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207-6339 200 St
Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1A2
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (604) 532-8806
Store Phone: (604) 530-8704
Fax: (604) 530-8725

Lesson Centre Email: langleylessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: langley@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: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Our Teachers:

Alexander Klassen - Drums music lessons in Langley

Alexander Klassen (Drums)

Alex is a technically proficient and experienced professional drummer. A graduate of Capilano University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Alex has extensive training in music performance, theory, pedagogy, and composition. Alex is a seasoned performer who is comfortable playing a variety of styles. Rate $26/half hour.

Angela Rust - Voice, Piano music lessons in Langley

Angela Rust (Voice, Piano)

Angela has a Bachelor of Sacred Music from Faithway Baptist College, where she majored in piano and minored in voice. She has been performing and teaching for more than 20 years. She also composes original piano/vocal pieces and jingles. Angela loves music and performing and encourages her students to find their musical passion. Rate $26/half hour.

Angie Chik - Piano music lessons in Langley

Angie Chik (Piano)

Angie is a classically trained pianist with over 22 years' experience playing and teaching the piano. She has 2 piano performance diploma in ARCT with the Royal Conservatory of Music, and ABRSM. She aspires to inspire her piano students with her skills, knowledge, and passion for the piano so that they will become better and more well-rounded individuals who will keep the spirit of music with them as they continue to grow, develop, and learn in life. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Arezu Bonakdarpour - Piano music lessons in Langley

Arezu Bonakdarpour (Piano)

Arezu has been passionate about teaching piano for many years. She holds an ARCT in Piano performance, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, and the Teacher's ARCT Intermediate level. She has had successful candidates partaking in the Theoretical and Practical Exams of the Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rate $27/half hour.

Brigette Ross - Piano music lessons in Langley

Brigette Ross (Piano)

Brigette has been teaching since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Trinity University, with a strong focus in education. She has a wide-range of experience in accompanying, performing, and teaching music. Brigette considers it a privilege to guide each of her students in the art of playing piano and learning the universal language of music. Rate $26/half hour.

Bruce Webster - Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Piano, Harmonica music lessons in Langley

Bruce Webster (Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Piano, Harmonica)

Teaching music is Bruce’s passion. Learning, hearing, composing, practicing and appreciating, is all part of music.He has ten years of classical piano training (Toronto Conservatory), and has been teaching guitar, banjo, ukulele, harmonica and piano for over 30 years. He specializes in guitar finger-style, country, blues and ragtime, 5 string bluegrass banjo. Students need positive instruction and encouragement to be the best musicians they can be. It's rewarding for him to see the sense of accomplishment his students experience as they start/continue to play their own instruments and create their own music. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Chad Leyte - Guitar, Bass, Voice music lessons in Langley

Chad Leyte (Guitar, Bass, Voice)

Chad studied jazz guitar at Capilano University and is well versed in many styles including classical, jazz, and R&B. He has played with jazz legends such as Curtis Fuller (who performed with Miles Davis and John Coltrane), and John Abercrombie. Rate $26/half hour.

Chris Robertson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Langley

Chris Robertson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Chris is our resident rock guitarist, he has been playing guitar and performing in bands throughout Vancouver and the lower mainland for over 20 years. Currently teaching at several Long & McQuade lesson centres, he has been guiding budding and advancing guitar players for over a decade. Chris specializes in rock, pop and heavy metal, and teaches composition on the guitar. Chris also the is the facilitator for the Rock Skool program, uniting youth to create music together. Rate: $26/half hour.

Cory Mae Omega - Voice, Piano music lessons in Langley

Cory Mae Omega (Voice, Piano)

Cory Mae is a singer and pianist, who enjoys venturing out of her musical comfort zone and collaborating with new people. Her musical journey started at the age of 4 with piano lessons. Eventually, she found joy in performing and would play and sing for others when ever she had the chance. She recently graduated from Capilano University with a diploma in Jazz Studies. Cory Mae enjoys accompanying students toward their musical goals and making connections within the community through music. She looks forward to exploring choral projects in the near future. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Elizabeth Rombough - Piano, Voice music lessons in Langley

Elizabeth Rombough (Piano, Voice)

Elizabeth has been teaching voice and piano to students of all ages since 2009. Her qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in Music: Vocal Performance, Grade 8 Piano Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate, and a Teacher's Professional Development Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music. As a Lyric Soprano, she currently sings with Pacifica Singers in Vancouver. She has been in rock bands, wedding bands and has composed her own material. Elizabeth enjoys being able to spread the joy of music making. Rate $27/half hour.

Emily Palmer - Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Trumpet music lessons in Langley

Emily Palmer (Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Trumpet)

Emily is has been playing the trumpet for over a decade. She has both a Music and Education degree from Trinity Western University. She is currently the Senior Music Director at White Rock Christian School where she directs multiple Junior and Senior bands along with Intermediate and Senior choir. She enjoys teaching trumpet, piano, voice and ukulele among other instruments. Emily loves to play music and also has a passion for teaching. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Gail Hall - Piano, Voice, Keyboards music lessons in Langley

Gail Hall (Piano, Voice, Keyboards)

There’s magic in music and Gail delights in bringing that magic to her students and audiences. She holds a Grade 8 honours certificate in piano from the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music and a B.Ed. and MA from SFU in Fine and Performing Arts. As well as teaching and performing in classical, pop, and jazz piano styles; Gail's knowledge also extends to computer and electronic keyboard music. Furthermore, she has been a B.C. certified teacher for 26 years and is an active musician in her community. Rate $26/half hour.

Gwyneth Choy - Violin, Viola music lessons in Langley

Gwyneth Choy (Violin, Viola)

Gwyneth is an accomplished young violinist/violist who has been playing since she was 6 years old. She has completed her ABRSM ATCL diploma (equivalent of approximately RCM grade 10) with distinction in both Violin and Viola. She has performed in orchestras in Hong Kong and currently a valued member of the orchestra at Langley Fine Arts school, striving to bring her best. Her teachers describe her as an upstanding student who is an asset everywhere she plays. She has been teaching young students for several years and comes equipped with thoughtful lesson plans and careful attention to content and materials. Her goal is to make sure her students enjoy lessons and fall in love with music. Her rate is $26/half hour.

Issah Contractor - Drums, Bass, music lessons in Langley

Issah Contractor (Drums, Bass,)

Issah Contractor is both an exceptional artist and a passionate educator. Possessing a high level of mastery on both the electric bass and drums, Issah uses these two instruments to explore art, in all its multifarious forms. Aside from working with the high-end cover band ‘The Famous Playersʼ, Issah has various original projects. His most recent is an original opera, which was self funded and directed into a film. It is set for release December 2017. Other achievements include winning the 2013 International V drums Competition, and instructing on the highly acclaimed educational platform, Drumeo. Rate: $26/per half hour.

James Huumo - Piano, Keyboard music lessons in Langley

James Huumo (Piano, Keyboard)

James has been teaching piano since 2007 and has a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from Capilano University. He obtained his Grade 10 Royal Conservatory of Music qualification and has inclusive knowledge in both teaching and performing various musical styles, such as jazz, classical, and rock. James has performed with Theatre Under the Stars in "Shrek The Musical” and is busy with his original project “Best Night Ever”. Rate $26 per half hour.

Jasmine Moore - Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone music lessons in Langley

Jasmine Moore (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone)

Jasmine Moore is a classically trained flutist, with additional experience playing piccolo, clarinet, and saxophone in many local ensembles from chamber music to various large ensembles in the Fraser Valley and Metro-Vancouver. Among Jasmines various musical pursuits she has a particular interest in playing baroque era music on period instruments. She is currently studying flute under Paolo Bortolussi at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with additional training in music history, theory, and aural skills. She believes in a creating a well rounded musical experience for her students, allowing them to explore and grow through their own musical journey. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Jen Lewin - Piano, Voice music lessons in Langley

Jen Lewin (Piano, Voice)

Jen began playing the piano from the young age of 5. Classically trained as a child, she was inspired as a young teenager to learn ragtime, Dixieland and jazz. She graduated from Vancouver Community College with a major in jazz piano and a minor in contemporary voice in 2001. She has extensive choral experience, performing with and even conducting Elektra Women’s Choir. Jen performs pop, country, jazz, rock, top 40 and even traditional African music as well as her original music. Jen has been teaching piano and voice lessons since 2002, and is also a licensed Kindermusic educator. Her students have received high ratings in festivals, RCM and Conservatory Canada exams. A dedicated, energetic and dynamic teacher, Jen takes genuine pleasure in her students’ progress and truly enjoys spending time with all students, all ages, all levels. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Jerry Cook - Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet music lessons in Langley

Jerry Cook (Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet)

Jerry has been a professional musician since 1985. Jerry has extensive experience performing, recording, teaching, composing, arranging music, as well as repairing instruments. He is fluent in many styles of music including jazz, blues, pop, and rock. He performs with artists such as Colin James, Powder Blues, Famous Players, and many others. He enjoys customizing lessons to suit the requirements/tastes of the individual student. Rate $26/half hour.

Juan Garfias-Chan - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium music lessons in Langley

Juan Garfias-Chan (Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium)

Juan has been playing instruments for most of his life and is very passionate about enriching the lives of others by teaching them to play instruments and appreciate music. He has instructed and conducted fellow cadets during the many years he has spent in the 861 Silverfox RC Air Cadet Squad. Juan is pursuing his education in both music and aviation. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Larry Church - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Upright Bass music lessons in Langley

Larry Church (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Upright Bass)

Larry started playing guitar when he was 10 years old. He earned a music theory certificate from Trinity College of Music, London. He began touring at 17 and has been playing professionally ever since. He played bass with Canada’s legendary rock band Trooper for 6 years, earning gold and platinum records. He plays guitar, bass, and mandolin, and continues to perform in a variety of bands including classic rock, jazz, country and bluegrass. Larry has been teaching since 1992. His goal in teaching is to instill the necessary skills to inspire a lifelong love of music. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Laurel MacCulloch - Violin, Cello music lessons in Langley

Laurel MacCulloch (Violin, Cello)

Laurel has achieved a high level in Royal Conservatory Violin performance, Harmony, and History, as well as extensive Suzuki Method training. She has performed with the New Westminster Symphony, Kwantlen Strings Chamber Group, and holiday concerts presented by local churches. Laurel takes special delight in teaching preschoolers as young as 4 and is always keen to learn new ways of helping students have fun with music! Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Luis Melgar - Piano, Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, music lessons in Langley

Luis Melgar (Piano, Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn,)

Luis Melgar has been involved in music for over 20 years. He began playing piano at a young age and has been heavily involved ever since. He began playing trombone in high school and eventually obtained a Bachelor of Music from Capilano University majoring in Jazz Trombone. He has been teaching all brass and piano since 2007 and is able to teach in a multitude of different styles including Classical, Rock, Jazz, Latin, R&B, Motown and many others. He is an active musician in Vancouver and brings a practical approach and experience to his method. Luis' rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Matt Chanway - Guitar music lessons in Langley

Matt Chanway (Guitar)

Matt Chanway is an experienced guitarist and guitar teacher fluent in contemporary music styles, including rock, jazz, metal, blues, finger-style, and bluegrass. He has released a self-titled solo album to critical acclaim, and currently performs with the progressive metal band Expain. His style has been compared to many modern virtuoso guitarists. Matt holds his DipLCM, LLCM and FLCM from the University of West London, and specializes in helping guitarists of all styles, ages and abilities reach their goals on the instrument with fun, personalized guitar lesson programs based on their goals and favorite styles. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Matthew Genereux - Bass, Guitar music lessons in Langley

Matthew Genereux (Bass, Guitar)

Matt is a full time freelance studio and live bass player based in Vancouver, BC. He has been recording and preforming bass in the greater Vancouver area since 2007 and is adept in playing a wide range of music. Matt has preformed in a variety of situations ranging from casinos and corporate events to theatres and clubs with a broad range of artists both nationally and internationally. As a teenager Matt was able to study extensively with Mike Young (Mother Mother, The Devin Townsend Band) and more recently under Todd Johnson (Musician’s Institute 91’-99’). Matt teaches electric bass and guitar to students of all ages and loves watching his students achieve their goals. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Michael Mallais - Drums music lessons in Langley

Michael Mallais (Drums)

Michel has been playing drums since the age of 2 and has been teaching for over 16 years. He is a passionate musician, who has performed with countless bands. He is best known for his unbeaten records in World's Fastest Drummer competition for having the fastest feet. Mike is open to any and all styles of rhythm and takes pride in helping each student reach their goals. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Michelle Doerksen - Ukulele, Piano, Flute, Preschool Music music lessons in Langley

Michelle Doerksen (Ukulele, Piano, Flute, Preschool Music)

Michelle is a seasoned musician, teacher and songwriter. She holds her bachelors degree in Music and elementary school education. Michelle’s passion for music started when she was 6, and she continues to play and teach piano, flute, and ukulele since 2012. She has been teaching Early Childhood Music Education in the lower mainland for several years. She is skilled in teaching group lessons like preschool music and group ukulele. Michelle enjoys passing on her passion for music and teaching students the language of music.

Monika Niedzielko - Violin music lessons in Langley

Monika Niedzielko (Violin)

Monika holds a Master of Performing Arts in violin from the Music Academy of Krakow, Poland. She started her teaching career as a student, touring and performing with professional chamber orchestras, symphonies, and quartets. Prior to working in BC, Monika worked in Florida and the Caribbean Islands. She continues to work as a soloist in addition to her teaching. She is a Gold Medal teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music with students winning first place at the Kiwanis Music Festival – Junior level, as well as performing in local youth orchestras. Monika combines different styles and methods of teaching in order to achieve the best results with her students. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Paul Mason - Drums, Guitar music lessons in Langley

Paul Mason (Drums, Guitar)

Shortly after picking up his kid sister’s abandoned guitar at the age of 13, Paul began concentrating on drums. By 15, he was already teaching in a marching band, as well as at Berger Music in Richmond, England. Shortly after graduating high school, Paul became a full-time touring drummer, a career he pursued until he acquired the Milestone Percussion (now known as Tempus Drums) business in 1985. Between ‘85 and ‘13 he custom built almost 7500 unique drums; these days he’s more musically active than ever, teaching, writing, recording and performing music, as well as through his activities as a music advocate, music therapist and special needs EA with the North Vancouver school district. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Peter Barone - Drums music lessons in Langley

Peter Barone (Drums)

Peter has a passion for drumming and has been teaching percussion and playing drums professionally since the 80s. His background, education and experience includes a variety of styles; ranging from pop music, rock, jazz, funk, world music, classical, and marching band. Peter began his formal musical education at the age of 10, studying with a number of local drum teachers; including Ken Moore and John Fisher. He also attended the VCC Music Program. He has been the dynamic drummer of the popular local band, Dr. Strangelove, since 1992. He also performs with many other local musicians and bands on a regular basis. The core essence of his teaching philosophy is to create an atmosphere of freedom and fun. Lessons range from beginner to advanced, and are tailored to each individual - taking into consideration age and level of experience. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Rita Long - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Langley

Rita Long (Guitar, Ukulele)

Rita loves to teach using simple and fun ways. During her high school years, Rita won a scholarship to the Shawnigan Summer School of the Arts. Inspired by master guitar duo Ako Ito and Henri Dorigny, she then continued her education at the Douglas College Music Program – followed by completion of the University of British Columbia's Music Performance/Fine Arts double major. Rita uses many teaching methods including the G4 Guitar Method and regularly contributes to the world wide G4 Guitar Teachers Network. Her newest project is the design of guitar music that can be read easily by young children and the visually impaired. Rita also leads guitar ensemble classes where students learn the value of playing alongside fellow
musicians. Rate $26/half hour.

Sarah Leduc - Guitar music lessons in Langley

Sarah Leduc (Guitar)

Under the mentor-ship of Rita Long, Sarah has been teaching guitar for the past couple years. She is currently studying geography at the University of the Fraser Valley, but regularly uses music in her daily life as a ritual of self-expression. Her passion and understanding of the guitar allows her to guide her students to appreciate the benefits of a daily dose of music. She underlines the value of music as: it can induce goosebumps, draw a tear, or even inspire us to go further in life. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Selena Liu - Cello music lessons in Langley

Selena Liu (Cello)

Selena has played in many local ensembles, orchestras and different varies of chamber groups. She is now in a process of getting her degree in Bachelor of music in cello. She is also now studying cello under Bo Peng in Kwantlen Polytechnic University and is also a part of the Langley Honours Orchestra. She believes many students have their own ways of learning and teaching in an engaging way will help students discover their love for music. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Sharon Fong - Violin music lessons in Langley

Sharon Fong (Violin)

Sharon Fong has a Bachelors in Fine Arts in Violin Performance from Trinity Western University. Over the years she has been part of many different chamber ensembles and orchestral groups. She has had the pleasure of premiering her fellow friends and classmates’ newly composed music with the New Music Ensemble at TWU and piano trios (Ignis and Trinity Western Trio). Sharon has experience competing many festivals and performances in BC. She has also had the pleasure of playing as a soloist for TWU Orchestra and leading as concertmaster. Although Sharon has experience and a degree in performing, her passion lies more in teaching. She loves working with children and enjoys watching her students grow. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Tresdor Otshuti - Vocal, Piano, Guitar music lessons in Langley

Tresdor Otshuti (Vocal, Piano, Guitar)

Tresor is a multilingual singer, songwriter, dance, guitar and piano player. He first gained widespread recognition as a singer in 2011 in Paris, when he won the talent show competition “100% Phenomenes.” Tresor is currently working toward his music degree from Trinity Western University. He brings passion and experience to his teaching. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Victoria Poitras - Clarinet, Saxophone music lessons in Langley

Victoria Poitras (Clarinet, Saxophone)

Victoria’s love for music began in school when she joined band. She began learning clarinet and over her public school education she also learned bass clarinet, saxophone and flute. Victoria has been involved with a variety of ensembles ranging from orchestras, to jazz bands to a handbell choir. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Music at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and plans to pursue a teaching degree upon graduation. Victoria believes in creating a safe and comfortable space for her students to learn and create music. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

William Horning - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice music lessons in Langley

William Horning (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice)

Born into a family of music educators, Will was surrounded by classical music from the beginning. At an early age Will would sit on his house's steps, watching and listening to his mother teaching vocal lessons. This early exposure tuned Will into just how amazing and enriching musical education can be. Between the ages of 4-11, Will studied the violin with a private teacher and played in a youth orchestra. During these years he received distinction for his musicality and strong ear, finalizing his violin studies by receiving first class honours in Grade 7 Royal Conservatory. Will picked up the guitar at 15 and began teaching himself. By 21 he had begun his post-secondary at VCC in Jazz Guitar Performance, and toured western Canada in a metal band.These days Will enjoys transcribing great jazz solos and performing his own music, both vocally and on the guitar. Will is looking forward to working with anyone curious and passionate about music. His rate is $26 per half hour.