Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Courtenay

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960 England Ave
Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 2N6
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (250) 338-3899
Store Phone: (250) 334-4885
Fax: (250) 338-2865

Lesson Centre Email:
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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

Summer rock school

Our Teachers:

Adam Willey - Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Double Bass music lessons in Courtenay

Adam Willey (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Double Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Adam is multi-instrumentalist who has been an active part of the Canadian music scene for over a decade in such roles as performer, composer, educator, and songwriter. Adam completed his Undergraduate studies in Music at the Vancouver Community College School of Music in 2021, and has helped hundreds of people begin their own musical journey through teaching guitar, bass, ukulele, and double-bass. He has toured across North America with notable Canadian artists, recorded indie rock albums, composed orchestral scores, and other long-form works.
His rate is $25 per half hour.

Alan Jossul - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, music lessons in Courtenay

Alan Jossul (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alan Jossul teaches guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin and banjo. He has taught music in the Comox Valley since the 1990s and earned a diploma in jazz studies from Vancouver Island University in 2001. Alan is an expert in a wide variety of styles including jazz and bluegrass, and he is a founding member of local bands Big Red Truck and The Emily Cars. His lesson rate is $23 per half hour.

Jacob Gregory - Drums, music lessons in Courtenay

Jacob Gregory (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Jacob Gregory completed his BA in Music Education at Trinity Western College in 1994 and has been teaching ever since. Before Long and McQuade he was at the Walnut Grove School of Music in Langley, the Guildford School of Music In Surrey, and the Music Centre Canada in Calgary. Jacob has performed with Brodie Dawson, Ryan Castle, Easy Street, Joey Clarkson and Just in Time Choirs, as well as with local theatre groups. He also teaches bass and his rate is $25 per half hour.

Jesse McCloy - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Courtenay

Jesse McCloy (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Jesse has been playing in venues and studios across the world for the last 15 years. His styles are far ranging, including anything from rock, blues and soul, to jazz and heavy metal. Specializing in guitar, ukulele, and bass, Jesse believes in maintaining a relaxed and comfortable learning environment suitable for all ages and skill levels. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Mark Wing - Guitar music lessons in Courtenay

Mark Wing (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mark Wing has been playing guitar and performing in bands since the '70s. He has mastered a variety of styles from rock to country to acoustic and bluegrass. Mark offers lessons on guitar and bass, and passes on important practical skills needed to become a better player directly from his extensive experience. His rate is $23 per half hour.

Oscar Robles Diaz - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Percussion Ukulele, music lessons in Courtenay

Oscar Robles Diaz (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Percussion Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Oscar Robles Diaz is a musician and music educator based in the Comox Valley. Originally from Mexico, he studied Classical guitar in Mexico City's Autonomous University (UNAM). Since 2008, he has been residing on Vancouver Island, Canada. He has toured extensively throughout Mexico and Central America, Western Canada, and as far away as Taiwan, and has also worked as a recording artist. A skilled multi-instrumentalist, he offers one-on-one instruction on guitar (acoustic and electric), bass guitar, Chapman Stick, ukulele, and drum kit. He is adept at teaching and performing a wide range of styles, including Flamenco, Spanish-Classical, Latin, Rock, Funk and Pop, to name a few. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Patrick Courtin - Piano music lessons in Courtenay

Patrick Courtin (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Patrick is an experienced pianist, music teacher, multi-instrumentalist, and music director. He is classically trained with the Royal Conservatory of Music, having completed his Grade 10 in 2007 and has a Bachelor's Degree of Music in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University in 2012. Patrick has performed professionally across Canada and internationally in a variety of ensembles, spanning many genres of music. He is also an accomplished clarinetist, having many years of study with the late Earl Thomas. Patrick brings a decade of teaching experience at various levels, from beginners of all ages to students at VIU. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Rick Bossom - Piano, Keyboard, music lessons in Courtenay

Rick Bossom (Piano, Keyboard,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rick Bossom has been performing, writing and creating music since 1982, and has taught at Long and McQuade since 2011. He has a great deal of experience in the music business, including over 5,000 live performances, writing radio jingles & video production soundtracks and signing a publishing deal on his first CD. Rick's teaching style focuses on ear training techniques, improvising and making songs “your own”, reading sheet music, lead sheets and the fundamentals of music theory. Advanced students can explore the place of piano & keyboards in rock & pop bands, and creation & sequencing of music through midi sequence programs and hard disk recording. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Shanté Van Horlick - Voice, music lessons in Courtenay

Shanté Van Horlick (Voice,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Shanté Van Horlick is a classically trained singer and has recently graduated with her Bachelor of Music specializing in Opera from UBC. She has performed in numerous operas, toured in Mozart’s The Magic Flute in the Czech Republic, and with the U Singers across the Mediterranean. Shanté has taught singers of all ages, skill level and genres since 2015. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Shaun Weima - Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Voice, music lessons in Courtenay

Shaun Weima (Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Voice,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Shaun Weima moved to the Comox Valley in 2019 from Kingston, Ontario. He has been teaching music since 2003 at various schools in the area. He has performed, toured and produced with a number of Kingston bands, including Ianspotting, The Swampward Orchestra, and Hoppipolla. Shaun specializes in guitar, ukulele, mandolin, beginner piano and voice. His rate is $23 per half hour.

Valerie Duff - Violin, Viola, Cello music lessons in Courtenay

Valerie Duff (Violin, Viola, Cello) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Valerie Duff started playing the violin shortly after moving to the Comox Valley in 2004. She has been passionate about playing, teaching and performing ever since. After 1 1/2 years learning the instrument, Valerie was appointed Concert Master of the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra for 2007-2008 season. With 13+ years of teaching experience, beginner to intermediate students will find a fun and comfortable learning environment. She has completed the Suzuki series for violin and continues to works towards the RCM level 8, 9, 10, and ARCT. She also offers beginner viola and cello lessons. Her rate is $23 per half hour.

Veronica Klock - Piano, Theory, music lessons in Courtenay

Veronica Klock (Piano, Theory,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Veronica Klock has been teaching piano since 1992. She completed her A.R.C.T. in 1994 and graduated from UBC in 1998. Veronica has accompanied choirs at the Grotto in Portland, OR and Disneyland, CA , and she currently plays with the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra. She tailors each learning experience to best fit individual learning aptitudes, styles, and needs, while fostering healthy playing techniques that help protect against repetitive strain injury and allow musicians to draw the most exquisite tone possible from the instrument. Her rate is $25 per half hour.