36 King Street N
Waterloo, Ontario, N2J 2W8

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (519) 885-8323

Store Phone: (519) 885-4215

Fax: (519) 885-5669

Lesson Centre Email: waterloolessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: waterloo@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 - 5:30pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Our Drums Teachers:

Chris Woroch - Drums music lessons in Waterloo

chris woroch (Drums)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Chris has been teaching drums for 30 years. He has studied with Gary Tomlin, Jim Blackley, Paul Delong and Ric Gratton. Over the last 50 years Chris has played in numerous musical settings, including radio, television, concerts and clubs, recording and church worship conferences and services. During that time he has worked with musicians such as Bernie LaBarge, Bill Dillon, Kevin Rammessar, Dave Thompson, Mike Janzen and Mark McIntyre.
“ My philosophy is simple. I teach people to play drums so that they may experience the challenges and joys of making music with other musicians.”
Chris' rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Dave Menard - Drums music lessons in Waterloo

dave menard (Drums)

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Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Dave Menard is a graduate of Humber College (Music Performance) and has extensive experience performing drums in theatres, cruise ships, clubs, festivals and with various bands. His performance experiences include a variety of genres ranging from Jazz to Rock/Pop, Country to Folk and everything in between. Whether you'd like to learn to read music, play by ear or both, Dave has the theoretical knowledge, giving him a truly balanced skill set. With his wealth of gigging experience over 15 years of teaching, Dave does not implement a "one size fits all" lesson but rather customizes lessons for each student based on their interests, goals, and style of learning. He is a fantastic fit for any drum student of any age, serious or otherwise, and is always quick with some supportive words, light hearted candor and laid back attitude. Locally, you can find Dave playing with multiple bands on drums as well as his acoustic duo on guitar and vocals. Dave's rate is $28.50 per half-hour lesson.

Don McDougall - Drums music lessons in Waterloo

don mcdougall (Drums)

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Teaching Style: jazz, rock

Teaching Day(s): Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Don McDougall is a professional percussionist with over 30 years teaching experience. He has a Diploma of Music from Humber College and diverse experience in live performance, having performed all over the world - concerts, tours, clubs, and musicals. He is well regarded for his diversity and skills, his broad perspective of music, and his upbeat, creative, and positive teaching style. Don's rate is $28.00 per half-hour lesson.

Our Group Lessons:

 Derica Scott lessons in Waterloo

- Derica Scott

Lesson Registration Dates: 2024-08-06 to 2024-08-27
Cost: $150.00

Theory Group Classes

4 weekly sessions:
Tuesday August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Intermediate-Advanced Levels

Focus on building fundamentals in:

Applicable to Royal Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Canada, and University theory classes

Online -  Jamie Yu lessons in Waterloo

Online - - Jamie Yu

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2024-07-16 to 2024-08-20
Cost: $150.00

Piano Party is an introductory group class for children ages 4 and 5 based on the Bastien's Invitation To Music series. The class provides a positive first exposure to music lessons. The Bastien's Invitation to Music series uses gradual multi-key approach, guiding children from pre-staff notation to staff reading. Illustrations and activities that are fund and instructional enhance learning and heighten interest. Children are involved in a variety of activities including keyboard playing, singing and games.