Burlington

Music Lesson Centre

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3060 Davidson Court, Unit #1
Burlington, Ontario, L7M 4X7
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (905) 319-7919
Store Phone: (905) 319-3330
Fax: (905) 319-7921

Lesson Centre Email: burlingtonlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: burlington@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00-5:00pm

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

GARDEN CITY ORCHESTRA and BUMBLEBEE ORCHESTRA - with Rosemary - TBD

LAKESIDE WIND ENSEMBLE - with Lizuarte - TBD

 

Our Teachers:

Al Serediuk - Guitar music lessons in Burlington

Al Serediuk (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Al is an experienced guitar teacher with an extensive background in theory, harmony, composition and arranging. Al plays and teaches pop, rock and jazz guitar and has a personal interest in fingerstyle guitar.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Allison Cooke - Violin, Cello music lessons in Burlington

Allison Cooke (Violin, Cello) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Allison is a graduate with an Honours Bachelors of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is an active member of The Ontario Suzuki Association. She is an active performer as a soloist at various community venues throughout the Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo Area.

Her rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

André Bisson - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Bass, Guitar music lessons in Burlington

André Bisson (Online Lessons Available - Voice, Bass, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

André is an Honours graduate of the Applied Music program at Mohawk College. He has a strong theory background and enjoys teaching students of all ages. He performs regularly in area bands and arranges music for big band, small ensembles and string groups.

André’s rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Andrew Brophy - Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Burlington

Andrew Brophy (Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Andrew is a graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program. Andrew teaches all styles of guitar, singing, songwriting, and specializes in classical guitar technique, as well as metal technique for both guitar and voice. He has experience preparing students for the Royal Conservatory exams, teaches all ages, and has been teaching for over 20 years.

Andrew's rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Anne Barnshaw - Online Lessons Available - Piano music lessons in Burlington

Anne Barnshaw (Online Lessons Available - Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Anne has her Grade 10 RCM Piano and Grade 8 Voice and has completed 4 years of Music Education at McMaster University. Anne is the Musical Director for area theatre groups and a professional accompanist.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Braden Varcoe - Online Lessons Available - Guitar music lessons in Burlington

Braden Varcoe (Online Lessons Available - Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Braden Varcoe is a graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music program. He has been teaching guitar and theory to students of all ages and skill levels since 2013. Braden has been heavily involved with the theater community in Hamilton as well, including working in such capacities as Music Director for the original Broadway cast of Smokey Joe's Cafe at Hamilton Place. You can currently find him performing a variety of Blues and Soul music with The Braden Varcoe Band.

Braden's rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Buddy Aquilina - Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory music lessons in Burlington

Buddy Aquilina (Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Buddy is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. He has played with the Berklee & MIT Symphonic Orchestras, as a guest artist with Dizzy Gillespie, as well as many others. Buddy is a studio musician, recording radio/T.V. commercials and works with production companies and artists as a writer. He has lead various jazz groups for 4 decades and produced 4 albums of his own. Buddy has prepared many students for acceptance into various music programs at universities and colleges.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Caleb Moroz - Online Lessons Available - Drum Set, Guitar music lessons in Burlington

Caleb Moroz (Online Lessons Available - Drum Set, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Caleb is an Honours graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program, and has over 12 years of teaching experience. Caleb is a versatile musician who performs professionally in a number of different styles, including jazz, rock, funk, Latin and country.

His rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Colin McVey - Online Lessons Available - Drum Set music lessons in Burlington

Colin McVey (Online Lessons Available - Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Colin attended Mohawk College Applied Music Program and has studied with Jim Blackley, a renowned drummer and teacher. He has been teaching for over 20 years and is involved with our popular Rock Skool program.

His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Dan Grieve - Trombone, Tuba, Baritone, Euphonium music lessons in Burlington

Dan Grieve (Trombone, Tuba, Baritone, Euphonium) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Dan is an experienced orchestral trombonist and tubist who is thrilled to re-enter the teaching profession! He has many years experience as a pit and orchestral musician achieved after obtaining his Master's in trombone performance and pedagogy from the University of Western Ontario. Dan thinks there is no fun like low brass fun and looks forward to sharing his enthusiasm with as many students as possible!

His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Daniel Allen - Online Lessons Available- Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin music lessons in Burlington

Daniel Allen (Online Lessons Available- Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Daniel studied Guitar at Wilfred Laurier University, and has been teaching in the Hamilton area since the mid 1990’s. His instruction includes various styles of guitar -including fingerstyle, as well as songwriting, and some theory. He loves teaching students of all ages, and he always brings a creative and playful vibe to his lessons. A solo artist, he has been performing his guitar and vocal based ambient/pop music in the area for the last 23 years.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Dylan Wright - Trumpet music lessons in Burlington

Dylan Wright (Trumpet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Dylan helps students of all ages and skill levels play their favorite music on trumpet, including video game music, pop songs, and more, while building the foundation needed to succeed in school and beyond.

Dylan is a Burlington Teen Tour Band alumnus, serving as section leader, soloist, and fanfare trumpet performer during his 5 years with the band. He is a graduate from Western University with a Bachelor of Music. When not teaching, he works as a brass clinician and video game composer.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Ed Patterson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Burlington

Ed Patterson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Ed teaches any style, with focus on musicianship, specializing in Jazz, Blues and R&B. Ed uses loop pedals and ipad apps in the lesson, offering technical instruction, and composition feedback. A veteran performer of stage and studio, Ed has won a Juno award, the Fender National Guitar Warz Competition and the Roland International Tape Competition.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Frank Dubicki - Piano, Theory music lessons in Burlington

Frank Dubicki (Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Frank is a well known musician, teacher and composer who has performed and taught piano in all genres for decades. His achievements include playing in a band where he produced albums and entertained in a variety of venues, solo performing and improvisation. He won second place in a world competition for piano.

Frank graduated with top class honors from the University of Toronto receiving a grade 10 RCM diploma along with completing theory, rudiments and history. He also studied music at Western University of London, Ontario.

Frank's lifelong love and passion for music is something that he models and instills in his students in a most creative, individualized and unique fashion.

His rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Gary Pratt - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Burlington

Gary Pratt (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Gary is a graduate of the Mohawk College Music Program. He has been teaching for 20 years and has taught at the Royal Conservatory and private colleges. He teaches rock, pop, classical and jazz methods.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Gisella McAlpine - Online Lessons Available - Piano, Theory music lessons in Burlington

Gisella McAlpine (Online Lessons Available - Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Gisella graduated from the University of Toronto Music program, and from the Royal Conservatory of Music with an ARCT in Piano Performance. Gisella inspires and motivates others to reach their musical goals. Whether it is mastering music theory, preparing for an exam, or performing for the first or the 50th time, Gisella’s 20 years of experience as a player, accompanist and teacher helps others in their musical journey.

Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Irina Tesker - Piano, Voice, Theory music lessons in Burlington

Irina Tesker (Piano, Voice, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Irina graduated from the Saratov State Pedagogical University with an Honours degree specializing in music for Elementary and Preschool as well as a Music Education diploma from Volgograd State Pedagogical College.

She has held many positions in the field of music education since 1995. She specializes in classical, but can perform and teach in every style. Most of all - she loves to create. Sharing her passion for music and shaping the lives of aspiring artists will always be her greatest achievement.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Jackie Chalmers - Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet music lessons in Burlington

Jackie Chalmers (Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jackie is a graduate of the Applied Music Program at Mohawk College. Teaching for over 20 years, she frequently plays in various R&B, big band, pop, jazz, and swing groups as a freelance musician. Jackie has performed with many Canadian jazz stars, including Guido Basso, Phil Nimmons and Renee Lee. Jackie also has experience working in musical theatre.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Janis Clark - Piano music lessons in Burlington

Janis Clark (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Janis Clark is a highly skilled and versatile piano teacher with over 20 years teaching experience. She specializes in the Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum and has her Grade 9 RCM. Janis loves teaching students of all ages and ability and believes engaging with the student as an individual is crucial to success at the keyboard. When Janis isn’t teaching music, you can find her running the music programme at her church.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

John Redley - Online Lessons Available - Piano music lessons in Burlington

John Redley (Online Lessons Available - Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

John studied Music at Humber College, and performs regularly as a solo artist and in several area groups. He specializes in popular and jazz piano and has been teaching for over 10 years.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Lizuarte DeSousa - Online Lessons Available - Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet music lessons in Burlington

Lizuarte DeSousa (Online Lessons Available - Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lizuarte earned his B.Mus at McMaster University, and a Music diploma from Humber College. He is the former conductor of the Oakville Portuguese Philharmonic Orchestra, and currently directs the Lakeside Wind Ensemble. He has recorded with local bands and has been teaching for over twenty years. He prepares students for College/University auditions and RCM exams.


His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Loretta Hale - Online Lessons Available - Cello music lessons in Burlington

Loretta Hale (Online Lessons Available - Cello) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Loretta graduated from the Applied Music program at Mohawk College. She has a strong background in RCM, Suzuki, music theatre and other styles and methods. Loretta also directs a big band, and performs with a variety of string and brass ensembles.

Her rate is $28 per half hour lesson.

Lucy Armstrong - Online Lessons Available - Piano music lessons in Burlington

Lucy Armstrong (Online Lessons Available - Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lucy is an RCM Certified Teacher (Elementary Piano) and has completed her Grade 9 RCM. She has 15 years of teaching experience and has completed several courses in piano pedagogy.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Marie Avery - Online Lessons Available - Voice music lessons in Burlington

Marie Avery (Online Lessons Available - Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Marie has her Grade 9 RCM, and has been songwriting, performing and recording for over 15 years, and has been teaching for the past 8 years. Marie works with students interested in performing (and writing) in popular styles, as well as those preparing classical repertoire for RCM exams or auditions. She studied piano and voice at Nipissing University and Prairie College. She is studying to complete her Vocal RCM Grade 10.

Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Matt Dunlop - Online Lessons Available - Guitar music lessons in Burlington

Matt Dunlop (Online Lessons Available - Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Matt is a honours graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program. Matt has been teaching beginner to advanced guitar for over 10 years, and teaches all styles. He performs regularly as part of The Dunlop Brothers, and has recently released a full length album.

His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Michael Myszkowski - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting music lessons in Burlington

Michael Myszkowski (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, and podcaster. Michael is a graduate from the Mohawk College Music and Composition program. He is obsessed with creativity and learning. Using meta-learning principles in his music coaching, he has helped students carve their own paths to meet their unique goals whether they be starting a band, gaining the skills and confidence to share music live and online, acceptance into a prestigious post-secondary institution, or simply fostering a healthy personal creative practice.

His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Mike Allen - Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Harmonica, Banjo (5-String) music lessons in Burlington

Mike Allen (Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Harmonica, Banjo (5-String)) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mike performs locally in area bands and also as a solo singer/guitarist. He specializes in pop, rock, blues, folk and country. Mike has been teaching for over 20 years.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Nancy Olfert - Piano, Voice, Theory music lessons in Burlington

Nancy Olfert (Piano, Voice, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Nancy Olfert is an accomplished musician and music educator. For over 40 years she has been teaching piano, theory, and voice as well as performing professionally as an accompanist, singer, and choral conductor. She holds an ARCT in piano performance, an RCM Grade 10 in voice, a Bachelor of Education with music qualifications for Primary, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior levels. Nancy recently retired from full-time vocal music teaching in the classroom and is returning to her first love – teaching private lessons.

Her rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Nathan McDougall - Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Bass, Ukelele, Mandolin music lessons in Burlington

Nathan McDougall (Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Bass, Ukelele, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Nathan is an honours graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program. He has been teaching for several years and plays regularly in a number of bands around the GTA.

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson

Nevena Kovacevic - Piano music lessons in Burlington

Nevena Kovacevic (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Nevena has a combined Honours Music and Multimedia degree from McMaster and a diploma from the Mohawk College Applied Music program. She has her Grade 10 RCM piano and has some pop vocal teaching experience. She is a certified Yamaha Instructor and has been teaching over 12 years.

Nevena's rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Rachel Moroz - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Piano music lessons in Burlington

Rachel Moroz (Online Lessons Available - Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rachel is a graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program. She performs in area bands and as a session vocalist at Grant Avenue Studios. Her High Five Child Development Certificate provides her with valuable insight into the needs of students of all ages.

Rachel’s rate is $27 per half hour lesson.

Raul Gutierrez-Ruiz - Online Lessons Available - Drum Set music lessons in Burlington

Raul Gutierrez-Ruiz (Online Lessons Available - Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Raul is a graduate of the Mohawk College Applied Music Program and is currently enrolled in the Humber College Bachelor of Music program. Raul is passionate about teaching as much as he is passionate about music. Raul is able to teach all ages and styles.

Raul's rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Rosemary Hale - Online Lessons Available - Violin music lessons in Burlington

Rosemary Hale (Online Lessons Available - Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rosemary is a graduate of the Applied Music program at Cambrian College, and taught with the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board for 11 years. She teaches Suzuki method, RCM, and fiddle techniques and conducts our very popular Garden City and Bumblebee Orchestras.

Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Ryan Dismatsek - Online Lessons Available - Drum Set music lessons in Burlington

Ryan Dismatsek (Online Lessons Available - Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ryan has taught the drums since 1994 and is a graduate of Applied Music at Mohawk College. He has played for artists such as Derek St.Holmes (Ted Nugent), Richie Cannata (Billy Joel) and many more. Ryan has studied with teachers that include Bernard Purdie, Gregg Bissonette, and Chester Thompson. Ryan teaches Pop, R&B, Rock, Reggae, and Jazz styles of drumming and reading drum music.

Ryan's rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Sarah Mercouris - Piano music lessons in Burlington

Sarah Mercouris (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sarah has her Grade 8 RCM and has been teaching for the past 10 years. She has completed an extensive teacher’s training course and has participated in, and won many competitions.

Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Shealagh Palangio - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Ukulele music lessons in Burlington

Shealagh Palangio (Online Lessons Available - Voice, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Shealagh has an Honours Bachelor of Music from Humber College as well as her Grade 8 RCM in Voice. She is currently based out of the GTA, where she performs her original folk music (top 10 in Hamilton; CBC's 2017 Searchlight competition), as well as with various other groups as a backup vocalist. Shealagh is happy to help students of all abilities achieve their musical goals, and enjoys teaching all genres including jazz, pop, musical theatre, classical, and folk.

Her rate is $25 per half hour lesson

Terry Branagh - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin music lessons in Burlington

Terry Branagh (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Terry teaches all ages and all styles of guitar and theory. Terry has played professionally in the area for over 20 years, with Canadian Hall of Fame celebrated band “Crowbar,” internationally acclaimed Steve Kabakos, “The 905 Band” and “Personics.”

His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Tim Jennings - Drum Set music lessons in Burlington

Tim Jennings (Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Tim has 35 years experience as a professional drummer and teacher. He is the drummer for the popular band “Freedom Train” and does extensive studio work. Tim teaches all styles of drumming.

His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Our Group Lessons:

LAKESIDE WIND ENSEMBLE Lizuarte DeSousa lessons in Burlington

LAKESIDE WIND ENSEMBLE (Lizuarte DeSousa) Lesson Registration

Dates: Coming Soon
Cost: TBD

Lakeside Wind Ensemble is a community brass and woodwind group that plays a variety of music. We accept all types of wind instruments: Flutes, Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Alto Saxophones, Tenor Saxophones, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpets, Trombones, French Horns, Baritones, Euphoniums, and Tubas. Our regular season runs from September through June, Thursday nights from 7pm-8:30pm

DETAILS FOR LAKESIDE WIND ARE PENDING BASED ON SAFETY REGULATIONS. FORMER MEMBERS WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN WE HAVE A SET START DATE. INTERESTED MEMBERS CAN EMAIL OR TEXT THE LESSON DESK FOR MORE INFO.

BUMBLEBEE ORCHESTRA Rosemary Hale lessons in Burlington

BUMBLEBEE ORCHESTRA (Rosemary Hale) Lesson Registration https://www.gardencityorchestra.com/

Dates: 2022-09-15 to 2022-06-15
Cost: $231

The Bumblebee Orchestra is an educational ensemble that provides instruction to string players
that are reading and playing at the Grade 2 Suzuki or RCM Level. Students must be able to read music at a beginner level. For ages 7 - 14. Current session, 2022 from 5:00-6:30. NEW LOCATION- 3060 Davidson Court #4.

GARDEN CITY ORCHESTRA Rosemary Hale lessons in Burlington

GARDEN CITY ORCHESTRA (Rosemary Hale) Lesson Registration https://www.gardencityorchestra.com/

Dates: 2022-09-15 to 2023-06-15
Cost: $231

Includes community members from the Halton and Hamilton area.
Garden City Orchestra rehearses weekly throughout the year. We have two big concerts a year. One in December and one in June. We go out to senior homes and we take part in music festivals. Garden City Orchestra began in 2015 and we have been growing ever since. We enjoy learning and performing pieces from all the great composers from the past and present.

We invite guest musicians to our performances to make it extra special.

Students should be reading at or above a Grade 3 Suzuki or RCM Level. Rehearsals are Thursday nights from 7-9 PM