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: courtenaylessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: courtenay@long-mcquade.com

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

Lessons Coordinator

Amanda Neufeld - coordinator of the music lessons in Courtenay

Amanda Neufeld

Phone: 250-338-3899
Email: [email protected]

Our Voice Teachers:

Adam Willey - Guitar, Ukulele, Clarinet, Theory, Piano, Voice, Upright Bass, Bass Guitar music lessons in Courtenay

adam willey (Guitar, Ukulele, Clarinet, Theory, Piano, Voice, Upright Bass, Bass Guitar)

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Online Lessons:

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

Multi-instrumentalist Adam Willey has been an active part of the Canadian music scene for over a decade. His ability to fill a multitude of roles has kept him in demand as supporting musician for many notable Canadian artists on festival stages across North America. He completed his Undergraduate studies at the VCC School of Music, where he received his Bachelor of Music (2021), and has helped hundreds of people set foot on their own musical journey through one-on-one music education. His educational philosophy is simple; There's a music lesson in everything if you're willing to look for it.
His rate is $30 per half hour.

Christy Vanden - Guitar, Voice, Drums music lessons in Courtenay

christy vanden (Guitar, Voice, Drums)

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Online Lessons:

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

Christy Vanden is a guitar and drum teacher with over 6 years of teaching experience, both privately and at the Long and McQuade Lesson Centre in Courtenay. She is a local musician who has played lead guitar and vocals in numerous bands, toured as a solo act and played in the all-female multi-award nominated group, She Could Be Trouble. Christy has played multiple times at Filberg Festival, Nautical Days, The Sid Williams Theatre and Sunfest Country Music Fest. Christy was nominated in the 2022 Comox Valley Record's “Reader's Choice Awards” under the ‘Best Musician’, ‘Best Performer’ and ‘Best Music Teacher’ categories and has been named Top 2 in the category of “Best Musician” in the valley. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Thomas Callow - Voice, Piano, Theory music lessons in Courtenay

thomas callow (Voice, Piano, Theory)

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Online Lessons:

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

Thomas Callow is an experienced musician who has studied and performed for 27 years, and specializes in classical voice and piano. His musical journey started at the age of 5 years old with his first piano lesson, and it quickly flourished from there. He had his first performance at the age of 6, and then continued growing his passion for music by performing in musicals, choirs, orchestras, jazz bands and vocal jazz groups. In high school he found an additional love for music composition. He composed multiple choral pieces for professional choirs across Victoria such as Vox Humana, Prima, University of Victoria Chamber Singers, and many others. Thomas’ journey continued with studying and honing his craft of classical singing and music composition at the University of Victoria. He is now dedicating himself to passing on his knowledge, love and passion for music by offering exciting and engaging lessons to all those who wish to experience the magic that music has to offer. His lesson rate is $27.00 per half hour lesson.