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Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Alberta > Calgary

225 58 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0N8
Lesson Centre Phone: (403) 252-8506
Store Phone: (403) 244-5555
Fax: (403) 229-9682

Lesson Centre Email: calgarysouthlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: calgary@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
1230 pm to 9 pm Monday through Thursday,
1230 pm to 8 pm Friday,
10 am to 6 pm Saturday

Our Teachers:

Andrzej Ryszka - Drums music lessons in Calgary

Andrzej Ryszka (Drums)

Family considerations brought Andrzej from Poland to Calgary in 1990, and he has maintained a thriving playing career on both continents ever since. His European work has won gold records, and in Canada he has toured with the Roadhammers, Tom Jackson, Lisa Brokop and Patricia Conroy. Andrzej is sought after as a studio musician, performer and teacher, and we are thrilled that he will be offering instruction through our studios.

Rate: $29 per half hour

Chrysanthema Pashunkova B. Mus. DMA, RMT - Violin, Viola, Strings music lessons in Calgary

Chrysanthema Pashunkova B. Mus. DMA, RMT (Violin, Viola, Strings)

Chrysanthema has an extensive background in teaching and playing violin. She has her DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia and has studied all over the world. She is currently involved in the Vancouver Early Music Programme and is an executive on the Board for ARMTA.

Rate: $29 per half hour

Connor Robinson - Drums, Rock School music lessons in Calgary

Connor Robinson (Drums, Rock School)

Connor is a fun energetic teacher with 10 years of experience. He has extensively toured North America with his rock band TEENS and has worked on composing music for a CBC documentary about homeless youth in Vancouver. Connor is an inspiration for students of any age, he teaches to love music and to have a great time playing it.

Rate: $26 per half hour

Conor Ronaghan Jazz Dip., B Mus - Drums music lessons in Calgary

Conor Ronaghan Jazz Dip., B Mus (Drums)

Conor is an up-and-coming, enthusiastic member of the Calgary music community. He obtained a diploma in Jazz Music Performance at Mount Royal University in 2014 and continued on to achieve a Bachelor of Music at Ambrose University in 2017. Conor has experience playing a variety of styles of music including jazz, jazz-fusion, rock, pop, blues, funk and Latin. Conor looks forward to meeting and working with students of all skill levels.
Rate: $26 per half hour

Dave Hamilton - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Calgary

Dave Hamilton (Guitar, Bass)

Dave has been producing music since the early 1980's and has owned and operated his own studio, Hamiltone Productions, since 1990. He has been playing guitar professionally for over 30 years and has won the "Alberta Instrumentalist of the Year" award for three consecutive years, 1990 / 91 / 92. He plays and teaches Country, Country Rock, Pop Music, Jazz, Western Swing and various other styles of music.

Rate: $29 per half hour

Emily Fulkerson B. Mus., ARCT - Piano, Theory music lessons in Calgary

Emily Fulkerson B. Mus., ARCT (Piano, Theory)

Emily has recently returned to Calgary after completing her degree in piano performance in North Carolina. She also specializes in Injury-Preventive Keyboard Technique. She is also active as an accompanist and chamber musician.

Rate: $26 per half hour

Eugene Strandquist B. Mus - Strings, Harmonica, Keyboard, Theory music lessons in Calgary

Eugene Strandquist B. Mus (Strings, Harmonica, Keyboard, Theory)

From ukulele to double bass, the list of instruments Eugene can teach is long indeed! Gene has done graduate-level studies in theory and composition, and has a vast knowledge of musical styles and instruments. Whatever style you want to learn, be it classical, rock, jazz, blues or country, Gene is an enthusiastic, resourceful and encouraging instructor.

Rate: $26 per half hour

Georgia Korba  B. Mus. - Bass,-Upright & Electric, Theory, Piano, Ukulele, Guitar music lessons in Calgary

Georgia Korba B. Mus. (Bass,-Upright & Electric, Theory, Piano, Ukulele, Guitar)

Georgia began playing piano at age 6, and began playing the upright bass at age 14, and in the process, she developed a strong interest in jazz music. Georgia obtained her Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University in 2007. After graduation, Georgia extensively toured North America and Europe with numerous Jazz Bands prior to settling in the Calgary area in 2011. With over 10 years of teaching experience, Georgia offers a flexible, fun and professional approach to music teaching that will help anyone achieve their musical aspirations.
Rate: $26 per half hour

Gus Moberg B. Mus. - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Jazz Combo music lessons in Calgary

Gus Moberg B. Mus. (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Jazz Combo)

Gus grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden. His introduction to music was on the violin at age 6, but at age 12 the music of Queen inspired him to switch to guitar. He spent 5 years touring and recording with the Swedish reggae band “Dubadown.” Studies in jazz and music education in Sweden were followed by a jazz degree at Capilano University in Vancouver. He has now decided to experience life on the east side of the Rockies and build a teaching career in Calgary.

Rate: $26 per half hour

Jaci Simpson - Guitar, Ukulele, Brass music lessons in Calgary

Jaci Simpson (Guitar, Ukulele, Brass)

Jaci returned to Calgary in 2005, after completing a bachelor of music degree at the University of Toronto. Jaci has studied guitar with Jeffrey McFadden in Toronto, and Ralph Maier in Calgary. She has also performed & recorded with the University of Calgary guitar ensemble. Jaci enjoys teaching all ages and levels, and believes that every student is capable, given individualized instruction.

Rate: $27 per half hour

James Buchholz Dip. Mus. - Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Trumpet, Violin, Keyboard, Drums, Upright Bass, Brass music lessons in Calgary

James Buchholz Dip. Mus. (Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Trumpet, Violin, Keyboard, Drums, Upright Bass, Brass)

James started playing music in the early 80's beginning with Keyboards, Trumpet and Bass. He, attended Grant MacEwan College's Jazz Program in the late 80's, and began teaching Guitar and Bass in 1991. Covering a wide variety of styles, including original music, James has had appearances on TV, (Much Music, CBC) radio play and has opened for Zztop, Nickleback, and 54-40, among others.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Jasmine Long B Mus, B Ed - Cello, Piano music lessons in Calgary

Jasmine Long B Mus, B Ed (Cello, Piano)

Jasmine was born and raised in London, Ontario and picked up the cello at age 4. She studied with a variety of professors/teachers, and participated in national and international orchestras and festivals, winning a variety of awards. She has a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Education and is currently working on a dual Masters/Diploma. Jasmine's approach to teaching encourages inquiry, appreciation and sensitivity to music.
Rate: $27 per half hour

Jessica Erlendson Jazz Diploma, B.A. Music - Flute, Guitar, Piano, Voice music lessons in Calgary

Jessica Erlendson Jazz Diploma, B.A. Music (Flute, Guitar, Piano, Voice)

Jessica's family is filled with musicians and artists who encouraged her to explore her talent. She was influenced by Joni Mitchell, Jane Siberry, Kate Bush, XTC, and the great jazz musicians. She earned a jazz diploma from Mount Royal University in 2003 and a B.A. Music from the University of Calgary in 2015. Jessica has been singing and writing songs since she was a small child, and has been recording and releasing independent recordings since 1998. Her material is diverse, ranging from gospel inspired tunes to jazzy harmonies to hard edgy pop.

Rate: $28 per half hour

Joshua Park B. Mus. - Violin, Strings music lessons in Calgary

Joshua Park B. Mus. (Violin, Strings)

Since completing formal studies at Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary, Josh has been active performing and teaching in the Calgary area. He is an enthusiastic teacher of classical music, as well as contemporary and celtic styles.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Lacie Marchand B. Mus. M. Mus. - Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory, Woodwinds music lessons in Calgary

Lacie Marchand B. Mus. M. Mus. (Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory, Woodwinds)

Lacie has been studying the saxophone since the age of 12. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Western, and received a Bachelor of Musical Arts. Lacie has completed her Masters in Musical Performance at the University of Calgary. She also participates in Alberta Winds Ensemble and sits on their board.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Matthew Beaubien B.Mus - Guitar, Ukulele, Theory music lessons in Calgary

Matthew Beaubien B.Mus (Guitar, Ukulele, Theory)

Matthew has a BMus in classical guitar performance from the University of Calgary, and a diploma in classical guitar performance from Mount Royal University. He is currently studying towards a master’s degree in classical guitar performance at the University of Calgary. Matthew has also studied jazz guitar performance at MacEwan University. He is happy teaching various styles of guitar playing and also music theory.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Mike King - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary

Mike King (Guitar, Ukulele)

Mike began his musical journey with guitar at 14 years old, inspired by the musical genius of Jimi Hendrix. In a short amount of time, he was playing in local bands around Toronto. After studying classical guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and studying performing arts at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, Mike went on with a succession of bands,touring Canada.
Rate: $27 per half hour

Roli Mack - Guitar, Bass, Voice, Piano, Keyboard, Theory music lessons in Calgary

Roli Mack (Guitar, Bass, Voice, Piano, Keyboard, Theory)

Roli has been teaching and playing professionally in Calgary for the past 30 years. Roli's varied background in styles such as Rock, Country, Reggae, Blues, Folk, World Music, Funk, R & B and Classical will benefit every student's learning curve. His students have gone on to appear on Canadian Idol, become professional musicians, recording artists and qualified music teachers. Roli believes music lessons should be fun and educational.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Sheila Paton B. Mus. - Voice, Piano, Choir music lessons in Calgary

Sheila Paton B. Mus. (Voice, Piano, Choir)

Since completing her bachelor's degree in vocal performance at the University of Lethbridge, Sheila has been in demand as a vocal coach for both classical and contemporary styles. She also has training in piano and dance.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Simon MacLeod BMUS - Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Theory, Woodwinds music lessons in Calgary

Simon MacLeod BMUS (Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Theory, Woodwinds)

Simon MacLeod is a versatile member of the Calgary arts scene. He has received a Bachelor of Music from the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary and has been showcased at venues such as Arts Commons and the National Music Centre. He performs with local ensembles including Alberta Winds and the Calgary Wind Symphony. Simon has worked with artists Eugene Rousseau, Jeremy Brown, Frederick Hemke, Julia Nolan, and Jean-Michel Goury. Simon is passionate about new music for saxophone as well as experimenting with new ideas for collaborative projects with artists in all disciplines of performing and creative arts.
Rate: $26 per half hour

Stewart Evans - Violin, Strings music lessons in Calgary

Stewart Evans (Violin, Strings)

Stewart has been playing violin since he was eight and initially learned with the Suzuki Method. He has played in a string group called Viva!, with the Ambrose University Orchestra, the Regina University Orchestra, the Harmony West Band, and busked at the Calgary Farmers Market. Stewart has completed RCM Grade 8, and knows the importance of strengthening the ear as well as reading skills. Stewart has experience in classical, Spanish, and modern inspired music, as well as fiddle. Though his university degree is in Film & Video Production, violin is a big part of his life. In his teaching, Stewart believes that having a goal to work towards gives lessons and practice direction, but the most important aspect in success is to have fun while you learn.

Rate: $26 per half hour

Taryn Fulkerson M. Mus. B. Mus. ARCT - Flute, Theory, Woodwinds music lessons in Calgary

Taryn Fulkerson M. Mus. B. Mus. ARCT (Flute, Theory, Woodwinds)

After completing two degrees in flute performance in the United States, Taryn is back in Calgary building a career as a teacher and performer. She has graduated with honours, won many awards and has extensive orchestral and wind ensemble playing experience.

Rate: $27 per half hour

Victor Tsang ARCT, BA - Piano, Theory music lessons in Calgary

Victor Tsang ARCT, BA (Piano, Theory)

Victor has his ARCT in piano performance and is a classically trained piano player who teaches all ages, and all levels. Along with teaching piano he specializes in teaching Music Theory. He has played saxophone for 12 years and volunteers his time at Bishop Grandin High School teaching a woodwind Master Class and general music classes. He is currently finishing up a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

Rate: $26 per half hour