10 Royal Vista Drive NW
Calgary Royal Vista, Alberta, T3R 0N2

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (587) 794-3196

Store Phone: (587) 794-3195

Fax: (403) 241-2516

Lesson Centre Email: calgaryroyalvistalessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: calgaryroyalvista@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
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: Noon - 5:00pm

This Location Offers:

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Private Lessons

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

Lessons Coordinator

Cesar Viloria-Petit - coordinator of the music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

Cesar Viloria-Petit

Our Teachers:

Amanda Fung - Piano music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

amanda fung (Piano)

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

Amanda has over 20 years of experience in playing piano and is currently working towards her ARCT diploma. As a music student herself, she can appreciate the influence her teachers have had in shaping who she is today. Amanda believes that the role of a teacher is one of great responsibility and honour. Through her coursework, she has become well-versed in the field of pedagogy, harmony and history. Amanda wishes to continue learning and expanding her knowledge in music. Amanda has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2014. Her rate is $32 per half hour.

Barbara Lorenz - Woodwinds, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

barbara lorenz (Woodwinds, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute)

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

Barbara Lorenz moved to Calgary from Lloydminster, Alberta where she was Woodwind Instructor for Lakeland College teaching Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe and Bassoon, as well as theory. She was also teaching Grade 6 band for the Lloydminster Public School Division. Barbara graduated from Dickinson State University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and a Bachelor of Arts.
Playing in Saxophone quartets, Jazz ensembles, and Concert Bands have been a large part of her musical career. She is currently very active, playing in a duo throughout the Calgary area.
Barbara has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2013. Her rate is $31 per half hour.

Brent Gerlitz - Drums music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

brent gerlitz (Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

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

Brent is an energetic, experienced and creative educator with a proven ability to get the very best out of students. Brent has over twenty years of playing experience and has shared the stage with many popular performers including Jann Arden, Biff Naked, Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts to name a few.
Brent has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2012. His rate is $33 per half hour.

Casey Shalala - Bass Guitar, Guitar music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

casey shalala (Bass Guitar, Guitar)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Casey is a versatile music instructor specializing in a wide range of styles including; Rock, Heavy Metal, Pop, Rockabilly, Blues and Jazz. Formally trained classical guitar and upright bass player. Very strong knowledge of theory, history and sight-reading. Casey works very well with students of any age from very young to adult.
Casey has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2013. His rate is $33 per half hour.

David Espinel - Drums music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

david espinel (Drums)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Thursday

David began playing professionally at the age of 17. He has performed and toured with many bands across Canada and parts of the United States including a gig at the world-famous Whisky A Go-Go where he opened for LA Guns and has played alongside funk and jazz drummer Morgan Childs. David has studied drum theory at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California.
David has been offering lessons in Calgary at Long & McQuade since 2016. His rate is $31 per half hour.

Elora Courtin - Piano, Voice music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

elora courtin (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

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

Elora has her Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 9 in both Voice and Piano. She has taught a wide range of genres in music lessons since 2011. Her passion has extended beyond teaching in performances with Victorian Operetta Society in Ontario, concerts and community fund-raising events. She has also taught music, drama and dance in studios and at local art camps.
Elora has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2015. Her rate is $33 per half hour.

Jennifer Day - Piano, Voice music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

jennifer day (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

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

After completing her RCM grade 9 in voice and piano Jennifer graduated from the Camrose University of Alberta Augustana Campus with a Bachelor of Music in 2000. She has been teaching piano and voice for over 20 years. She has also taught trumpet, directed choral groups and performed in musical theatre. She is currently playing trumpet with the Band on the Bow Community Band located in Cochrane. She has been working with individuals of all ages with various abilities and is able to adapt lessons to encourage and inspire growth in each student. Jennifer has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2023. Her rate is $31 per half hour.

Joshua Park - Violin music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

joshua park (Violin)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Saturday, Sunday

Joshua received his Bachelors of Music from the University of Calgary. Joshua is a member of the Civic Symphony Orchestra and plays with various local chamber ensembles. He also performs frequently at weddings, churches, corporate events, and parties. Joshua is an avid teacher and is passionate about sharing his experiences and various learning techniques with his students. He has experience working with students of all ages and levels. His students successfully participate in Royal Conservatory examinations as well as local festivals and he believes that everyone can learn and enjoy the violin with hard work and dedication. Joshua has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2022. His rate is $33 per half hour.

Maria Vander Hoek - Cello music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

maria vander hoek (Cello)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday

Maria graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Victoria in 2006. Maria is the assistant principal cellist in the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra, stepping in as principal when necessary. She also performs at weddings and social functions in and around Calgary. She was a cellist in the Raven Baroque ensemble in Victoria, and now plays with various ensembles in Calgary including; Uptown Strings, Bridgeland Quartet, Fretless Femmes duo, and Key30 Orchestra. In the summer of 2021 she played with the Listesso String Quartet performing Candlelight Concerts around the city. She has also performed in the Prince George Symphony Orchestra, the Kamloops Symphony, and the Calgary Civic Symphony Orchestra. Maria has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2015. Her rate is $32 per half hour.

Michael King - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

michael king (Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Mike began his musical journey with guitar at 14 years old, inspired by the musical genius of Jimi Hendrix. In a short amount of time, he was playing in local bands around Toronto. After studying classical guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and studying performing arts at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, Mike went on with a succession of bands, touring Canada. Mike has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2013. His rate is $31 per half hour.

Neil McVey - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

neil mcvey (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Originally from Scotland Neil came to Canada at the age of eight. He started playing guitar at the age of 12 and became interested in Jazz as a teenager after hearing Wes Montgomery and John Abercrombie. He has studied with Reg Schwager and Lorne Lofsky at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario and studied Jazz arranging with the late Dave McMurdo and Mike Malone. As well, he attended the Banff Jazz program in 1996, and a Jazz intensive with Don Thompson at Humber College studying with John Handy, Sonny Greenwich, John Abercrombie. Well versed in many musical genres, Neil has played everything from Jazz to Rock to Country to Funk and R&B. Neil has played with Kenny Wheeler, Don Thompson, John Sherwood, John Davidson, Fred Travelina, Ralf Buschmeyer, Aaron Young, Mike Malone, Henri Brown, John Faddis, PJ Perry, members of the Philosopher Kings, and Jack Soul, as well as the Calgary Philharmonic orchestra and Theatre Calgary. Neil has been an active freelancer, and teacher in Calgary since 2010. Neil offers lessons in Calgary at the North store and his rate is $31 per half hour.

Nick Meunier - Drums music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

nick meunier (Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

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

Nick has been passionate about music his whole life. He fell in love with the drums in 199 and played in several east coast hard rock acts as well as entertaining in the local Calgary music scene. He has over ten years of teaching experience and studied drumset with master educator Bruce Becker. Nick uses an approach to the drumset that is easy to learn and apply making the drumset super fun. Nick has been offering drum lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2019. His rate is $31 per half hour.

Niel Bonnett - Woodwinds, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

niel bonnett (Woodwinds, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday

Niel earned a bachelor's degree in jazz performance from Capilano University, appears on professional recordings and performs with local bands in Calgary. Niel knows each student learns differently and has different goals. As such he teaches on a very individual basis making sure to account for varying strengths, weaknesses and interests. Niel has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2024. His rate is $31 per half hour.

Pam Breuer - Brass, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

pam breuer (Brass, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Thursday

“I strive to enrich the lives of every student I meet throughout my educational journey by helping them to experience the joys and wonders that music offers through the art of collective creativity.”

Pam holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Video Production and Music Education from the University of Regina. She also has over twenty years experience as an established professional musician. Pam has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2012. Her rate is $31 per half hour.

Roberta Yee - Violin music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

roberta yee (Violin)

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Teaching Style: classical

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

Roberta holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees summa cum laude from the University of Southern California. She has played with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Downey Symphony Orchestra, and the Calgary Civic Symphony, and has been the concertmaster of the USC Thornton Symphony and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra under conductors including Valery Gergiev and Carl St. Clair. She has been the recipient of awards including the USC Performance Science Award, the Christine Marie Ofiesh String Quartet Competition First Prize, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada Award of Excellence. Roberta is also currently the performing arts writer of the Calgary Guardian online magazine. Roberta has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2020. Her rate is $31 per half hour.

Sam Coulson - Guitar music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

sam coulson (Guitar)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Saturday

English guitarist Sam Coulson has toured the world as a member of British Prog Rock band ASIA. In 2019 & Early 2020 Sam took lead guitar duties for Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’ musical production and gave the show its NYC debut at Madison Square Gardens. Sam has also played and worked along side Paul Gilbert, Guthrie Govan, Tony MacApline and Walter Trout to name a few. Since 2010 Sam has been a signed Artist with Jamtrackcentral. Sam's youtube Channel has 25,000 subscribers globally. Sam has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2015. His rate is $33 per half hour.

Sarah Reimer - Piano music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

sarah reimer (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Saturday

Sarah is an accomplished pianist with over 20 years experience playing, and over 10 years experience teaching. She is classically trained in Royal Conservatory, and also likes to incorporate in her teaching playing by ear, and easily transitioning between keys (transposing) in order to facilitate playing with other musicians. She is consistently immersed in and inspired by music and loves sharing her passion with her students. Sarah has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2015. Her rate is $31 per half hour.

Spencer David-Tiede - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

spencer david-tiede (Guitar, Ukulele)

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

Music Enthusiast born and raised in Calgary. Huge passion for music and his career. He has played guitar for a majority of his life and has earned a degree in Classical Guitar Performance. There is nothing he would rather do than teach those who desire to learn. Spencer has had the privilege of studying with Dominic Miller, the guitarist of Sting, the Los Angeles Guitar Trio as well as the Montreal Guitar Trio. Spencer is always looking forward to the future of music and what the future has prepared for the guitar! Spencer has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2014. His rate is $33 per half hour.

Steven Dorscher - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

steven dorscher (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: rock

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

Steven Dorscher completed his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Calgary under the guidance of Dr. Ralph Maier. He has performed across Canada and the United States as a solo artist, and in chamber music groups. Received master classes from big name guitarists such as Marc Taicholz, Daniel Bolshoy, Jérôme Ducharme, Jeffery McFadden and Duo-Assad among numerous others. As of 2015, Steven has been on the Board of Directors for the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary. Although he plays mostly Classical Guitar, he is proficient in all styles of guitar playing including Pop, Blues, Rock, Heavy Metal and Progressive. With an emphasis on technique and theory, Steven knows what the beginning guitarist needs, and can provide sound advice and help for the intermediate and advanced players. Steven has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2013. His rate is $33 per half hour.

Takafumi Tan - Violin music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

takafumi tan (Violin)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Takafumi Tan got his Bachelor of Arts and Science degree (Major in Music, minor in Mathematics) from the University of Lethbridge. He has more than 20 years of violin and piano training with performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) and received the Provincial medals for Level 4 (2003) and Level 6 (2005) in violin RCM examination. He has played in symphonies in both Japan and Lethbridge Canada. He has also taught violin and piano in various music schools and privately in Lethbridge and Calgary. Takafumi has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2023. His rate is $31 per half hour.

YooJin Kang - Piano music lessons in Calgary Royal Vista

yoojin kang (Piano)

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

YooJin Kang attended a scholarship program at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and obtained her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Toronto. She has successfully competed in numerous music festivals such as Kiwanis Music Festival, Peel Music Festival, and Davenport Music Festival where she received various awards and scholarships. YooJin has been teaching piano lessons for over 10 years and managed to spread her love of music to others. She is a classically trained musician who specializes in RCM curriculum (practical, theory & history). YooJin has been offering lessons in Calgary at L&M since 2017. Her rate is $33 per half hour.