1445 McIntyre Street
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4R 8B5

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (306) 569-3914

Store Phone: (306) 569-8501

Lesson Centre Email: reginalessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: regina@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm

This Location Offers:

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Private Lessons

In-studio lessons and online video lessons available now. Register any time! 

Group Lessons

We are pleased to be offering a selection of group classes this fall.  Registration is now open for these programs. Please see the descriptions at the bottom of this page for more information! 

 

 

AllBeginner Violin Group Beginner Ukulele Group Parent and Child Violin Group Violin Ensemble Vocal Ensemble Rock Band

Lessons Coordinator

Marina Adow - coordinator of the music lessons in Regina

Marina Adow

Lessons Coordinator

call/text: 306.569.3914
email: [email protected]

Our Teachers:

Alexandra Summach - Piano music lessons in Regina

alexandra summach (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday

Alexandra Summach, originally from Dodsland, Saskatchewan, embarked on her musical journey at the age of 7. She has her RCM Grade 8 in piano and theory. She is currently working towards a Bachelor of Music at the University of Regina. Alexandra is passionate about music theory and the history of composition. She also brings a wealth of tutoring experience to her teaching repertoire. She is a dedicated educator with a mission to instill a profound appreciation for the intricacies of theory and composition in the hearts and minds of her students. Alexandra teaches both video and in-studio piano lessons at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half-hour.

Andrew Kulcsar - Drums music lessons in Regina

andrew kulcsar (Drums)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday

Andrew Kulcsar has been playing drums since the age of five and has been teaching since 2019. He took lessons with Long and McQuade and enjoyed playing in our rock band program as well. Andrew has played live with bands like Frontedtears, and Hearts and Knives. He currently plays with band Behind The Days (BTD) and artist ZAYD when they headlined at the Coors Event Centre September 2021. Andrew has studied and taught a wide variety of genres including classic rock, hard rock, blues rock, fusion, jazz, metal, and electronic drumming. His teaching methods include a focus on rudiments, note reading, how to count properly and keep a consistent rhythm, as well as ear training on how to learn and write out drum beats. Andrew teaches drums at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

Anthony Merkel - Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano music lessons in Regina

anthony merkel (Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Sunday

Anthony Merkel is a student at the University of Regina, currently working on his Bachelor of Music in Tuba Performance. He started playing tuba at the age of 12, and has enjoyed participating in both community and university ensembles locally while also taking part in educational tuba institutes with top teachers of the continent and honor groups around the country. His main interests are symphonic tuba, modern solos, discovering effective fundamental routines, and occasionally jazz performance on both trombone and tuba. Aside from tuba, he also has a wide range of musical experience, including regularly singing in RSO choral concerts, achieving his Grade 9 RCM certificate in Piano, travelling the states in a barbershop chorus, and working at the university as an assistant marker for Theory I-IV. Anthony teaches brass (Wednesdays) and piano (Sundays) at the Regina store. His lesson rate is $25 per half-hour.

Archer Schick - Drums music lessons in Regina

archer schick (Drums)

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Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Archer Schick (he/him) has shown a passion for music since a very early age. He began taking drum lessons at Long & McQuade at the age of six. After enrolling in the Rock Skool program at Long & McQuade, he developed a love for performance. Archer is currently in grade 11 where he is a part of his school’s concert and jazz bands. He is well-versed in rock, metal, funk, Latin, and many other styles. He is currently studying jazz. In 2023, he was selected for the Saskatchewan Band Association’s Honour Jazz Band. Archer’s teaching methods focus on the interests of the student while encouraging creativity, and aim to develop proper technique, a good ear, an understand of music theory, and a wide-ranging musical vocabulary. Archer teaches at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

Avery Hesse - Piano music lessons in Regina

avery hesse (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Avery Hesse (she/her) has been a student of Long and McQuade for over ten years. She has been studying piano for many years and holds her RCM level 8 for piano and theory. Avery enjoys a wide range of classical repertoire as well as more contemporary styles of music from video games, movies, and various internet media. She also enjoys popular music along with arranging.
Avery has consistently participated in recitals and music festivals during her piano studies. She looks forward to sharing her enjoyment of music with her students.

Avery is currently offering online video lessons for the Regina store, and will be returning to in-person lessons as of July. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Ben Redant - Piano, Voice music lessons in Regina

ben redant (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Ben Redant has worked previously in the world of professional theatre and music in Saskatchewan, performing and working on shows across Saskatchewan for such theatres as the Globe Theatre in Regina, Persephone Theatre and Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, and Souris Valley Theatre in Estevan. Ben performed in casts onstage and as a musician, musical directed, composed, and even worked as a scenic painter in the world of theatre before eventually finding his place and steady work as a music teacher at Long & McQuade.

After spending the better part of seven years teaching piano and voice for Long & McQuade, Ben worked as the Lesson Coordinator for much of 2023 before deciding he missed teaching too much, and has returned to the teaching side of things at Long & McQuade. He looks forward to contributing more directly to students’ musical journeys through his talents, energy, and positivity. While classically trained, Ben has a great love for ragtime, early jazz, musical theatre, classic rock, and movie, television and video game soundtracks.

Ben teaches piano and voice at the Regina store. His rate is $28 per half hour.

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

brad evanochko (Guitar, Bass, Rock Skool)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Brad Evanochko 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 levels of ability. 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 $28 per half hour.

Brenda Stettner - Piano music lessons in Regina

brenda stettner (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Brenda Stettner 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.

Thursdays available for video lessons only. Her rate is $28 per half-hour.

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

burns james holland (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

Burns James Holland 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 $27 per half-hour.

Colin Wrubleski BMus - Viola, Violin music lessons in Regina

colin wrubleski bmus (Viola, Violin)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

Colin R. Wrubleski began violin lessons shortly before his 8th birthday. He has a Bachelor of Music (Performance major) degree, awarded "With Great Distinction", studying both violin and later viola with Dr. Howard Leyton-Brown.

Colin has worked in a combined position as a principal player for the North Bay Symphony Orchestra / Northern Sinfonia and violin teacher for the North Bay Symphony School.
Thereafter, he participated as a member of the Orchestral Training Program at the Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto (RCMT), studying with Orford String Quartet founder, Andrew Dawes. One-year positions followed in the orchestras of Windsor and Thunder Bay.

In 1993, Colin returned to the RCMT and concurrently the University of Toronto, taking up the viola full-time while continuing as a violin minor, and performing in a variety of conservatory and university ensembles. He worked as an upper-strings teacher for Sarasas Ektra School; duties there included private, group, and classroom, as well as ensemble and orchestra coaching.

In 2010, he became the Principal Violist of the TPO, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, concurrently while maintaining his teaching position for Sarasas Ektra, but in 2011 he instead taught for the MCGP (Music Campus for the General Public) program affiliated with the College of Music, Mahidol University. The MCGP students, mostly but not exclusively on violin, included students of diverse levels and abilities, from young beginners to adults to advanced students preparing for university. During his years in the TPO, the orchestra toured Japan, New Zealand, Laos (twice), and Myanmar, performing for noted dissident Aung Sung Suu Chi.

Other musical activities in his years in Bangkok included performances as a violist with the Lermontov String Quartet, and two full-length violin-and-viola duo recitals at the British Club in Bangkok with Australian virtuoso violinist Jonathon Glonek.

Colin teaches violin and viola at the Regina store. His rate is $27 per half hour.

Cora Lockert - Voice music lessons in Regina

cora lockert (Voice)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Saturday

Cora Lockert began singing lessons at the Conservatory of Performing Arts at the age of seven years old, participating in their Juventus Choir program. Cora has obtained high levels of RCM. Cora has been trained in classical, opera and musical theater and also has experience singing pop, rock, and jazz. Cora has performed in many recitals, Regina Music Festival, and Auditioned Scholarships during her time at the Conservatory. Cora attended Balfour Collegiate and was accepted into the Balfour Arts Collective program for grades 11 and 12, where she was cast as Dragon in their production of Shrek the Musical. Cora has worked with children in the performing arts for a number of years, as a dance instructor, a volunteer and assistant for the performing arts camps at the Regina Conservatory, and currently working as an assistant for the Senior and Advanced Glee programs at the Conservatory. She also participates weekly in the Long & McQuade Rock Band program singing in three bands. Cora loves singing and music and can’t wait to pass along her love of music to others. Cora teaches voice lessons online and at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Dan Silljer - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Regina

dan silljer (Guitar, Bass)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Dan Silljer 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 $29 per half-hour.

Danielle Ulatan - Piano music lessons in Regina

danielle ulatan (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Danielle Ulatan (she/her) began playing piano at Long & McQuade at the young age of five. She is a graduate of Luther College High School and currently attends the University of Regina for studies in Pre-Law. For the duration of her high school career, she involved herself in the Luther music program. Danielle participated in her school's band as a flutist. She was also a member of the Luther College Girls Choir, Senior Choir, and Advanced Vocal Ensemble (AVE). Danielle loved to involve herself in music based extra-curricular activities, such as Luther's annual musicals. Throughout her studies in piano, Danielle has participated in many annual concerts, recitals, and even achieved distinction for orchestral piano in the Long & McQuade Music Festival. She is currently working on advanced levels of Royal Conservatory Piano. She looks forward to teaching students and hopes to help them find a passion for music. Danielle teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half-hour.

Dennon Jonasson - Guitar, , Ukulele music lessons in Regina

dennon jonasson (Guitar, , Ukulele)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Dennon Jonasson (he/him) 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 it's 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 $27 per half-hour.

Ellen MacPherson - Cello, Violin music lessons in Regina

ellen macpherson (Cello, Violin)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday

Ellen MacPherson attended several Suzuki violin programs from the age of six, and pursued Suzuki Teacher training through the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She holds an active member of the SAA and does ongoing professional development through Suzuki institutes across North America. Ellen is passionate about Shinichi Suzuki's vision: that every child deserves an arts-rich education and the opportunity to study and play music, and that through the study of music children build noble character, self-esteem, and lifelong enrichment. Her lessons are an environment that is positive, collaborative and inclusive, and she strives to facilitate students of all abilities. She plays and teaches various styles in addition to traditional Suzuki repertoire. Ellen teaches violin and cello at the Regina store. Her rate is $26 per half-hour.

Erika Krahn - Piano music lessons in Regina

erika krahn (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Erika began her studies in classical piano at the tender age of 5, beginning with lessons at home with her mother. As her skill and interest increased, she soon enrolled in private lessons at the Conservatory of Performing Arts. During this time, Erika actively participated in Music Festival, where she would be awarded first place in various individual and duet pieces over the years. As she continued classical training, she also began to play keyboards for her church bands, learning to follow chord charts and play by ear. In 2007, she passed her examinations to achieve Level 8 certification in Classical Performance in Piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music with Grade 2 Theory. After graduating from university in 2015, Erika moved to China for 5 years, where she taught school full time and offered private piano lessons. She also volunteered making musical arrangements for her school’s high school choir. After taking a few years to be at home with her young children, Erika is now looking forward to returning to teaching and sharing her love of piano with new learners of all ages. Erika teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Grace Kelln - Piano music lessons in Regina

grace kelln (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Grace Kelln began her musical career at the age of 8, studying piano and singing for Juventus choir. Grace has continued her studies and is working toward advanced levels of RCM piano. Grace has shown amazing aptitude with playing piano as she consistently performs at recitals and various music festivals. She has grown fond of classical works, and looks forward to sharing her newfound expertise and familiarity with the repertoire with our students. Grace teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Jack Dublanica  B.Mus - Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle music lessons in Regina

jack dublanica b.mus (Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Jack Dublanica 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, fiddle and beginner violin at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

James Raquion - Voice music lessons in Regina

james raquion (Voice)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Friday, Sunday

James Raquion (he/him) is a student at the University of Regina for a Bachelor of Music and Music Education. In High School, he took part in Choir, Band and Drama, along with several musicals. He specializes in performing Classical music but is not limited to that genre, also working comfortably in Pop, Musical Theatre, and Jazz. He believes that all people can sing, and would love to guide them throughout their singing career. James teaches voice at the Regina store. His lesson rate is $26 per half hour.

Jayme Kelln - Piano music lessons in Regina

jayme kelln (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Jayme Kelln began her musical career at the age of 5, studying piano and singing for the Juventus choir. Jayme holds an RCM level 6 and 8 in piano as well as her grade 6 and 8 theory. Jayme is currently a student of the Luther College High School. Since her enrollment, she has involved herself heavily in the Luther music program. Jayme is a member of the Luther College Girls Choir, Senior Choir, and currently is the accompanist for both choirs. Jayme has been involved in many recitals, performances, and annual concerts throughout her childhood and high school years. Jayme has grown fond of classical works, and looks forward to bringing her expertise and skills with the repertoire to our students. Jayme teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Joelle Nielsen B.Mus - Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone music lessons in Regina

joelle nielsen b.mus (Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Joelle Nielsen started playing the clarinet 20 years ago, achieving her B.Mus in performance from Brandon University in 2014. During that time she has played with National youth band, pit ensembles for musical theatre productions, and as part of small ensembles that performed with the WSO’s pre-concert series and at ICA’s Clarinet Festival, as well as competing Nationally as part of a chamber group. Joelle has been teaching woodwind clinics in Manitoba and Saskatchewan since 2009, and started teaching privately in Northeast Saskatchewan in 2018. Joelle teaches woodwinds at the Regina store. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Johnny Javier - Guitar, Composition music lessons in Regina

johnny javier (Guitar, Composition)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Johnny Javier (he/him) 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 is currently offering only online video lessons for the Regina store. His rate is $26 per half-hour.

Josh Daly - Guitar, , Ukulele music lessons in Regina

josh daly (Guitar, , Ukulele)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Josh Daly 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 $27 per half-hour.

Joshua Tumala - Piano music lessons in Regina

joshua tumala (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Saturday

Joshua Tumala's musical journey began at a young age when he was first introduced to music by his family, which led him to develop a keen interest in all kinds of music. Joshua enjoys learning and teaching classical music, jazz, contemporary and video game pieces, music from different countries around the world, and adding his own touch to music through arranging. Joshua holds an RCM level 8 in piano, was a past Gold Medal recipient (highest mark in the province), and continues to expand on his practical and theoretical knowledge. He actively performs in recitals and music festivals and has won numerous awards and scholarships over the years. After starting as a substitute teacher with long & McQuade, Joshua has joined our team on a regular basis, becoming a highly sought-after instructor. He is fluent in both Filipino and English, and can teach music lessons in both languages. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Katlyn Redding M.Mus., B.Mus Ed. - Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone music lessons in Regina

katlyn redding m.mus., b.mus ed. (Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday

Katlyn Redding is a Regina-based music educator. Katlyn has been teaching band, choir and private lessons for 12 years in Regina and area, including running a successful program in the Prairie Valley School Division. Katlyn has a BMusEd (2010) and a MMus (2019) from the University of Regina where she studied with many great mentors. Outside of school, Katlyn is the president of the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association, Chair-person of the provincial honour groups as well as an active musician. Katlyn lives in Regina with her dog Ginny who loves walk, scratches and treats. Katlyn teaches brass and woodwinds at the Regina store. Her rate is $27 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)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Kristine Beer (she/her) 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 teaching young beginners, as well as preparing senior students for examinations and music festivals. Kristine teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $29 per half-hour.

Group lessons are available at discounted rates

Lisa Nickerson - Keyboard, Piano music lessons in Regina

lisa nickerson (Keyboard, Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Lisa Nickerson (she/her) has over 25 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), and piano (Royal Conservatory of Music Level 9). 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. Lisa teaches piano at the Regina store. Her rate is $29 per half-hour.

Group lessons available at discounted rates.

Mandy Ubell - Voice, Piano, Composition, Songwriting music lessons in Regina

mandy ubell (Voice, Piano, Composition, Songwriting)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday

Mandy Ubell 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, piano, and composition at the Regina Store. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Matt Lekivetz - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

matt lekivetz (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Matt Lekivetz has been teaching full time for over 10 years and has been an active musician in the country since 2004. He was nominated for a Saskatchewan Music Award for The Best Heavy Metal Album with his current band, Dream Creeps. Teaching is a passion of Matt’s. He enjoys the art of it and sharing his love of music with his students. He is trained in and has studied several aspects of music. His lessons involve a mixture of all styles. The students’ personal inspiration and goals will determine the lesson path they will take to have fun playing the music they enjoy. He teaches beginners as well as advanced students. Matt teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $28 per half hour.

Matthew Nadon - Guitar, , Ukulele, Songwriting music lessons in Regina

matthew nadon (Guitar, , Ukulele, Songwriting)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday

Matthew Nadon is an experienced guitar and bass player. He was a student with Long & McQuade for many years and continues to expand his knowledge through the tutelage of Ken Burton. Matthew was a sought-after substitute with Long & McQuade before joining our team! Matthew enjoys playing live and is currently involved in the bands Zayd, Behind the Days, & Savannah's Freedom. He is looking forward to recording with these bands in the near future. Matthew enjoys playing and teaching a wide range of genres including rock, metal, funk, flamenco, acoustic styles and popular hits. Matthew teaches guitar and bass at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Nat Bowen - Drums music lessons in Regina

nat bowen (Drums)

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Teaching Day(s): Sunday

Nat Bowen has been playing and teaching drums for many years. He became obsessed with drums after his brother brought home a pair of drum sticks and after seeing Nat's excitement, his parents enrolled him in lessons at The Academy of Music (now the Long and McQuade Lesson Centre). Nat's love of drumming inspired him to continue his musical education and he had the opportunity to learn from numerous instructors. After years of study, he returned to Long & McQuade as an instructor to share his love of drumming with others. Nat has been involved in numerous musical projects and marched with the Rider Drumline from 2015 until 2020. Nat is very excited to be returning to teach with Long & McQuade and is excited to show our students how awesome it is to drum! Nat teaches a wide range of musical styles and rudimental techniques. Nat teaches drums at the Regina store. His rate is $26 per half-hour.

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

natalia espinosa (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Mandolin)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Natalia Espinosa has been playing violin over 30 years and has over 10 years of teaching experience and is a certified Royal Conservatory of Music violin teacher.

She started playing violin at the age of 3 at the prestigious academy by internationally renowned Suzuki teacher Yuriko Kuronuma - where she studied under current Chairman of the Japanese String Teacher's Association, Shigeru Tachiki. At age 7, Natalia began her studies at the National Conservatory of Mexico City. In 2006, Natalia moved to Canada and she completed her Bachelor of Music Performance and Music History the University of Regina – where she also took several courses in Music Theory, having an interest in Schenkerian theory/analysis. Natalia studied violin under former concertmaster of the RSO - Eduard Minevich and has been playing Cello over 7 years as a student of former principal cellist of the RSO, Cameron Lowe.

Natalia is an accomplished performer, having previously played with the University of Regina Symphony Orchestra, Regina's Community Orchestra, the National Conservatory Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City, Artime, The Ben Winoski Project, Poltava Mandolin Orchestra, and with other local musicians.

Currently, Natalia is working as a Luthier apprentice under Regina's violin maker Gary Robertson.

Natalia teaches violin, viola, cello, mandolin, and upright bass at the Regina store. Her rate is $28 per half-hour.

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, and German

Nathaniel Schellenberg - Drums, Percussion music lessons in Regina

nathaniel schellenberg (Drums, Percussion)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Nathaniel Schellenberg (he/him) has been playing drums since he was four years old. He has been taking lessons for over a decade and has been taking percussion lessons at the U of R for four years. He is currently enrolled at the U of R in a Bachelor of Music Education Degree (BMUSED). Nathaniel has been playing live gigs and performances with bands and other musical groups since 2016. He has studied extensively in several genres and styles including but not limited to: rock, prog, funk, punk, fusion, jazz, hip hop, and metal. He has also studied basic and advanced rudiments and theory. Nathaniel teaches drums and percussion at the Regina store. His rate is $25 per half-hour.

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

nina maxwell (Piano, Theory, Harmony)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Nina Maxwell (she/her) is a Royal Conservatory of Music Certified teacher for elementary and intermediate piano. She 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 $29 per half-hour.

Peyton Snow - Voice music lessons in Regina

peyton snow (Voice)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Peyton Snow (he/him) 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 $25 per half-hour.

Seye Popoola - Piano music lessons in Regina

seye popoola (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Seye Popoola has been teaching piano and theory for many years. He holds theory certificates with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and is working toward advanced levels with the Royal Conservatory of Music. He is a church organist and choir director. Seye has accompanied his church choir for performances and has accompanied his choir students who have achieved excellence in their examinations and competitions. He also plays the trumpet, violin and clarinet. Seye teaches piano at the Regina store. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Stina Ulvild - Violin music lessons in Regina

stina ulvild (Violin)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Stina Ulvid (all pronouns) has been studying music for over 12 years, and has been playing violin for 7. She is currently attending the University of Regina for a Bachelor of Music and Music Education degree. She plays in the U of R Orchestra and sings in the Concert Choir as well. Stina is trained in the Suzuki method, and teaches both classical and contemporary violin. Stina teaches violin at the Regina store. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Tia Gibson - Piano music lessons in Regina

tia gibson (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Tia Gibson believes that all people are capable of learning music and she thoroughly enjoys walking through the learning process with her students. She has earned her Level 8 Royal Conservatory of Music certification, with First Class Honors. She has also participated in many music festivals and earned several 1st and 2nd place awards, including one for original composition and one for quick study. Tia has more than 5 years of experience teaching students of varying ages and abilities and is known for her warmth, care and patience. Tia has taught over 200 beginner pianists to effectively read piano sheet music. Although Tia now resides with her family in Calgary, she continues to offer online lessons for L&M students. Her rate is $26 per half-hour.

Our Beginner Violin Group Group Lessons:

Beginner Violin Group Ellen MacPherson lessons in Regina

Beginner Violin Group - Ellen MacPherson

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2023-09-20 to 2024-09-20
Cost: $23 per class

Learn the basics of violin in a small group setting.

In this fun group program you will discover how to hold your violin & bow, how to take care of your instrument, and the foundations of notes, rhythm, and melodies.

Lessons will be held each Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm starting September 20, 2023.

Participants must be between the ages of 6 to 12 and bring their own violin. You can rent a violin from our store if you do not own one.