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

AllFour Days to Faster Drumming Improv on the Drums Guitar 101 Decoding the Fretboard Join the Band Intro to Music

Lessons Coordinator

Nikol Popovics - coordinator of the music lessons in Calgary Chinook

Nikol Popovics

Our Drums Teachers:

Andrzej Ryszka - Drums music lessons in Calgary Chinook

andrzej ryszka (Drums)

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Online Lessons:

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

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.

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

conor ronaghan - jazz diploma (Drums)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Style: jazz, rock

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

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 $30 per half hour.

Nicole Niewinski - Drums music lessons in Calgary Chinook

nicole niewinski (Drums)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Thursday

Nicole has been teaching since 2018 and has over a decade of experience playing drums, performing, and recording with bands. Utilizing skills gained from her BSc in Psychology and MSc in Neuroscience, she is passionate about teaching and applying the fundamental principles of learning and memory in a way that benefits students both in and outside of music lessons. Her lessons focus on the aspirations and needs of the individual with an emphasis on developing the passion/excitement that gives rise to intrinsic motivation and thus long-term success. Nicole offers lessons at the Calgary Chinook store and her rate is $30 per half hour.

Ryan Milliken - Drums, Guitar music lessons in Calgary Chinook

ryan milliken (Drums, Guitar)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Ryan Milliken started playing drums and guitar at age 5. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Music from Humber College and has been teaching group and private lessons for over a decade. Ryan believes in a balanced approach to all aspects of music literacy. Ryan teaches at the Calgary Chinook store. His rate is $30/half hour.

Our Group Lessons:

 Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-21 to 2024-07-24
Cost: $250

Get faster on the drum kit while improving your hand technique with these rudiment workouts. Bring your practice pad, snare stand, drum sticks, water and a snack.

All ages welcome!

 Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Conor Ronaghan - Jazz Diploma

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-21 to 2024-07-25
Cost: $275

For ages 7-12. Learn how to create a groove, organize drumming ideas, improvise, solo, and more. This class is ideal for students with a few drum classes already under their belt.

 Esteban Herrera lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Esteban Herrera

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-16 to 2024-08-20
Cost: $180

Learn how to play with other musicians, how to pick songs and play in an ensemble. Students with at least 1 year of experience in voice, drums, guitar, bass, piano or any string or wind instrument is encouraged to join.
Ideal for ages 10-14

 Esteban Herrera lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Esteban Herrera

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-20 to 2024-08-17
Cost: $160

Learn the basics of music concepts like rhythm, melody and harmony. Explore what music is and what it can be in a fun, low-stress group setting. This class is great for young kids with no music experience 5 years and older, and their parents.

 Filip Vujanovic lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Filip Vujanovic

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-08 to 2024-07-22
Cost: $120

Bring your guitar and learn your first song in a fun, group setting!

Students will learn the basics of proper hand technique, strumming and basic chords.

All ages welcome!

 Filip Vujanovic lessons in Calgary Chinook

- Filip Vujanovic

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-17 to 2024-08-07
Cost: $150

Learn to find any note on the guitar. Ideal fo rbeginners with some knowledge of open chords and basic strumming.

All ages welcome!