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124 Main Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2X 1R9
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (902) 496-6966
Store Phone: (902) 496-6996
Fax: (902) 496-7404

Lesson Centre Email: dartmouthlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: dartmouth@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
Fridays: 11:30am - 8:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

Welcome to Dartmouth's largest music lesson centre located at 124 Main street, Dartmouth. We offer 15 spacious studios in house and our very own recital room. Our studios are equipped with state of the art keyboards and acoustic upright pianos as well as a Yamaha Concert Grand. We offer lessons in violin, viola, cello, all woodwind and brass, all styles piano, guitar (electric and acoustic), banjo, ukulele, bodhran, percussion and drumset. We also offer many classes such as; recording and electronic music production, string ensembles, musical theatre and even step dancing! Call us at 902-496-6966 and we can get you set up!

Group Lessons

Little big orchestra

Junior string ensemble

Ceilidh group

Step dance

Chamber ensembles

Vocal ensembles

Drum circle

Our Bass Teachers:

Brad Mcgoey - Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Bass, Piano music lessons in Dartmouth

Brad Mcgoey (Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Bass, Piano)

Brad McGoey Teaches guitar and ukulele, beginner bass, drums and piano.
Brad graduated with honours from the Independent Music Program at Seneca College in 2008, and has been steadily building his musical career ever since, specializing in live performance, audio production, and education. He is a former faculty member at the Regent Park School of Music, leading guitar ensembles, a community band, and running summer music camps. He also led ukulele groups for seniors in Richmond Hill for 3 years, and has experience teaching children and adults with various exceptionalities. Brad is a fun and engaging teacher, and loves helping people of all ages develop a life-long joy of understanding and creating music. His rate for a half hour lesson is $24.

Mark Calvi - Guitar, Bass and Theory music lessons in Dartmouth

Mark Calvi (Guitar, Bass and Theory)

Mark has a Bachelor of Music from Dalhousie University in Classical Guitar Performance (1998), where he studied with Carol van Feggelen, Sylvie Proulx and Douglas Reach. He also completed the Delta Guitar Program with honours at the Canadian Conservatory of Music (1992), studying Rock, Blues and popular styles.
Mark has worked as a TA for the Dalhousie Music Department in Musicology assisting with class materials and giving brief presentations and demos. He has participated in a masterclass given by the world renowned flamenco guitarist, Juan Martin.
Mark has played various venues and in local groups over the years. He has been teaching Rock, Blues, Classical, and other popular styles at the Music Lesson Centre since 1998.
Mark has also coached at Summer Rock and ran the Weekend Warriors program.
His rate for a half hour private lesson is $23.00.

Mike Farrington - Bass, Beginner guitar music lessons in Dartmouth

Mike Farrington (Bass, Beginner guitar)

Mike studied at the Canadian Conservatory of Music and passed the highest level exams. He has played with Matt Mays, Charlie A’Court, Nathan Wylie, Jill Barber, David Miles, and Dutch Mason. Currently he plays with The Mellotones and Juno award winner, Garrett Mason. Mike has been teaching music since 2002 and his rate for a private half hour lesson is $23.

Pat Riley - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Dartmouth

Pat Riley (Guitar, Bass)

Pat has a Certificate in arranging and composition from the Berklee College of Music, has gigged with many of the top names in the musical universe, and is mentor to some of the best musicians in Atlantic Canada. He was the main host of the CBC Rock Camp series and currently sings, writes, produces, and is a top session player. He is one of the founders and currently the director of Summer Rock Camp, has been teaching award and scholarship winning students since 1990s and is a Primary Instrument Instructor at the NSCC Music program. His rate for a half-hour private lesson is $26.

Rheo Rochon - Guitar and Bass music lessons in Dartmouth

Rheo Rochon (Guitar and Bass)

Rheo studied music at Humber College in Toronto and has been playing professionally since 2007. He has recorded and toured internationally with artists such as Keith Hallett, Garrett Mason and The Chronos Band. Rheo has been teaching all ages since 2007. His rate for a 30 minute private lesson is $23.