Kamloops

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Kamloops

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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: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Laura Bishop - coordinator of the music lessons in Kamloops

Laura Bishop

LESSONS COORDINATOR
[email protected]

Our Teachers:

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

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

Alex teaches piano, bass, trumpet, saxophone & trombone, & works regularly with theatre companies such as Western Canada Theatre. Alex is also a member of Kamloops-based band, Mother Sun, who are set to release their 3rd album on record label Earth Libraries. He has studied piano, organ, bass (electric & upright), trombone & sax & has played with Provincial & District Honour Bands as well as the Kamloops Big Band. Alex teaches students of all ages & levels.
His rate is $26 per half hour.

Ben Vaughan - Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Songwriting music lessons in Kamloops

Ben Vaughan (Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Songwriting) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Having taken music lessons himself from a young age, Ben went on to complete a college degree in music (with jazz guitar as his primary instrument and piano his secondary) at Vanier College in Montreal. After this, he delved deeply into songwriting and arranging, formed multiple folk-rock duos and trios, toured around the US a few times, and gained extensive experience in studio recording and mixing. Ben is passionate about making the wide world of music un-scary and accessible to everyone.
His rate is $26 per half hour.

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 $27 per half hour.

Elizabeth Pawliuk - Piano, Theory music lessons in Kamloops

Elizabeth Pawliuk (Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Elizabeth's passion for music began at a young age. She is the pianist for the SKSS Jazz Band, will be the accompanist for the SKSS 2022 Choir and also plays clarinet, alto sax and guitar. Elizabeth loves to teach and play all styles of music. Elizabeth has completed her Level 9 RCM Piano Practical & History exams and continues to study teaching methods and curriculum strategies to supplement her lessons plans. Elizabeth has extensive experience as a student teacher and peer tutor, and looks forward to seeing you in her lesson studio to help you achieve your music goals.
Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Emily Zinger - Voice, Piano, Theory music lessons in Kamloops

Emily Zinger (Voice, Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Emily is a Voice 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.

Genie Hwang - Piano music lessons in Kamloops

Genie Hwang (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Genie has a Bachelor's degree in classical music composition from Ewha Womans University in South Korea. She has been teaching piano for over 10 years to students of all ages & levels in Korea, Canada & Chile. Genie is focused on teaching students not only playing the piano, but also understanding music by score-reading training & music theory.  Genie can teach in English, Korean & Spanish.
Her rate is $28 per half hour.

Jayson Lockerbie - Piano, Theory music lessons in Kamloops

Jayson Lockerbie (Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jayson will be starting his 8th year of teaching at our location. He 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. Jayson teaches piano and theory.
His rate is $27 per half hour.

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 $27 per half hour.

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

Sam Neilly (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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 $26 per half hour.

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

Sean Luciw (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Sean has over 30 years experience as a versatile performer, producer & studio musician. He has been teaching guitar, ukulele, bass, & drums for over 15 years, while continuing to remain an active performer & recording artist. He enjoys incorporating theory, improvisation, composition & group performance into his lessons.
His rate is $28 per half hour.

Stacey Grant - Piano, Oboe, Theory music lessons in Kamloops

Stacey Grant (Piano, Oboe, Theory) 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 as Principal Oboe with both The Thompson Valley Orchestra and The Kamloops Brandenburg Orchestra.
Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Terry Strudwick - Bass, Guitar music lessons in Kamloops

Terry Strudwick (Bass, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Terry is a well-known Kamloops musician with a 40 year career of thousands of live & studio gigs.  He has performed for radio & tv, has worked as a musician with Western Canada Theatre and is currently handling bass guitar & vocals for Kamloops band, "Serious Dogs".  Terry teaches bass, acoustic & electric guitar and welcomes students of all ages, levels & styles. 
His rate is $27 per half hour.