London North

Music Lesson Centre

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725 Fanshawe Park Road W
London North, Ontario, N6G 5B4
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (519) 439-0102
Store Phone: (519) 439-0101
Fax: (519) 439-0037

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Emily McCorkle - coordinator of the music lessons in London North

Emily McCorkle

Emily is a graduate of the University of Windsor, where she completed both her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education and is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers. Primarily a vocalist, she has also studied piano, clarinet, and the fundamentals of band instruments. Throughout her musical career she has taught privately, and has performed with various vocal and instrumental ensembles. Emily aims to create an inclusive community at the lesson centre that encourages an appreciation of all art forms.

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Ask about our SUMMER ROCK SKOOL! Play popular songs, learn about lighting, live sound and some excellent rock history... and of course, the final performance for admiring fans (family & friends). ROCK ON under the skilled guidance of our experienced instructors! Call/Text 519.439.0102 or email us for details.

Rock skool

Our Teachers:

Aaron Dimoff - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

Aaron Dimoff (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Aaron Dimoff has been singing professionally on operatic stages across the country for the last decade. After receiving his Masters in Vocal Performance degree from UWO, he worked as a resident artist for the Calgary Opera company, performing and training with singers, conductors, and directors from around the world. Aaron has since performed on Canada's biggest stages, from the Edmonton Opera company to the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. An avid teacher when not performing, Aaron enjoys passing on his experience to everyone from absolute beginners, to musicians pursuing a professional career. His rate is $25.00/half-hour lesson.

Aidan Wasse - Guitar, Ukulele, Electric Bass music lessons in London North

Aidan Wasse (Guitar, Ukulele, Electric Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Aidan is a local multi-instrumentalist with a passion for playing, creating and teaching music. A graduate of Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts, and Audio Post Production programs, he has also studied piano, guitar, electric/upright bass, voice and music theory. Having performed with bands, orchestras, and theatre companies, Aidan has a love for many genres including rock, jazz, funk, soul, and classical. His passion for music also extends into the technological side, with professional experience in music production and audio engineering. As a teacher, Aidan aims to provide students with a well-rounded musical education, with an emphasis on fostering enthusiasm and having fun. Aidan's rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Alex Tirolese - Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Banjo, Ukulele, Electric Bass music lessons in London North

Alex Tirolese (Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Banjo, Ukulele, Electric Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Alex is a talented saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist with 20 years of playing experience. He is currently pursuing a music degree through Berklee College of Music. Alex is a thorough and patient teacher with 8 years experience teaching privately at local studios and with the Holy Spirit Marching Band. Alex emphasizes musicality, each lesson building on the previous ones, and of course, having fun. Alex is well-versed in many styles of music including, but not limited to, rock, funk, jazz, and classical. When not teaching, studying or recording, you can catch Alex gigging across Ontario with his band, Fun Fact. In addition, Alex is an official artist for Spector Basses. His rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Amanda Barrett - Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba music lessons in London North

Amanda Barrett (Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Amanda Barrett is a current Music Education Honours student at Western University where she is studying to become an instrumental school music teacher. She grew up surrounded by the brass banding scene in The Salvation Army, developing a passion for brass that has led her to learn trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium and tuba. She has been playing her main instrument, trumpet, for about eight years studying under various professional brass instructors. Amanda began privately teaching at the age of 17 and continues to teach other aspiring brass players. Lessons with Amanda follow along the individual goals and needs of each student. She is excited to work with new and experienced brass players! Her rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Amanda Quick - Cello music lessons in London North

Amanda Quick (Cello) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Amanda Quick is an enthusiastic cellist and pianist hailing from Strathroy, Ontario. She has performed in numerous competitions, and has won the London Kiwanis Senior Cello Trophy, placed runner-up at the Provincial Competitions of Ontario (in both cello and piano), and received a scholarship toward her Bachelor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance degree at Western University. Amanda has been teaching privately for over seven years. She starts her students with the Suzuki Method, and gradually branches out to other genres as the student progresses. She is eager to bring her musical knowledge and experience to Long & McQuade! Her rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

André McEvenue - Guitar music lessons in London North

André McEvenue (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

André McEvenue is an active young composer and guitarist in the Canadian music scene, and has collaborated with numerous artists, including the Toronto based, Vaso String Quartet (String Quartet 2018), Reverb Brass (Whorls 2017), and The Array Music Ensemble (Fantigue 2019). His work has received regular premieres at the Newfound Music festival in St. John’s, NL: (Moirai 2016, Shai’Hulud 2015, Structures in the Sand 2014), and he has also been featured as a young composer in the Tuckamore Music Festival (Somewhere Between Us 2017). In 2018, André completed his Master’s degree. His thesis composition, Capriccio for Mixed Ensemble and Piano was premiered in London, Ontario, under the direction of conductor, Simone Luti.

As a guitarist, André has performed in solo and chamber recitals in festivals and concerts across Canada. He has played in numerous ensembles, including the Cambrian College Guitar Quartet, the Memorial University Jazz Band, and the St. John’s funk band, Cabot Power. Most recently, André took part in the 2019 Orford Summer Academy in Quebec, and in September 2019 he commenced a PhD in composition at Western University in London, where he currently resides. His rate per half-hour private lesson is $25.00.

Andrew Kosty - Upright Bass, Electric Bass music lessons in London North

Andrew Kosty (Upright Bass, Electric Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Andrew Kosty is a professional double bassist as well as an electric bassist. Andrew started playing the upright bass playing classically, at age 9 in Windsor under the tutelage of Greg Sheldon, principal bassist of the Windsor Symphony. Throughout his teen years, Andrew started to branch out and play not only in Windsor but also in the Detroit in the Detroit Civic Orchestra and Detroit Civic Jazz band. This is also when he started to delve into other genres that the bass was capable of. After several acceptances, Andrew attended the University of Western Ontario on scholarship for his undergraduate degree. He studied with Joseph Phillips at the university as well as played in the school’s first jazz combo program under direction of Dr. Kevin Watson. Andrew Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in performance Double Bass. Andrew was able to play for the London Symphonia and the International Symphony Orchestra having been out of school for under a year. In his spare time Andrew enjoys reading, running, and playing with his London Based Band ‘Fox the Hound.’ His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Charnelle Pennyfeather - Piano, Voice music lessons in London North

Charnelle Pennyfeather (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Charnelle is a graduate of the Honours Theory and Composition Program at Western University. She is a classically trained vocalist and is currently a chorister, composer, organist and pianist at her church here in London. Charnelle has a passion for musical theatre and has composed original scores for several productions, as well as short films. She was the Musical Director of Western Hillel's Cabaret, Vocal Director for King's Players Production of Little Shop of Horrors and apprenticed with the Musical Theatre on The Thames. Charnelle believes in the power of storytelling in music and encourages her students to find their own unique musical voice. She specializes in classical music, musical theatre and pop styles and her rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Chris Stahlke - Violin, Viola, Piano, Mandolin, Theory music lessons in London North

Chris Stahlke (Violin, Viola, Piano, Mandolin, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Chris has been playing violin and piano since 1983 and has been teaching privately since 1995. He holds Royal Conservatory Grade 10 diplomas for both violin and piano. Chris has played with several local orchestras, including Orchestra London and the University of Western Ontario Symphony Orchestra on violin and viola. He held the position of principal second violin with the Stratford Symphony Orchestra and is a member of various worship teams in the area. Chris enjoys recording for different artists, playing for local bands, and has had his violin playing featured on TV. His rate per half-hour private lesson is $25.00.

Christian Golding - Piano music lessons in London North

Christian Golding (Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Christian Golding is a London based pianist with over a decade of expertise performing, coaching and teaching. Hailing from Pickering Ontario, Christian graduated from Western University with both a Bachelor of Music in Performance and a Master’s in Piano Literature and Performance. During his studies he worked under the tutelage of many prolific teachers, including Dr. Leslie Kinton, Gwen Beamish, and Brett Kingsbury. Christian has won many prestigious competitions including the Maritsa Brooks Concerto Competition performing Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto with the Western University Orchestra, as well as the Kiwanis and Rotary music festivals at the provincial level. Currently, he is partaking in multiple international competitions for both duo and solo piano. As well, Christian has experience in collaborative piano, composition, music theory (rudimentary to advanced) and vocal coaching. As a passionate teacher, Christian ensures that his students receive an education that will develop them into well-rounded musicians. He enjoys working with all ages and levels and tailors each lesson to the needs and interests of the individual. His rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Christina Willatt - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

Christina Willatt (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Christina Willatt is an award-winning singer and pianist who has performed in Canada, the United States and Italy. Christina graduated from the Master of Music Performance program at UWO in 2011. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Regina in Performance & Composition, as well as Grade 10 Voice and Grade 9 Piano diplomas from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Christina has extensive experience teaching and is the music director at the Church of St. Jude in London. She is enthusiastic to teach students of all ages and skill levels in a variety of styles and genres including classical, jazz, rock and pop. Christina's rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Daniel Gardner - Drums music lessons in London North

Daniel Gardner (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Daniel Gardner is a teacher, percussionist, and composer originally from Belleville, ON. His music has been commissioned by ensembles across Canada and performed internationally. Daniel is experienced performing wide variety of musical styles, ranging from jazz to punk. In his teaching Daniel emphasizes the importance of developing students into complete musicians, incorporating elements of composition, improvisation, and active listening into lessons. He has been praised by students for his ability to, “see how the student learns and then uses this knowledge to find different ways to teach” and for his, “enthusiasm and inviting personality”. Daniel has been teaching since 2011 and holds an M.Mus in Composition from Western University, and a B. Mus. from Mount Allison University. His rate is $24 per half an hour private lesson.

Errington Sallows - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

Errington Sallows (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Errington could not be more excited to be teaching voice lessons and piano lessons at Long and McQuade. She is currently in the process of completing her Bachelors of Education at the University of Western Ontario where she also received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education and her Masters of Music Education with voice as her primary instrument. She has had the opportunity to work under Jennifer Moir as well as two other vocal coaches who were employed by the Canadian Opera Company. She is very passionate about her students having a well-rounded experience during their lessons including giving them the opportunity to direct the type of music that is learned. Through her previous experiences teaching privately, working with Original Kids Theatre Company, leading vocal programming at multiple summer camps and her education, she is comfortable teaching a wide range of genres such as; classical, musical theatre, folk, and pop. Errington strives to create a learning environment that is inclusive for all types of learners and hopes that, as a result of her experience and passion for music, she is able to customize every lesson to meet the needs of her students. Her rate is $25/half-hour lesson.

Gavino Oresta - Guitar music lessons in London North

Gavino Oresta (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Gavino Oresta is a classically trained guitarist with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Music from Brock University with a concentration in music education. Gavino has been playing guitar for over 10 years and has been teaching for 5 years. Gavino is well educated in music theory and currently is working towards his Bachelor of Education at UWO. Gavino also loves popular music especially rock and Classic rock. Some of his favourite bands consist of the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Foo Fighters and the Killers. Gavino’s other interests include watching movies of all genres and playing and watching soccer. His rate is $24 per half-hour lesson.

Jessica Buscema - Guitar music lessons in London North

Jessica Buscema (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

A recent graduate of Western’s classical guitar program, Jessica began teaching guitar privately at the age of 16 in Sarnia Ontario. Since then she’s had the chance to work in the Sarnia and London areas as both a performer and a community music educator. Jessica is excited to teach all styles of guitar, music theory, and improvisation! Her rate is $24 per half-hour private lesson.

Kelly Currie - Drums music lessons in London North

Kelly Currie (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Kelly holds a diploma in Music Industry Arts from Fanshawe College and has over 8 years experience working in the independent music communities of Toronto and London. Spending his college years teaching lessons and ‘wood-shedding’ in a variety of music projects, he is enthusiastic about sharing his extensive knowledge and passion for drums with anyone interested in picking up the sticks. Kelly is well-versed in many styles including Rock, Funk and Latin. He places an emphasis on groove, musicality and above all, having fun. Kelly's rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Kelly Matthews - Violin music lessons in London North

Kelly Matthews (Violin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Kelly Matthews began her music studies at the age of six. She studied violin, saxophone, and music theory at the Geoffrey James Lee School of Music in Timmins, Ontario. After high school, Kelly attended the University of Western Ontario where she received a Bachelor of Music degree. While in University, she studied violin with Gwen Thompson and Annette-Barbara Vogel. She also performed with the university orchestra and a variety of chamber music groups. After the completion of her music degree, Kelly completed a Master of Library and Information Sciences degree from the University of Western Ontario. She is now employed as the Registrar for Conservatory Canada, and her private lesson rate is $24.00/half-hour.

Mabel Wonnacott - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

Mabel Wonnacott (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Mabel holds an Honours Bachelor in voice from the University of Ottawa and an Artist’s Diploma from Western University. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in voice at Western. Although Mabel is a classically trained singer, she is also an experienced musical theatre performer and has sung for folk and rock bands alike. Before coming to London, Mabel taught both voice and piano in her hometown. Her priority is to help her students develop a deep enjoyment of music and to support them in meeting their individual goals. Her rate is $25/half-hour private lesson.

Matthew Martin - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in London North

Matthew Martin (Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Matt Martin is a London, Ontario guitar teacher of many stripes; with a diverse background in classical guitar, fingerstyle, flamenco, folk, rock, music theory, songwriting, psychology, education, and music production he dedicates his unique skill set to helping students reach their musical goals and inspire them to go further.

Matt began playing guitar when he was 15 and immediately became a life-long student of effective and efficient learning. Originally inspired by rock guitar virtuosos, he practiced technique endlessly for a year before discovering a new challenge, classical guitar. In less than three years, Matt advanced far enough in classical guitar, music theory, and piano to attend Western University, where he achieved his Bachelor of Music (honors) degree with a minor in psychology. After completing his music degree, Matt continued his training with a Bachelor of Education from UWO, followed by a Music Industry Arts diploma from Fanshawe. His rate is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Melissa Tipson-Mohr - Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone music lessons in London North

Melissa Tipson-Mohr (Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Melissa holds a Master's Degree in Music Performance and Literature from Western University, where she also obtained an Undergraduate Degree in Music Education. A talented clarinetist, flutist and saxophonist, as well as an arts manager, working in the non-profit art scene for the past four years, Melissa is also the co-founder and clarinetist of the contemporary chamber ensemble Koine Project. She is well versed in teaching all musical styles aiming to create an open and fun learning environment. Her rate is $25/half-hour private lesson.

Rick McLeod - Guitar music lessons in London North

Rick McLeod (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Rick started teaching guitar in the early '70s in local music centers, evening classes at Fanshawe College and lunch classes in local Separate Schools. He worked on the guitar curriculum committee for Yamaha Canada Music where he assisted in editing, testing and contributed original material to the Yamaha Guitar Method Series. He also was involved in writing articles for the national newsletter, adjudicating music festivals, working as a clinician at music camps and teacher seminars in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. Rick also enjoys playing live on guitar or as a drummer with the Royal Scots O’Mocha. His rate is is $25.00/half-hour private lesson.

Rob Larose - Drums, Hand Percussion music lessons in London North

Rob Larose (Drums, Hand Percussion) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

If you can hit it, Rob can play it! Whether its kit drumming, hand drumming or orchestral percussion, Rob’s got it covered. Rob Larose studied classical percussion at the University of Western Ontario, jazz drumming with Roger Flock at Humber College, and Latin percussion with Memo Acevado and Rick Lazar in Toronto. For over 25 years Rob has been a familiar fixture around London performing with numerous groups including: Orchestra London, London Pro Musica Chorus, new age jazz group The Antler River Project, salsa band Herencia Latina, The Blue Water Big Band, Celtic Shift, and funk band FunkINC!! For the past 10 years Rob has been touring throughout Canada and the U.S. with the Stratford based celtic fusion group Rant Maggie Rant.

In music theatre Rob has been in ‘the pit’ for “Annie”, “Joseph”, “Songs for a New World”, “ In the Heights” and many more. Most recently Rob has been kept busy as part of the pit orchestra for Mamma Mia, Titanic and Mary Poppins at the Grand Theatre in London, ON.

As an educator Rob runs a private percussion studio in London and has been guest clinician for the Ontario Music Educators Association, The Metro Toronto School board and an adjudicator for jazz and percussion performances in Canada and the U.S. Rob was percussion faculty of the National Music Camp of Canada from 1995-1999 and has written a book on Latin Percussion techniques. His rate is $25 per half an hour lesson.

Santiago Izaciga - Guitar, Electric Bass music lessons in London North

Santiago Izaciga (Guitar, Electric Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Santiago is a professional musician with emphasis in music production and song-writing, and has been teaching guitar and bass for over 10 years. He graduated with honours from Fernando Sor Music School in Bogotá, Colombia, where he had the chance to study under internationally renowned teachers such as Frank Gambale, Mike Stern, Tom Coster, Richard Bona, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Sergio Solano (Shakira), and Oscar Stagnaro, among many others. Nevertheless, Santiago considers himself to be in constant learning and gets as much from students as he provides. He likes exploring sound and is an avid collector of all kinds of music. When not teaching, he can be found working at Prevail Music Studio in London, where he currently exercises as manager and head producer. His rate is $24.00/half-hour private lesson.

Sway Chen - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

Sway Chen (Voice, Piano) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Sway Chen has been performing professionally internationally in the past 10 years as an opera and musical theater singer. She has achieved ARCT for singing and piano high class honor through RCM. She helped high school student award scholarship in two counties in Florida based on her professional experiences. She plays piano at church bands as well. She also teaches pop music and theory for piano and voice. Her rate is $25 per half an hour private lesson.