12 Vodden Street E
Brampton, Ontario, L6V 1M2

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (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
Mondays - Fridays: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sundays: 12: 00 pm - 5: 00 pm

This Location Offers:

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Private Lessons

We offer a half hour or hour, weekly, private lessons. We have lessons available for all ages, styles, most instruments, and all levels of musicians. Our prices range between $28-$33 per half hour session. We are currently offering one-on-one, private in-person and online lessons for most instruments,  Please call, email, or text for more information about our specific programs. Emails, calls, and texts are being monitored seven days a week and office staff are happy to answer any questions you may have or set you up with a teacher. Our store is open for in store shopping, curbside pick up, or local delivery for anything our students may need.

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Our Teachers:

Alessandra Spina - Piano music lessons in Brampton

alessandra spina (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Saturday, Sunday

Alessandra currently has her level 8 RCM in piano and is currently minoring in music at the University of Guelph. She specializes working with young beginners but is open to working with students of any age! She has competed in music festivals and is currently working on developing her songwriting abilities. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Alicia Maynard - Piano music lessons in Brampton

alicia maynard (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday

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 the Gospel choir and is working towards level 10 RCM piano including theory, history, and harmony. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Amanda Turner - Piano, Theory music lessons in Brampton

amanda turner (Piano, Theory)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Sunday

Amanda specializes in teaching young beginners. She enjoys preparing students for RCM exams or casual enjoyment. Amanda has completed Grade 10 RCM 10 piano and continues to study Piano Pedagogy. Ear training and improvisation are introduced from the very first lesson. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Anthony James - Drums music lessons in Brampton

anthony james (Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Anthony gives students the 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 $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Chris Stephens - Clarinet, Flute, Sax music lessons in Brampton

chris stephens (Clarinet, Flute, Sax)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Saturday

Chris received his Bachelor of Music from McMaster University. And Jazz diploma from Mohawk College. 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 $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Cindy Krishendeholl - Guitar music lessons in Brampton

cindy krishendeholl (Guitar)

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Teaching Style: jazz

Teaching Day(s): Sunday

Cindy Krishendeholl is an experienced musician based in Toronto with training in both classical and jazz. She is currently studying jazz guitar at York University and plays in a variety of jazz and R&B groups. Along with extensive training in guitar, she also has several years of classical flute training. Cindy has a wide range of teaching techniques suitable for different styles of learning. She specializes in funk, finger-style, jazz and R&B. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Connor Farrell - Piano, Theory music lessons in Brampton

connor farrell (Piano, Theory)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Sunday

Connor has been teaching for over 7 years. He began music lessons at a young age, studying both piano and clarinet. He has performed in numerous music ensembles, including the Brampton Symphony Youth Orchestra. Connor graduated from Mayfield Secondary School while in the Regional Arts Program. Most recently, he has successfully completed his RCM 10 Piano & theory exams. Connors goal is that his students not only learn how to play and understand music, but learn to love it! His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Emilio Lamorte - Banjo, Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Brampton

emilio lamorte (Banjo, Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Saturday

Specializing in Guitar (blues, rock, jazz, Classical/Fingerstyle), Emilio has studied music with some of Canada’s premier musicians having attended both Mohawk College and York University for music. A current High-School music teacher for the DPCD School Board, Emilio has years of teaching experience and is no stranger to a variety of instruments. Emilio teaches music at St. Roch C.S.S. and prepares his students for post-secondary music education, RCM certifications, recitals and audition processes. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Frank Dodman - Clarinet music lessons in Brampton

frank dodman (Clarinet)

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Teaching Day(s): Thursday

Frank received an honours Jazz Studies diploma from Humber College. With over 15 years of private teaching experience, Frank consistently helps students prepare for their Regional Arts auditions. Frank volunteers each Spring with MusicFest Canada and speaks French and English fluently. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Haley Kavanagh - Piano, Theory music lessons in Brampton

haley kavanagh (Piano, Theory)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Sunday

Haley Kavanagh is a well-practiced musician who is pursuing classical studies at York University to achieve a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). She has achieved RCM 10, as well as picked up the saxophone and clarinet on the side. She enjoys working with people of all ages, from casual piano players to RCM students, in playing, theory, and ear training. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour session.

Ivan Chu - Cello music lessons in Brampton

ivan chu (Cello)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Friday

Ivan holds Bachelor's degrees in Fine Arts Cello performance and Education from York University. Ivan is a clinician at summer music camps and schools and performs with the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Suzuki trained, Ivan works with all ages, introducing new ideas to students while helping develop good practice habits. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Jacey Hagh - Violin music lessons in Brampton

jacey hagh (Violin)

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Teaching Day(s): Friday

Jacey has been teaching Violin for 20+ years with a personalized approach to each student. She is committed to fostering a love for music and helping students achieve their goals. As a performer herself, she loves seeing her students grow in love for music. She is enthusiastic about ensuring opportunities for student performances and building confidence. Her rate is $30.00 per half-hour lesson.

Jesse Martel - Bass Guitar, Guitar music lessons in Brampton

jesse martel (Bass Guitar, Guitar)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Jesse Martel holds an advanced diploma in contemporary music from Mohawk college as well as a Bachelor with honours in music from Humber college. With over 15 years experience as a musician, Jesse has developed a wide array of knowledge and skills enabling him to provide personalized lessons for students of any skill level and musical interest including: pop, rock, blues, jazz, singer songwriter, folk and funk. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour.

Jon Grant - Bass Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele music lessons in Brampton

jon grant (Bass Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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 the main focus. Having fun and being relaxed, while still "getting the lesson learned." His rate is $29.00 per half-hour lesson.

Kat Pinhorn - Voice music lessons in Brampton

kat pinhorn (Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Kat Pinhorn holds a Bachelor of Music from Humber College. She enjoys teaching students of all ages about vocal technique, stage presence, theory, and songwriting. Her degree focused on Jazz, but in addition to that, Kat has spent the majority of her life specializing in classical and choral music. She is now a performing and recording singer-songwriter. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Larry Crowe - Djembe, Drums music lessons in Brampton

larry crowe (Djembe, Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

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 Asia. He has performed and recorded 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 Vols 1 and 2. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Leah Korkowski - Piano, Voice music lessons in Brampton

leah korkowski (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday

Leah has been a performing singer songwriter in the GTA for many years. She holds an Honours Bachelor’s degree in music from Humber College and has her grade 6 RCM in piano. Throughout her studies she has developed an appreciation for all forms of music and is well equipped to teach a variety of styles. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Loren Vidri - Piano, Viola, Violin music lessons in Brampton

loren vidri (Piano, Viola, Violin)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Loren has completed level 10 RCM in Piano and Violin. Loren plays Classical Violin in the Rose Orchestra and performs regularly in several small ensembles ranging from Celtic to Jazz idioms. Loren has a friendly teaching approach that makes students of all ages feel comfortable. She can prepare students for RCM exams, beginner through advanced. Her rate is $29.00 per half-hour lesson.

Maciej Dorna - Piano music lessons in Brampton

maciej dorna (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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 at student success. His rate is $33.00 per half-hour lesson.

Michael Ruggiero - Guitar music lessons in Brampton

michael ruggiero (Guitar)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday

Michael holds both a Bachelor of Music in Education and a Masters of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto. Michael began playing drums and guitar at the age of twelve, mostly influenced by heavy metal music. Michael was involved in the arts program in high school and studied guitar privately, learning music theory. Michael played in various bands as a rock guitarist and developed an interest in the classical guitar. Michael encourages students to think analytically and creatively, using both their mind and their heart. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Mike Attard - Bass Guitar, Guitar music lessons in Brampton

mike attard (Bass Guitar, Guitar)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Mike graduated with honours from the Humber College Jazz Studies program. Mike has performed in musical theatre shows, played in Jazz, Rock, Top 40, and Tribute bands in venues across Canada and the US. He has been teaching for over 15 years in individual and group settings. Mike instructs Jam Bands and prepares students for Jam Nights at Spot 1 Grill & Music Hall. His rate is $30.00 per half-hour lesson.

Mike Gauthier - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Brampton

mike gauthier (Guitar, Ukulele)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday

Mike studied music at York University. As a parent of four young adults, he understands the importance of the holistic gift of music. Mike teaches music notation, songwriting, and accompaniment styles that develop fingerpicking for Folk-Rock. Mike enjoys sharing spiritual repertoire, leading church groups, and performing coffee houses with the Brampton Folk Club. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Miranda Huang - Piano music lessons in Brampton

miranda huang (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Miranda has completed level 9 Practical Piano under the Royal Conservatory of Music. With over 25 years of experience playing the piano and multiple years of experience teaching piano, she offers individualized teaching techniques for students of all ages to ensure they can become successful musicians with methods that best suit their learning style. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Naomi Powell - Voice music lessons in Brampton

naomi powell (Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday

Naomi Powell is an experienced musician who is currently earning a Bachelor of Music at York University. With experience in Classical, Jazz, Gospel, R&B, and Pop, Naomi brings a diverse range of musical styles to her teaching. Naomi enjoys teaching students of all ages, tailoring each lesson to meet their unique needs and goals, ensuring their success! Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Natalia Shameeva - Piano, Theory music lessons in Brampton

natalia shameeva (Piano, Theory)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Natalia completed a Bachelor of Music from Russian University and McGill University Music program. She holds Level 8 RCM piano and theory, trains students for RCM exams and concerts. Finds an approach to students of all age groups with her structured approach and individual lessons plans. Her teaching style is calm, friendly and aims to create an environment aimed at student success. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Nick Lee - Guitar music lessons in Brampton

nick lee (Guitar)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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. Nick frequently prepares students for monthly Jam Night performances. Nick is expanding his personal exploration of jazz/swing improvisation. Nick gigs with Hot Swing Club of Brampton. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Peter Cieslikowski - Clarinet, Composition, Flute music lessons in Brampton

peter cieslikowski (Clarinet, Composition, Flute)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday

Peter is an internationally renowned tenor saxophonist, who also plays the baritone, alto, and soprano sax, clarinet, and bass clarinet. With nearly 30 years of experience as music educator, including preparation of students for examinations in the RCM Certificate Program levels 1 through 10 for clarinet, saxophone and music theory, Peter specializes in teaching jazz improvisation, as well teaching how to play all woodwind instruments (saxophone, clarinet, flute) to students of all ages and levels of in all genres of popular music, such as Jazz, Blues, R&B, Pop, Rock, Hip-Hop. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Raquel Skilich - Piano, Voice music lessons in Brampton

raquel skilich (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Saturday

Raquel has taught privately for more than 5 years and recently completed a Bachelor's of Music Degree in Jazz Comprehensive at the University of Toronto.
She has RCM intermediate to advanced level achievements in piano and vocal studies. Raquel enjoys teaching voice, piano, music theory, composition, songwriting, arranging, ear training, and jazz improvisation. Students of all ages can benefit from her modern, structured approach and individual lesson plans. Her rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Stefan Hegerat - Drums music lessons in Brampton

stefan hegerat (Drums)

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Teaching Style: classical, jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday

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. In 2019, Stefan's self-directed band Icterus released a critically acclaimed debut album. His rate is $29.00 per half-hour lesson.

Tad Winklarz - Piano music lessons in Brampton

tad winklarz (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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 of 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 an original composition. His rate is $31.00 per half-hour lesson.

Tase Stojanoski - Piano, Viola, Violin music lessons in Brampton

tase stojanoski (Piano, Viola, Violin)

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Teaching Style: classical, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday

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Tase earned his degree from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and is registered with the RCM. For more than 15 years Tase was a Concert Master for the Macedonian National Opera Orchestra and collaborated with a number of Ontario orchestras and bands. His repertoire includes: classical, pop, jazz and folk. He inspires his students and personalizes lessons to the student's needs. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Travis Myers - Drums, Drums music lessons in Brampton

travis myers (Drums, Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Sunday

Travis holds a bachelor of music from Humber college. He focuses on foundational material that will help any student excel. “You are only as strong as your foundation”. Students will learn how to read, write and play music. They will gain the tools to overcome any obstacle. Lessons are curated based on students’ individual goals and interests. His rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Will Fachin - Drums music lessons in Brampton

will fachin (Drums)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Will’s passion for music started at a young age and it has continued to grow ever since. He attended Mohawk College for Jazz Performance and Humber College for Bachelor of Percussion. Will has toured internationally playing a number of genres such as jazz, funk, R&B, hard rock, indie rock, metal, and more. Will is a Murat Diril Cymbals artist and has studied under many renowned players such as: Mark Kelso, Anthony Michelli, Kevin Dempsey, Adrean Farrugia, Matt Halpern and many more. His rate is $28 per half-hour lesson.