the Slugs, Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd, before landing the keyboard spot in Prism. His rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Ryan Van Poederooyen - Drums, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Ryan Van Poederooyen (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ryan has been teaching drums since 1998. He tours the world and records music with Canadian artist Devin Townsend and has been featured in Modern Drummer Magazine, Drums INC, Sick Drummer, and other international publications. He is also a session drummer who has recorded for producers like Chad Kroeger (Nickleback), Brian Howes (Hinder, Hedley) and many more. His rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Sande Sauter - Piano, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Sande Sauter (Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sande is a versatile instructor who covers a variety of styles including pop, rock, jazz, blues & classical, as well as piano theory & 'chording' techniques. Sande's diverse experience can satisfy all ages and skill levels and her patience, creativity & clear communication make her lessons a pleasure.
In addition to teaching, she is also a seasoned performer. Lessons for ages 4 & up.
Her rate is $29 per half hour lesson.

Sandra Fernandez - Piano, Voice, Flute, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Sandra Fernandez (Piano, Voice, Flute,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sandra has more than 20 years' experience teaching music, from baroque to contemporary genres, for piano, flute and voice. After receiving her DipABRSM (RCM equivalency) she went on to pursue a Diploma in Classical Music Studies at Capilano University. Her expertise is in preparing her students for RCM practical and theory exams (piano, flute, voice). She teaches songwriting, arranging and advanced theory. Her interest in early years and special needs care has led her to be certified in ECE and Inclusive Practices (SNE). Sandra is an advocate for cultural diversity in music learning. She welcomes students of all ages and abilities. Teaching based on the musical interest of her students, working alongside parents and her students to achieve a positive music experience! Her rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Thaddeus Bailey-Mai - Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Thaddeus Bailey-Mai (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Having received his Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano University, Thad is a regularly performing professional trumpet player and composer involved with a variety of local bands. Alongside his formal music education, Thad has extensive experience and applicable knowledge of Jazz, Funk, R&B, Latin, Rock, and Classical music. In addition, he has taught trumpet, trombone, baritone, french horn, and tuba to numerous students over the years. Thad tailors his pedagogy to accommodate each and every students' needs and goals. His rate is $25 per half hour.