2444 Barton Street E
Hamilton, Ontario, L8E 2W7

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text 905-538-0248

Store Phone: 905-538-0247

Lesson Centre Email: hamiltonlessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: hamilton@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons All Lessons

Private Lessons

Group Lessons


Lessons Coordinator

Julia Doran - coordinator of the music lessons in Hamilton

Julia Doran

Julia is a graduate from Toronto Metropolitan University’s Creative Industries program in which she studied the music industry. She started piano and guitar lessons at a young age and later attended the University of Toronto playing French Horn. Julia understands the importance of music education and is excited to watch the students in our lesson centre grow into great musicians!

Our Drums Teachers:

David Simpson - Drums music lessons in Hamilton

david simpson (Drums)

Registration Request

Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday

Dave has studied jazz performance at Mohawk College and Classical Percussion at the University of Toronto. As a percussionist, Dave has performed with several orchestras including: The Hamilton Philharmonic, and the NAO with Boris Brott. Dave currently works with many pop/rock, jazz groups including: Hailee Rose, Big Rude Jake, Dave Rave, Reflexion, Fiction and The Chris Wheeler band. He also performs frequently with Theatre Ancaster, and Drury Lane Theatrical Productions. As a teacher, Dave has over 30 years experience working with students from 4 to 74 yrs old, in both private, and group settings. He recently published an instructional book for beginners and his rate is $25.00 per half hour private lesson.

Raul Gutierrez-Ruiz - Drums music lessons in Hamilton

raul gutierrez-ruiz (Drums)

Registration Request

Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday

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 for a half-hour private lesson is $26.00.

Rob Holinaty - Drums music lessons in Hamilton

rob holinaty (Drums)

Registration Request

Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Rob has graduated from the Classical Percussion and Education Program at Queen's University. In addition to his B.Mus and B.Ed Rob has performed with several groups of varying styles (Orchestral, Percussion, Rock, Jazz, Pop, and Music Theatre). Over the past few years Rob has performed at events for the Royal Society of Canada by request from the former Principal of Queen's University Daniel Woolf. Rob's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $25.00.

Our Group Lessons:

Online - ROCK SKOOL Pete Bailey lessons in Hamilton

Online - ROCK SKOOL - Pete Bailey

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-08-12 to 2024-08-16
Cost: 250

Vocal, Keys, Guitar, Bass, Drums

A 5-Day summer camp intensive that gives students the opportunity to learn how to work together and play as a band! During this week, the group will choose a band name and learn songs culminating in a performance at the end of the week for friends and family!

• Ages 11-16
• Does not have to be a Lesson Centre student, but must have at least one year's experience playing their instrument