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6760 No 3 Road
Richmond, British Columbia, V6Y 2C2
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (604) 270-3620
Store Phone: (604) 270-3622
Fax: (604) 270-3604

Lesson Centre Email: richmondlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: richmond@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: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Annie Cheung - Piano, Theory, keyboard, Organ music lessons in Richmond

Annie Cheung (Piano, Theory, keyboard, Organ)

Annie was classically trained through the ABRSM, Kawai, and Technics programs and received her BMUS from National Taiwan University. Annie believes in building a relationship with every student and customizing lessons according to his or her personality and musical goals. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Duran Ritz - Drums music lessons in Richmond

Duran Ritz (Drums)

Duran is trained in a wide range of styles and welcomes students of all experience levels. His rate is $24 per half hour. His credits include performing with some of the world’s top jazz musicians ranging from Kurt Rosenwinkel to Ravi Coltrane and Larry Goldings. Additionally, Duran has extensive international touring experience and holds multiple artist awards. Duran is trained in a wide range of styles and welcomes students of all experience levels. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Ed Worst - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Richmond

Ed Worst (Guitar, Ukulele)

Ed’s played a variety of genres on stage, including Rhythm and Blues, Hawaiian stage shows, Classical and Jazz. This has informed his teaching style on the guitar. He enjoys instructing any age group and has many years of teaching experience behind him. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Geoffrey Chan - Trumpet, Trombone, Clarinet, Oboe, French Horn music lessons in Richmond

Geoffrey Chan (Trumpet, Trombone, Clarinet, Oboe, French Horn)

Geoffrey taught in schools and society groups for many years in Hong Kong. He passed his band sergeant major course at Kellner Hall RMSM in the United Kingdom. After immigrating to BC he played for a number of years with the Navy Reserve and Association band. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Jeremy Harrison - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Richmond

Jeremy Harrison (Guitar, Bass)

Jeremy studied classical guitar at McMaster University. recently he performed on studio recordings with FOX Seeds finalists Rude City Riot and splitTRACT. He has been teaching since 2008 and his lessons focus on fostering the joy of music performance. He encourages theory, reading, and fret-board knowledge for all. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Jessica McLaughlin - Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute music lessons in Richmond

Jessica McLaughlin (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute)

Jessica is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist specializing in woodwinds. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from the University of Calgary and has begun work on her Masters. In 2012 she received several gold certificates for the performance of solo works at the Kiwanis Music Festival in Calgary. Jessica has taught private lessons and coached ensembles for 5 years. She performs regularly in ensembles ranging from small chamber groups to big bands, wind ensembles and pit orchestras. Her goal is to inspire students to play and encourage constant learning. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Jonathan Holisko - Drums, Percussion music lessons in Richmond

Jonathan Holisko (Drums, Percussion)

Jonathan Holisko is a professional drummer and teacher who has toured Europe, China, and North America with multiple bands. He has Diploma of Jazz Performance on percussion from Capilano University and plays regularly with singer songwriter Daniel Wesley, reggae cover band Mostly Marley, soul and R & B singer Krystle Dos Santos, and East Vancouver locals The Boom Booms. Jon has a broad range of knowledge of different styles of music including latin, jazz, afro cuban, funk, rock, metal, reggae, r&b, and world music, works in tv/film, and most recently recorded a song for an upcoming ABC Television show titled, "When We Rise. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Julia Geaman - Drums music lessons in Richmond

Julia Geaman (Drums)

Julia's studied with Bob Caldwell from Douglas College. Her experience teaching has given her the flexibility and awareness to not only know what to teach, but presenting it in many different ways to keep things fun and make sure that everything is fully understood. She welcomes all ages and enjoys all genres including Rock, Funk, Metal, Blues, Pop and Reggae. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Lee Nichols - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Lap Steel music lessons in Richmond

Lee Nichols (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Lap Steel)

Lee is an experienced and well rounded teacher fluent in a wide variety of styles of music. Since receiving his training at the Royal Conservatory, Lee has taught for over ten years, beginning at Music Centre Canada in Calgary, through to Long and McQuade Surrey where on top of teaching individual students, he taught a number of group "rock band" classes. After a long tenure at Surrey, Lee then taught a variety of instruments at Beaches Conservatory and allegro music in Toronto before deciding to move back to the West Coast. Also an accomplished performer, Lee has played with artists varying from country artist Patrick Masse, to Blues band The British Columbians, to pop artists Stef Lang, Shawn Hook, Tyler Shaw and numerous others. He also plays ukulele, lap steel, bass, and mandolin. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Lesley Law - Piano, Guitar, Bass, Theory, History, DJ music lessons in Richmond

Lesley Law (Piano, Guitar, Bass, Theory, History, DJ)

Lesley is a musician, producer, songwriter and DJ. She obtained her Associate of the Royal College of Teachers in Piano Performance at age 17 and attended Capilano University on scholarship where she studied classical and jazz piano, classical guitar and jazz bass. She is also a certified Bass Specialist from Berklee College of Music. She produces and performs with various R&B Hip Hop artists in Vancouver and Los Angeles. She teaches piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, theory, history and DJ and her students do very well in their RCM exams as well as university auditions. She provides instruction in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Her rate is $24 per half

Lillian Chan - Piano, Theory, Harmony music lessons in Richmond

Lillian Chan (Piano, Theory, Harmony)

Lillian has a degree from UBC, holds a Piano Performance Licentiate Diploma from Trinity College of Music in London, is qualified to teach the Kelly Kirby Kindergarten Method & TMA programs, and successfully completed the Music Together Teacher Training workshop developed by the Center for Music and Young Children, Princeton, New Jersey. She volunteers as coordinator of the Richmond Music Festival Society, where she accompanies and also adjudicates for the music festival. Lillian is also a member of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association Richmond Branch, Canadian Federation Music Teachers’ Association & Canadian Music Teachers’ Association. She is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Maria Goobar - Voice, Piano music lessons in Richmond

Maria Goobar (Voice, Piano)

Maria graduated from the Buenos Aires Conservatory of Music where she also got a degree as a Choir and Orchestra Conductor. She has won awards both as a singer and as a choir director. Since 1998 she’s enjoyed teaching students of all levels the proper technique to sing pop, rock and classical music and her rate is $24 per half hour.

Neil Gray - Drums music lessons in Richmond

Neil Gray (Drums)

Neil has performed and taught throughout Western Canada and Internationally both as a pianist and a percussionist. Currently, Neil composes and arranges for his own Jazz Quartet, The Neil Gray Quartet, and teaches both privately and in the public education system. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Peter Chotem - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Richmond

Peter Chotem (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Peter is a guitarist-composer who studied music in Montreal at McGill and Concordia universities. Since 1999 he has taught many different styles of guitar to students of all ages in the Richmond-Vancouver area. Peter performs and records with his brother Tony in the guitar duo Double Helix. They have recently completed tours of Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, and the BC interior. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Raphael Geronimo - Drums, Percussion music lessons in Richmond

Raphael Geronimo (Drums, Percussion)

Raphael has been part of the Vancouver music scene for many years. He studied in Havana, Cuba at the Laboratorio Internaçional de Folklore and in New York City at the Harbour Center of Performing Arts. Raphael directs Rumba Calzada, an explosive Latin jazz ensemble that has performed internationally and been nominated for several awards including a 2002 Juno award and a 2008 Western Canadian Music Award. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Robyn Cameron - Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Theory music lessons in Richmond

Robyn Cameron (Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Theory)

Robyn Cameron holds a Bachelors of Music as well as a Bachelors of Education from UBC and a Diploma from Capilano University in classical flute. She is flexible preparing students for the RCM exams or to perform the music of the student's desires, as long as it gets students excited about music. Robyn teaches flute to all levels and ages and offers beginner piano, saxophone, and theory. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Sarah Cawston-Stewart - Piano, Trumpet music lessons in Richmond

Sarah Cawston-Stewart (Piano, Trumpet)

Sarah is classically trained on the piano, has her Grade 9 RCM exam, as well as the Grade 7 ABRSM exam, with Honours. She is currently an RCM beginner piano pedagogy candidate, which is the first step in completing the ARCT certification. Sarah seeks to install a sense of fun and devotion to musical studies in her students. She accepts beginner to intermediate students of all ages on piano; and beginner students for concert band or jazz band on trumpet. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Shantha Gunasekera - Piano, Theory music lessons in Richmond

Shantha Gunasekera (Piano, Theory)

Shantha completed her Graduate studies in Canadian Music at UBC, holds a ATCL UK diploma, a MMus, and a Doctorate in Ethnomusicology from Russia. She is an examiner, adjudicator & instructor for RCM, BCCM, ABRSM and all levels of history & rudiments and recently received the title of “Advanced Specialist for Piano & Theory Designations” from RCM Canada. Shanta enjoys working with children as young as 3 years old. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Thomas Redant - Piano, Voice music lessons in Richmond

Thomas Redant (Piano, Voice)

Born and raised in Regina, SK, Thomas Redant is thrilled to be working in the vibrant music and theatre community of the Greater Vancouver Area. As a pianist, Thomas has over two decades of experience ranging from RCM to musical theatre accompaniment and direction to simply gigging with whatever rock band needs a keyboard player. Vocal credits include Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye), City of Angels (Angel City 4 Baritone), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney), Sunday in the Park with George (Boatman), Heathers: The Musical (Ram/Bill Sweeney), American Idiot: The Musical (Theo), and Godspell (Jeffrey), on top of having been in the original Cross Canada Barbershop Chorus and has toured with Saskatchewan Express. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Yves Wang - Violin music lessons in Richmond

Yves Wang (Violin)

Yves holds a BA in Music from the University of Chinese Culture Taipei, and a Master Degree of Music from the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He has over 35 years of experience in teaching, and conducting Symphony Orchestras. He is a passionate and dedicated instructor and can help students pass RCM exams. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, and German. His rate is $24 per half hour.