725 Fanshawe Park Road W
London North, Ontario, N6G 5B4

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (519) 439-0102

Store Phone: (519) 439-0101

Lesson Centre Email: londonnorthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: london@long-mcquade.com

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

Lessons Coordinator

Gabi Kowalski - coordinator of the music lessons in London North

Gabi Kowalski

Gabi Kowalski is Long and McQuade London North's Lesson Coordinator. She is a strong advocate for music education for all. Gabi has been playing instruments and writing music since a young age. She pursued education at Fanshawe College Music Industry Arts and learned important tools such as music performance, live sound, audio post-production, and music theory. She plays locally here in London with her band Gabi & The Whats.

You can find her friendly face at the lessons desk to help with any inquiries!

Contact: 519-439-0102

Our Piano Teachers:

Aaron Dimoff - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

aaron dimoff (Voice, Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

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 $28.00/half-hour lesson.

Alexandra Morgan - Piano, Voice music lessons in London North

alexandra morgan (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Style: classical, classical

Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Born and raised in the Alberta Rocky Mountains, Alexandra currently resides in London as a choral scholar, freelance vocal instructor, and musician. She holds a Master's of Music degree in Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from the University of Lethbridge. She has performed across Canada receiving multiple grants and scholarships including the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, London Opera Guild Scholarship, and the Intermezzo Classical Voice Award. As a well rounded artist, her experience spans a variety of styles including Opera, Musical Theatre, Choral, Country, Pop, and Folk! Alexandra is passionate about teaching students of all ages and walks of life. Her lesson plans are crafted individually, ensuring each student’s goals, needs and aspirations are achieved. With a focus on self-reflective learning, Alexandra hopes to build confidence and create a fun and supportive atmosphere that allows students to experience the magic of music! Additionally, her vocal teaching styles range from jazz, music, gospel, and pop. Her rate is $27.00/half-hour private lesson.

Angela Gjurichanin - Piano, Voice music lessons in London North

angela gjurichanin (Piano, Voice)

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

Angela is a recent graduate from the University of Western Ontario with a Masters of Music in Performance and Literature (MMus. 22) and holds a Bachelor of Music Honours (BMus. 20) from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a classically trained vocalist and is currently a freelancing opera singer and a voice/piano teacher. Angela has been involved in music since she was 6 years old, from playing the piano to singing Celine Dion, AC/DC, operatic repertoire and more! She is well versed in teaching all musical styles and strives to create a learning environment that is inclusive for all types of learners. Angela wants to share her experience and passion for music, and is able to customize every lesson to meet the needs of her students. Her rate is $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Bev Procter - Piano music lessons in London North

bev procter (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Bev has been teaching for more than 25 years in the community and is honoured to be working with the Long and McQuade team. She is certified to Grade 10 with the Toronto Conservatory of Music with qualifications in piano, music history, harmony and theory. Bev has successfully prepared students for practical exams with RCM as well as rudiments of music. She encourages her students to become involved in the Kiwanis Music Festival of London and has coordinated numerous performance recitals. In her spare time, Bev is the organist and choir director at two churches in the London area. Whether studying for pleasure, competition or certification, all ages of students are welcome. Her rate is $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Charnelle Pennyfeather - Piano, Voice music lessons in London North

charnelle pennyfeather (Piano, Voice)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

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 $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

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

chris stahlke (Violin, Viola, Piano, Mandolin, Theory)

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Teaching Style: classical

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

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 is $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Christian Golding - Piano music lessons in London North

christian golding (Piano)

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

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 $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Christina Willatt - Voice, Piano music lessons in London North

christina willatt (Voice, Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday

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 ARCT 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 $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Errington Sallows - Voice, Piano, Voice, Voice music lessons in London North

errington sallows (Voice, Piano, Voice, Voice)

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Teaching Style: musical, classical, classical, pop

Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Sunday

Errington could not be more excited to be teaching voice lessons and piano lessons at Long and McQuade. She completed her Bachelor 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 a focus on vocal and piano pedagogy. Errington currently works for Thames Valley District School board as a secondary teacher. She is very passionate about her students having a well-rounded experience during their lessons including allowing them 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. For piano and voice lessons, Errington has extensive experience with RCM exams through her personal completion of them and many years of successful student exams. 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 can customize every lesson to meet the needs of her students. Her rate is $28.00/half-hour lesson.

Katelyn Murphy - Piano, Voice, Theory music lessons in London North

katelyn murphy (Piano, Voice, Theory)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Sunday

Katelyn has three years of teaching experience. They have completed exams up to level eight in the Royal Conservatory of Music and are currently pursuing an associate's diploma in piano performance, as well as having professional training in choir and solo singing. They enjoy teaching students who are preparing for RCM exams in piano, as well as those who have different goals for taking lessons. Katelyn use a personalized approach, using individuals' needs and goals while integrating theory, technique, and musical comprehension. They aim to foster creativity within their students to find their musical voice and share my passion and love for music. Katelyn prioritizes creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students, regardless of their age or skill level. They look forward to teaching you soon! Their rate is $27.00/half-hour lesson.

Scott McIlwraith - Piano music lessons in London North

scott mcilwraith (Piano)

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Teaching Style: classical

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

Scott is a local musician and educator who is keenly interested in working with students to provide a personalized lesson approach. With strong emphasis on creative learning and play, Scott utilizes modern teaching strategies to help students appreciate and understand the foundations of music, rhythm, theory, and more.

Scott has over 5 years of full-time music teaching experience. During this span, Scott developed his own instructional resources, which include introductory piano and guitar books, as well as lesson designs for classroom music teachers. In keeping with Scott’s teaching style, these resources attempt to decrease the barrier of entry to learning music for new students - Scott believes that anybody can learn! Scott completed his Bachelors of Education (B.Ed) from Western University in 2021 and has RCM Grade 8 Piano Performance and Theory credits. His rate is $28.00/half-hour private lesson.

Our Group Lessons:

SONGWRITING & DEMO WORKSHOP Benjamin Heffernan lessons in London North

SONGWRITING & DEMO WORKSHOP - Benjamin Heffernan

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-03-18 to 2024-05-13
Cost: $160.00

Explore the songwriting process in a creative, collaborative environment alongside other songwriters. This group class with Ben Heffernan will focus on lyric writing, different types of songwriting processes, and using various writing exercises in order to explore new territory as songwriters. Participants will come away from the workshop with at least one finished demo recording of an original song. All genres of songwriters are welcome.

Students must bring headphones and a laptop with an Intel Core I5 Processor. Additional gear will be provided. Personal instruments welcome!

This class runs every week for 8 weeks from 6pm-8pm starting on Monday, March 18th and ends on Monday, May 13th 2024. Ages 16+

Note: There will no lesson on April 15th

Cost is $160.00 for the class.

ROCK SKOOL Kelly Currie lessons in London North

ROCK SKOOL - Kelly Currie

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-03-11 to 2024-03-15
Cost: $250.00

Join us for March Rock Skool! Play popular songs, learn about 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! Cost is $250 for Monday March 11th to Friday March 15th, classes run from 10 AM to 1 PM. Ages 10+. Call or text 519-439-0102 or email us for details.

COLOURFUL MUSIC Scott McIlwraith lessons in London North

COLOURFUL MUSIC - Scott McIlwraith

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2023-09-16 to 2024-06-29
Cost: $17.00 Per Session

Create personalized compositions and visual art pieces in this game-based, multidisciplinary, music theory class! In each 60-minute session, students aim to collect as many notes as possible through a variety of music themed games. When finished, students use their collected notes to create songs and pictures personal to them. Students will perform and share their works of art at the end of each class. Open to beginner students ages 4 - 14, each 60-minute group class will be on Saturdays with sessions from 10 - 6 PM. Optional choice for this group to be weekly or bi-weekly. Cost is $17.00 per session.