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 Violin Teachers:

Jeff Taylor - Violin music lessons in Hamilton

jeff taylor (Violin)

Registration Request

Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday

Jeff is a graduate of York University, focusing on Jazz Violin Performance. He is a founding member of The Blazing Fiddles, performing for hundreds of thousands of people at Grand River Dinner Cruises. Jeff performs regularly across Southern Ontario, playing with his Jazz combo and with the Motown group The Big Sound. Jeff has been teaching for more than 25 years, specializing in Classical (Suzuki and RCM), Fiddle and Jazz. Jeff's rate is $26/half hour lesson.

Sophia Nikitin - Violin music lessons in Hamilton

sophia nikitin (Violin)

Registration Request

Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Saturday

Sophia Nikitin started her violin studies in Dundas under the instruction of Anita Hiripi. Since starting violin Sophia has become heavily involved in the Hamilton music scene playing in Cricket Chamber Orchestra as second violin lead and concertmaster, as well as playing in the second violin section of Hamilton City Ballet Orchestra. After starting her studies at Brock Sophia joined the first violin section of the Brock University String Ensemble, allowing her to expand her playing into the Niagara region. Sophia started playing at local Niagara events with Grace Notes, a luxury wedding string quartet. In addition to her local playing Sophia traveled to Szentendre Hungary in 2017 on an orchestra exchange with Cricket Chamber Orchestra performing at multiple venues around Hungary. She loved meeting the Hungarian musicians and hopes to travel to Europe to play with them. Furthermore, she has played solos and duets at Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts Spring Ball, event receptions and weddings. Sophia's rate for a private 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