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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 Drums 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.

David McLean - Guitar, Drums, Songwriting and Theory music lessons in Dartmouth

David McLean (Guitar, Drums, Songwriting and Theory)

David Mclean (Guitar, Drums, Songwriting & Theory) graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2015 and has been recording and performing all over North America. Learning from some of the top musicians in their fields, David has had the opportunity to work with various world-class artists while studying at Berklee such as Slash, Mark Tremonti and Jeff Williams. David has also worked as a session musician on television shows such as Beyblades Burst! as well as video games such as Renaine. David is currently playing around the Maritimes with Joe Muprhy, Emily Stuart and many other local artists. His rate for a half-hour private lesson is $24.

Doug Cameron - Drums music lessons in Dartmouth

Doug Cameron (Drums)

Doug has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from St. Francis Xavier University. He has been playing in various groups in Halifax for the last six years, has toured the continent with Aide de Camp, and plays in the ECMA nominated band Doctor Dfunkt and award-winning David Myles. Doug has been teaching rock, jazz and other styles of drumming for the last eight years. His rate for a half-hour private lesson is $24.

John Lake - Drums music lessons in Dartmouth

John Lake (Drums)

John is a graduate of the NSCC Music Arts program with extensive experience playing and performing in a wide variety of genres. From the age of 12 he was drumming in bands in the local all-ages alternative music scene, and simultaneously became involved in the Los Primos Program, performing in youth latin jazz combos around Halifax. Since graduating he has been splitting his time between teaching, touring, recording, and performing with diverse acts such as Loveland, Harley Alexander, New Love Underground, and many more. John continues to immerse himself in new concepts, styles, and musical environments. His rate is $23.00 for a private half hour lesson.

Matthew Gallant - Drums, Guitar, Hand Drums music lessons in Dartmouth

Matthew Gallant (Drums, Guitar, Hand Drums)

What do you want to play? Rock n roll, blues, country, soul, jazz, hip hop, latin, Metal, world, folk, pop? Just ask Matt, he's played it all!! With a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Performance from Dalhousie University under his belt, Matt Gallant has been involved in the music industry for 25 years. He has worked with professional artists including Amelia Curran, Erin Costelo, Ben Caplan, Dave Sampson, Adam Baldwin, Roxy and the Underground Soul Sound, Willie Stratton and has toured internationally with The Brood.
Whether engaging in community and professional theatre projects, workshops or working with bands, Matthew brings a vast musical experience, eagerness and passion. Matthew is not shy to crowds - he has facilitated many workshops to large groups and has played over 3,000 shows.
Matthew plays with people across cultures, most notably the Open Borders International MusicGroup that assembles 20+ musicians from different cultures to create extremely unique and vibrant shows. If you want to learn drums Matt would be a great teacher to introduce you to the vast world of music! Matthew is $24 per half hour lesson.