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 Guitar 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.

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

dean lauderdale - b mus (Voice, Piano, Guitar)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday

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.

Filip Vujanovic - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Chinook

filip vujanovic (Guitar, Ukulele)

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

Filip Vujanovic is completing his Bachelors of Music in guitar at the University of Calgary under the tutelage of Ralph Maier. Filip’s music career started in high school by singing and playing guitar in several rock bands. With 9 years of teaching experience, he is committed to bring out the best in his students development and enjoyment of music and guitar. He utilizes a comprehensive approach incorporating guitar technique, music theory, harmony and history with a learning style that is intuitive, fun and adapts to the student in a unique way. Filip transfers his passion for guitar by believing strongly in the transforming effect that music can bring to each student. Filip 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.

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

jaci simpson - b mus (Guitar, Ukulele, Brass)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Friday

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 $32 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.

Ryan Milliken - Drums, Guitar music lessons in Calgary Chinook

ryan milliken (Drums, Guitar)

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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!