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3791 St Joseph Boulevard
Orleans, Ontario, K4A 0Z8
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text 613-714-9852
Store Phone: (613) 714-9851

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Lesson Centre Hours
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: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Our Teachers:

Andrea Kovago - Voice, Piano music lessons in Orleans

Andrea Kovago (Voice, Piano)

Canadian/Hungarian lyric mezzo soprano, Dr. Andrea Kovago is a sought-after performer throughout the United States and Canada. She has performed steadily in the areas of opera, oratorio, chamber music and numerous solo and collaborative recitals.
Alongside opera, Dr. Kovago has been a featured soloist with many distinguished organizations like, the Société philharmonique de Montréal, Choeur Sorel-Tracy, the Stewart Hall Singers, Choeur symphonique de Sherbrooke, Exultate Chamber Choir and Orchestra and many others. As a soloist, Andrea has recorded at least four CDs as alto soloist including Bach’s St. John Passion completed in March 2014.
Andrea is an active member of several professional affiliations including the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Royal Conservatory of Music, Ontario Music Teachers Association, Gloucester Music Teachers Association and Conservatory Canada.
Her teaching experiences span more than 25 years and include work at Dalhousie University, The University of Minnesota, Anoka Ramsey Community College, University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge Music Conservatory. Andrea works with more than 45 voice and piano students a week, of which several piano students take yearly examinations with the RCM, with Honours and First-Class Honours rankings. In addition, she adjudicates the Kiwanis Music Festival, NATS competitions and coaches singers/actors in straight acting and musicals.
A great number of Andrea’s voice students have achieved 1st, 2nd and 3rd place standings at the Ottawa NATS Auditions and The Kiwanis Music Festival held each April. Several other students have often been accepted into prestigious music schools across the country and abroad, pursuing Bachelor of Music degrees for performance, Music Education, Music Therapy and Music Theatre. Andrea's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $25. (English)

Andrew Burns - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo music lessons in Orleans

Andrew Burns (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo)

Formally trained from an early age, Andrew is a multi-instrumentalist. He has been teaching music for nearly fifteen years in styles ranging from pop and rock to jazz, latin and classical, and puts an emphasis on understanding music theory. He has learned from Carleton University instructors Steve Rollins (classical guitar), John Geggie (upright bass), and Jeff Asselin (drums).
He currently plays electric and upright bass with artsy-pop group The PepTides, classic rock band The Powergoats, and folk/reggae/hiphop artist Ty Hall. Andrew's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Cliff Chamberlain - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Orleans

Cliff Chamberlain (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Cliff is a well rounded guitarist and musician with over 25 years of playing, performing and touring experience. He is well versed in numerous styles: rock, blues, classical, jazz, country and many more. Cliff has taught at various schools in the Ottawa area for over 14 years. His teaching approach works for the student by teaching them their favourite songs and styles, while giving them the essential fundamentals to progress in any style they choose. Cliff's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Erik Johnson-Scherger - Violin, Fiddle, Mandolin music lessons in Orleans

Erik Johnson-Scherger (Violin, Fiddle, Mandolin)

Erik Johnson-Scherger began classical training on the violin at the age of six. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance and a Diploma in Chamber Music at Wilfrid Laurier University. Erik is currently completing a M.Mus at uOttawa. Erik has performed with the Kingston and Ottawa Symphony Orchestras, given concerts of East-Coast style fiddle music as a member of the Lyrik Duo, played on the main stage of Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival with indie-rock band Onion House, and has served as sideman and session musician for country, pop, hard rock bands, as well as band leading for the Bel Air Jazz Combo. Erik's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $24. (English)

Gabriel Parent - Trumpet, Trompette, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn, Cor music lessons in Orleans

Gabriel Parent (Trumpet, Trompette, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn, Cor)

Gabriel studied at the University of Ottawa, where he earned his B.Mus. in Trumpet Performance under the tutelage of Robert Oades and Karen Donnelly. He has performed with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra, the NAC Orchestra, and Capital Brassworks. He specializes in wind ensemble, orchestral, and solo repertoire. He has been teaching for more than 10 years to students of all ages and has conducted masterclasses in various high schools in the Ottawa region. He is very passionate about his students reaching their maximum potential. His lessons focus on the development of what the student wishes to accomplish, whether it’s to prepare for concerts, auditions or for the joy of playing music. Il donne aussi des leçons en français! Gabriel's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English, Français)

Garrett Warner - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Orleans

Garrett Warner (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Garrett is a guitarist and composer whose love for music started at a very young age. Before he was ten years old his family started and continues to run a country and blues-grass festival based out of his hometown of Colborne, Ontario. Being a player of many styles has led Garrett to playing in local venues and throughout the country, including notable festivals like Ottawa RBC Bluesfest and TD Ottawa Jazzfest. He has had the pleasure to study guitar under guitar virtuoso Dave Barton, as well as extensively under Canadian jazz heavy-weight Roddy Ellias. Garrett believes in creativity and pushing ones boundaries while also maintaining a strong foot in foundation. Garrett's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)

Jasmine Ruffo - Flute, Piano music lessons in Orleans

Jasmine Ruffo (Flute, Piano)

Jasmine has been playing flute since 2002 and has her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Western Ontario and Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. She has studied most of the woodwind instruments and piano, and specializes in small ensembles including flute choir. Jasmine spent two years teaching in the UK and has experience teaching in various Ontario school boards. She is currently a flute and piccolo player for the Ottawa Woodwind Project. She is passionate about teaching anyone from toddler to senior, and has taken courses in Special Education for students with diverse needs. She is a member of the OCT (Ontario College of Teachers), the CMEA (Canadian Music Educators Association), and is an RCM registered teacher. Jasmine's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)

Joseph McDonald - Piano music lessons in Orleans

Joseph McDonald (Piano)

Joseph began playing the piano at the early age of five, and even then showed encouraging signs of his burgeoning talent and musicality. He performed locally in Prince Edward County as an accompanist in various church and choral settings, which sparked his avid love for music all of kinds. Having completed the RCM piano examinations in his teenaged years, while consistently achieving first-class distinction honour marks, Joseph chose to pursue music at the post-secondary level under the tutelage of renowned Canadian pianist David Jalbert at the University of Ottawa. In addition to teaching privately, Joseph regularly performs in the Ottawa area. Joseph's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Nadia Petrella - Piano, Voice, Voix music lessons in Orleans

Nadia Petrella (Piano, Voice, Voix)

Nadia, praised for her "creamy voice" by the New York Times, debuted several operatic roles while living and working in NYC. She was a Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Finalist (New England Region), a third place winner at the Canadian National Music Festival, and was awarded a number of scholarships from regional and provincial music festivals in Canada.
Nadia draws on nearly twenty years of extensive training in the arts of singing, piano and performance practice in her music lessons. She holds a Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music in Voice Performance, and a Bachelor of Music from Carleton University. Nadia has been teaching for over ten years and has experience providing instruction for all ages and levels. She emphasizes healthy and effective vocal production for all singing styles, including classical, musical theater, and popular genres. In teaching piano, her holistic approach includes proper technique, sight reading skills, and development of musicianship skills. Nadia's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $24. (English, Français)

Samantha Harrison - Cello music lessons in Orleans

Samantha Harrison (Cello)

Samantha Harrison began learning the cello at age ten, and has been teaching privately since completing her undergraduate degree at Queen’s University. She has volunteered with programs such as the Laurier String Academy, and the Ottawa OrKidstra program, and enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. Ms. Harrison is particularly fond of chamber music, and is now a member of the newly-formed Rideau String Quartet. She is currently completing her Master's in Music Performance at the University of Ottawa, and is thrilled to be joining Long & McQuade Orleans! Samantha's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)