Kamloops

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Kamloops

Contact Form
955 Lorne Street
Kamloops, British Columbia, V2C 1X1
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (250) 828-2315
Store Phone: (250) 828-2234
Fax: (250) 374-3113

Lesson Centre Email: kamloopslessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: kamloops@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 1:000pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Alex Ward - Piano, Upright Bass, Trombone music lessons in Kamloops

Alex Ward (Piano, Upright Bass, Trombone) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Alex teaches piano, bass & trombone, & works regularly with theatre companies such as Western Canada Theatre & Project X Theatre Productions. Alex is also a member of Kamloops-based band, Mother Sun, who are currently recording their debut album at Little Red Sound Studios in Vancouver. He has studied piano, organ, bass (electric & upright), trombone & violin & has played with Provincial & District Honour Bands as well as the Kamloops Big Band. Alex teaches students of all ages & levels. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Christleda Philip - Voice music lessons in Kamloops

Christleda Philip (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Christleda is a vocal teacher and performer with over a decade of teaching experience. She toured India as Siblitronix – India’s first sibling DJ and live vocals duo, and was the lead vocalist/frontman of Christleda and Friends, a cover band. Christleda is a passionate teacher who brings real world performance experiences into her classroom teaching. She has completed Grade 8 Rock and Pop Vocal levels from Trinity College London and is currently pursuing her Masters in Education at TRU. Christleda enjoys teaching Pop, Rock, Jazz and more and welcomes students of all ages. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Emily Zinger - Voice, Piano music lessons in Kamloops

Emily Zinger (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Emily is a Voice & Piano instructor with over 25 years of experience. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction) in Vocal Performance & Vocal Pedagogy from King’s University in Edmonton, as well as a Church Music Diploma. Emily’s students have consistently received First Class Honours in both Voice & Piano exams (RCM & Conservatory Canada) & many of her graduates have gone on to post-secondary institutions for voice/piano/theatre & from there, to successful performing & teaching careers of their own. Emily has a passion for the study of voice science and is trained in Somatic Voicework, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Technique and Level 1 Estill Method™. She is also Level 1 Certified in Heather Lyle's Vocal Yoga™. Emily loves teaching all styles & all ages. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Jackson Marshall - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Kamloops

Jackson Marshall (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jackson attended Capilano University & Douglas College where he studied jazz & classical guitar, theory & musicianship. His performance background includes rock, metal, jazz, folk, pop & blues. Jackson teaches in many styles & enjoys improvisation & jamming in his lessons. He works with beginner to advanced students of all ages. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Jayson Lockerbie - Piano music lessons in Kamloops

Jayson Lockerbie (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jayson has studied RCM Classical Piano & Theory (Lvl 9) & continues to study to enhance his knowledge of music & music education. In his spare time, Jayson writes & records his own music. In addition to his love of classical music, Jayson uses pop, rock & jazz in his lessons. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Jim Cochran - Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Lap Steel, music lessons in Kamloops

Jim Cochran (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Lap Steel,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jim started teaching in 1971 at Curly’s Music in Kamloops. He studied music at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton & has been playing professionally for over 30 years. During that time, Jim has performed in everything from duos to 11 piece show bands, has hosted many years of ‘Jam Sessions’ in Kamloops and currently plays with The Serious Dogs. Jim teaches a wide variety of music styles in guitar, bass, beginner ukulele & mandolin & works with students of all ages. His rate is $25 per half hour.

**Jim is currently available for online lessons only**

Kris Lipnicki - Drums music lessons in Kamloops

Kris Lipnicki (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Kris, originally from Poland, has been teaching for over 30 years. With diplomas in both Education and Music, he taught at elementary and music schools in both Poland and Germany before moving to Canada. Kris has played percussion in symphony orchestras in Europe and Canada, as well as drums in rock, metal, and jazz bands. In 2010, Kris opened a private teaching studio and is now looking forward to teaching at Long & McQuade. Kris speaks English, Polish, Russian, and German and teaches students of all ages & levels. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Sam Neilly - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice music lessons in Kamloops

Sam Neilly (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sam is a multi-instrumentalist/vocalist who plays guitar, bass, drums, trumpet & baritone euphonium. He has received awards for classical and musical theatre voice and was recently accepted into Berklee College of Music for a degree in Professional Studies of the Guitar. Sam’s been teaching for 2 years and currently handles lead guitar & vocals for a local funk band. He specializes in rock, funk & jazz and looks forward to sharing his love of music with students of all ages & levels. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Sean Luciw - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Kamloops

Sean Luciw (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sean has over 30 years experience as a versatile performer, producer & studio musician. He has been teaching guitar, bass, & drums for over 10 years, while continuing to remain an active performer & recording artist. He enjoys incorporating theory, improvisation, composition & group performance into his lessons. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Stacey Grant - Piano, Oboe, music lessons in Kamloops

Stacey Grant (Piano, Oboe,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

With over 20 years of teaching experience in Piano & Oboe, Stacey enjoys working with students of all ages in both classical & popular styles of music. She works to instill a strong sense of theory education & technique in her students. Stacey holds RCM Grade 10 certification in both instruments & performs performs as Principal Oboe with both The Thompson Valley Orchestra and The Kamloops Brandenburg Orchestra. Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Tina Hebner - Guitar, Ukulele, music lessons in Kamloops

Tina Hebner (Guitar, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Tina has been teaching and performing in the Kamloops area for over 20 years. She studied classical guitar at Capilano College and The Victoria Conservatory of Music, incorporating classical skills into her ukulele playing & teaching. Tina has instructed at numerous ukulele festivals and enjoys being a mentor to her students. Tina teaches classical guitar and ukulele to students of all ages. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

**Tina is currently available for online lessons only**