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Owen Sound

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Ontario > Owen Sound

704 6th Street E.
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 1G7
Lesson Centre Phone: (226) 909-1268
Store Phone: (519) 371-9662
Fax: (519) 371-4092

Lesson Centre Email: owensoundlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: owensound@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: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Cody Zevenbergen

Cody Zevenbergen (Guitar, Ukulele)

Cody Zevenbergen is a professional musician with a B.F.A. in Jazz Guitar Performance from York University. He grew up in South Bruce Peninsula where he still resides today. He is an enthusiastic member of Owen Sound's music scene, having performed at local festivals such as Summerfolk, OTHERfolk, and Lupercalia. He has knowledge of a wide variety of musical styles including Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country and Blues. He has experience teaching guitar and ukulele to people of all ages and is excited to be teaching at Long & McQuade.

Heather Clifford- Schneider

Heather Clifford- Schneider (Piano)

Heather Clifford- Schneider began taking piano lessons with Ursuline Nuns at a young age in Windsor, Ontario. Heather received certification to Grade 10 in Piano with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She is passionate about teaching piano and remains active musically, performing at weddings and funerals. She has a son who plays violin and a daughter who plays piano. Heather enjoys teaching piano at Long & McQuade, and encourages her students to keep music as a part of their lives.

Hillary Jack

Hillary Jack (Violin, Fiddle, Viola, Beginner Cello)

Hillary Jack has been involved in music from an early age. She began with a few years of piano lessons as a child and finally settled on the violin at age 11. She began studying privately at the age of 16 and was accepted to the Bachelor of Music program at Queen's University in Kingston, where she took a broad range of classes in music theory, history and education. Hillary will tailor her instruction to fit the needs of each student, whether it is through a Royal Conservatory examination or simply to play for enjoyment. Hillary is an active member of the Georgian Bay Symphony on viola.

Jonathan Wild

Jonathan Wild (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Jon Wild was passionate about music at an early age and began playing bass and electric guitar at age 10. He has been continually upgrading his skills and knowledge to encompass all styles of guitar playing, including Blues, Rock, Metal, Jazz, Country, Folk and Classical guitar. Jon has had success teaching all age groups and styles of guitar playing, as well as bass guitar and ukulele. Whether students are interested in a structured approach including theory, or want to perform songs, or blazing guitar solos, Jon is sensitive to each student's needs and goals.

Kelda Mikalson

Kelda Mikalson (Voice)

Kelda Mikalson received her Bachelor of Music in the windy coulees of Lethbridge, then hopped a train east to try her luck. Kelda now lives in Owen Sound, Ontario. Kelda has a long history of singing in choirs, performing solo, and acting in musicals. She is a member of The A Cappella Chamber Choir of Port Elgin and has competed in the Kiwanis Festival in Owen Sound and at the Provincial level in the National qualifying class. She has performed with the Owen Sound Little Theatre, the Lighthouse Swing Band of Kincardine, and puts on independent historical and cabaret shows.

Mike Weir

Mike Weir (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele)

Mike Weir is a multi-instrumentalist who has spent years touring and recording in many different projects, in many different musical styles and genres. He is mostly known locally for his work with The Mackenzie Blues Band and The Down Right funk band. Mike brings a wealth of teaching experience and approaches lessons with energy, patience and positivity. He explores the technique, theory and philosophy of music needed to master your craft while maintaining a fun and relaxed learning atmosphere. Mike has studied privately with Guitar, Bass and Drum instructors while living in Toronto. Now, he is passing on his extensive knowledge and experience to aspiring musicians of all ages.

Robert Tite

Robert Tite (Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Recorder)

Robert Tite holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Toronto and an Artist Diploma from Mohawk College. He is the Principal Clarinetist of the Georgian Bay Symphony and has also played as a guest of the New Hamilton Orchestra and the Toronto Philharmonic. Robert has also performed in several of the GBS chamber concert series and performed the Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Georgian Bay Symphony. He is the director of many groups including the Great Lake Winds and the GBS Clarinet Choir and has been a guest clinician at many schools.

Will Henry

Will Henry (Fiddle, Banjo)

Will Henry has played traditional Irish, Scottish and North American dance fiddle music for contra dances, community gatherings and folk festivals around the Grey-Bruce region and Ontario for over 20 years. His focus is on sharing traditional fiddle tunes and techniques. Currently the fiddler with Scatter the Cats, Will composes much of the group's repertoire in traditional dance styles. Also a skilled five-string banjo player, Will has performed music for Owen Sound Little Theatre productions and has played with several bluegrass, country, wedding and polka bands. He helped launch the Tuesday Fiddlefern tune sessions at Harmony Centre.