Victoria

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Victoria

Contact Form
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 - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Our Teachers:

Alexandra Berg - Voice, Flute music lessons in Victoria

Alexandra Berg (Voice, Flute) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alexandra Berg is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who calls Victoria home. She’s earned her Diploma in Music Performance on Contemporary Vocals from Camosun College and the VCM, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Composition from Humber College in Toronto. She loves exploring a variety of vocal genres with her students like jazz, R&B, folk, musical theater and pop. She also offers beginner and intermediate lessons for concert flute. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

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

Andrew Greenwood (Sax, Flute, Clarinet,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A multi-instrumentalist, Andrew is a performer and 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 $28 per half hour.

Bryn Badel - Brass, music lessons in Victoria

Bryn Badel (Brass,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Bryn performs in a wide variety of styles with various groups around BC. He has a BMus from UVIC and was previously principal trumpet with the Vancouver Island Symphony. He teaches all the brass instruments and his rate is $28 per half hour.

Chris Finch - Guitar music lessons in Victoria

Chris Finch (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. His rate is $27 per half hour.

Colin Hole - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Victoria

Colin Hole (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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 $27 per half hour.

Doug Towle - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin music lessons in Victoria

Doug Towle (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

With Diplomas in Music from Douglas College in New Westminster as well in Music Production from Columbia Academy in Vancouver, Doug has been teaching fundamentals of guitar performance, music theory and music production since 2000. He is well versed in classical, flamenco, Latin, funk, soul as well as the heavier end of rock and metal. Doug's rate is $27 per half hour.

Ian Bezpalko - Guitar, Bass, music lessons in Victoria

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

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 $27 per half hour.

Jaye Watts - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Jaye Watts (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

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 $27 per half hour.

Jon Epworth - Drums, Voice music lessons in Victoria

Jon Epworth (Drums, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 $26 per half hour.

Judith Gaston - Violin, Viola, Fiddle, Piano music lessons in Victoria

Judith Gaston (Violin, Viola, Fiddle, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

In her fourth year at UVIC, Judith is completing a degree in Music Performance in Spring of 2022. She believes learning music should be fun, and sets achievable practice goals in order to maintain steady improvement. Judith's rate is $27 per half hour

Kyle Wagner - Guitar music lessons in Victoria

Kyle Wagner (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Between his Diploma of Jazz & Contemporary Guitar from Vancouver Community College, and his 10 years of teaching experience, Kyle has developed a well-versed and open style of teaching. Whether you are looking to just get started, or map out the neck and proper technique, Kyle is excited to teach you about the guitar and its wide range of possibilities. Kyle's rate is $27 per half hour.

Lana Sokolova - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Lana Sokolova (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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. Lana welcomes children and adults of all levels and her rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Laura Cave - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Laura Cave (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 $27 per half hour lesson.

Mark Roth - Drums music lessons in Victoria

Mark Roth (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

A performer since 1985, Mark Roth feels that the best way to keep students interested and progressing is by putting the emphasis on fun. His approach ensures students are getting the skills needed to play the kind of music they enjoy. Mark's rate is $27 per half hour.

Matt Graumans - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Victoria

Matt Graumans (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Matt attended the Alberta High School of Fine Arts & has been a student of guitar since 2010. He is currently studying at UVIC for his BMus, specializing in classical guitar & education. Matt's lessons cover music theory & music appreciation through active listening and technique.
His rate is $27 per half hour.

Michael Wilford - Drums music lessons in Victoria

Michael Wilford (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

With a Diploma in Contemporary Music Performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music, Michael has been teaching since 2017. He grew up playing drums in the rich and diverse musical network of Northern BC and loves to share his enthusiasm for fundamentals, emphasizing feel, musicality and exploration of drumming across multiple genres. His rate is $27 per half hour.

Peter Caton - Cello, music lessons in Victoria

Peter Caton (Cello,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 $27 per half hour.

Peter Zaza - Piano music lessons in Victoria

Peter Zaza (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 Jazz, and his rate is $27 per half hour.

Rachel Burtman - Upright Bass, Double Bass, Piano music lessons in Victoria

Rachel Burtman (Upright Bass, Double Bass, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Rachel has a Bachelors of Music Education from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 2016. This includes being trained to teach multiple instruments to grades kindergarten through Grade 12 Instrumental Music. Rachel is currently completing a Masters of Music in Bass Performance at UVIC. Rachel has taught musis in the school system in the USA, was youth coach for the Victoria Youth Orchestra and worked as a teacher's assistant with the University of Victoria’s Music program. Whether you want to learn to play the Upright Bass or the Piano, Rachel can help you move towards your goals. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Rhonda Aikin - Voice, Ukulele music lessons in Victoria

Rhonda Aikin (Voice, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Rhonda grew up in a family of guitarists & has been singing professionally since her teens. She is well-known for her powerhouse rock vocals & is a sought-after harmony singer. Rhonda's down-to-earth manner makes lessons fun & informative for students of all ages.
Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Robert Gordy - Brass, music lessons in Victoria

Robert Gordy (Brass,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

With a Masters Degree from New York University, Robert has been teaching school band since 1980, and with Glenlyon Norfolk School since 2017. He has played with numerous bands and orchestras and is currently a member of the Island Big Band. Robert's rate is $28 per half hour.

Rowan Osborne - Violin, Fiddle, Viola music lessons in Victoria

Rowan Osborne (Violin, Fiddle, Viola) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 $27 per half hour.

Serena Jack - Violin, Piano, Voice music lessons in Victoria

Serena Jack (Violin, Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Serena Jack has been teaching music lessons since 2012. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Orchestral Studies UVIC 2020.Suzuki Training Certificate in Violin and Piano 2017. Royal Conservatory of Music Performance Diploma in Piano-2017 Grade 10 Performer’s Diploma in Violin-2017 Teacher’s Diploma in Violin-2019 Grade 10 Theory, History and Counterpoint-2020 Grade 9 Voice-2017 Serena continues to learn currently pursuing a Grade 10 Performer’s diploma in Voice and a Teacher’s Diploma in Piano. Her rate is $28 per half hour.

Taylor Charles - Drums, music lessons in Victoria

Taylor Charles (Drums,) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

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 $27 per half hour.

Victor Wells - Guitar, Slide Guitar, Ukulele, Bass music lessons in Victoria

Victor Wells (Guitar, Slide Guitar, Ukulele, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Victor has taught guitar & ukulele for many years to students ranging in age from 6 to senior. With a repertoire of over 1000 songs, Victor continues to add songs from the current music scene which he incorporates into his teaching practice. 'My style of teaching is to work with kids so they learn to play the songs they want to play, whether it's a Metallica classic, or the latest song from The Strokes'. His rate is $26 per half hour.