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
***Upcoming Holiday***
CLOSED: Monday, July 1, 2024
OPEN: Saturday, June 29, 2024 and Sunday, June 30, 2024

***Please also note that lessons are ongoing throughout the summer.

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 not available at this time

Our Voice Teachers:

BRANDON CURTIS - Voice, Guitar music lessons in Kanata

brandon curtis (Voice, Guitar)

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Online Lessons:

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.
$26 per 1/2hr. lesson

BRENDA GRIFFITH - Piano, Voice music lessons in Kanata

brenda griffith (Piano, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

Brenda Griffith holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Ottawa with a major in voice. She continues to study for the A.C.C.M. in Vocal Performance with Conservatory Canada. She is also a pianist, having completed the requirements for the Grade 9 piano exam with the Canadian National Conservatory of Music. She began studying voice at the age of 7 and piano at the age of 6. She has performed at many events, including singing the national anthem at both the Ontario Provincial Swimming Championships and the Minto Skating Club Annual Ice Show. As well she has performed as a chorister in a concert at the NAC with the Lawrence Ewashko Singers and on Parliament Hill on Canada Day with Astronaut Chris Hadfield. Brenda has been teaching voice and piano for 15 years.
$25 per 1/2hr. Lesson

KARAM CHAKKOUR - Piano, Voice music lessons in Kanata

karam chakkour (Piano, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

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”.
$26 per 1/2hr. lesson

NATASHIA ST JOHN - Voice, Piano music lessons in Kanata

natashia st john (Voice, Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Natashia has been passionate about vocal performance since the age of six years old. Professionally, she has acquired fifteen years of voice and piano teaching experience within various schools and academies including ten years at Centrepointe Music Academy & 4 years at Carleton University. She trains in a variety of styles including pop, gospel, RnB and Jazz and incorporates a variety of vocal warm ups to ensure that proper breathing, tone and pronunciation are always improving.
Her experience also includes audition preparation for vocal students who wish to pursue training at the university level, those who wish to compete in the Kiwanis Music Festival, and any students looking to pursue examinations in voice with The Royal Conservatory of Music. Her educational accomplishments in Music include two years with Kent Christian College in Dover, Delaware in USA, Associates of Arts in Biblical Studies & Music. Natashia has been following the RCM vocal program since the age of 9, and is currently seeking completion of the Level 10 RCM accreditation.
$25 per 1/2hr. Lesson

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

shirley liu (Flute, Piano, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

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.
$26 per 1/2hr. lesson.