North York

Music Lesson Centre

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2777 Steeles Avenue W
North York, Ontario, M3J 3K5
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (416) 514-1109
Store Phone: (416) 663-8612
Fax: (416) 663-8683

Lesson Centre Email: steeleslessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: steeles@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
*** Online lessons are available ***
Contact: [email protected]

Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Private lessons include individual, weekly instruction by professional adult musicians. Monthly tuition payments reserve a weekly lesson time, allowing teachers to prepare specialized curriculum. Students are expected to practice daily at home to maintain consistent progress. ** Online lessons are available ** Contact: [email protected]

Group Lessons

Group programs are a great way to develop listening skills and confidence, working together to create musical outcomes. Weekly sessions include small group instruction and performance opportunities. All students must be committed to weekly attendance and involved in class participation. Starting from 10 weeks for $200. Many sessions continue monthly. * ALL GROUP CLASSES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED

Rock skool

Jazz band

Theory

Cello ensemble

Junior rock skool

Our Teachers:

Aaron Chatterpaul - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin, Flamenco music lessons in North York

Aaron Chatterpaul (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin, Flamenco) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.F.A Mus. Dip. Jazz
With over 18 years of experience, Aaron has adapted many styles of music into his repertoire. These genres include Classical, Jazz, Blues, Klezmer, Flamenco, Rock and Heavy Metal. Aaron studied classical and flamenco guitar at York University and Jazz guitar at Humber College. Aaron has been teaching guitar for about 10 years. He has taught individuals of many ages. Aaron strives to make this world a more harmonious place by spreading joy through playing and teaching music.
Aaron's rate is $25/half hour.

Alexandra Pires Duro - Violin, Viola, Theory music lessons in North York

Alexandra Pires Duro (Violin, Viola, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.Mus, M.Ed.
Alexandra is a music teacher from Portugal. She holds a Bachelor of Music Performance in Violin and a Master of Music Teaching degree. She performed while working and studying with several orchestras and bands in Europe. She has participated in several major musical projects and performed in the biggest concert houses. She moved from Portugal to Canada in 2017 to pursue her passion for teaching and has been performing in Canada and the US since.
Alexandra’s rate is $24/half hour.

Andrew Kay - Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute (Woodwinds) music lessons in North York

Andrew Kay (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute (Woodwinds)) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

*Currently teaching online only*
B.A.
Andrew is a versatile musician and artist from Toronto, Canada performing music ranging from Indo-Jazz, World Music and Indian Classical Raga Music to Contemporary Jazz and Improvised Music. He is among one of the first musicians to perform Indian Classical music on the Alto Saxophone. He is a seasoned performer through numerous feature concerts around the globe with maestros and is the co-leader of many successful creative musical projects. Andrew also teaches lessons on flute and clarinet.
Andrew's rate is $24/half hour.

Bill Simms - Bass, Upright Bass, Guitar, Mandolin music lessons in North York

Bill Simms (Bass, Upright Bass, Guitar, Mandolin) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

*Currently teaching online only*
Bill Simms is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and educator originally from Newfoundland. He honed his musical skills at College of the North Atlantic, where he was awarded two ECMA Legacy Award Scholarships as well as the CNA President’s Medal of Excellence, as well as in St. Francis Xavier’s Jazz Studies program. Bill has performed a multitude of musical genres with successful Canadian artists including Raine Hamilton, Abigail Lapell, Unidentified Funk Object, Piper Hayes and is looking forward to passing on his knowledge of music and the music industry to his new students this year!
Bill's rate is $25/half hour

Denise Wright - Piano, Violin, Viola, Theory music lessons in North York

Denise Wright (Piano, Violin, Viola, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

RCM 8 Piano & Violin, RCM Advanced Rudiments
Denise started learning the violin at 5 years old and is currently studying classical, jazz, and folk violin at York University. A multi-instrumentalist she has also studied piano, vocal, flute, viola, cello and guitar. She has played in the Mississauga Youth Orchestra, York University symphony orchestra and is currently a member of Brampton's Rose Orchestra.
Denise's rate is $24/half hour

Emerald Sun - Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone music lessons in North York

Emerald Sun (Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.Mus. M.Mus
Emerald has built a professional career in classical music and music pedagogy specializing in piano and woodwinds. She holds a Bachelor of Music from McGill University and a Master of Music from Trossingen Musikhochschule in Germany. Emerald has taught for years students of all ages both in Canada and abroad. Aside from English, she speaks Mandarin, German and French. Her unique approach combines North American and European pedagogy and focuses on correct body use, musical understanding and having fun!
Emerald's rate is $26/half hour.

Hanna Levin - Voice, Beginner Piano, Ukulele music lessons in North York

Hanna Levin (Voice, Beginner Piano, Ukulele) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.F.A. Mus.
Hanna is a soprano, pianist & ukulele enthusiast. Hanna is a graduate from York University and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honours Specialized in Classical Vocal Performance. Hanna has been performing and teaching lessons ranging from one-on-one, groups and online around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for 8+ years. With her dedicated and bubbly personality, she is a teacher that puts her students and their education first. Using her refined technique she creates a fun and inviting music space to help her students learn and grow as musicians.
Hanna's rate is $26/half hour.

Ivan Chu - Cello (Strings) music lessons in North York

Ivan Chu (Cello (Strings)) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.F.A.
Ivan holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts with specialization in Cello performance from York University, and is currently completing a Bachelors of Education. Ivan has been a clinician at many summer music camps and schools. He currently performs with the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Suzuki trained, Ivan works with all ages, introducing new ideas to his students while helping develop good practice habits.
Ivan's rate is $26/half hour

Jaden Spanier - Drum Set music lessons in North York

Jaden Spanier (Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

BMusic
Jaden Spanier is a multi-award winning drummer raised in the Beaches area of Toronto. He began performing as a professional at age 16. He recently graduated from Humber College where he had the privilege of studying under some of Canada’s top musicians, most notably Larnell Lewis and Mark Kelso. Jaden is known for being a versatile performer. He performs in Rock, Jazz, Funk and Pop groups. Jaden has appeared on over 20 album recordings and is known for his studio session work. Jaden is a passionate teacher and enjoys working with all levels of students.
Jaden's rate is $25/half hour.

Keagan Eskritt - Drum Set music lessons in North York

Keagan Eskritt (Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

BMus
Keagan Eskritt is a drummer, arranger, and educator currently based in Toronto. He is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto Music program, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance. While Keagan is known primarily as a freelancing musician, he also holds the drum chair for several projects in the Toronto area, including Big Smoke Brass, the Marie Goudy 12tet, and Chelsea and the Cityscape. His musical specializations include Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B, and Pop.
Keagan's rate is $26/half hour.

Lada Lagover - Piano, Theory music lessons in North York

Lada Lagover (Piano, Theory) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.F.A. Music, Piano Performance
Lada has been teaching piano and theory for over 10 yrs and is active in preparing students for competitions and RCM exams. Her teaching approach is goal oriented and nurturing. Her students continue to excel receiving 1st place and over 90%. She coaches singers and performs as an accompanist for auditions and competitions.
Lada's rate is $26/half hour.

Mark Athanasiadis - Drum Set music lessons in North York

Mark Athanasiadis (Drum Set) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

B.A Music
Mark is a drummer and percussionist based in Markham, Ontario. He recently graduated from Humber College with a Bachelor of Music degree with Honours, where had the privilege of studying with some outstanding faculty including Paul DeLong, Larnell Lewis and Mark Kelso, and winning multiple awards/scholarships. Mark is very-well adaptable to playing various genres including Pop, Rock, Funk, R&B, Jazz, Latin, and Progressive Metal. He encourages his students to take it one step at a time, always have fun, and never give up.
Mark's rate is $24/half hour

Mark Patterson - Guitar music lessons in North York

Mark Patterson (Guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Mark has been performing and composing for a number of years. He has had the opportunity to perform with Martin Short, Paul Shaffer, Salome Bey, Deborah Cox, Billy Ray Cyrus, Burton Cummings, Roger Hodgson, Ashley MacIssac, DK Ibomeka, Divine Brown, Keshia Chante, Ron Sexsmith, Jacksoul and has toured extensively through Europe. Mark is also a studio musician and has performed at numerous Festivals and for Television shows.
Mark's rate is $27/half hour.

Matt Elder - Guitar, Bass guitar music lessons in North York

Matt Elder (Guitar, Bass guitar) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

*Currently teaching online only*
Matt has been teaching guitar and bass at our location since 2009 with much success. His talents span many genres, from country to hard rock, and include songwriting for various bands. Matt strives to balance his lessons with playing and theory while at the same time instilling new techniques and a passion for learning.
Matt's rate is $27/half hour.

Michelle Cavaleri - Piano, Voice music lessons in North York

Michelle Cavaleri (Piano, Voice) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

B.F.A. Honors Jazz Vocal
Michelle is a passionate singer-songwriter from Woodbridge, Ontario. As a graduate from the York University Jazz Voice program, Michelle welcomes students of all ages and genres. She has received her grade 9 voice and grade 8 piano with the Royal Conservatory of music, and continues to strengthen herself as a musician by frequently performing across the GTA with her band.
Michelle's rate is $25/half hour.

Miles Finlayson - Guitar, Ukulele, Beginner Bass music lessons in North York

Miles Finlayson (Guitar, Ukulele, Beginner Bass) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

B.F.A. Mus, M.A. Mus.
Miles Finlayson is a jazz, r&b, and rock guitarist. He holds a BFA and a Masters in Music. Miles has performed at the 2010 Brantford International Jazz Festival, the 2018 Markham Jazz Festival, and Markham’s 2019 Sounds of Summer Festival. As a sideman, he performs with Ray Robinson, Kolette Easy, Katie DuTemple, and the Sidewalk Crusaders. He has played behind visiting artists such as Winnipeg rap group The Lytics, and Cape Town saxophonist Rus Nerwich. Additionally, Miles has played guitar in productions of Spring Awakening, Rent, and Hairspray. He is currently working on an EP of original music
Miles' rate is $26/half hour.

Tase Stojanoski - Violin, Viola, Piano, Strings music lessons in North York

Tase Stojanoski (Violin, Viola, Piano, Strings) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

*Currently teaching online only*
B.A. Mus.
Tase earned his degree from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and is registered with the RCM. For more than 15 years Tase was a Concert Master for the Macedonian National Opera Orchestra and collaborated with a number of Ontario orchestras and bands. His repertoire includes: classical, pop, jazz and folk. He inspires his students and personalizes lessons to the student's needs.
Tase's rate is $26/half hour.