225 58 Ave 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: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:0am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons All Lessons

Private Lessons

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

Group Lessons

Lessons Coordinator

Nikol Popovics - coordinator of the music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Nikol Popovics

Our Bass Teachers:

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

carlos cruz -b mus (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass Guitar)

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

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 $30 per half hour.

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

connor wilson (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

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

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 $30 per half hour.

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

daniel siqueiros (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday

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 $30 per half hour.

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

georgia korba - b mus (Upright Bass, Bass Guitar, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Theory)

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

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 $30 per half hour.

Liam Epp - B Mus - Cello, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Upright Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Chinook

liam epp - b mus (Cello, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Upright Bass, Ukulele)

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

Liam Epp has had the pleasure to play in a variety of styles and genres. Performing in Front Row Centre Players production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" after just over a year of playing cello Liam is known for his drive and passion for music. Growing up in Calgary, Liam first studied cello with Christine Williams. After intense study with Christine, Liam went on to study under Pamela Highbaugh-Aloni of the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet at the University of Victoria where he received his Bachelor of Music.
While in Victoria he played in professional groups like the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra and student groups like The University of Victoria Symphony Orchestra and The Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra. Liam is also known for his intense attention to detail performing challenging pieces like Elisabeth Lutyens' "Triolet 1 Op. 160" live with members of the Victoria Composers Collective.
Liam hopes to share what he has learned with his time on the west coast and hopes to inspire a new generation of musicians to foster a sense of confidence and self-expression. Liam offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and his rate is $30 per half hour.

Our Group Lessons:

Four Days to Faster Hands Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma lessons in Calgary Chinook

Four Days to Faster Hands - Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma

Lesson Registration Dates: 2024-03-24 to 2024-03-27
Cost: $250

This 4-day intensive workshop is designed to make you faster on the kit. Students will focus on hand speed, strength, endurance, and technique through an intense, guided practice-pad workouts featuring a variety of rudiments and hand patterns. Bring your drum sticks, practice pad, snare stand, and a bottle of water!

Weekly Hand Speed Class Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma lessons in Calgary Chinook

Weekly Hand Speed Class - Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma

Lesson Registration Dates: 2024-03-05 to 2024-04-23
Cost: $250

Join Conor Ronaghan every Tuesday night 8pm-9pm at the lesson centre and get faster on the kit! You'll improve your technique, hand speed, strength, and endurance through a guided practice pad workout. Bring your drum rudiments, sticks, a practice pad and snare stand.