North Vancouver

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > North Vancouver

Contact Form
1363 Main Street
North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7J 1C4
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (604) 986-3118
Store Phone: (604) 986-0911
Fax: (604) 986-3119

Lesson Centre Email: northvanlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: northvan@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 - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

Music For Young Children
MYC is an early childhood music class for beginners age 2-10. Various levels of the MYC program are offered by age and experience. This class is led by licensed MYC instructor, Roshanak Farzadkish.

For more information or to register for group classes, please contact the North Vancouver lesson centre directly. 

Our Teachers:

Adrian Smith - Trumpet, music lessons in North Vancouver

Adrian Smith (Trumpet,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Adrian has been teaching trumpet and theory since 1998. He attended the Capilano College Jazz Studies program, studying with Juno Award winner Brad Turner and worked with Dal Richards and his Orchestra. He is a member of a number of salsa, funk, and R&B Bands. His rate is $26/half hour.

Andrew Ty - Violin, music lessons in North Vancouver

Andrew Ty (Violin,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Andrew graduated from the Vancouver Academy of Music with a BMUS in Violin Performance, and has been teaching since 2008. He believes studying a wide variety of genres will help the student express themselves and develop their self-confidence in music and in life. Andrew's rate is $27/half hour.

Ardeshir Pourkeramati - Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano music lessons in North Vancouver

Ardeshir Pourkeramati (Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ardeshir Pourkeramati is an active member of Vancouver's music scene. Having completed a Master's degree at the University of Oregon in music performance, he has experience teaching all ages and levels, from beginning to advanced. Ardeshir is well versed in the pedagogy of different musical styles, and plans his lessons based on his student's goals and interests. His rate is $26/30mins.

Arezu Bonakdarpour - Piano, Theory, music lessons in North Vancouver

Arezu Bonakdarpour (Piano, Theory,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Arezu has been teaching piano since 1993 and has a Bachelors of Art in Music and ARCT in piano performance. She is a Registered Music teacher but she continues her studies in the field of piano pedagogy and performance. Her rate is $27/half hour.

Arthur Delahooke - Drums, music lessons in North Vancouver

Arthur Delahooke (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Arthur is currently completing his Bachelor of Applied Music Degree at VCC, with a major in Drums and Performance and a minor in Composition. He has had the privilege of studying with some of Vancouver's best drummers including Bernie Arai, Craig Scott, Liam MacDonald, and has studied composition with Paul Plimley and Alan Matheson. A busy musician, Arthur currently plays in four bands and performs in greater Vancouver. His rate is $26/half hour.

Caitlin Toom - Voice, Piano, music lessons in North Vancouver

Caitlin Toom (Voice, Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Caitlin is an experienced vocalist, accompanist, composer, and graduate of Vancouver Community College's jazz voice program with a minor in Classical Voice. She has been performing and teaching in Vancouver for over seven years. As a performer, Caitlin has fronted a 13-piece funk band, various jazz combos, as well as solo work. As an instructor, she has taught voice and piano as well as musical theatre performances. Caitlin is adaptable and passionate, specializing in jazz, pop and rock. She welcomes students of all levels, styles and abilities. Her rate is $27/half hour.

Chris Robertson - Guitar, music lessons in North Vancouver

Chris Robertson (Guitar,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Chris has been a guitar player for over 20 years and a teacher for over 12 years. Chris specializes in rock, pop, and heavy metal, and teaches composition on the guitar. His rate is $26/half hour.

Colin Sankey - Guitar, Bass music lessons in North Vancouver

Colin Sankey (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Having completed his BA in Applied Music from VCC in 2017, Colin is an accomplished musician and multi-instrumentalist. He has performed with many prestigious musicians, including three-time Juno nominee Francois Houle, and multiple Juno winner Hugh Fraser. His enthusiastic teaching approach is to encourage students to achieve their full potential. He also performs throughout the Lower Mainland, both as a solo instrumental act, and in jazz fusion and pop/R&B groups. His rate is $26/half hour.

Emily Nacarrato - Piano, Theory, Special Needs Music, music lessons in North Vancouver

Emily Nacarrato (Piano, Theory, Special Needs Music,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

After several years of teaching piano, Emily (MTA, MT-BC) completed a Bachelors degree in Music Therapy at the University of Windsor, while studying piano performance under Dr. Gregory E Butler. For the past five years, Emily has been working as a music therapist as well as providing typical and adaptive piano lessons at Long and McQuade. Her music therapy training helps her accommodate different learning styles and abilities in the lesson room. Her philosophy of teaching is to lead individuals to achieve their full potential, through music. Her rate is $27/half hour.

Jeffrey Black - Piano, Guitar, music lessons in North Vancouver

Jeffrey Black (Piano, Guitar,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Recently transplanted from Alberta, Jeff Black brings over 15 years of performance experience, and 5+ years of teaching experience in both piano and guitar. With a background in RCM piano and a diploma in Jazz from Edmonton's Grant MacEwan University, Jeff is ready and willing to take students of all ages or experience levels and help them pursue their musical goals. His rate is $27/half hour.

John Scott - Guitar, music lessons in North Vancouver

John Scott (Guitar,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta, John started his musical journey in 2011. Since then, John has been actively working alongside local musicians in the Red Deer and Vancouver in popular music as well as classical and jazz ensembles. John graduated top of his class from Red Deer College, majoring in electric guitar and minoring in classical guitar, and is wrapping up his BMUS in Jazz Performance and Composition at Capilano University. John has worked alongside Canadian jazz guitar legend Bill Coon and trumpeter, Karen Gustafson. John teaches guitar technique, musicianship, music theory, and history. His rate is $26/half hour.

Mike Schafer - Trombone, Tuba, Baritone, music lessons in North Vancouver

Mike Schafer (Trombone, Tuba, Baritone,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mike has a MMUS and BMUS from UBC and has been teaching since 2002. He has performed with the VSO in outreach programs, and toured Taiwan and Hong Kong with the UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. His rate is $26/half hour.

Niho Takase - Piano, music lessons in North Vancouver

Niho Takase (Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Niho has over a decade of experience as a professional pianist. She has a Bachelors of Music from VCC and teaches Classical, Jazz, Bossa Nova, Salsa and more. She has studied Latin music under the Tito Puente Orchestra's former pianist Sonny Bravo in New York, and Afro Cuban music with Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdes in Havana Cuba. The band which Niho is currently playing with is a 2021 Juno-nominee. Her rate is $27/half hour.

Paul Cheng - Cello, Violin, Viola, Theory, music lessons in North Vancouver

Paul Cheng (Cello, Violin, Viola, Theory,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Paul started playing the violin at age 6. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in London for a number of years, came to Canada in 1987, and continued his music education at the University of British Columbia and Manhattan School of Music in New York. Since then, Paul has been playing and teaching in North America for the last 20 years. Paul is actively performing all year round with local symphony orchestras and small ensembles... from Classical to Jazz and constantly recording with many local composers/artists. His rate is $27/half hour.

Paul Mason - Drums music lessons in North Vancouver

Paul Mason (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Paul began taking drum lessons at age 13. After graduating high school in 1975, Paul became a full-time touring musician. In 1985 he bought Milestone Percussion, a unique custom drum company which was re-named Tempus Drums. He currently remains active as an performer, teacher, student, composer, journalist/blogger, school music program advisor and music advocate. His rate is $26/half hour.

Roberto Serpas - Guitar music lessons in North Vancouver

Roberto Serpas (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Roberto holds a Masters Degree in Music from the University of Toronto. With over 26 years of teaching experience, he works with all styles, ages, and levels. Born and raised in El Salvador, he is a standard-bearer of world beat styles. He teaches his students practices derived from professional performances, that may be classical, jazz, rock, pop, or world beat. His passion is to enhance people's lives through music experience. His rate is $27/half hour.

Roshanak Farzadkish - Piano, music lessons in North Vancouver

Roshanak Farzadkish (Piano,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Roshanak started playing piano at age 8. At age 16 she turned her focus from Iranian music to Western classical music and obtained her BA and MA degrees in piano performance. She also completed a conducting certificate from Capilano University. Her desire is to help students become more intelligent, diligent, conscious, and to help them to experience the joy of playing piano. Her rate is $32/half hour.

Thomas Law - Flute, music lessons in North Vancouver

Thomas Law (Flute,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Thomas is a graduate from UBC with a Masters Degree in Music and an active performer and teacher in Vancouver. Previously, he studied at the UVIC (BMus) and VCM (Flute Pedagogy). Thomas has freelanced with Symphony 21, Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, Victoria Symphony and Kamloops Symphony among others. As a passionate teacher, Thomas teaches students of all ages (7-85+), proving that it is never too late to pick up an instrument. He teaches beginners all the way to advanced levels. He is experienced in preparing students for RCM exams, competitions, concerts and band/orchestra auditions with successful students entering honour bands and university programs. His rate is $27/half hour.

Winnie Liao - Violin, Piano music lessons in North Vancouver

Winnie Liao (Violin, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Winnie is a violinist and pianist who has performed as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician in concert halls across Canada and the US. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where she completed her Masters and Bachelors in Music degrees. She teaches students of all levels with expertise in the Royal Conservatory of Music program where she holds dual violin and piano ARCT diplomas. Her rate is $26/half hour.

Our Group Lessons:

Music For Young Children Roshanak Farzadkish lessons in North Vancouver

Music For Young Children (Roshanak Farzadkish) Lesson Registration

Dates: 2021-09-13 to 2022-06-13
Cost: Please inquire

Sunbeam Class (ages 5-6): Runs September 13th 2021 to June 13th 2022
Moonbeam Class (ages 7-9): Runs September 8th 2021 to June 1st 2022

Class sizes have been reduced as a COVID-19 precaution. Please inquire for further details on MYC classes.