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756 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia, V8T 1Z4
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (250) 384-3620
Store Phone: (250) 384-3622
Fax: (250) 384-0716

Lesson Centre Email: victorialessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: victoria@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:30:pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm (Beginning September 8th, 2018)

Our Teachers:

Andrew Greenwood - Sax, Flute, Clarinet music lessons in Victoria

Andrew Greenwood (Sax, Flute, Clarinet)

A multi-instrumentalist, Andrew is a performer, composer as well as educator and has degrees from UVIC where he studied classical music, and Humber College in Toronto where he studied jazz. He performs regularly in a variety of genres including jazz, reggae, funk, hiphop and rock and his rate is $26 per half hour.

Anthony Ristoviski - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Victoria

Anthony Ristoviski (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

A master of many styles including classical, metal, jazz, flamenco, pop and country, Anthony strives to find the best lesson plan for each individual and age. He studied with the Royal Conservatory of Music on classical and electric guitar and is comfortable teaching all levels, with a focus on performance, theory and advanced technique. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Ariel Tseng - Drums music lessons in Victoria

Ariel Tseng (Drums)

A versatile drummer and seasoned performer with her band Fortune Killers (named one of Victoria's best up and coming bands by Rolling Stone), Ariel has performed and toured nationally. Her goal is to get students confident jamming with others by using a variety of techniques including sticking patterns, rhythm theory, reading and writing. Ariel's rate is $24 per half hour

Bryn Badel - Brass music lessons in Victoria

Bryn Badel (Brass)

Bryn performs in a wide variety of styles with various groups around BC. He was previously principal trumpet with the Vancouver Island Symphony. He teaches all the brass instruments, and his rate is $26 per half hour.

Chris Finch - Guitar music lessons in Victoria

Chris Finch (Guitar)

Chris received a diploma with Honors from Selkirk College in Contemporary Music & Technology in 2005, where he majored in performance. He has a relaxed yet professional approach to lessons with extensive experience in a variety of genres and his rate is $24 per half hour.

Colin Hole - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Victoria

Colin Hole (Guitar, Bass)

Educated at Berkeley College of Music, The Victoria Conservatory, The Academy of Recording Arts in Vancouver, and GIT Musician's Institute in California, Colin has written a book of guitar theory and is adept at teaching classical, rock, blues and jazz guitar. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Don Peterson - Guitar music lessons in Victoria

Don Peterson (Guitar)

Teaching since 1995, Don is well versed in blues, rock, country, finger-style, and theory. Actively gigging with various local bands, Don brings his sense of humor to lessons and enjoys working with beginners or advanced players of all ages. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Elspeth Ford - Voice music lessons in Victoria

Elspeth Ford (Voice)

Majoring in Classical Voice at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, Elspeth brings extensive insight into the physiology of singing. With a warm encouraging approach, she is creative and engaging, whether you wish to pursue classical, pop or other styles. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Ian Bezpalko - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Victoria

Ian Bezpalko (Guitar, Bass)

Ian has a diploma in Jazz from the Victoria Conservatory and a keen interest all genres of music. By teaching solid foundations, he's able to help students of all ages reach their musical goals and have a lot of fun along the way. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Issah Contractor - Bass, Drums music lessons in Victoria

Issah Contractor (Bass, Drums)

Winner of the 2013 International Roland V-Drum Competition, Issah has a high level of mastery on both drums and bass guitar. Upbeat, patient, and flexible in his teaching approach, Issah brings an infectious enthusiasm to the lesson room, motivating students through the sheer joy of playing. Issah's rate is $24 per half hour.

Jaye Watts - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Jaye Watts (Piano)

Jillian, also known as "Jaye", has a Diploma from Vancouver's Art Institute. Whether you want to play your favorite song on the radio, sight-read Beethoven, understand chording and improvising, or write your own music, Jaye has the ability to help you achieve your musical goals. Jaye's rate is $24 per half hour.

Jon Epworth - Drums, Voice music lessons in Victoria

Jon Epworth (Drums, Voice)

Session drummer, vocalist for film and television, songwriter, and producer, Jon enjoys the open-ended grooves found in reggae, old R&B, as well as speed-punk. Great with kids or adults, he's a friendly, fun, relaxed teacher who adapts his teaching style to an individual's needs. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Kaitie Sly - Bass music lessons in Victoria

Kaitie Sly (Bass)

With an Associate's Degree from LA's Musician's Institute, Kaitie is a session musician, recording artist, composer, educator and author. She has worked with a variety of artists and ensembles internationally on both electric and upright bass. Kaitie's rate is $24 per half hour.

Lana Sokolova - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Lana Sokolova (Piano)

Lana has extensive education in classical piano, music theory, and vocal training, including eight years with the Royal Conservatory of Music and four years of music college. She holds a Music Teacher Diploma from Moscow. She welcomes children and adults of all levels and her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Laura Cave - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Laura Cave (Piano)

With an ARCT and background in classical music, Laura has enjoyed a career performing pop, rock, and jazz piano with vocals in the hotels of Europe, Canada and the USA. Teaching in Victoria since 2009, she is highly versatile and has a flexible approach to lessons. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Monique Fink - Cello, Violin, Viola music lessons in Victoria

Monique Fink (Cello, Violin, Viola)

Though her Bachelor of Music degree from UVIC is in Cello Performance, Monique is also well versed in violin and fiddle. An engaging and enthusiastic instructor willing to adapt teaching material to suit the individual, students find her encouraging and inspiring. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Nancy Hilton - Guitar, Ukulele, Voice music lessons in Victoria

Nancy Hilton (Guitar, Ukulele, Voice)

With a degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Nancy is proficient in all styles including classical, jazz, folk, rock, blues and pop. She is a friendly and outgoing instructor who strives to make music an enlightening and enjoyable experience. Nancy's rate is $25 per half hour.

Nick Stecz - Drums music lessons in Victoria

Nick Stecz (Drums)

Nick received a BA from Queens University, and has performed, toured and recorded a variety of styles, from folk to rock and jazz, pop to metal. Laid back and friendly, Nick includes rudiments, sight reading and technique in lessons designed for maximum fun and musicianship. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Peter Caton - Cello music lessons in Victoria

Peter Caton (Cello)

With a Masters Degree in cello performance from UVIC, Peter's goal is to impart the same passion for music in his students that he enjoys. Having played with six Symphonies across Canada and teaching students of all ages for many years, he is a good choice for beginners or advanced cellists of all ages. Peter's rate is $25 per half hour.

Peter Zaza - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Peter Zaza (Piano)

Peter studied at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto and has been in the music business for most of his life. He teaches kids and adults in styles ranging from classical to electronic and his rate is $24 per half hour.

Qristina Bachand - Fiddle, Violin music lessons in Victoria

Qristina Bachand (Fiddle, Violin)

Qristina Bachand (Fiddle & Violin) With a Masters in Irish Music Performance from the Irish World Academy in Limerick and more than a decade as a touring musician, Qristina is a down to earth teacher, passionate about sharing her her love of music with anyone seeking to learn. Qristina's rate is $25 per half hour

Rhonda Aikin - Voice music lessons in Victoria

Rhonda Aikin (Voice)

A powerhouse blues and rock vocalist, Rhonda is a highly sought-after harmony singer. She works with students of all ages and with her down to earth friendly manner, lessons are fun and informative. Her rate is $24 per half hour.

Rowan Osborne - Violin, Fiddle music lessons in Victoria

Rowan Osborne (Violin, Fiddle)

Trained in both classical violin and fiddle, Rowan has won several awards for fiddle at local and provincial levels. He is also well versed in Suzuki violin and other classical methods. A patient, good humoured, teacher, he works to make lessons enjoyable and productive. Rowan’s rate is $24 per half hour.

Taylor Charles - Drums music lessons in Victoria

Taylor Charles (Drums)

Taylor covers the importance of rudiments, reading, feel, metronome and technique in his lessons. He is creative in his teaching approach keeping students motivated to learn. His rate is $24 per half hour.

Trevor Bowman - Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium music lessons in Victoria

Trevor Bowman (Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium)

Trevor has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Western Ontario, with Honours in Music Education, and brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to students of all ages and abilities. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Victor Wells - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Victoria

Victor Wells (Guitar, Ukulele)

An accomplished guitar player and vocalist, Victor hails from Chicago where he developed his passion for the blues. An actively gigging musician, Victor is a great choice for young beginners or advanced players. His rate is $25 per half hour.