Calgary East - Guitar Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Alberta > Calgary East

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3404 5 Avenue NE
Calgary East, Alberta, T2A 5N8
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (587) 296-6648
Store Phone: (403) 245-3725
Fax: (403) 245-0459

Lesson Centre Email: calgaryeastlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: calgaryeast@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

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

Our Guitar Teachers:

Dylan Cooney - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Calgary East

Dylan Cooney (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele - Online Lessons Available) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A talented performer and dedicated teacher, Dylan has recently completed his Bachelor of Music program at the University of Calgary, with a focus on classical guitar. He has 10 years’ experience performing various rock, pop, blues, classical, and country genres in and around Calgary. Performances include the University of Calgary, cafes, weddings, and private venues. Dylan’s experience also includes some composition and transcription. Dylan has been teaching for over 3 years and is committed to being a role model to his students. He is passionate about music and guitar, with a strong desire to share this love of music with his students. Dylan's teaching style is focused on creating individual lesson plans as well as exploring what has drawn the student to music and the guitar. As students advance, Dylan incorporates instruction in theory, note reading, improvisation, and technique. He works patiently with his students to develop their own personal repertoire of songs. The key to Dylan’s success in teaching is ensuring that practice is fun and personally rewarding for all students. Dylan offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Gene Strandquist - B. Mus. - Guitar, Bass, Cello, Theory, Violin, Mandolin, Keyboard, Ukulele, Banjo, Dobro, Harmonica - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Calgary East

Gene Strandquist - B. Mus. (Guitar, Bass, Cello, Theory, Violin, Mandolin, Keyboard, Ukulele, Banjo, Dobro, Harmonica - Online Lessons Available) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Gene holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Lethbridge. He has been teaching many instruments to varying levels since 1995, both privately and through institutions. He has played in many bands, and his style includes rock, country, jazz, and symphonic. He has also published works for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Gene offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Guy Onraet - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Calgary East

Guy Onraet (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting - Online Lessons Available) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Guy began his musical life in South Africa age 8. He studied music at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and released his debut solo album in 2009. He appeared in Guitar Player magazine and headlined Evolution Rock’s Masters of Shred. His music has featured in dozens of commercial videos. He is heavily involved in the Calgary music scene and has toured southern Alberta and B.C. Guy has vast experience teaching adults and children, giving more than 7000 lessons over the last 9 years. Specialising in technique and theory for rock, pop, metal, blues and country. Guy offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Jaci Simpson - Trombone, Trumpet, Guitar and Ukulele music lessons in Calgary East

Jaci Simpson (Trombone, Trumpet, Guitar and Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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 East store and her rate is $30 per half hour.

Rafael Bianzeno - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary East

Rafael Bianzeno (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rafael has been teaching music and bringing enthusiasm to his students for over 20 years. On his 13th birthday he got his first Electric Guitar from his grandfather and realized Music was his passion! By 15 he started a music program at the Musical Conservatory and in 2008 he earned his Bachelor Degree in Music. He teaches diverse techniques on the instrument (including 7 and 8 strings guitar), music theory, music composition, music technology (recording and home studio). Rafael also has an extensive and an intensive program for Guitar Clinics and Masterclass. Nowadays he is recording new songs for his Instrumental Rock/Fusion Guitar Project. Rafael offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Roger Johnson - Guitar, Piano, Theory (Rudiments and Harmony) music lessons in Calgary East

Roger Johnson (Guitar, Piano, Theory (Rudiments and Harmony)) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Roger is finishing his Bachelor of Music in performance on guitar at the University of Calgary, and is currently completing RCM 8 in piano. Roger’s strength is in the classical style because he loves the music of that style and his formal education has been classical on both guitar and piano. However, he is a blues guitarist at heart, blues and metal were his first loves in music, but he is also familiar with rock, folk and country, and jazz. He works with his students to figure out what it is they are trying to achieve, developing daily and weekly goals with them to achieve those goals. Roger offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Stephen Demaer - Guitar, Piano, Theory (Rudiments and Harmony), History - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Calgary East

Stephen Demaer (Guitar, Piano, Theory (Rudiments and Harmony), History - Online Lessons Available) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Stephen is a born and raised Calgarian who is passionate about music. Stephen enjoys the process of teaching students the joy and creativity that music produces in your life. He focuses on the individuals learning style, utilizing a balance of structured lessons combined with creativity that a student needs. Stephen enjoys teaching a variety of musical styles; classical, rock, blues, pop and heavy metal combined with music theory and history to give students a well rounded education. He is currently attending the University of Calgary for the Guitar Performance degree, as well as pursuing his RCM ARCT diploma in Classical Guitar and Piano.  He is proficient in music theory, harmony and history. Stephen is engaged in the Calgary music scene through local performances and partnership with the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary, if you are lucky you may catch him busking around downtown Calgary! Stephen offers lessons in Calgary at the East store and his rate is $28 per half hour.