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:

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 $26 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, Ear Training, Music Theory & History music lessons in Port Coquitlam

Gerard Rances (Voice, Ear Training, Music Theory & History) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A graduate from VCC, Gerard holds a BMus in Classical Voice Performance. In addition to teaching vocal technique and performance in various styles, he is also well versed in teaching aural skills and ear training. For over a decade now, Gerard has prepared many students for RCM exams in music theory, history, and voice. Every summer, he teaches two non-credit college courses in music theory and aural skills & ear training at Douglas College. Between 2011 and 2014, Gerard was a tenor soloist for Pacific Spirit Choir. 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’s been teaching at Long & McQuade since 2010. He teaches all genres, believing students will work harder if they’re playing music they love to play. He was a judge at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for graduating students in 2021 and is looking forward to adjudicating the current graduating class. Marc joined Prism in 2010, playing large festival audiences and indoor theatres. He was with Doug and the Slugs and Nick Gilder before that. He also plays keyboards and sings with Stone Poets, recording their 5th album currently with Marc producing alongside West Coast Engineer of the year, Sheldon Zaharko. He’s the West Coast Director with the Canadian Musicians Coalition; a director at Pacific Northwest Radio and the writer/producer of the radio podcast. Nominated 4 years in a row for the BCCMA Keyboardist of the Year, he’s a sought after session player for recording and live performances. Marc’s rate is $29.00 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 - Voice, Piano, Flute, music lessons in Port Coquitlam

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

Sandra has her Diploma of ABRSM from Malaysia. She received a Diploma in Classical Studies from Capilano University. She also has her License in ECCE with training in inclusive practice and infant & toddler care. Her musical talents include songwriting, arranging and improvisational techniques for 3 instruments. She is open to teaching the basics of digital records or assisting with simple recording. A huge part of her music teaching experience has involved training her piano, voice and flute students for RCM practical and theory exams. Her passion for Classical music has extended her interest in different musical genres over the years. She coaches in different genres that include Jazz and popular styles in music.
Sandra's rate is $28.00 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.