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Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Alberta > Grande Prairie

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10013-97 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 0N3
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (587) 771-0398
Store Phone: (780) 532-8160
Fax: (780) 538-1649

Lesson Centre Email: grandeprairielessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: grandeprairie@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: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Darrell Scott - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Grande Prairie

Darrell Scott (Guitar, Bass)

Darrell has been playing guitar and bass in bands locally for many years. As well as being a well rounded musician he has been a woodwind and brass repair technician and operated a recording studio. He is currently playing guitar in the GPRC Jazz Band. Darrell stresses having a strong foundation in the basics of guitar theory and technique. Darrell teaches guitar and bass at the Grande Prairie store and his rate is $29 per half-hour.

Ellishka Wall - Violin music lessons in Grande Prairie

Ellishka Wall (Violin)

Ellishka grew up in a musical family near Beaverlodge and started studying violin at the age of nine. She has performed at many concerts, festivals, and events both with her family and as a soloist. In 2016 she performed with the Antovera Orchestra in the Demmitt Hall Cultural Series and in 2018 she completed her Suzuki course on how to teach music.
Ellishka is currently playing in the Grande Prairie Symphony Orchestra and is working towards receiving a bachelors in music and performance. Ellishka teaches violin at the Grande Prairie store and her rate is $27 per half-hour.

Kyle Doucette - Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin music lessons in Grande Prairie

Kyle Doucette (Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin)

Kyle has studied guitar and music theory since 2008 with Vic Mullen, who also taught him banjo for two years. Kyle has extensive experience as a touring bluegrass musician. In 2012 he was nominated for guitar and banjo player of the year at the Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards.
Kyle taught for eight years with the Clare Bluegrass Association. He has been teaching at Long & McQuade since 2015. Kyle teaches guitar, bass, banjo and mandolin at the Grande Prairie store and his rate is $30 per half-hour.

Laysan Shakurova - Piano music lessons in Grande Prairie

Laysan Shakurova (Piano)

Laysan has been playing piano for over 30 years. She studied piano and theory at the Kazan Music College, and education in musicology at the Kazan State Conservatory in Russia. Laysan taught private piano lessons while studying at the Conservatory. Upon graduation, she taught there for one year, before teaching at a K-12 music school for 18 years. After moving to Canada Laysan taught piano privately in Dawson Creek for four years. Laysan has been teaching at Long & McQuade since 2015 and her rate is $29 per half-hour.

Lorraine Cook - Piano, Voice music lessons in Grande Prairie

Lorraine Cook (Piano, Voice)

Lorraine has been playing piano for over 40 years. She has her grade 8 Royal conservatory in Piano and grade 4 theory. She has her Bachelor of Education and Arts from the University of Edmonton. She has been a substitute teacher in Grande Prairie for the past 13 years. She has taught classroom music, as well as elementary/junior high band, orchestra, and choir. As a drama major Lorraine is an experienced vocal performer. She has been involved as an actor/singer in a wide range of musical theatre productions locally and provincially. She has also directed a number of shows for Grande Prairie Live Theatre (GPLT). Lorraine has sung with the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus, and the GPRC Choir. Lorraine teaches piano and voice at the Grande Prairie store and her rate is $29 per half-hour.

Malika Frost - Violin, Viola, Cello, Strings music lessons in Grande Prairie

Malika Frost (Violin, Viola, Cello, Strings)

Malika graduated Mount Allison University with a Major in classical studies and a minor in music in 2006, and graduated St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Education in 2012. She has a passion for music and teaching it to others. Trained in both Suzuki and traditional RCM methods she offers great versatility for her students. Malika has been teaching since 2005. Malika teaches violin, viola and cello at the Grande Prairie store and her rate is $29 per half-hour.

Tara Gibson - Voice, Piano music lessons in Grande Prairie

Tara Gibson (Voice, Piano)

Tara graduated with her Bachelor of Music Degree from Western University in Ontario in 2009. During and after her degree she actively performed in the London Ont. in group performances in operas as well as performing as a soloist. She has previously taught since 2010, with experience teaching at the Royal Conservatory in Victoria B.C. Tara is enthusiastic, positive and bubbling with energy and excitement over sharing her love of music and singing with students. Tara has been teaching since 2010. Tara teaches voice and piano at the Grande Prairie store and her rate is $29 per half-hour.