Kanata

Music Lesson Centre

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66 Hearst Way (Unit #4)
Kanata, Ontario, K2L 2P4
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (613) 595-1235
Store Phone: (613) 595-1035
Fax: (613) 595-1175

Lesson Centre Email: kanatalessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: kanata@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
***LESSONS MAY NOW BE AVAILABLE IN PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT FOR DETAILS***
Please call 613-595-1035 and ask for lessons department or email at [email protected] for more information.

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

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

Group lessons unavailable at this time

Our Teachers:

ALEX MOXON - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo music lessons in Kanata

ALEX MOXON (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alex Moxon is a guitarist and composer. He has a Bachelor of Music with Highest Honours from Carleton University, specializing in jazz performance. Some of his favourite past performances include opening for Fred Wesley (of James Brown & The JB’s) and Bernie Worrell (of Parliament Funkadelic), fronting the Central Armed Forces Band in their 2112: Rush Tribute show, record releases with HILOTRONS and The Chocolate Hot Pockets, and playing in the Broadway musical Beautiful (The Carole King Story). He has been teaching since 2006 and can instruct on electric or acoustic guitar, electric bass, banjo and ukulele.
$23 per 1/2hr. lesson.
***$24 per 1/2hr. lesson starting September 1, 2021***

ALEX TOMPKINS - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Kanata

ALEX TOMPKINS (Guitar, Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alex is an Ottawa-based guitarist who graduated in 2012 from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Music with Highest Honors. He has been teaching guitar since 2007 and has helped students achieve their goals in a variety of styles including rock, pop, blues, metal, jazz, and classical styles. Alex has performed at several festivals including the Ottawa Bluesfest and the Ottawa Jazz festival.
$24 per 1/2hr. lesson.
***$25 per 1/2hr. lesson starting September 1, 2021***

BRANDON CURTIS - Voice, Guitar music lessons in Kanata

BRANDON CURTIS (Voice, Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Brandon Curtis studied at Vanier College in the Professional Music Technique program as a jazz vocalist, holds a degree in Audio Techniques from Recording Arts Canada and has been teaching since 2015. Brandon is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who enjoys performing solo and in bands whether it be jazz, rock, punk, metal, acoustic, folk or pop among others. Brandon’s lessons are tailored to the individual needs and expectations of the student with the belief that music should always be fun, thus charisma and humour are fundamental parts of how he encourages his students. His lesson rate per half hour private lesson is $23.
***His lesson rate per half hour private lesson will increase to $24 starting September 1, 2021***

FRANCOIS LACELLE - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Kanata

FRANCOIS LACELLE (Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lessons offered in French and English
François Lacelle began his studies at Cambrian College under Philip Candelaria. He then pursued a Bachelor of Music at the University of Ottawa and is currently studying his Masters of Music in classical guitar with Patrick Roux. He has participated in master classes with world renowned guitarists Jérôme Ducharme, Marcin Dylla, Lorenzo Micheli and Gabriel Bianco. François is an experienced teacher and a versatile player with repertoire ranging from Renaissance music, Classical, Rock and Blues.
$24 per 1/2hr. lesson

JACOB CLARKE - Guitar, Bass, Double Bass music lessons in Kanata

JACOB CLARKE (Guitar, Bass, Double Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jacob is a guitarist/bassist who graduated from performance studies at Carleton University. He has performed many styles of music at a variety of venues ranging from festivals such as Bluesfest to restaurants, cafes, and hotels. He has recorded studio albums, toured with bands, and recorded for television as well as live-stream shows. Jacob's teaching is tailored to every individual, and his method is to always listen, engage with, and enjoy music.
$23 per 1/2hr. lesson.
***$24 per 1/2hr. lesson starting September 1, 2021***

JESSAMYN GREENE - Guitar, Ukulele, Piano music lessons in Kanata

JESSAMYN GREENE (Guitar, Ukulele, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Jesse Greene has been performing professionally since 2001, and has been teaching since 2009. Jesse studied classical piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and guitar with various private mentors. She has studied everything from Classical and Jazz, to Flamenco, Blues, Rock, Metal, Fingerstyle, African, and Latin music. Jess is a multi-disciplined professional offering lessons in a wide range of musical genres from classical, folk/fingerstyle, blues and rock, to reggae and pop on guitar, ukulele, and piano.
$25 per 1/2hr. lesson.

JOËL DAZÉ - Piano music lessons in Kanata

JOËL DAZÉ (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lessons offered in French and English
Joël has been teaching music since 2007. He has obtained a Bachelor and a Masters of Music degree from the University of Ottawa as well as a diploma in Music Performance from Cambrian College in Sudbury. He specializes in improvisation and composition. Joël is comfortable working with methods such as Piano Adventures, Alfred, Leila Fletcher, and the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) curriculum. He coaches classical, jazz, pop, and blues idioms. Joël works with people of all ages and can teach by ear or traditional methods, and has much experience coaching disabled musicians.
$26 per 1/2 hr. lesson.

JOHN MERRITT - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba music lessons in Kanata

JOHN MERRITT (Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

John Studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Humber College, and the University of Ottawa. He has been teaching for more than 30 years having instructed for the Ottawa School Board, Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy, Napean Symphony School, Deep River Summermusic Camp, Tutti Muzik and CAMMAC. He taught at Ashbury College for 23 years and has mentored for the Faculty of Education and the University of Ottawa. He played for the Ottawa, Kingston, Napean, Pembroke, and Deep River Symphonies, in brass quintets, musical productions, Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, C.B.C. Radio-TV, Richard Berry, Haygood Hardy, Zamfir, Rich Little, and with Natalie Cole. Lessons are designed to assist the student in achieving musical goals that may include preparation for tests, examinations, conservatory levels, auditions, festivals, public performance or personal enjoyment.
$27 per 1/2hr. lesson.

KARAM CHAKKOUR - Piano, Voice music lessons in Kanata

KARAM CHAKKOUR (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lessons offered in English and Arabic
Karam Chakkour holds a Bachelor in Music from the National Music Conservatory in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Karam has been working as a vocal coach, piano instructor and choir conductor since 2009. He is passionate in helping students to develop the best singing and piano technique in classical, pop, and music theatre styles in addition to his especial experience in Arabic music. Karam has been an International Baccalaureate music teacher and a music director for various musical productions, including “Oliver Twist”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Amman Musical Balcony project”.
$24 per 1/2hr. lesson
***$25 per 1/2hr. lesson starting September 1, 2021***

KIRA MONTFORT - Drums music lessons in Kanata

KIRA MONTFORT (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Kira is a hard working musician who is truly passionate about her craft. In 2014, Kira graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Music honours degree in drum set performance. She has toured in Canada and the U.S. with folk, rock and pop groups and performs live and in studio regularly throughout Ontario.
Kira has been teaching with L&M since 2011. She enjoys playing and teaching many styles of music and percussion to students of all skill levels. Whether you’ve been playing for years, never picked up a pair of sticks or anything in between, Kira will provide enthusiastic and encouraging instruction to help you further your skills and musicianship.
$24 per 1/2hr. lesson.

SACHA CONTANT-NAGY - Drums, Piano music lessons in Kanata

SACHA CONTANT-NAGY (Drums, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Lessons offered in French and English
Sacha is an active member in Ottawa's music scene, accumulating countless hours on stage and in the studio and performing at some of Canada's biggest music festivals. Sacha has an Honours Bachelor of Music degree from Carleton University, specializing in drum performance, along with completing his Grade 8 RCM piano examination and his Grade 2 RCM theory Exam. He also has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. He easily shifts his focus between Jazz, Funk, Latin, Rock, Hip-hop, Fusion and Contemporary Music. Sacha's curriculum puts a strong emphasis on proper technique, music theory and sight reading, and balances these essential basics by showing students how to play along with their favorite songs as a way to keep motivation high.
$23 per 1/2hr. lesson.
***$24 per 1/2hr. lesson starting September 1, 2021***

SHIRLEY LIU - Flute, Piano, Saxophone, Voice music lessons in Kanata

SHIRLEY LIU (Flute, Piano, Saxophone, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Shirley Liu is a graduate of the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), where she obtained a M.Mus (Performance/Pedagogy) in Flute studies. She is the winner of the MUN School of Music Concerto/Aria Competition (2020). Shirley also holds a B.Mus and B.Ed from Queen’s University. A versatile musician, Shirley enjoys not only her main focus of classical music but also more contemporary styles such jazz and musical theatre. Her ensemble experience includes playing in orchestra, jazz ensemble, pit band, and collaborative piano work. As a music teacher, Shirley endeavours to create engaging and rewarding lessons for all her students.
$24 per 1/2hr. lesson.
***$25 per 1/2hr. lesson starting January 1, 2022***