Surrey

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Surrey

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13785 104 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia, V3T 1W6
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (604) 588-9423
Store Phone: (604) 588-9421
Fax: (604) 588-9420

Lesson Centre Email: surreylessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: surrey@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: 12:00 - 5:00pm

Our Teachers:

Aaron Brazeau - Piano, Guitar, Voice music lessons in Surrey

Aaron Brazeau (Piano, Guitar, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Aaron Brazeau is a versatile musician based in Vancouver who has been teaching Guitar, Piano and Voice lessons since 2016. Aaron completed his BMus in 2020 at VCC, where he studied guitar under Daryl Jahnke, piano under Sharon Minemoto, and voice in ensembles under Paula Kramer and Gerald Van Wyck. Aaron enjoys teaching and playing many different styles such as Pop, Rock, Jazz and more! Aaron's rate is $25 per half hour.

Abbey Coulthard - Voice music lessons in Surrey

Abbey Coulthard (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Abbey Coulthard is a singer-songwriter who has completed her Bachelors degree in jazz and contemporary music at VCC. During her time at VCC, Abbey’s main focus was on her voice, where she trained with Paula Kremer and Kate Hammett-Vaughan. She has also been trained in jazz piano with Sharon Minemoto. In addition, she has been trained in music history, music theory, ear training, and rhythm studies. Abbey has been in a wide array of bands and ensembles, including classical choirs, pop cover bands, jazz combos and original contemporary bands. In the future, Abbey is hoping to continue expanding her musical horizons by teaching, writing and performing music. She believes in creating a well-rounded musical experience for her students allowing them to explore and grow through their own musical journey. Abbey's rate is $25 per half hour.

Ashley Meadows - Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone music lessons in Surrey

Ashley Meadows (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ashley holds a BMus from KPU where she studied flute under Paolo Bortolussi. She has played in ensembles such as marching bands, concert bands, jazz bands, and chamber ensembles. She believes in cultivating a love and passion for music in her students and creating an engaging environment where students can learn their own way. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Bryan Binnema - Piano music lessons in Surrey

Bryan Binnema (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Bryan has been playing piano for as long as he can remember. He holds a degree in Jazz Performance from Humber College in Toronto and has been teaching and tutoring since the age of 15. He has spent several years playing on cruise ships; as part of Top 40 cover bands, as a music manager and director, and as a solo pianist. He has recorded 3 EPs of original music, and has played on many sessions for various projects. Bryan is excited to join the Long and McQuade team and share his passion for music with his students. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Christine Hudson - PIano, Voice, Theory music lessons in Surrey

Christine Hudson (PIano, Voice, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Christine moved to Vancouver after her graduation from the University of Toronto (B. Mus), to continue her music education at Capilano University (Dipl. Jazz). During this time, she also spends her summers serving as the music director at the Anglican Parish of Tyendinaga and an assistant director at Music at Port Milford Chamber Music camp. She enjoys helping students realize their creative potentials while teaching piano, voice and theory. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Dan Van Wyk - Violin music lessons in Surrey

Dan Van Wyk (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dan has over 30 years of experience teaching violin and 16 years experience performing in orchestras in South Africa and Europe. He has a Bachelor's of Music degree with honours from his native South Africa. While his preference is classical music, Dan enjoys teaching various styles as well as music theory and history. He welcomes students of all ages and abilities. His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Dave Ballard - Piano music lessons in Surrey

Dave Ballard (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dave has a BA. in Music from UBC and a Diploma in Performing Arts in Music from Douglas College. He is a multi-instrumentalist and composer and enjoys teaching both classical and popular music. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Emmett Wilson - Piano, Theory, Composition music lessons in Surrey

Emmett Wilson (Piano, Theory, Composition) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Emmett graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, majoring in music. He specializes in teaching classical and contemporary piano as well as composition and theory. While Emmett enjoys teaching students of all ages and levels, he particularly enjoys helping advanced piano students to hone their skills. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Esther Choi - Piano, Voice music lessons in Surrey

Esther Choi (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Esther holds a Bachelors in Music in Voice from UBC. She is bilingual in English and Korean and has a strong background in piano. While comfortable with all ages, Esther particularly enjoys teaching children. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Ian Moncur - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, music lessons in Surrey

Ian Moncur (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ian is a well respected guitarist in Vancouver and the founding member of the band “One and a Half”. The band has been successfully gigging in the lower mainland for over 20 years. Ian strives to give each of his students the most inspiring and fun learning experience possible. His rate is $26 per half hour.

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

Jasmine Moore (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Jasmine Moore is a classically trained flautist with experience playing baroque flute, piccolo, clarinet, and saxophone in various ensembles from chamber music to large ensembles throughout Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. She has a Bachelor of Music degree where she studied under Paolo Borolussi and Mark McGregor. She believes in creating a well-rounded musical experience for her students while allowing them to explore and grow within their own musical interests. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

John Booy - Piano, Theory, Composition music lessons in Surrey

John Booy (Piano, Theory, Composition) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

John has a BMus in Composition from UBC, and a MMus in Scoring for TV, Video, Games, and Film from Berklee College of Music. He has been playing piano for over 21 years and has taught piano, composition and theory since 2014. When he's not teaching at Long & McQuade, John directs a choir, plays keyboard in an alternative band, and works as a film composer and orchestrator. Fluent in a variety of styles from jazz to classical, John enjoys the process of meeting people on their musical journey, and guiding them on their way to their goals. John's rate is $27 per half hour.

Jon Holisko - Drums music lessons in Surrey

Jon Holisko (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jon Holisko is a professional drummer and drum teacher who has toured Europe, China, the Caribbean and North America with multiple bands. He studied Jazz music at Capilano University and holds a Bachelor of Jazz Performance on percussion. Jon plays regularly with singer songwriter Krystle Dos Santos, reggae cover band Mostly Marley, top 40s cover band TriloJay, and does session work with dozens of local and international artists. Jon has studied with a long list of music educators over the years and has a broad range of knowledge in many different styles of music including reggae, funk, jazz, hip hop, latin, afro cuban, rock, metal, r&b, electronic and world music. Jon also works in tv/film and most recently recorded a song for an ABC Television show titled When We Rise, and makes appearances on drums on the Netflix series Riverdale, and Legends of Tomorrow. Jon's rate is $25 per half hour.

Karen White - Piano, Voice music lessons in Surrey

Karen White (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Karen graduated in 2017 from Capilano University, where she completed a Bachelor of Music with a concentration in Jazz Voice. Karen has been teaching piano and voice since 2015 in a wide variety of styles, and with a focus on fostering a safe and creative environment for students to explore their passion for music. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Lance Chalmers - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Surrey

Lance Chalmers (Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lance has been a professional musician since 1988. He has years of lessons and playing in the surrounding music scenes under his belt. Lance played for Trooper and Nick Gilder, as well as doing session work for a number of other artists and shares his experience and technical expertise with his students in a fun and energetic manner. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Larry Church - Guitar, Bass, Mandolin music lessons in Surrey

Larry Church (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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 $26 per half hour.

Lee Nichols - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Surrey

Lee Nichols (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lee trained at the Royal Conservatory. He has been teaching music since 2008, 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 the blues band The British Columbians, to pop artists Stef Lang, Shawn Hook, Tyler Shaw and others. He plays ukulele, lap steel, bass, and mandolin as well as guitar and his rate is $25 per half hour.

Munesh Sami - Drums music lessons in Surrey

Munesh Sami (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Munesh has over 10 years of professional touring and recording experience with well-known artists such as Hank Williams III and Strapping Young Lad, and seeks to pass on his knowledge gained from a successful and rewarding career as a live and studio drummer. He is proficient in a wide variety of styles, studied music at UBC, and excels at building up and encouraging new drummers. All ages, skill levels, and styles are welcome and encouraged. His rate is 25$ per half hour.

Myles Kump - Guitar music lessons in Surrey

Myles Kump (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Myles has been playing guitar since the age of 8, and has been an important member of our team of instructors since 2008. He is primarily a composer and guitarist with experience in performance and recording. Myles studied at the VCC School of Music, and ear training is a major focus of Myles' instructional approach. His rate is $27 per half hour.

Richard Gurney - Violin music lessons in Surrey

Richard Gurney (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Richard studied violin and viola at the UVIC School of Music with Jaraslav Karlovsky, a former member of the Prague Quartet and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. He continued his training as a performer and teacher at the Victoria Conservatory of Music where he received his AVCM under the tutelage of Sydney Humphreys. Richard is now happy devoting his energy to teaching his students at Long & McQuade. His rate is $27 per half hour.

Rita Hsiung - Piano music lessons in Surrey

Rita Hsiung (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Rita has a Bachelor's in Music from the University of Victoria and has studied with pianist Bruch Vogt. She also has her teacher's certificate from the Victoria Conservatory of Music and a certificate in Early Childhood Education. Rita works well with all ages but particularly enjoys working with younger students. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Robin Brinkerink-Johnson - Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, music lessons in Surrey

Robin Brinkerink-Johnson (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Robin is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies at Capilano University, as well as her bachelor’s degree in psychology at SFU. She currently plays lead trumpet in Matt Grinke’s Happiest Big Band on Earth, the Leading Ladies Little-Big Band, and the Brentwood Jazz All-Stars. Robin has also performed at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival and the West Coast Big Band Festival with the ensemble Space Elevator. In addition to trumpet, Robin also plays French horn, trombone, and tuba. She is fluent in English, Dutch, and French. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Roger Wecker - Cello, Violin, Viola music lessons in Surrey

Roger Wecker (Cello, Violin, Viola) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Roger Wecker has a music degree from Pepperdine University and was an itinerant band and strings teacher in North Vancouver until his retirement. He has conducted several choral and orchestral community groups including the White Rock Community Orchestra and the Greater Vancouver Operatic Society. Roger plays the viola and currently teaches violin, viola and cello. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Sterling Paterson - Drums music lessons in Surrey

Sterling Paterson (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Sterling is an accomplished drummer who has been performing, recording, touring, and teaching for many years. His approach to teaching is positive and enthusiastic, reinforcing a love of drumming and music in all his students. In addition to touring and recording with local bands, including progressive metal group Kosm, Sterling also has a successful YouTube and Twitch channel featuring some of his performances, lessons, and reactions. He can play all styles with an exceptional talent for metal drumming. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Trent Otter - Drums music lessons in Surrey

Trent Otter (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Trent has recorded professionally at Mushroom Studio and The Beat Lab with producer Tom Macdonald (bassist of Hedley) and Dean Maher (sound engineer, instructor at Nimbus) and received a district scholarship for his excellence in drum set playing. He spent two years studying jazz at Capilano University, and during this time he performed with a Static in the Stars who was awarded top 3 in Fox Seeds and played CMW and Indie Fest in Toronto. He is well versed in rock, pop, country, punk, metal, latin, jazz, funk. Trent’s rate is $27 per half hour.

Yamil Chain-Haddad - Guitar, Ukulele, Bass music lessons in Surrey

Yamil Chain-Haddad (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Yamil has a Bachelor of Music in Jazz studies from Capilano University. He performs regularly with multiple bands across the lower mainland, and with 13 years of private instruction and 8 years of performance experience, Yamil is excited to share his knowledge of guitar and hopes to inspire a new love for the instrument. His rate is $25 per half hour.