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Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > New Brunswick > Fredericton

981 Prospect St
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 2T7
Lesson Centre Phone: (506) 458-5444
Store Phone: (506) 458-5858
Fax: (506) 459-2709

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 12:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday 12:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

Have fun, get smarter and live healthier! All are benefits of studying music at any age. At the Fredericton Long & McQuade Lesson Centre, music lessons are available for all ages, levels and styles. Conveniently located uptown at 981 Prospect Street, we have morning, afternoon, evening and weekend lesson times available to fit your busy schedule. As the largest lesson centre in the Fredericton region, we feature 9 clean and well equipped lesson studios, a friendly environment and affordable lesson rates. Offering guitar lessons, piano lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons and more, our qualified and professional music instructors will guide you to your musical goals while making learning fun! For more information on our music teachers and lessons, please contact our helpful lesson staff at 506-458-5444 or

Our Teachers:

Ali Johnson - Violin music lessons in Fredericton

Ali Johnson (Violin)

Ali Johnson is a local musician specializing in violin. She has excelled in violin and piano since young childhood, studying violin with Sylbie Roy, then David Adams. She has performed with numerous ensembles including Symphony New Brunswick, Fredericton Symphony Orchestra, New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, and various string quartets. To complement her classical experience, Ali has played violin for TNB Musical School productions Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Shrek, and with Canadian artists; Sarah Slean, The LaPointes, Katherine Moller, and Leo LaFleur. Her training is rooted in classical violin technique (Suzuki and RCM), but she also greatly enjoys playing other styles including but not limited to folk, fiddle, pop, and indie rock. Ali's teaching style is very patient, encouraging, and inspiring, as she is passionate about instilling the love of music in her students. Ali’s rate for a half hour lesson is $21.

Andrew Daigle - Brass music lessons in Fredericton

Andrew Daigle (Brass)

Andrew Daigle holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mount Allison University and a Bachelor of Education degree from St. Thomas University. He has played bass trombone for the MTA Wind Ensemble, New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, The Thomists, STU Jazz and Symphony New Brunswick.  Andrew has also performed in Norway and Italy and taught music at international schools in China and Sweden. Andrew’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Branden Olsen - Voice and Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Branden Olsen (Voice and Piano)

Branden has earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Mount Allison University, and is a rising Canadian baritone of special promise. He was born in Quispamsis, New Brunswick. Branden has performed in both piano and voice and as a choral director for the last decade, and has won awards and prizes for both piano and vocal performances. He has performed in Canada and Europe in operatic roles as diverse as Garibaldo in Handel’s Rodelinda to Barrigoule in Viardot’s Cendrillion. Recently he performed as Dulcamara in L’Elisir d’amore in Italy and as Escamillo in Carmen. Branden is currently music director at Saint John’s United Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, and has been teaching piano and voice for 6 years. Branden’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Chris Bennett - Voice music lessons in Fredericton

Chris Bennett (Voice)

Chris has a vocal performance degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Since 2000, he has served in churches across North America, developing choral and music programs and has co-produced a live concert album with the IWU Chorale. He focuses on fundamental vocal training using songs drawn from all styles. Chris is available to teach RCM theory and history. Chris’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Chris Mercer - Guitar, Bass guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro, and Ukulele music lessons in Fredericton

Chris Mercer (Guitar, Bass guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro, and Ukulele)

Chris is a local musician who started teaching guitar, bass guitar, banjo, mandolin, Dobro, ukulele and blues and rock n' roll piano in 2000. He is a specialist in working with younger children, and has had great success with over 300 up-and-coming young musicians. He covers a broad base of concepts including music theory, proper instrumental techniques and general knowledge. Chris's rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Danielle Bojczuk - Strings and Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Danielle Bojczuk (Strings and Piano)

Danielle studied cello at the Music Language Studios in Mission, BC and has completed her Grade 8 RCM in piano. She was an active member of the studio's Mozart Ensembles, performing with the group on a variety of instruments. She joined their teaching staff in 2005 and also held the position of musical director in her church.
Danielle has studied Suzuki and RCM methods with Aleksandra Dziobek and Joel Stobbe. She played with the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Kelowna Pops Orchestra, and the Fraser Valley Philharmonic Society. Currently she is a member of the Fredericton Chamber Orchestra. Danielle’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Janice Wilson - Piano and Voice music lessons in Fredericton

Janice Wilson (Piano and Voice)

Janice has a Bachelor’s in Music from Mount Allison University and a Bachelors of Arts in English from St. Thomas University. She returned to Fredericton after working in the music industry in Toronto for a decade. Janice teaches musical theatre, pop music and church music, as well as classical and has directed church and independent choirs for decades, worked extensively as an accompanist,  and as a Music Theory Instructor at UNB. She is also a composer who's produced several works in classical and pop genres and teaches song writing. Janice’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Justin Ley - Guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Justin Ley (Guitar)

Justin is a local musician who has been teaching guitar since 2008. He has toured in Canada and played as a session guitarist in a wide variety of groups covering rock, blues, funk, R & B, country, rap, acoustic and electric music. Justin believes that a guitarist needs a solid understanding of music theory to grow into a seasoned musician with a firm understanding of composition and improvisation. Justin’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Leah Thompson - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Leah Thompson (Piano)

Leah Thompson has been playing the piano for 20 years, and isn’t ready to stop yet! She completed Grade 8 RCM. Leah continued to pursue her thirst for performing by participating in the LHHS Jazz Band and their musicals from 2006 to 2010. Through this she gained an appreciation for music genres such as jazz, blues, pop, pop-rock, classic rock and folk. After high school, Leah travelled to Germany where she learned about composition and song-writing, something she loves sharing with her students. In Fredericton, she started teaching in 2012, and has been enjoying and thriving as a teacher for 5 years! Leah has prepared students to take RCM exams and to play in festivals, and has also been a piano accompanist for both. Aside from playing, she also loves to dig into musical theory and has prepared students to take the RCM theory exams. Leah has a never-ending curiosity to learn, explore, and have fun with music! Leah's rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Meagan Eskritt - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Meagan Eskritt (Piano)

Meagan has her Bachelor of Education with a minor in music from the University of New Brunswick. She has studied many different styles of music including classical, gospel, pop and jazz. Meagan currently works as a supply teacher and had been teaching piano since 2010. Meagan’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Meghan Loch - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Meghan Loch (Piano)

Meghan Loch has completed her grade 8 Royal Conservatory exam in piano. She has played in festivals, competitions, and just for fun! She also has experience playing flute and singing in musical productions. Meghan has her MA from Memorial, where she completed a certification course in teaching skills for adults. She has also taught students ages 5-18 English using music, sound, and rhythm as teaching tools. Meghan believes that music opens doors for students, and that lessons should nurture creativity and a joy for music. Meghan’s rate for a half-hour lesson is $21.

Nick Bell - Drums and Bass music lessons in Fredericton

Nick Bell (Drums and Bass)

Nick Bell has a diploma from the Centre of Arts and Technology where he studied recording arts, music theory, composition and music business. Nick has been playing drums for over 15 years, and bass for over 5 years. He has learned from several local musicians within Fredericton & Moncton. A main influence for him is Progressive Rock & Metal. Nick has played in several bands throughout New Brunswick. With over 4 years teaching experience, Nick has the confidence to teach students of all ages, levels and styles. Nick’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Rachel MacLean - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Rachel MacLean (Piano)

Rachel has been reading music longer than she has been reading English. She has completed her Grade 10 RCM exam, and has competed in many music festivals across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. She also played flute and euphonium, and competed at a Grade 6 RCM level for flute. While studying at Leo Hayes High School, she was the pianist of the Jazz Band and the musical productions of Oliver and The Dreaming. She has played on multiple worship teams around the city, was the pianist at a local church and has played for multiple galas, auctions, nursing homes and fundraising dinners around the capital area. Rachel received her Bachelor of Nursing degree at the University of New Brunswick in May 2016. She had been teaching for 6 years. Her goal is to plant seeds of her passion and love for music in her students. Rachel's rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Raymond Vautour - Guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Raymond Vautour (Guitar)

Raymond is a self-taught guitarist who has been playing professionally since 1990. He has toured extensively in Canada, the U.S. and Europe and is still very active today, playing in several local bands. Raymond is well-versed in a variety of styles including country, rock and blues, and has been teaching since 2000. Raymond's rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Tom Richards - Saxophone, Ukulele, Tin whistle, Bodhran and Guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Tom Richards (Saxophone, Ukulele, Tin whistle, Bodhran and Guitar)

Tom holds a Bachelor of Music (Jazz) from St. Francis Xavier University and a Bachelor of Education from St. Thomas University. He currently plays in several bands ranging through jazz to pop, Celtic and folk. Tom has been teaching music since 2010. Tom’s rate for a half hour private lesson is $22.