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1445 McIntyre Street
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4R 8B5
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (306) 569-3914
Store Phone: (306) 569-8501
Fax: (306) 525-0132

Lesson Centre Email: reginalessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: regina@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:30pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Chelsey Isted - coordinator of the music lessons in Regina

Chelsey Isted

Lessons Manager
cisted@long-mcquade.com
306.569.3914

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Online video lessons and in studio lessons available now.

Group Lessons

Due to the current situation, some of our group programs have been modified or suspended. Please ask us for more information about any program that may be of interest to you.

Preschool piano

Group piano/keyboard

Group violin

Rock skool

Music & movement (18 mos and up)

Adult string ensemble

Our Teachers:

Adrian Casas - Violin music lessons in Regina

Adrian Casas (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Adrian started his formal music studies in 1999 at the Mexico State School of Fine Arts, where he studied violin and voice. He continued his music education at the National Conservatory of Music of Mexico, where he studied violin as well as conducting and theory. In 2005, Adrian moved to Canada and earned a Bachelor of Violin Performance and a Master of Instrumental Conducting, both from the University of Regina.
Adrian is the Music Director of the Regina Community Orchestra and also serves as assistant conductor for the University of Regina Orchestra with Dr. Alain Perron. In addition, he is the vice president of the Saskatchewan Orchestral Association and is an active member of the music community in Saskatchewan as an educator, performer and conductor. Adrian teaches violin lessons at the Regina store.
His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Alea Cummins - Piano music lessons in Regina

Alea Cummins (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alea has many years of piano study behind her where her focus has been on contemporary idioms and arranging. She is also currently working on advanced levels of Royal Conservatory piano, including theory. Although she specializes in pop music, she is fluent in many other styles including classical and jazz. Alea accompanied her high school choir and drama club and played percussion with her high school band. She also has experience playing the guitar and violin. Alea has excelled at the Long and McQuade annual piano festival in distinction orchestral classes three years running and has been the recipient of the overall adjudicators choice award and scholarship three times as well. Alea teaches piano lessons at the Regina store.
Her rate is $23 per half-hour.

Andrew Bent - Drums music lessons in Regina

Andrew Bent (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Andrew has been playing drums since the age of 12. He has been teaching for 2 years and has also been a sought after substitute with Long & McQuade. Andrew finished in the Canadian top 10 in the Roland V-Drum Solo Contest in 2013 and 2014. He is also an excellent and focused guitar player. Andrew focuses on teaching standard groove elements, common coordination, note reading, as well as encouraging improvisational skills. He is also very versatile on the kit, teaching several different styles of music including rock, metal, pop, funk and jazz. Andrew recently completed the Audio Engineering Program with Honours at the Recording Arts Institute of Saskatchewan (RAIS). Andrew teaches drum lessons at the Regina store.
His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Ashley Phaneuf - Piano, Preschool music lessons in Regina

Ashley Phaneuf (Piano, Preschool) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

After being a long time student of Long and McQuade, Ashley began teaching in 2005. With many years of experience behind her she loves teaching both adults and children. She truly believes that it is never too late to learn an instrument and that early music education is valuable to children. Ashley specializes in popular/modern music, arrangements, composing, and jazz styles. Ashley has completed an extensive teacher training program and continues to work on her advanced levels of Royal Conservatory Music while keeping busy with her husband and two young boys. Her rate is $24 per half-hour. Discounted rates may be available for preschool.

Ben Redant - Piano, Voice music lessons in Regina

Ben Redant (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ben has been playing music since a very young age and has completed RCM Grade 8. Ben has worked extensively all over Saskatchewan as an accompanist and musical director, specializing in musical theatre. His show credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe for Regina Summer Stage, Avenue Q and The Rocky Horror Show for Sterling Productions, and The Marvellous Wonderettes and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for Souris Valley Theatre. He has also taken the stage professionally with several companies, including Regina’s Globe Theatre as an actor and musician, recently performing in 2015’s Ring of Fire. Ben has been offering piano and voice lessons in Regina since 2015.
His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Brad Evanochko - Guitar, Bass, Rock Skool music lessons in Regina

Brad Evanochko (Guitar, Bass, Rock Skool) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brad teaches a wide variety of musical styles on the guitar and bass including pop, rock, jazz, blues, and country. Brad has been teaching acoustic and electric guitar and bass since the mid 90's to all ages and abilities. Brad’s strengths include musical theory and technique, melodic improvisation and progressions, composition and ear training. He is involved with local band Sonic Orchid, has recorded and released albums, and performed at many venues throughout Western Canada including the annual summer festival Craven Rock Weekend. He also actively performs in local cover band Dangerous Cheese and 90’s rock band Whatever. Brad is also the coach and instructor for Long and McQuade's very popular Rock Skool program. Brad offers guitar and bass lessons at the Regina location.
His rate is $25 per half hour.

Brandon Dickson - Drums, Hand Drums, Percussion music lessons in Regina

Brandon Dickson (Drums, Hand Drums, Percussion) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brandon has been playing drums for over a decade and has been teaching since 2013. Brandon also teaches hand percussion for beginner and intermediate levels. He has toured with the Poltava Ukraine Orchestra to Europe and other locations in Canada and he is currently a member of the bands Magnetic and Tribal Vibes. Brandon believes in the equality of all limbs and how to practice proficiently. He is open to all styles of drumming and enjoys implementing world grooves into his teaching and playing. Brandon teaches drum and percussion lessons at the Regina store.
His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Brenda Stettner - Piano music lessons in Regina

Brenda Stettner (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brenda is a certified elementary and intermediate specialist through the Royal Conservatory of Music. She has been teaching piano, organ, and guitar since 1980. Brenda has experience with MIDI and multi-track recording, she composes and arranges music for herself and her students, and she prepares students for Royal Conservatory examinations and music festivals. Brenda believes in continuous learning and professional development, and is always looking for new ways to teach concepts in private lessons and master classes. Her unique teaching approach has motivated students to become teachers, recording artists, composers, and to generally enjoy making music. Brenda’s students benefit from her lineage, a 3rd generation student of Beethoven. Brenda teaches piano at the Regina store.
Her rate is $26 per half-hour.

Brianna Ludwig - Violin, Clarinet music lessons in Regina

Brianna Ludwig (Violin, Clarinet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brianna has been playing the clarinet for 10 years and the violin for 8. She is currently attending the University of Regina for Music Performance as a Clarinet Major. Brianna is the section leader of the University of Regina wind ensemble and is also playing for the University of Regina Orchestra. Brianna teaches classical and klezmer clarinet; she is trained in the Suzuki method for violin, and teaches both classical and contemporary violin. Brianna teaches violin and clarinet lessons at the Regina store.
Her rate is $23 per half-hour.

Burns James Holland - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

Burns James Holland (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Burns has been playing guitar and bass since the early 90's and has been teaching since 2005. He has had extensive training in a wide variety of musical genres including jazz, blues, folk, and metal. Burns has received his advanced theory certificate with the Royal Conservatory of Music and is continuing his studies of advanced harmony. He has performed with many groups over the past 20 years including a church worship group, and his latest project The Android Jackie O. Burns teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Carter Powley - Woodwinds, Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute music lessons in Regina

Carter Powley (Woodwinds, Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Carter is an active freelance saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist, composer/arranger, and educator, holding degrees in music composition and education from the University of Regina. His repertoire both as a player and writer ranges from jazz to classical, funk, rock, latin, blues, and more.
Carter has been an active educator in Regina for over a decade both privately and in school band programs. Many have recognized Powley’s gifts both for writing and playing and as a freshman at the U of R he had his works performed by professional orchestras in Kitchener-Waterloo and Regina. Carter can be found performing in many settings in Regina and throughout Saskatchewan and beyond.
Carter's lessons focus on fundamentals of technique, harmony, sight-reading, ear training, musical form and history, and repertoire. Students are introduced to the physical aspects of wind instrument performance such as posture, breath support, and hand position. Carter teaches woodwinds, saxophone, clarinet and flute at the Regina store. His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Curtis Hinks - Drums music lessons in Regina

Curtis Hinks (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Curtis has been playing drums since the young age of 11. He has been a student of the Lesson Centre since 2009 and has studied a wide variety of musical styles during this time. He has been a sought after substitute instructor with Long & McQuade for the last year. Curtis is a member of the Saskatchewan Roughrider Drumline and won the Rookie of the Year award in 2016. During his high school years, Curtis was the lead drummer for his high school choral program. He has also been a participant with Long & McQuade's Rock Band program for 4 years with his band Jaded Wave. Curtis enjoys playing and teaching several different styles of music ranging from basic drum rudiments, to rock, metal, and pop techniques. Curtis teaches drums at the Regina store. His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Dan Silljer - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Regina

Dan Silljer (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dan is an accomplished musician who has shared the stage with an impressive array of talents in a wide variety of styles. Dan has toured with Virgin/Atlantic recording artist & Juno award winner Serena Ryder and Warner Brothers Six Shooter, and Juno award winning artist Jason Plumb formerly of the Waltons. He has also shared the stage with artists around the world including; John Blackwell (drummer for Prince) Greg Boyer (Trombone for Prince and Parliament Funkadelic) Jeff Healey, Bazil Donovan and Glen Milchem (Blue Rodeo),and Kevin Hearns (Barenaked Ladies). Dan brings a wealth of experience and musical knowledge to his students. Well trained in Theory (studied under Much Music Guitar wars winner Jack Semple for two years) Dan can teach a variety of musical styles and theory. Dan teaches guitar and bass at the Regina store. His rate is $26 per half-hour.

Dennon Jonasson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

Dennon Jonasson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dennon has been playing guitar and honing in on his technique since the age of seven. He is always advancing his own knowledge and discovering new ways to play the strings and new ways to teach them. He has played in several local bands throughout the city, and is currently working on a solo guitar rock project. Dennon can offer both his guitar and bass students a wide range of material including basic chord progressions and scale positions and advanced virtuoso-esque styles. Whether its country, rock, metal, blues, funk, pop, or punk, he is eager to bring knowledge to anyone willing to have fun and learn! Dennon teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Elise Drake - Piano music lessons in Regina

Elise Drake (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Elise was introduced to music at a very young age (starting piano lessons at the age of five) and continues to love and grow in it to this day. She currently has her Grade 8 Royal Conservatory piano, as well as Advanced Rudiments. Her love for music and various musical styles derives from experience in choir, vocal lessons, and performing in various bands. She is currently working on her Grade 9 RCM piano and Advanced Rudiments. Along with being classically trained, Elise enjoys teaching popular music and arranging plenty of different piano styles. Elise teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $24 per half-hour.

Ellen MacPherson - Violin, Cello, Music and Movement (18 months to 3 years) music lessons in Regina

Ellen MacPherson (Violin, Cello, Music and Movement (18 months to 3 years)) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ellen began her musical training studying classical violin. She has been a teacher at Long & McQuade’s Lesson Centre since 2008. As an accomplished musician, she is proficient with both the violin and cello. She specializes in group lessons and teaching children under the age of ten, but welcomes students of all ages and levels of experience. Ellen also has experience teaching students with learning disabilities. Her lessons involve a mixture of all styles of music; including the Suzuki method, Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire, and various popular/contemporary fiddling styles. The student’s interests and goals are the inspiration for the way her lessons are planned. Ellen has recently co-developed and piloted a preschool aged music program – Music and Movement. Ellen teaches violin and cello at the Regina store. Her rate is $24 per half-hour.
Music and Movement Rate: $12 per half hour
Group lessons available at discounted rates

Emily Kelln - Voice, Piano music lessons in Regina

Emily Kelln (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Emily has been an active member of the Regina musical community since a young age. She was a member of Juventus Choir for seven years, during which she sang at the Regina Music Festival, Rotary Carol Festival and ChorFest. She has also played piano for many years, working with the methods: Piano Adventures, Suzuki and RCM. Emily has her level 8 RCM in voice, advanced levels of RCM piano, as well as advanced rudiments in theory. She is a second year student at the University of Regina working towards a Bachelor of Music in voice performance. Currently, she is a member of the University of Regina Concert choir and Chamber Singers. Emily teaches voice and piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $24 per half-hour.

Jack Dublanica - Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle music lessons in Regina

Jack Dublanica (Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jack has a BA in Theory and Music History and has been playing the banjo and fiddle for over 30 years. He started teaching in 1995 and has experience teaching all ages of students in both private and group lessons. Jack has played with bluegrass/folk and bluegrass/country bands, including Home Brood, Citybilly, and Cactus Jack and the Rounders. He has performed at the Regina Folk Festival and The Big Valley Jamboree. He is currently a member of Binder Twine and the Bales. Jack teaches 5 string banjo, fiddle and mandolin in many styles including Celtic, Cape Breton and classical. Jack teaches banjo, mandolin and fiddle at the Regina store. His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Jamie Scarfe - Piano music lessons in Regina

Jamie Scarfe (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jamie has been studying piano for over 10 years. She has her grade 8 piano and all theory co-requisites with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She loves music andtakes part in many music groups at her school including concert band, concert choir, jazz band and vocal jazz. She is also the Principle Percussionist with the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra. She is excited to share her knowledge of music with her students. Jamie teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $23 per half-hour.

Jasmine Tuazon - Piano music lessons in Regina

Jasmine Tuazon (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jasmine has been playing piano since the age of 4. She has completed her Grade 8 Piano (RCM), and is currently studying for her Grade 9 Piano. She recently placed 1st in the senior category for piano at the Conservatory of Regina. She has also studied popular and contemporary music.
Jasmine enjoys performing with others, and is the pianist at Holy Trinity Parish. Jasmine teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $24 per half-hour.

Joe Puff - Drums music lessons in Regina

Joe Puff (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Joe started playing drums in 1987 at the age of 5, and has continued to heavily pursue the instrument ever since. He began teaching in 2005, and has been an instructor with Long & McQuade since 2014. Prior to teaching, Joe studied in the Berkeley Music Program at Selkirk College in Nelson B.C. He has been involved in several punk and heavy metal bands creating/performing original music since the age of 14 and won an award for best music production from the Saskatchewan Drama Association at the age of 17. He currently plays with the band Recoil in Horror, based out of the US, and is an endorsed educator with Mapex,Los Cabos and Attack Drumheads. Joe is able to teach a wide range of genres from jazz sambas to heavy metal, and is enthusiastic about helping students develop their own solid stage presence. Joe teaches drum lessons at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

Johnny Javier - Guitar, Composition music lessons in Regina

Johnny Javier (Guitar, Composition) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Johnny is a versatile musician with years of experience performing and teaching music. He graduated from Edmonton's MacEwan University with a Diploma in Music, majoring in Composition. During his studies, he worked on skills such as sight-reading, ear-training, theory, composition and performance. He has performed in music festivals, cafes and corporate events as part of a group and as a solo performer.
Besides music, his other passion in life is travelling. During his two years of travelling Australia, he taught music and performed with musicians from different countries and cultures. His fondest memory from his time down under was busking on the city streets and performing in open mic nights with his travel mates.
Johnny is eager to share his knowledge and experiences to all his students, regardless of age or skill level. He aims to show how learning music can enrich a person's life. Johnny teaches guitar and composition at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

Jordan Levesque - Piano music lessons in Regina

Jordan Levesque (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jordan Levesque began her musical studies through the Royal Conservatory of music in piano, voice and flute at the young age of five. She has her grade 9 RCM piano and Grade 10 RCM voice. Jordan has not only performed as a soloist but also as a member of various choirs, including the Juventus Training and Concert Choirs, the Luther College High School Choirs, the Prairie Chamber Choir (under the direction of Melissa Morgan), and the University Chamber Choir. Jordan is currently enrolled in her 3rd year of a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education at the University of Regina. She looks forward to teaching and helping children to be the best musicians that they want to be. Jordan teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $24 per half-hour.

Josh Daly - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

Josh Daly (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Josh has been playing guitar since the age of 7. He has included a wide variety of styles in his guitar playing including rock, pop, jazz, blues, country and melodic rock. Josh's teaching methods include focusing on playing techniques, theory, melodic improvisation, ear training and composition. He also plays and gigs with local Regina bands Hearts and Knives, FrontedTears and Degree Of Being. Josh teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $23 per half-hour.

Katherine Psotka - Violin music lessons in Regina

Katherine Psotka (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Katherine has been playing the violin since 2000. Though most of her training has focused on the classical violin repertoire, she has a wide genre of musical interests! She is fluent in both English and French. Katherine also plays bass guitar, piano, and both alto and tenor saxophone. She has performed on many occasions as both a soloist and part of an ensemble or chamber orchestra. Katherine continues her advanced violin training under instructor Jonathan Ward. Katherine teaches violin at the Regina store. Her rate is $23 per half-hour.
LANGUAGES: English and French

Kelsey Briens - Piano music lessons in Regina

Kelsey Briens (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Kelsey Briens has been playing piano since the age three. She has completed advanced levels with the Royal Conservatory of Music and Conservatory Canada Contemporary Idioms Piano programs. She specializes in jazz (including jazz theory, lead sheet reading, and improvising), popular, and rock music. In addition to playing piano professionally, she also enjoys playing trombone and double bass. Kelsey teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $23 per half-hour.

Kristine Beer - Piano, Keyboard, Pre-School, Group Piano, Group Keyboard music lessons in Regina

Kristine Beer (Piano, Keyboard, Pre-School, Group Piano, Group Keyboard) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Kristine has her Grade 9 Royal Conservatory Piano and holds a Distinguished Teacher/Examiner Award in popular piano teaching. She is a professional accompanist for vocalists and instrumentalists, and has over twenty-five years of teaching experience. She has co-written and piloted programs for pre-school children and primary piano students. She also enjoys performing and is currently the church pianist at St. James United Church. Kristine specializes in group instruction and young beginners, as well as preparing senior students for examinations and music festivals. Kristine teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $26 per half-hour.
Group lessons and preschool classes available at discounted rates

Lisa Nickerson - Piano, Organ, Keyboard, Group Piano, Group Keyboard music lessons in Regina

Lisa Nickerson (Piano, Organ, Keyboard, Group Piano, Group Keyboard) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lisa has more than twenty years of experience teaching children and adults, both private and group lessons. She has advanced certification in organ (Grade 7 Conservatory Canada - formerly Western Board of Music), piano (Royal Conservatory of Music Level 8) and all theory requirements. She is currently working on her level 9 RCM. She has experience with arranging popular and jazz music as well as creating electronic music arrangements. Lisa focuses on many different aspects of music and includes theory, sight-reading, ear-training, history, classical and pop music in lessons to give her students a well-rounded approach to learning piano. She enjoys incorporating pieces that her students choose as well to help foster a connection to music with each student. She is constantly working on expanding her knowledge as a teacher and loves seeing her students progress and enjoy music. In addition, she leads a music group at church with a focus on popular worship songs. Lisa teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $26 per half-hour. Group lessons available at discounted rates.

Mandy Ebel - Voice, Piano, Song-Writing music lessons in Regina

Mandy Ebel (Voice, Piano, Song-Writing) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mandy holds both a Vocal Performance Diploma, and a Music Production/Engineering Diploma from Selkirk Music College in Nelson, BC. She values the importance of obtaining a strong vocal foundation, including diaphragm breathing and control, proper tone placement, broadening one’s vocal range from low to high notes, pitch correction, vibrato, projection techniques and proper vowel enunciation.
Mandy has obtained advanced levels in classical piano and theory with the Royal Conservatory of Music. While encouraging piano students to play what they love, she also tries to open up their ears and minds to trying new genres, while incorporating music theory and history.
Mandy has also pursued song-writing and has won multiple National and International awards for her original music. Additionally, she offers guidance on song-writing and provides a mentor approach to her teaching style, which is especially helpful for those up and coming artists who are looking to break into the music industry.
Mandy teaches voice and piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half-hour.

Matt Lekivetz - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Regina

Matt Lekivetz (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Matt has been playing the guitar and bass since 2000 and the Ukulele since 2005. He has a wide musical background studying a varied mixture of styles from different instructors. Matt has developed his own personal teaching style incorporating the students inspirations and goals along with his coloured background, resulting in lessons tailored to each individual student. Matt continues to be a very active performer in the local music scene in Regina. Matt teaches guitar and bass at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

Natalia Espinosa - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Mandolin music lessons in Regina

Natalia Espinosa (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Natalia has her Bachelor of Music Performance and Music History from both the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City, and the University of Regina – where she is completing her Masters in Music Theory. She is an accomplished performer, having previously played as 1st violinist with the Regina Symphony Orchestra under the guidance of Concertmaster Eduard Minevich, and is currently active in Artime, the Regina Community Orchestra, Concertino Regina, and the Ben Winoski Project. She’s also a member of Early Music America. Aside from playing in the RSO, Natalia studied Cello under the former Principal Cellist, Cameron Lowe. From attending Master Classes by members of Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Natalia has acquired experience with tutoring and mentoring students of all ages, as well as working with international students. Natalia teaches violin, viola, cello, and upright bass at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half-hour.
LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, and German

Natalia Osypenko - Accordion, Mandolin music lessons in Regina

Natalia Osypenko (Accordion, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Natalia Osypenko was born, raised and educated in Ukraine and has loved music from a very young age. She started to play the bayan (button accordion) at the age of 8 and since then music has become her passion. Natalia plays many different folk instruments such as the button accordion, the mandolin family instruments, various hand drums and piano. She holds a Bachelor of Music (major - Conductor of Folk Orchestra/Ensembles) from the Kiev University of Culture and Arts (Kiev, Ukraine) and was a music teacher/orchestra conductor at a Music School in Chernivtsy, Ukraine for a number of years. When Natalia and her family moved to Canada over a decade ago, she continued her passion to have a music career. She began playing the button accordion for the Poltava Ukrainian ensemble of song music and dance (Regina), and later became the conductor of the same orchestra (2006-2016). As of now, Natalia is a music director/orchestra conductor for the Regina Mandolin Orchestra and also teaches accordion/ mandolin/ music theory lessons. Natalia’s motto in life is “Never stop learning” and she is preparing to enter the Master of Instrumental Conducting program at the University of Regina. Natalia teaches accordion and mandolin at the Regina store. Her lesson rate is $25 per half-hour.

Nina Maxwell - Piano, Theory, Harmony music lessons in Regina

Nina Maxwell (Piano, Theory, Harmony) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Nina Maxwell holds her Grade 9 Piano, and Theory and History/Harmony Grades 9 and 10 with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She continues to expand her knowledge and credentials and is currently studying for her Grade 10 Piano and Elementary Piano Pedagogy through the RCM. Nina has over thirty years of teaching experience with students ranging from the very young to retired seniors. Her specialties include exam preparation (classical, popular, and theoretical) and helping special needs students to achieve success. Nina is listed as a recommended teacher for special needs children with the Autism Resource Centre in Regina. Over the years, many of Nina's students have received outstanding marks on examinations and music festivals, including for a recent Royal Conservatory practical examination session, several Distinction and First Class Honors results, and 2 gold medal winners for the highest mark in the province! Nina has also attended many workshops and seminars on handling stress and uses the Brain Gym techniques as additional learning tools. She is also the accompanist for the Circle of Friends Ladies Choir. Nina teaches piano and theory, including history and harmony, at the Regina lesson centre. Her rate is $26 per half-hour.

Peyton Snow - Voice music lessons in Regina

Peyton Snow (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Peyton Snow is a student at the University of Regina, working on his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. He is an avid vocalist who has been a part of various music groups. Most recently, he was a part of the Saskatchewan Youth Choir. In high school, he sang in the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Vocal Jazz Ensembles, also taking part in musicals throughout the year. He has learned a wide array of musical styles through various school classes he took such as Musical Theater, Popular Music, Classical Choral, and Vocal Jazz. Peyton teaches voice at the Regina store. His lesson rate is $23 per half-hour.

Stephen Folnovic - Brass, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Euphonium music lessons in Regina

Stephen Folnovic (Brass, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Euphonium) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Stephen is an experienced trumpet player, performer, and band teacher.  He is a graduate of the U of R music education program and has been teaching and playing professionally in the Regina and surrounding area for almost 10 years. He is a multi-instrumentalist who has enjoyed playing music in classical, jazz, and rock settings. He has taught individual music lessons as well as group band classes to students of all ages and abilities. Students can expect material that will be adapted to their individual needs and can include the student's current band repertoire and solo work to supplement their playing. Stephen is experienced in instruction in classical music as well as jazz, rock, and other genres. Expect a strong focus on fundamentals, tone, and music theory. Stephen teaches brass at the Regina store. His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Tia Gibson - Piano music lessons in Regina

Tia Gibson (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Tia Gibson has been playing the piano since the age of 5. Her primary focus over the years has been with the Royal Conservatory of Music, of which she has received both practical and theoretical advanced certification. She has also participated in various music festivals throughout the province earning several 1st and 2nd place awards, one of which was for an original composition. Tia has been teaching piano for 5 years to students of all ages and varying abilities. She believes that all people are capable of learning music and thoroughly enjoys walking through the learning process with her students. Tia teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $23 per half-hour.

Trevor Flemings - Piano music lessons in Regina

Trevor Flemings (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Trevor is a current undergraduate student at the University of Regina studying Piano Performance. Being involved with performance ensembles such as the University of Regina Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Orchestra, and New Music Ensemble, the Saskatchewan Youth Choir and Canadian National Youth Choir, and various experimental ensembles, Trevor is an active performer and artist within the city. Trevor holds a passion for experimental/contemporary music and performance art as well as collaborative playing, and strives towards a blend of creativity and free thinking with classical technique and discipline in both his own work and in the lesson setting. Trevor teaches piano at the Regina store. His rate is $23 per half-hour.