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Brampton

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Ontario > Brampton

370 Main St N (in Kingspoint Plaza)
Brampton, Ontario, L6V 4A4
Lesson Centre Phone: (905) 450-8742
Store Phone: (905) 450-4334
Fax: (905) 450-6935

Lesson Centre Email: bramptonlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: brampton@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday through Friday 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday 10:30am - 4:00pm

This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

These lessons are individual, weekly sessions with professional adult teacher-musicians. Monthly tuition payments reserve a weekly lesson time, allowing teachers to prepare ongoing curriculum. Contact our reception desk for booking availability.

Group Lessons

In our new multipurpose facility we will hold many workshops, clinics and classes. Always based on enrollment. Inquire for more details and start dates from January 2018. Registration first come basis.

Tiny tots music time

Childrens choir

Band jam

Orchestral strings

Seniors melody-makers

Our Teachers:

Adam Koopmans

Adam Koopmans (Guitar, Ukulele)

Adam is an honours graduate from Berklee College of Music and a multiple scholarship winner. He has worked as a college music tutor & taught privately for over fifteen years. As an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Adam hosts a monthly Student Jam Night sponsored by Long & McQuade, which allows students to record and perform together. His teaching methods focus on strong fundamentals, healthy technique, and building confidence through repeated positive musical experiences. Adam often convinces his “I’m not a singer” -students to sing. And he often reminds people to simply breathe. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Adriana Green

Adriana Green (Guitar, Oboe)

Adriana graduated from the National Conservatory in Argentina and has a Specialization from the Academia Chiggiana in Italy. Adriana has performed in symphony orchestras and takes pride in a strong work ethic. RCM exam preparation is encouraged. Adriana also teaches Piano, and Violin. Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Alicia Maynard

Alicia Maynard (Piano)

Alicia holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from York University. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and maintains her disciplined instruction curriculum in the classroom. Alicia sings in a Gospel choir, and is working towards grade 10 RCM piano practical, including co-requisite theory, history, and harmony. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Amanda Turner

Amanda Turner (Piano, Theory)

Amanda specializes in young beginners. She enjoys preparing students for RCM exams or casual enjoyment. She teaches theory, has RCM 10 piano and is studying Piano Pedagogy. Amanda teaches reading comprehension, ear skills and improvisation from the very first lesson. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Andrea McNeil

Andrea McNeil (Voice * TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE *)

Andrea's experiences in voice performance include a Bachelors degree of Fine Arts in Music from York University, ARCT certification, and an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School. As an Orff Specialist, with Kindermusik training, she enjoys sharing her passion for music with children. Andrea teaches Elementary music in the Peel District School Board. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Angel Selvarajah

Angel Selvarajah (Piano)

Angel has completed Grade 10 RCM Piano practical and Advanced Theory rudiments. She was involved in the Music Department both as an instrumentalist and Piano Accompanist. She volunteers at her Church helping younger children, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at York University. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Anthony James

Anthony James (Drum Set)

Anthony gives students confidence to be creative while playing. His lessons are well structured to achieve success and show progress. He has toured across the country with many different bands and is an active musician working with many artists of varying genres. He has received the Brampton Arts Council Acclaim Award. Anthony is currently playing with several Juno & Coventry Award-winning Artists. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Anthony Szczachor

Anthony Szczachor (Drum Set)

Anthony holds a degree from Humber College music program. He has toured Canada, the US & South America with various groups, and is known for his diverse abilities as a musician. His teaching style emphasizes a balanced approach, implementing core elements of rudiments and reading, while allowing students to play all kinds of music. (Rock, Jazz, R&B, Latin). His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Chris Stephens

Chris Stephens (Saxophones, Flute)

Chris received his Bachelor of Music from McMaster University. He is a versatile musician, having played both classical and jazz recitals. Chris played in an R&B/Soul band that specializes in the music of Tower of Power. And continues to play with the Chinguacousy Swing Orchestra. Chris prepares students for RCM practical and theory exams beginner through advanced levels. His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Corinne Lynch

Corinne Lynch (Voice)

Corinne holds an ARCT in vocal performance, Grade 8 in RCM piano, and is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s opera program. She has an extensive knowledge of vocal repertoire and performance styles, with many years experience both as a soloist and portraying various roles on Stage. Corinne enjoys helping students discover their own unique voice while focusing on technique and interpretation. Corinne has helped prepare students for exams and auditions. Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Emily Martin

Emily Martin (Voice)

Emily received a Bachelor of Music degree from The University of Western Ontario. She is passionate about choral music and has been involved in community choirs for over 15 years, including Brampton Festival Singers. Emily is qualified to prepare students for all levels of RCM voice exams, practical and theory. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and students who wish to accompany themselves. Emily encourages all her students to learn basic piano. Lessons will focus on finding and developing your voice, vocal technique, basic theory, and piano accompaniment. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Frank Dodman

Frank Dodman (Saxophones, Clarinet)

Frank received an honours Jazz Sudies diploma from Humber College and consistently helps students with their Regional Arts auditions. Frank volunteers each Spring with MusicFest Canada and speaks French and English fluently. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Ivan Chu

Ivan Chu (Cello)

Ivan holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts with specialization in Cello performance from York University, and is currently completing a Bachelors of Education. Ivan has been a clinician at many summer music camps and schools. He currently performs with the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Suzuki trained, Ivan works with all ages, introducing new ideas to his students while helping develop good practice habits. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Jon Grant

Jon Grant (Guitar)

Jon has University Music Studies in Performance and Ethnomusicology. Private studies include 'Guitar Craft' with Robert Fripp (King Crimson). As a teacher he finds a balance between creativity and technique a main focus. Having fun and being relaxed, while still getting “the lesson learned” is another. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Larry Crowe

Larry Crowe (Drum Set, Hand drums)

Larry Crowe is a drummer, percussionist, composer and educator with over 40 years of experience. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music performance and composition from York University. Larry has performed in Canada, the United States, Europe, Central America, the Caribbean and throughout Asia. He has performed and recorded in many musical settings with Grammy nominated Ron Korb (World/New Age), and Juno Award winner Robert Michaels (Latin/Jazz). Larry is the author of two drum set method books, Masterful Drumming Volume One and Two, and two online courses on hand drumming. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Leanna Uccello

Leanna Uccello (Violin)

Leanna received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Performance from York University.
She has performed with the Brampton Symphony Orchestra, Ontario Pops Orchestra, Cathedral Bluffs Orchestra, and York Symphony. She works with all ages and creates fun and exciting ways to motivate students to enjoy practicing. Leanna can prepare students for RCM examinations, beginner through advanced. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Loren Vidri

Loren Vidri (Violin, Piano)

Loren has completed her grade 10 RCM practical exams in Piano and grade 9 RCM in Violin. Loren plays Violin in the Rose Orchestra and several small ensembles. Loren has a friendly teaching style that makes students feel comfortable. She can prepare students for RCM exams, beginner through advanced. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Maciej Dorna

Maciej Dorna (Piano)

Maciej studied at the Chopin University in Warsaw, Poland and the Glenn Gould School in Toronto. An International Piano Competition Winner in Italy and France,
Maciej has performed with Orchestras in Europe, Japan & China. Maciej can prepare students for auditions, competitions and exams from beginner to advanced RCM levels. Maciej's passion for teaching creates an environment aimed to see students succeed. His rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Marla Wighton

Marla Wighton (Piano)

Marla is currently preparing for ARCT in Piano Pedagogy and Piano Performance. Teaching since 2008, Marla has a passion for helping her students succeed. She encourages group playing, and prepares students for festivals, R.C.M exams and auditions. Marla also sings and plays guitar. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Mike Attard

Mike Attard (Bass)

Mike graduated with honours from the Humber College Jazz Studies program. Mike has performed in music theatre shows, played Jazz, Rock, Top 40, Tribute bands in venues across Canada and the US. He has been teaching for over 15 years in individual and group settings. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Mike Gauthier

Mike Gauthier (Guitar, Ukulele)

Mike studied music at York University. As a parent of four, he understands the importance of developing the gift of music. His strength is teaching music notation and developing finger picking /folk-rock styles. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Mike Nease

Mike Nease (Trumpet)

Mike is an active freelance performer. He has been a clinician and teacher at the Humber College Community school for 22 years. Mike teaches students both traditional and contemporary theory as well as mechanics. He has successfully prepared students for exams and auditions, assessing and instilling appropriate methodology and practice regimes. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Nathaniel Mahon

Nathaniel Mahon (Piano)

Nathaniel was a member of the Humber College Community Jazz program and helps students gain confidence in their own playing. His flexible approach to teaching enables students to learn a variety of styles. He has completed his RCM grade 8 and currently attends York University as a History major. His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Nick Lee

Nick Lee (Guitar)

Nick provides a comfortable learning environment for beginners & experienced players alike. Lessons are tailored to the student & incorporate fundamentals of Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk & more. His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Ryan Cassar

Ryan Cassar (Guitar)

Ryan received two Bachelors degrees from York University: Fine Arts; and Education. His knowledge of both music and education allow him to adapt many different learning styles. Ryan’s positive attitude toward learning inspires student growth and leadership. Ryan believes music is a language that anyone can learn. And music’s purpose, passion and power is what he tries to convey. As a guitar player, Ryan has focused on Blues/R&B, Jazz, Folk, Rock, Country and Fusion. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Sierra Cumming

Sierra Cumming (Voice, Piano)

Sierra is currently enrolled in the Humber College Bachelor of Music Program. She is an active member of the musical theatre community in the GTA. Sierra has completed RCM grade 9 Voice and grade 10 Piano, and can prepare students for auditions, exams, and performances. Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Stefan Hegerat

Stefan Hegerat (Drum Set, Percussion)

Originally from Alberta, Stefan began playing drums at the age of twelve. He studied orchestral and mallet percussion at the University of Calgary. Stefan completed his music degree at the University of Toronto in 2012 and has been teaching and performing regularly throughout the GTA. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Tad Winklarz

Tad Winklarz (Piano)

Tad studied at the Conservatory of Music in Gdansk, Poland and toured internationally as a singer with an award winning Choir performing music a cappella. Tad has been a songwriter, keyboard and saxophone player with the Platinum Record selling band Chalk Circle. Tad has composed original scores for feature films & award winning documentaries. With over 20 years experience teaching piano, Tad trains students for the Royal Conservatory of Music exams, festivals, recitals and piano competitions. Other styles include Jazz, Blues, Pop as well as original composition. His rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Vladamir Mladenovic

Vladamir Mladenovic (Drum Set, Percussion)

Vlada studied Drum Performance at the University of Toronto with Jazz drummer Barry Elmes. As a Classical percussionist, Vlada toured with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Serbia. With a skilful approach to each student's needs, he strives to maintain students' interest. Vlada's versatility spans Jazz, Fusion, Pop and Rock and he uses a variety of material to teach fundamental rudiments. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.