Markham - Guitar Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Ontario > Markham

Contact Form
9833 Markham Road
Markham, Ontario, L6E 0E5
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (905) 471-5322
Store Phone: (905) 209-1177
Fax: (905) 209-1463

Lesson Centre Email: markhamlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: markham@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

We are currently Closed for all In person Lessons, they will resume in February or until further notice.
All Online lessons are available, with In-person lessons available with select teachers.

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Welcome to the Long & McQuade Lesson Centre in Markham! Please take a moment to view our teachers or click on "Registration Request" in order to begin the registration process and for teacher availability. We offer 30-minute, 1-on-1 private lessons for all instruments. Hope to hear from you soon!

Our Guitar Teachers:

Aaron Bales - Guitar, Ukulele - InPerson Lessons Mondays music lessons in Markham

Aaron Bales (Guitar, Ukulele - InPerson Lessons Mondays) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Aaron has been giving guitar lessons for over 15 years, currently in the Markham area. A student of rock/metal early in life, he soon progressed to study classical guitar through the Royal Conservatory of Music. Aaron then shifted his focus to Jazz and Jazz Fusion styles, and became an honours graduate in the Jazz Guitar program at Humber College. After his studies, Aaron found a rewarding passion in teaching. Aaron loves teaching a variety of musical styles (Rock, Metal, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Funk, Pop, Folk, Song writing, Shred and Improvisation) and has seen success with students of all ages, from beginner to College/University preparation. Some of Aaron's musical accolades include: In 2010, he was hired to demonstrate amps at winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants), and a few years later, he backed up Sarah Brightman on CTV Morning. With a vast array of styles under his belt and experience performing with numerous bands and ensembles, Aaron is eager to pass on and share his experience with students of all musical leanings.

Aaron's rate is $28.00/30min lesson.

Carlo Bianchini - Guitar, Bass - InPerson Lessons Monday to Friday music lessons in Markham

Carlo Bianchini (Guitar, Bass - InPerson Lessons Monday to Friday) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Carlo has been instructing guitar, voice, and beginner piano lessons in Markham for approximately 24 years. With a caring personality and strong background in diverse styles (Rock, Classical, Pop, Jazz, Blues, etc.), he is dedicated to creating a fun and inspirational learning environment. Vocally, Carlo has been trained privately in Bel Canto technique and Speech Level Singing made popular by Seth Riggs, who worked with such greats as Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Madonna. As a Singer/Songwriter, Carlo's original music has been heard on radio across Canada, the U.S., Europe, and the U.K., prompting tours and shows on stages such as The C.N.E. Bandshell, Molson Ampitheatre, and Canada's Wonderland. Carlo has performed locally for The Unionville Jazz Festival, Markham's Music Festival, and Markham's 3rd Annual Gala For Giving event. Carlo has also been called upon to judge up and coming talent in acting, singing, and dancing, and was one of the judges for the World Championships of Performing Arts for which finals are held in Hollywood, California.

Carlo's rate is $28.00/30min lesson.

Julian Jannetta - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Markham

Julian Jannetta (Guitar, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Julian holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music (with high distinction) from York University, and a Bachelor of Education from Niagara University. Julian grew up studying RCM Classical guitar, and has delved into various genres, including rock, blues, jazz, classical, pop, instrumental, flamenco, and fusion. He is primarily influenced by rock virtuosos Steve Vai and Nick Johnston, as well as jazz guitarist Joe Pass, and has studied privately with Rob McDonald and Mark Patterson. As a performer, he has played alongside artists, such as Vita Chambers, Eleven Past One, Crystalyne, and Courage My Love. Currently in the Markham area, he possesses a true passion for education, and enjoys giving lessons to students of all ages and levels.

Julian’s rate is $26.00/30min lesson.

Noah Leibel - Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin music lessons in Markham

Noah Leibel (Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Noah holds a Masters in Music from the University of Toledo in jazz performance, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University, a performance certificate from the Musicians Institute in California and also is an OCT certified teacher currently teaching for the York Region District School Board. Noah plays a wide variety of musical styles including Jazz, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, and Funk. Noah gives lessons for Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin and Ukulele. He can be heard performing around Markham and the GTA at Corporate events in a variety of bands.

Noah's rate is $28.00/30min lesson.

Paul Buchinger - Guitar, Theory, Ukulele - InPerson Lessons Monday to Thursday, Saturdays music lessons in Markham

Paul Buchinger (Guitar, Theory, Ukulele - InPerson Lessons Monday to Thursday, Saturdays) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Paul has been teaching guitar lessons around Markham for over 14 years. With a patient and enthusiastic attitude towards teaching, he has assisted students of all ages, levels, and styles and inspires students with methods for proper technique and theory reading in Jazz, Rock, and Funk. For the past few years Paul has taught students with materials suitable for just-for-playing, gigs, and theory.

Paul's rate is $28.00/30min lesson.