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Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Vancouver

368 Terminal Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 3W9
Lesson Centre Phone: (604) 682-5215
Store Phone: (604) 734-4886
Fax: (604) 736-4321

Lesson Centre Email: vancouverlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: vancouver@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
Sundays: 12:00pm-5:00pm

This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

My First Piano Course (Ages 3-4) - “An introduction to piano” with Ila Zbarzky: My First Piano Course is a piano program for young children, which aims to develop preliminary piano skills and foster a love for music. Program Details: The 6-week program prepares students for piano lessons and establishes practice routines at an early age. Each student must be accompanied by a supervisor (14+ years old). Supervisors are active participants, supporting their little learners each session and understanding what is required at home, as students are expected to practice for a minimum of 15 minutes daily. Sessions are held weekly and are 30 minutes in length. //////////////////////////////////////// Theory Group Lessons with Shantha: New Syllabus RCM Theory Exams (Theory Level 6, 7, 8)(History/Harmony Level 9) (History Level 10) (Harmony & Counterpoint Level 10)

Rock skool

My first piano course (ages 3-4)

Group theory

Our Teachers:

Aaron Grant - Guitar, Bass, Pop Piano, Ukulele, Mandolin, Accordian, Ableton music lessons in Vancouver

Aaron Grant (Guitar, Bass, Pop Piano, Ukulele, Mandolin, Accordian, Ableton)

Aaron is a multi-instrumentalist, having played in several cover bands on guitar, bass, drums, and vocals. He has toured the world with Juno award winner "Lights", and also the Billboard chart-topping group "Neon Trees". Aaron also studied Jazz at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Alex Klassen - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Alex Klassen (Drums)

Alex holds a BMUS in Jazz Studies from Capilano University and has been teaching since 2008. He has years of experience performing across Canada, internationally, as well as on cruise ships. Alex has worked in various styles of music as a musical director and band leader. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Brian Poulsen - Guitar music lessons in Vancouver

Brian Poulsen (Guitar)

Brian has been a featured guitar seminar instructor at various North American Universities, as well as a faculty member for the Guitar Workshop Plus program at Quest University and UBC. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Chris Seddon - Trumpet, Brass, music lessons in Vancouver

Chris Seddon (Trumpet, Brass,)

Chris Seddon is a professional trumpeter from the UK. He holds BMus (Hon) from Birmingham and Vienna, performed regularly with Britain's leading orchestras and around the world including in the pit orchestras of the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was a Brass Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire's Junior School and recently stepped down as Head of Brass at Sir William Borlase's Grammer School in Marlow-on-Thames following his move to Vancouver. He teaches the following brass instruments: Trumpet, Trombone, Cornet, Tuba, French Horn, Flugelhorn, Euphonium, Tenor Horn, and Baritone. His rate is $30 per half hour.

Darrell Mayes - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Darrell Mayes (Drums)

Darrell has years of experience performing, recording, touring, and teaching. He is a versatile musician and a well respected and recognized drummer. Darrell is fluent in all styles of drumming and enjoys working with children. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Darya Chalubeyeva - Violin, Viola music lessons in Vancouver

Darya Chalubeyeva (Violin, Viola)

Darya is a dedicated musician with over a decade of teaching experience. Her teaching method and style are flexible and suited to every student. Darya studied violin and viola performance at Douglas College, TRU (Vancouver Academy of Music), and Astona International in Switzerland. She is fluent in English and Russian. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Dave Say - Sax, Clarinet, Flute music lessons in Vancouver

Dave Say (Sax, Clarinet, Flute)

Dave is a well known and sought after local musician who has worked with artists like Michael Buble, Soulstream and the Supremes. He has been a professional musician for over 25 years and is versatile in all styles. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Denise Peters - Guitar music lessons in Vancouver

Denise Peters (Guitar)

Denise is a classically trained guitarist from UBC, but also specializes in pop, folk, rock, and metal styles. She has been teaching, performing, and composing since 2007 and enjoys working with beginners. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Doug Gorkoff - Cello music lessons in Vancouver

Doug Gorkoff (Cello)

Doug is a dedicated musician, educator, and performer. He has studied privately with members of the VSO and Vancouver Opera as well as in the music program at Douglas College. Currently, he playsw ith four different orchestras and ensembles, and has also worked with a wide range of artists including Sting, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Johnny Mathis, Tambura Rosa, and many more. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Dragana Hajduk - Flute music lessons in Vancouver

Dragana Hajduk (Flute)

Dragana has a Diploma of Performing Arts from Douglas College, and was the principal flutist in her homeland's National Orchestra. In addition to music, she also has a BA in Psychology, majoring in Body Psychotherapy. Dragana has been teaching for over a decade to all levels and ages, and has specifically worked with musicians overcoming stage fright and bettering emotional expression in performing. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Elvira Lagji - Cello music lessons in Vancouver

Elvira Lagji (Cello)

Elvira is an acclaimed teacher and performer of cello, having been featured in her native Albania and various cities in British Columbia. Elvira has a Masters of Music Degree in Cello Performance from the University of Tirana, Albania. Her students have a history of receiving prizes and high marks in festivals and examinations, some of whom have gone on to also become professional musicians. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Gerard Satamian - Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Gerard Satamian (Piano)

Gerard has taught in Canada, Lebanon, and L.A. He received his BMus. from the Beirut National Conservatory and his Master's in the former Soviet Union. He is also a local performer and opera singer and is fluent in English, French, Arabic and Armenian. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Gord Robert - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Gord Robert (Drums)

Gord studied world percussion at SFU, and also received his BMUS from UVIC. He has played with artists such as Jann Arden and the Jaydee Bixby. He is fluent in the styles of classic rock, pop, funk, and jazz. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Ila Zbarsky - Voice, Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Ila Zbarsky (Voice, Piano)

Ila holds a BMUS from VCC School of Music, majoring in Voice. She teaches Voice and beginner to intermediate piano. Ila has also completed Level 1 of Somatic Voicework instructor training. Having studied piano, guitar and composition, and songwriting for many years, Ila also has varying experience performing in styles such as Jazz, Folk, Pop and Classical. Rate: $26 per half hour.

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

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. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Jessica Kuepfer - Piano, Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Jessica Kuepfer (Piano, Voice)

Jessica holds an Honours Bachelor of Music degree from Wilfred Laurier University, specializing in classical piano. She has taught in Canada and Vietnam, and has 10 yrs of experience teaching music to students of all ages. Jessica also worked as the musical director of a competitive youth show choir in Ontario, and is an active singer-songwriter. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Jim McLaren - Guitar, Bass, Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Jim McLaren (Guitar, Bass, Piano)

Jim holds a Ba. of Education from University of Lethbridge with a minor in Music Education. He has been teaching since 2000 and is well versed in bass, jazz, pop piano, songwriting and music theory. Jim also plays keyboards for the Canadian rock band Incura and has toured much of the world. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Jovana Golubovic - Guitar, Piano, Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Jovana Golubovic (Guitar, Piano, Voice)

Jovana has a diploma in Guitar and Composition from VCC, and has attended Somatic Voice Work Level one. She has been an active studio musician and songwriter for over a decade. Jovana enjoys working with beginners, and is also fluent in Serbo-Croatian and conversational French. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Katherine Bonness - Violin, Viola, Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Katherine Bonness (Violin, Viola, Piano)

Katherine completed a BMus in Viola Performance from the University of Manitoba. She is fluent in all styles and methods including RCM and the Suzuki method as well as rudiments and history. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Lynn Stewart - Piano, Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Lynn Stewart (Piano, Voice)

Lynn Stewart is a teacher, composer and performer who is studying jazz piano and voice at VCC. She is classically trained in piano, playing at the grade 10 Royal Conservatory level. She has performed nationally and internationally in various styles which include folk, pop and contemporary as well. Lynn holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SFU. She has been working with children for over a decade. She has also worked with youth and adults with special needs. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Mehlinda Heartt - Harp music lessons in Vancouver

Mehlinda Heartt (Harp)

Mehlinda Heartt is a Professionally Recognized Vancouver Harpist and Teacher with over 35 years of experience. She is also a composer, arranger, publisher, and performer of harp music. Mehlinda also leads a harp choir that performs at various concerts throughout the year, and she also has a new Celtic World Music Group called Mystic Avalon. Her rate is $30 per half hour.

Nicholas Bracewell - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Nicholas Bracewell (Drums)

Nicholas Bracewell received his Bachelors and Masters in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University while studying with the legendary Randy “Uncle G” Gelispie. He has recorded and performed internationally with Rodney Whitaker, Michael Dease, Diego Rivera, Randy Napolean, Brian Charette, and Corey Kendrick. Nicholas has a true passion for music and loves to share through teaching. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Peter Prihoda - Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Peter Prihoda (Piano)

Peter received his degree in Music Composition and Jazz Arranging from Capilano University in 2008, minoring in Jazz Piano. He teaches jazz theory and varying piano styles. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Rebecca Paulding - Piano, Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Rebecca Paulding (Piano, Voice)

Rebecca Paulding is a highly qualified instructor with a MMus in Opera Performance from UBC as well as a BMus in Opera Performance. She has studied Vocal Performance at the U of Manitoba, Theatre & English at the Univ. of the Fraser Valley and has achieved “A Honours” from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. She has also completed her ARCT in piano as well as Grade 10 of RCM in voice. Rebecca has years of experience performing and teaching all styles. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Ruel Morales - Guitar music lessons in Vancouver

Ruel Morales (Guitar)

Ruel is an active solo guitarist with a BMus from UBC, majoring in Classical Guitar Performance. Although classically trained, Ruel is well versed in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Metal, Pop, Folk, Finger-style, and Theory. He has also taught Montessori music programs and Rock Band camps. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Ryan Van Poederooyen - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Ryan Van Poederooyen (Drums)

Ryan is a Vancouver-based professional drummer. He has done session work for numerous producers such as Chad Kroeger and Brain Howes, but is best known for his work with Devin Townsend. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Sean Mitchell - Drums music lessons in Vancouver

Sean Mitchell (Drums)

Sean has been teaching since 2010 and has experience teaching all ages, levels and styles. He has studied at Berklee College of Music and has a degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano University. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Sebastian Chamney - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Vancouver

Sebastian Chamney (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Sebastian is a professional guitar player and teacher who has recently graduated with a Bachelors degree in Jazz and Contemporary Guitar from VCC. Sebastian is well versed in rock, blues, metal, funk, pop, and jazz and is capable of performing and teaching within all of these genres. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Shannon Scott - Piano, Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Shannon Scott (Piano, Voice)

Shannon is an instructor, performer, and composer with over 15 years of experience in all fields of music. She graduated in 2006 from Capilano University's Bachelor of Jazz Studies program, one of Canada's most highly regarded curricula in jazz education, with a major in vocals and a minor in piano. She studied the RCM piano series as well as jazz piano under the tutelage of Ross Taggart and Alan Matheson. As a professional musician, Shannon has toured internationally with projects that range from jazz to folk to poetry as both lead performer and collaborator. She teaches all styles of piano and vocal technique. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Shantha Gunasekera - Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Shantha Gunasekera (Piano)

Shantha completed her Graduate studies in Canadian Music at UBC, as well as an ATCL UK diploma, a Masters of Music, and a Doctorate in Ethnomusicology from Russia. She is an examiner, adjudicator, and instructor for RCM, BCCM, ABRSM, and all levels of history and rudiments. She has recently received the title of “Advanced Specialist for Piano & Theory Designations” from RCM Canada. Shantha enjoys working with children as young as 3 years old. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Shera Kelly - Voice music lessons in Vancouver

Shera Kelly (Voice)

Shera is a local performer, teacher and recording artist. She holds a Music Diploma from Selkirk College, majoring in Vocal Performance, having studied jazz improv, theory, recording and business of music. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Talia Butler-Gray - Voice, Piano music lessons in Vancouver

Talia Butler-Gray (Voice, Piano)

Talia graduated with a Performing Musician's Diploma from VCC and is working towards completing her Bachelors in Applied Music also from VCC. Talia is well versed in all styles of voice as well as jazz, contemporary, and classical piano. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Tresor Otshudi - Voice, Piano, Guitar music lessons in Vancouver

Tresor Otshudi (Voice, Piano, Guitar)

Tresor is an international performer and recording artist who has more than 20 years of experience. He holds a Musical Theatre certificate from Choreia Arts Studio in France. And he is studying Classical Music at Trinity Western University. Tresor teaches all styles of Music from Musical theatre, Classical (RCM, theory, history), Jazz, Blues, R&B, Hip Hop Gospel, Rock'n'Roll, Country to Pop. French is his mother tongue. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Troy Zackowski - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Vancouver

Troy Zackowski (Guitar, Bass)

Troy is a certified recording engineer and completed a Berklee transfer diploma in Music Production and Composition. He also has a diploma in Advanced Music Production from NIMBUS. Strong in rock styling as well as blues, Troy has also done partial RCM theory training. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Wayne Holden - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Vancouver

Wayne Holden (Guitar, Bass)

Wayne is well versed in styles such as rock, pop, blues, heavy metal, and shredding. Experienced as a touring musician and composer, he specializes in technique, songwriting, and strongly believes in catering his lessons to suit how students of all levels learn. His rate is $24 per half hour.