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 Piano Teachers:

Ameera Razek - Piano music lessons in Hamilton

ameera razek (Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Friday

Ameera is a pianist with a passion for learning and teaching. After attending college for classical performance and receiving a diploma in Applied Music, she has since obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Music, concentrating in Music Education. Ameera is currently working towards a masters degree in Music Education. As a hobby, she enjoys arranging/orchestrating, composing, participating in choirs as an alto, and performing as a percussionist in a wind ensemble. Ameera is a strong advocate for learning an instrument, and strives to help her students find fulfillment and joy through music. Ameera's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $26.00.

Breanna Tesoro - Piano, Voice music lessons in Hamilton

breanna tesoro (Piano, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Breanna Tesoro is a pianist, vocalist and performer based in Hamilton. Starting at a young age Breanna has had a passion for the arts having been involved in voice, piano, dance and musical theatre lessons. At the age of 11 Breanna began receiving extensive training in piano and music theory with the RCM. Currently, Breanna is completing her RCM level 10 in piano, music history and harmony and counterpoint where she will then go on to complete her ARCT. In addition to being a Fist Class Honours student of the RCM Breanna is studying at Redeemer University towards a double Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance and Honours Psychology. She has also performed with several vocal ensembles and orchestras, including the BR Xpression Vocal Ensemble, McMaster Musical Theatre and MacSci Musical Orchestras, and National Academy Orchestra of Canada. Breanna's rate for a half-hour private lesson is $25.00.

Ian Brown - Piano music lessons in Hamilton

ian brown (Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Sunday

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 $25.00 per half hour private lesson.

Janelle Burton - Flute, Piano music lessons in Hamilton

janelle burton (Flute, Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Sunday

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 $25.00.

Leah Korkowski - Piano, Voice music lessons in Hamilton

leah korkowski (Piano, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Sunday

Leah has been a performing singer songwriter in the GTA 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 music from Mohawk College, an Honours Bachelor’s degree in music from the renowned Humber College and has her 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. Performance highlights include singing in sold out shows with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and performing as a pianist and vocalist to thousands of people at Nostalgia Fest in Ottawa. 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 $26.00/half-hour private lesson.

Olivia Brown - Piano, Bass music lessons in Hamilton

olivia brown (Piano, Bass)

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Online Lessons:

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

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 $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Shavini Fernando - Voice, Piano music lessons in Hamilton

shavini fernando (Voice, Piano)

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Online Lessons:

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

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 $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