Hamilton - Piano Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Ontario > Hamilton

Contact Form
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: 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: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Charmain Stewart - coordinator of the music lessons in Hamilton

Charmain Stewart

Charmain has been with the Long & McQuade's lesson centre since 2003 and understands the importance of lessons and the needs of our students and their families. Charmain aims to create a welcoming environment to all students at the lesson centre that encourages musical exploration. As a student in guitar, she understands how important practice is.

Our Piano Teachers:

Ian Brown - Piano music lessons in Hamilton

Ian Brown (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Ian Brown (Aisling) is a composer, producer, and pianist based in Hamilton. Since graduating from the Mohawk College Applied Music program, he has been present in the scene writing music for films, games, and various collaborative projects while also performing as a sideman (ianaisling.com). In addition to learning piano, Ian’s approach to teaching caters to those interested in writing music, jazz improvisation, and how to connect with others musically. Ian always encourages an easygoing and fun learning environment for his students. His rate is $24 per ½ hour lesson.

Janelle Burton - Piano,Flute music lessons in Hamilton

Janelle Burton (Piano,Flute) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Janelle holds a Bachelor of Education from The University of Western Ontario and an Honours Bachelor of Music from McMaster University, where she studied classical flute. She has worked in diverse schools across Hamilton and London as a music and arts teacher. As a woodwind player, she has performed in various ensembles and musical theatre settings around Ontario. Janelle is welcoming to all types of learners, offering flute lessons at all levels and introductory piano. Janelle’s rate for a half-hour private lesson is $23.00.

Leah Korkowski - Piano, Vocal music lessons in Hamilton

Leah Korkowski (Piano, Vocal) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Leah has been a performing singer songwriter in Hamilton for many years. She is an alumni of the prestigious Hamilton Children's Choir and has worked on professional studio recordings at the famous Grant Avenue Studio. She holds an Honours Diploma in vocal performance from Mohawk College and grade 6 RCM in piano. She had travelled to Nashville for song writing seminars and to Los Angeles for vocal coaching from celebrity vocal coach Lis Lewis. She has performed as a background vocalist for the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Hamilton Music Collectives event opening for David Clayton Thomas. Throughout her exploration of many genres of music from classical to pop music, she has developed an appreciation and passion for all forms of music and is well and equipped to teach a variety of styles. Her rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Olivia Brown - Piano, Bass music lessons in Hamilton

Olivia Brown (Piano, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Olivia Brown is a bassist, pianist and vocalist from Hamilton. In addition to completing her Grade 9 RCM in Piano, Olivia studied classical piano at the University of Toronto and graduated from Mohawk College's Applied Music program in Bass Performance. Her performance experience includes opening for Robben Ford, playing with the Hamilton All-Star Jazz band, and performing at the International Beatleweek Festival in Liverpool. Olivia is an encouraging and open-minded teacher who works with students of all ages, emphasizing ear-training and self-expression. Her rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Rachel Piscione - Voice, Piano music lessons in Hamilton

Rachel Piscione (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rachel Piscione is an R&B/jazz singer from Toronto. Rachel is trained in classical, musical theatre, jazz and pop and also has extensive training in both ear training and harmony. Rachel has been teaching for over 10 years ans has taught all ages and stages, all genres. She has her grade 10 RCM for both piano and voice, and has a degree from the University of Toronto in jazz voice performance. Rachel's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $24.00.

Shavini Fernando - Voice, Piano music lessons in Hamilton

Shavini Fernando (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Shavini Fernando is a Jazz vocalist and a songwriter based in Hamilton, ON. She’s an Honours graduate of the Applied Music program at Mohawk College, and has her Grade 8 RCM for voice. Shavini started her musical life at the age of 8 as a singer in her home country of Sri Lanka. Shavini has always linked her life to music through her participation in numerous choirs and bands, which she also has experience in conducting and directing. Additionally, Shavini has been a part of the Artword Artbar Theatre production 'MacBush, the Musical' (written by David Dawson) in 2016 and was a nominee for the Emerging Artist category at the Hamilton Arts Awards in 2016. Shavini's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $24.00.

Steve McRae - Piano music lessons in Hamilton

Steve McRae (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Steve McRae has been an active member of the Hamilton Music Scene since 2004. He was musical director for several productions in the city including Sunset Boulevard, Gypsy, Side Show, Nine, The Little Mermaid and The Addams Family. Since graduating with Honours from Mohawk College, McMaster University and the Royal Conservatory of Music, Steve has been in demand as a teacher, performer, accompanist, church musician and adjudicator in the Hamilton area. Steve's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $24.