Halifax - Guitar Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Nova Scotia > Halifax

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6065 Cunard Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 1E6
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (902) 496-6970
Store Phone: (902) 496-6900
Fax: (902) 423-0633

Lesson Centre Email: halifaxlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: halifax@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Welcome to the Halifax music lesson centre, located at 6065 Cunard Street. We offer 18 well-equipped studios and a faculty of 25 engaging and dedicated independent music teachers. Our aim is to provide music lessons catered to the needs of each individual student We offer instruction in a wide range of instruments from piano and voice, to strings, percussion, and guitar. Whether you want to join a marching band, or start the prog-rock band of your dreams, call us on (902) 496-6970

Our Guitar Teachers:

Brad Conrad - Currently teaching in person - Guitar music lessons in Halifax

Brad Conrad - Currently teaching in person (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brad has a music degree from Dalhousie University and has been playing in local and national bands for the last 17 years. He has appeared on stage with a number of acts such as Nathan Wiley, Blue Rodeo, Sam Roberts, Dutch Mason, Matt Mays, and Jill Barber, received a Juno during his tenure with “Johnny Favourite” and currently he plays regularly with “The Mellotones”, “The Metric System”, “Joe Murphy”, “The Hopping Penguins”, and hosts a long standing weekly blues jam at Bearly’s. He’s been teaching for the last 16 years and is a regular coach at Summer Rock. His rate for a 1/2 hour private lesson is $23.00.

Dan Grantham - Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano music lessons in Halifax

Dan Grantham (Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dan has a Bachelor of Music in Performance (voice) from Dalhousie University. He has sung with Opera, and Symphony Nova Scotia, and has been an oratorio soloist with various choirs including the Halifax Camerata Singers. His students have been winning awards such as the Kiwanis Rose Bowl for 2 years, and he specializes in preparing students for university music programs. His rate for a 1/2 hour private lesson is $23.00.

Jason Vautour - Bass, Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Halifax

Jason Vautour (Bass, Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jason studied music at St. Francis Xavier University for two years and took private lessons with renowned Saint John, NB guitarist Mark Hill. He’s played bass and guitar with many groups over the past 30 years in many styles including rock/soul (Jessie Brown), country (Ryan Cook), pop (Christina Martin), dance (Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees, Go Go Disco), and heavy metal (Pith). His rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.00.

Mike Farrington - Currently teaching in-person! - Bass, Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Halifax

Mike Farrington - Currently teaching in-person! (Bass, Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

A founding member of Halifax funk and soul legends The Mellotones, Mike has 20 plus years of live and recording experience in the music industry. He’s performed and/or recorded with a diverse list of maritime artists: Garrett Mason, Dutch Mason, Matt Mays, David Myles, Jill Barber, Erin Costello, The Mellotones, Matt Andersen, Nathan Wiley. He can be heard most recently on Matt Andersen’s “Halfway Home By Morning” album, which was recorded in Nashville and toured across the country in 2019. He also played on Matt Mays’ Juno award winning album “Coyote” and Garrett Masons’ Juno nominated album “Love and Sound”. Mike studied bass at the now defunct Canadian Conservatory of Music with Pat Riley. his rate for a private half hour lesson is $24.00.

Mike MacNeil - Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele music lessons in Halifax

Mike MacNeil (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mike studied jazz theory, arranging, and composition with Lloyd Garber in the late 1960’s and early 70’s. He graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelors of Music in 1980. He is an accomplished jazz and classical guitarist who can teach any style requested. As well as guitar mike teaches mandolin, and bass guitar. His rates are $24.00 for a 1/2 hour private lesson.

Rachel Webster - Guitar music lessons in Halifax

Rachel Webster (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rachel is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Music Therapy. She has a strong musical background, studying clarinet, guitar and piano throughout her education. She has been teaching music lessons for three years. Rachel specializes in working with children and beginner music students, and her rate is $25.00 per 30 minute lesson.

Rik Martell - Currently teaching in-person! - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Halifax

Rik Martell - Currently teaching in-person! (Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rick studied guitar and graduated from the United Conservatory of Music in Calgary. He has toured as a lead guitarist, produced, and written professionally with Trooper, David Wilcox, Long John Baldry, Barney Bentall, Nazareth, Kim Mitchell, Frank McKay, Blue Rodeo, Matt Minglewood, Men of the Deeps, Motorhead, and numerous other groups. Rick has been teaching guitar for all ages, levels, and styles, since 1990 and also teaches ukulele. His rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.00

Sam Welsh - Currently teaching in-person! - Guitar music lessons in Halifax

Sam Welsh - Currently teaching in-person! (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Sam Welsh is singer songwriter/composer with over 15 years experience creatively. Sam attended Selkirk College in Nelson, B.C., where he spent 3 years fine tuning his natural ear and acquiring a diploma Composition. Since completing his schooling, Sam’s musical passion led him to composing for companies such as Universal Pictures, Red Bull, Mercedes, Fairmont, The Earth Network, Levector and the European Outdoor Film Tour. Being a freelance composer Sam has learned how to write and play in a multitude of different genres. Which allows him to teach in a wide variety of musical styles such as rock, pop, acoustic, folk, indie, metal, country and blues. His rate for a 30 minute lesson is $24.00