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Music Lesson Centre

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902 Simcoe St N
Oshawa, Ontario, L1G 4W2
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (905) 434-1773
Store Phone: (905) 434-1612
Fax: (905) 725-1501

Lesson Centre Email: oshawalessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: oshawa@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Anna Caroline Boyes - Vocal, Piano music lessons in Oshawa

Anna Caroline Boyes (Vocal, Piano)

Anna Caroline Boyes has studied and coached with Dr. Sophie Roland, Simone Luti, John Hess, Roxolana Roslak and Stefano Algieri. She holds a Masters of Music in Voice Performance and Literature from Western University and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from McGill University, where she was twice the recipient of the the “Mariana Paunova and Stefano Algieri Scholarship in Voice” as well as the “Gaelyne Gabora Memorial Prize”. Anna teaches students from 5 - 75 with passion, enthusiasm and patience. Anna's rate is $24 per half hour. 

Brian Murphy - Woodwinds (sax, flute, clarinet) music lessons in Oshawa

Brian Murphy (Woodwinds (sax, flute, clarinet))

Saxophonist, woodwind doubler, and jazz educator, Brian Murphy is a graduate of the Humber College music program. During his studies, Brian studied with some of Canada’s finest woodwind players, including Pat LaBarbera, Alex Dean, Mark Promane and Brian Lillos. In 2008, Brian moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to begin his Masters Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) where he was awarded a Graduate Assistantship.  During his studies in Las Vegas, Brian had the opportunity to study with Phil Wigfall (Celine Dion) and Nathan Tanouye (Celine Dion). In 2010, Brian began teaching as an Adjunct Professor of Jazz Woodwinds at UNLV in the College of Fine Arts, while maintaining a very busy performance schedule. During this time, Brian had the opportunity to perform with The Four Tops, The Temptations, Bobby Rydell, The Righteous Brothers, and Matt Goss on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Brian was also the first call substitute for both Reed 1 and Reed 2 on Vegas! The Show at the Planet Hollywood Miracle Mile Shops, doubling on saxophones, flute, and clarinet. Brian has extensive musical theatre experience, including Forbidden Broadway, Smokey Joe’s Café, A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, It’s A Grand Night for Singing, and Disney’s Beauty and The Beast. Brian returned to Canada in the summer of 2017 with his family to continue teaching and performing in Southern Ontario. Brian’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Brian Welsh - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Oshawa

Brian Welsh (Guitar, Ukulele)

Brian Welsh is a multi-talented musician with over 40 years of experience. His primary instruments are guitar and banjo; he also plays dobro, violin, viola, piano, mandolin, and bass.He enjoys teaching folk, country, blues, classic rock, bluegrass, classical, and Celtic music. Brian’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Don Hobson - Guitar music lessons in Oshawa

Don Hobson (Guitar)

Don Hobson attended the Toronto Guitar Institute and the Humber College music program. From Metal to Jazz, Don makes music theory fun and easy to understand so it can be applied to any style. Don has performed with several noted Canadian performers. His playing can be heard on internet radio and broadcast radio around the world. Don’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Enrique Loyola - Drum set, Percussion music lessons in Oshawa

Enrique Loyola (Drum set, Percussion)

Enrique Loyola

 After many years of being a performing drummer/percussionist and session musician, Enrique has accompanied a long list of renowned artists in Mexico and Canada, as well as touring through Europe and China.

Now he is looking forward to sharing his musical knowledge and performing expertise with the new generation of aspiring drummers of all ages in Rock, Funk, Blues, Jazz, R&B, Fusion, Reggae as well as Latin percussion instruments. Enrique’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Jamil Premji - Violin, Cello music lessons in Oshawa

Jamil Premji (Violin, Cello)

Jamil Premji has studied music from a very young age. He holds RCM certifications for both violin and piano. He is a busy performer, recording session player, and a passionate teacher who loves sharing music with his students.
Jamil’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Joan Lee - Piano, Voice music lessons in Oshawa

Joan Lee (Piano, Voice)

Joan Lee attained her piano training at the Royal Conservatory of Music and her vocal training at the Western Conservatory. She has been an organist and choir director for over 40 years. She excels at preparing students for R.C.M. exams and festival competitions; her students and choirs achieve great success in both. Joan’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Jordan Melo - Drum set music lessons in Oshawa

Jordan Melo (Drum set)

Jordan Melo has always loved the drums, and when the video game “Rock Band” came out, his friends started a virtual band. Jordan wanted to be in a real rock band! He started his musical journey with drum lessons from Long & McQuade at the age of 12. He progressed so quickly that, by the age of 15, Jordan was supply teaching drum lessons and playing with a local band in the Durham Region. During high school, he became involved in his church band, then the opportunity to join a professional band who were looking for a drummer came along and Jordan jumped at the opportunity. He played the audition and landed the gig. This experience had Jordan tour, record, play live on the radio, and perform at festivals! Currently, Jordan performs and records with a variety of Christian artists around the GTA. He is proudly sponsored by Vater Percussion. His goal is to provide some awesome drum lessons for all genres of music! Jordan's rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Krista Small - Piano music lessons in Oshawa

Krista Small (Piano)

Krista Small graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Music. She earned her grade nine piano, and grade three harmony and history, R.C.M. For the past several years, she has worked as a school music and math teacher, and band director. Krista is a compassionate teacher who is known for her ability to connect well with students of all ages. Krista’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Maetinee Pungsawangwong - Piano music lessons in Oshawa

Maetinee Pungsawangwong (Piano)

Maetinee has obtained a fully advanced piano grade 5 Yamaha Certificate (Japan), Trinity (London) and RCM grade 10 Certificates with honours. She also holds Elementary & Intermediate Specialist Piano Certificates and is currently pursuing an Advanced Specialist Piano Certificate from the Royal Conservatory. She has over 10 years of experience in teaching piano in variety of musical styles such as classical, pop, chords, improvisation and gospel music. She also has extensive experience in coaching students towards piano performance on the live stage in competitions, piano recitals and preparing students for piano examinations such as Yamaha, Trinity and RCM; level 1-8 in both practical and theory. Mae’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Mark Keenan - Drum Set music lessons in Oshawa

Mark Keenan (Drum Set)

Mark Keenan has been drumming in bands of various genres for over 15 years. He is a graduate of the Music Industry Arts program at Fanshawe College. He offers something to drummers of all levels. Mark’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Mike Nasso - Guitar music lessons in Oshawa

Mike Nasso (Guitar)

Mike was one of the first 4 guitar players to finish the 2-year performance and technology program at MetalWorks Institute. Mike is a versatile teacher suitable for any student’s goals. He currently plays in a heavy metal band called Plethora, but also enjoys his Sunday mornings reading music with his church band. Mike’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Neal Davis - Bass, Double-Bass, Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Oshawa

Neal Davis (Bass, Double-Bass, Guitar, Ukulele)

Neal Davis is a graduate of the Humber College Jazz Performance program.
He is also busy in the Studio music scene playing on many recordings for clients as diverse as Sony Music Canada, Universal Records, Global TV, CBC, CTV, Discovery Television, ABC, History Television, TV Shows such as Saving Faith, Design for Living, The Young and the Restless and Movies for Dreamworks Inc. Neal is in demand as an educator having given countless workshops and masterclasses for Teachers and students alike for the Durham District, Toronto District and York Region school boards. Neal plays and teaches Upright and Electric bass, guitar and ukulele. His rate is $24 per half-hour.

Rebecca Foss - Piano music lessons in Oshawa

Rebecca Foss (Piano)

Rebecca Foss is a composer, performer, and piano instructor who loves to inspire others with music. She earned her degree in Music Performance at Cambrian College under the instruction of Dr. Charlene Biggs. She has participated in many solo piano competitions and excels in Romantic and Contemporary repertoire. Rebecca loves to apply fun and creative methodology to lessons, and excels in helping students with technique. When she's not teaching, she can be seen composing for small ensembles and film, in addition to performing with her indie rock band. Rebecca’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Scott Brindley - Drum Set music lessons in Oshawa

Scott Brindley (Drum Set)

Scott Brindley has been playing drums since 1992, and teaching since 2003. He plays with several noted Canadian groups and performers. Scott excels at Rock, Punk, Metal, Pop, Reggae, Ska, Country, and Funk styles of drumming. He includes fun and knowledge in all his lessons. Scott’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Suneal Pal - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Oshawa

Suneal Pal (Guitar, Ukulele)

Suneal Pal graduated from Wilfred Laurier University with an Honours B.A. in Guitar Performance. He achieved first class honours in grade nine R.C.M. Since graduation, he has performed widely to rave reviews, recorded several CDs, and taught students of all ages and abilities. Suneal plays Acoustic, Classical, Electric, Rock, and Finger-style guitar and is also well-versed in Flamenco, Latin, and Jazz rhythms. He is a highly-skilled performer and well-respected teacher with over 20 years of experience. Suneal's rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Svetlana Jermakowicz - Violin, Piano music lessons in Oshawa

Svetlana Jermakowicz (Violin, Piano)

Svetlana Jermakowicz attained her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education degrees at the Pedagogical University in Minsk, Belarus, majoring in violin performance. She is an active musician in Durham Region performing as a soloist for special events, weddings and in trios and quartets. She enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels. Svetlana has been teaching piano, violin and music theory for over 25 years. During these years she has prepared numerous students for Royal Conservatory Examinations and the Kiwanis Music Festival with the highest degrees of achievement. The lessons are are creative and vibrant, tailored to the needs of each student with the goal of teaching the language of music and the joy of music-making. Svetlana's rate is $24 per half hour lesson

Wayne Silver - Guitar music lessons in Oshawa

Wayne Silver (Guitar)

Wayne Silver has been playing guitar for over 40 years. He is well-versed in classic rock, blues, finger-style and slide guitar techniques. He has been inspiring and encouraging students for many years. Wayne’s rate is $24 per half hour lesson.