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1717 Bedford Highway (at Oakmount Drive)
Bedford, Nova Scotia, B4A 3X1
Lesson Centre: Phone (902) 496-6986
Store Phone: (902) 496-6960
Fax: (902) 496-6961

Lesson Centre Email: bedfordlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: bedford@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday.......................1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday..10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday........................10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday.....................9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday........................CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

The largest Music Lesson Centre in Nova Scotia is located at 1717 Bedford Highway. There are currently 20 teaching studios with plenty of parking available on site. Our facility includes a performance space for recitals and group classes. Committed to excellence in music instruction, the L&M Bedford location has over 30 of the best qualified music teachers in the business. Our instructors are active in the local music scene and/or have degrees from reputable post-secondary institutions. Private music lessons are provided here at affordable rates, and there's no registration fee. Instruction is available on all popular musical instruments including piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, voice, drums, violin/fiddle, cello, brass and woodwinds. We also have teachers for specialized instruments including mandolin, banjo, lap-steel guitar and oud. Also offered are lessons in theory, songwriting/composition, and looping. Any age, any stage, whatever one's musical goal, we have a suitable instructor who will be happy to assist whether the student wishes to learn music simply for the sheer enjoyment of playing an instrument or one preparing for RCM examinations. If you're looking for music education in a fun, supportive environment, contact us at 902-496-6986. We look forward to meeting you!

Group Lessons

Adult ukulele class

All ages choir

Rock bands

Summer rock 2020 junior

Summer rock 2020 senior

Our Voice Teachers:

Caroline Whalen - Voice, Piano music lessons in Bedford

Caroline Whalen (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Caroline has been teaching since 2009. She holds a Master of Music in Performance and Pedagogy from Memorial University and has also trained at the Vancouver International Song Institute. Caroline spent two seasons touring with Opera Roadshow, a group that brings children’s operas and workshops to schools throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. She has performed lead roles in both opera and musical theatre but is equally at home in a variety of other styles. Caroline's rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Kayley Wartman - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Piano, French Horn, Brass music lessons in Bedford

Kayley Wartman - Online Lessons Available (Voice, Piano, French Horn, Brass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Kayley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Secondary Education as well as a Bachelor of Education degree. As a singer, hornist, and pianist, she grew up performing in the Dartmouth All City Music program's bands and choirs, later progressing to provincial level ensembles in addition to extensive solo training and performance. She believes in helping every student find a passion for music and engages students using their own interests. In 2018, she won an exceptional student talent grant to travel to the Kodaly Institute in Hungary, where she was trained in the Kodaly method for music education. This training, along with her public school teaching experience, allows her to create an inclusive and engaging environment for students of all ages and abilities to grow as musicians. Kayley's rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Lucas Nascimento - Voice music lessons in Bedford

Lucas Nascimento (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Lucas, a Brazilian tenor, began his musical education at the Federal University of Paraná as a guitarist, surrounded by popular and traditional South American culture. Having experienced several levels of production on stage and camera (cast and crew), he worked as a musician and actor in Musical theatre and opera and developed soundtracks in collaborative environments for circus shows and independent artists. Lucas has a Bachelor of Music with a focus in performance from Dalhousie University. His performances include the title role in The Magic Flute (Dal Opera), guest appearances with Michael Kaeshammer, and in the cross-Canada streaming concert series Mysterious Barricades. Lucas has experience in popular genres and interdisciplinary performance environments and enjoys helping students discover how their innate musical instrument works. His rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Natasha Sider - Voice music lessons in Bedford

Natasha Sider (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Natasha holds a Bachelor of Music (in vocal performance) from Dalhousie University. She sang opera at Dal, is the soprano soloist at First Baptist Church, and has put out a contemporary CD called Johari Window. Natasha is comfortable with classical, musical theatre, pop and rock styles, and has been teaching music since 1995. Her rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Nicole Anaka - Online Lessons Available - Voice music lessons in Bedford

Nicole Anaka - Online Lessons Available (Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Nicole has a Bachelors of Music from Mount Allison University and a Masters in Musicology from the University of Victoria. She has trained in Dalcroze Eurythmics at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Mass., and has her Grade 8 piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities, and teaches a wide variety of styles, including classical, musical theatre, rock, and pop. Her rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $25.

Stephanie Fillman - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Ukulele music lessons in Bedford

Stephanie Fillman - Online Lessons Available (Voice, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Stephanie is a lyric soprano and graduate of Dalhousie University’s faculty of music. A musical theatre fanatic, she performed yearly in lead and ensemble roles from age five. During her time at Dalhousie, Stephanie sang and performed in a variety of settings, including operas and studio and individual recitals. After completing her Bachelor of Education at the University of New Brunswick, she taught music for three years in England and Qatar. During that time, she had many artistic opportunities, including musically directing Qatar’s national theatre group and performing a concert at Carnegie Hall with Doha Singers. Stephanie’s interests and experiences span various areas of music, and, since the age of 16, she has been developing her private teaching technique. Her rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.