Calgary Chinook

Music Lesson Centre

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

Lesson Centre Email: calgarychinooklessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: calgarychinook@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:0am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Paula Morales - coordinator of the music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Paula Morales

Lesson Centre Coordinator
[email protected]

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Our professional, highly qualified instructors offer both in person and online video lessons.

Our Teachers:

Addy DeMarsh - B Mus - French Horn & Trumpet music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Addy DeMarsh - B Mus (French Horn & Trumpet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Addy completed her Bachelor of Music degree in Horn Performance at Washington State University, where she graduated in the highest distinction and was awarded the title of most outstanding senior in her graduating class. She has an extensive performance based background, playing with several orchestras, wind ensembles and marching bands throughout the United States. She has a passion for performing but also teaching the youth of today not only the technicalities and nuances of their chosen instrument, but also teaching self expression and all the beauty music has to offer. Addy offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $28 per half hour.

Amilia Hildahl - Violin music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Amilia Hildahl (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Amilia Hildahl has been playing the violin since the young age of 3. A well-seasoned performer as well as teacher, she has performed as a soloist throughout North America—most notably at the world famous Carnegie Hall in Manhattan—and as an orchestral ensemble member with the Calgary Youth Orchestra in countries across Europe. Alongside performing, she is also an experienced music teacher who has worked with students of all ages hoping to learn everything from Bach to Irish fiddling. Likewise, while Amilia is classically trained, she is able to work with a wide variety of genres, and is always happy to work with the student to create an individual style of playing. She hopes that her love for the instrument will be passed down to all of her students, who she hopes will share a love for music, and a passion for creativity. Amilia offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $27 per half hour.

Andrzej Ryszka - Drums music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Andrzej Ryszka (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Andrzej offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $30 per half hour.

Austin Latta - Piano, Theory & Brass music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Austin Latta (Piano, Theory & Brass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Austin is an experienced piano, brass and theory teacher who believes that fun is an important ingredient in developing a love for music! He has taught all ages of students in many places around the world in various languages — including Swahili in Kenya and Portuguese-Creole in the Cape Verde islands — and just can't help teaching music wherever he goes! He has studied music at the University of Toronto and Ambrose University in Calgary and has performed with his trombone across Canada. He enjoys playing jazz with Calgary's own Prime Time Big Band. With a love of teaching children and an easy-going teaching style regardless of age, one of Austin's greatest priorities is creating a meaningful, personal connection with each individual student. Austin offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $28 per half hour.

Ben Lahring -B Mus - Classical Guitar, Banjo , Mandolin & Guitarlele music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Ben Lahring -B Mus (Classical Guitar, Banjo , Mandolin & Guitarlele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ben has 18 years of teaching and performance experience. After earning his Bachelor of Music (classical guitar performance) in Sydney, Australia, Ben moved to NYC where he taught guitar at the NY Conservatory of Music, LREI and the 92nd Street Y. Since moving to Alberta in 2012 Ben has been working in churches as a music director and pastor. Ben offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $30 per half hour.

Bo-rum Hammond -B Mus; M Mus - Piano music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Bo-rum Hammond -B Mus; M Mus (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A classically trained pianist, Bo-rum Hammond began her musical pursuits at the age of five. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Alberta, where she received numerous scholarships and graduated with distinction. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Music in Piano Performance at McGill’s Schulich School of Music. Although Bo-rum’s training has mostly been classical, she is more than happy to teach in different musical styles. She is dedicated to music education and creating music through a fun, accepting, and engaging environment! Bo-rum offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $28 per half hour.

Breony Watson - BA in Music - Saxophone & Flute music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Breony Watson - BA in Music (Saxophone & Flute) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

As a classically trained flautist and saxophonist, Breony studied extensively at Leeds Conservatoire in the UK, where she graduated with first class honours degree in Music. With much experience performing in both a solo and ensemble settings, she is eager to share her enthusiasm for music, with a focus on keeping learning creative and fun when it comes to music lessons. Though Breony is classically trained, she is happy to teach in a variety of different styles and genres and has experience in working with students of all ages! Breony offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $27 per half hour.

Carlos Cruz -B Mus - Guitar, Ukulele, Bass Guitar music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Carlos Cruz -B Mus (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

As a versatile musician, he has devoted his life to music, teaching and performing in bands with different styles of music. Carlos Cruz has a Bachelor's degree in music education and winner of Rock recording of the year YYC Music Awards 2020. With over 10 years of teaching experience, he is eager to pass on his passion for music to all his students in a way that motivates them to meet their needs and goals. Carlos offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Carlos Tinoco - Saxophone, Clarinet music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Carlos Tinoco (Saxophone, Clarinet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Carlos received the Jason Lang and the Fine Arts Scholarship. He is currently studying with Jeremy Brown and has extensive experience playing in ensembles. He has performed in the US, Brazil, Belgium, and Holland as well as in the Alberta International Band Festival, the World Music Competition, & the World Association for Marching Show Bands where the group won 1st prize. He premiered “Andromeda” by Michael Horwood with the UofC Wind Ensemble, recorded with the Calgary Jazz Orchestra and has performed with Alan Baylock, Chuck Owen, and Jack Wilkins. offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $27 per half hour.

Cecilia Cheung - BFA - Piano music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Cecilia Cheung - BFA (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Cecilia holds a Bachelor's degree of Fine Arts and a Minor degree in Music from the University of Calgary. A classically trained pianist since the age of 5, she has a wide range of on-stage experience participating in festivals and concert performances. She believes that creativity, discipline and determination are qualities that make her students successful. With years of teaching experience, she has helped numerous students of all ages to achieve their musical goals and always strive to make her students fall in love with music. Cecilia offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $28 per half hour.

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

Chrysanthema Pashunkova - B Mus, DMA, RMT (Violin, Viola, Strings) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Chrysanthema offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $30 per half hour.

Connor Wilson - Guitar, Bass Guitar & Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Connor Wilson (Guitar, Bass Guitar & Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Connor first picked up the guitar at the age of 7 and has been playing ever since. Over his musical career, Connor has grown familiar with all sorts of styles including rock, blues, jazz, latin styles and especially classical. Following his RCM exams in high school, he studied classical guitar at the University of Calgary under Ralph Maier and is currently finishing his BA in music. Connor has been teaching for 7+ years and has experience in group and solo performance. With his help, students have found success in Royal Conservatory exams and at recitals. Connor believes that finding one's own individual voice in music is the key to success and encourages all his students to explore the music they're most passionate about. He also emphasizes the importance of ear-training, theory and other fundamental skills so that the student doesn't just grow as an instrumentalist, but as a musician too. Connor offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma - Drums music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Conor offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Daniel Siqueiros - Guitar, Bass, Mandolin music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Daniel Siqueiros (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Daniel was born and raised in Mexico, right at the border with Texas. Because of this unique geographical location, he has developed the love for all kinds of music: From Latin American and Spanish Flamenco flavors to Southern Blues and Country, Classic and Modern Rock and everything in between. He has been performing, recording and giving lessons since the year 1990 and his main goal: To help and guide all of his students to find their fingerprint in this magical sonic journey. Daniel offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Dean Lauderdale - B Mus - Voice, Piano, Guitar music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Dean Lauderdale - B Mus (Voice, Piano, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dean holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Humber College and a Diploma in Classical Voice Performance from Mount Royal University. With over 8 years of teaching experience, Dean's passion for music and performance greatly reflects that upon his own students. He understands how important it is to discover what motivates and inspires an individual, and does so in a fun & friendly manner. Dean works with many styles of music including pop, rock, jazz, classical, and musical theater. He has been successful in preparing his students for public performance, auditions, recording projects, and recitals. Dean offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $31 per half hour.

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

Eugene Strandquist - B Mus (Strings, Harmonica, Keyboard, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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. Eugene offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

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

Georgia Korba - B Mus (Bass Upright & Electric, Theory, Piano, Ukulele, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Georgia offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $28 per half hour.

Jaci Simpson - B Mus - Guitar, Ukulele, Brass music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Jaci Simpson - B Mus (Guitar, Ukulele, Brass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Jaci offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $29 per half hour.

Juan Antoni - Drums & Guitar music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Juan Antoni (Drums & Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Juan is a skilled musician who started playing music at the age of 7 in Venezuela. He has played drums, guitar and composed for the local music scene since 2009. He played with Uno Band, Luke Dowler, Estampida Gaitera and most recently, Vincelin. Juan has been teaching Drums, Guitar, Ukulele, aged 3 to adults since 2014. Juan also has experience teaching students with disabilities. Juan offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Nicole Niewinski - Drums music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Nicole Niewinski (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Nicole had an early start to music, playing a number of different instruments since the age of four. With 6 years of experience playing, performing, and recording with bands, she is keen on sharing her passion and knowledge with students interested in a number of different styles. Nicole offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $27 per half hour.

Stacy Duncalfe - B Mus - Piano, Violin, Theory & Music History music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Stacy Duncalfe - B Mus (Piano, Violin, Theory & Music History) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Stacy holds an ARCT in piano performance as well as an ARCT in music history and theory. She completed a Bachelor of Music degree from Ambrose University in 2020. Stacy has enjoyed teaching private piano and violin lessons for eight years and has helped many students of various ages and musical disciplines achieve successful results in RCM exams. She has a gentle and fun demeanor and prioritizes helping students build life-long musical skills by teaching students to become self-sufficient, independent musicians. Stacy offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $29 per half hour.

Stewart Evans - Violin, Strings music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Stewart Evans (Violin, Strings) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Stewart has played Viva!, with the Ambrose University Orchestra, the Regina University Orchestra and the Harmony West Band. Stewart learned on the Suzuki method and has completed RCM Grade 8. He has over five years teaching experience. Stewart offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $27 per half hour.

Tony Bali -B Mus - Guitar, Theory & Composition music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Tony Bali -B Mus (Guitar, Theory & Composition) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Tony has a Bachelor's degree in Music Composition and Jazz guitar performance from Concordia University. He studied contemporary music composition with Mr. Georges Dimitrov and harmony with Mr. Yaron Ross. In terms of jazz, he studied guitar with many distinguished Canadian guitarists such as Mr. Lorne Lofsky, Mr. Gary Schwartz and Mr. Greg Amirault. So far, he has made numerous recordings under his name and he is currently working on releasing his 1st original album for quintet. Since 2015, Tony remained strongly active in the local Montreal music scene, performing regularly in local venues and jazz festivals as well as teaching many young talented students with various musical interests, backgrounds and age groups. Tony offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $28 per half hour.