104 Capital Drive
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1E 1E7

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (902) 367-3433

Store Phone: (902) 368-3237

Fax: (902) 368-9030

Lesson Centre Email: charlottetownlessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: charlottetown@long-mcquade.com

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 - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED


This Location Offers:

Online Lessons All Lessons

Private Lessons

Specializing in making music a passion, Long & McQuade Charlottetown is PEI's largest Lesson Centre. For the past decade, our Lesson Centre has given thousands of people the opportunity to learn music with our well qualified instructors and fully furnished lesson studios. With instruction in a wide range of instruments, including guitar, voice, piano, strings, brass, and drums, we have experienced and passionate instructors that will be happy to help you achieve your musical goals. Long & McQuade Charlottetown hopes to enhance your and your families' lives with the joy of music! For more information or to register, please call 902 367 3433 to speak with our helpful lesson staff today.

Group Lessons


Our Piano Teachers:

Alisa Anderson - ONLINE ONLY - Guitar, Bass, Voice, Ukulele, Piano music lessons in Charlottetown

alisa anderson - online only (Guitar, Bass, Voice, Ukulele, Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Alisa is an accomplished musician who is passionate about inspiring music in others. She is a singer, plays multiple instruments, and graduated from Selkirk College’s Music and Technology program in Nelson, BC with a major in guitar performance. She has played all over the country, as a solo jazz performer, and as a vocalist at black tie events fronting a 17 member big band. She has been a blues bassist, a big band pianist, and a funk singer. She has written and recorded for movies, performed as a studio musician and worked as a recording engineer. Alisa is most excited about sharing her knowledge and fostering a lifelong love of music through teaching, and is a very capable and flexible teacher within many styles of music and teaching methods. Alisa's rate for a half hour private lesson is $25.

Becca Rose - Piano, Ukulele, Clarinet, Voice music lessons in Charlottetown

becca rose (Piano, Ukulele, Clarinet, Voice)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday

Becca Rose is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. At age six, they started their musical journey by taking piano and voice lessons. They kept singing through various choirs in the Halifax area. By junior high, they quickly familiarized themselves with clarinet and ukulele. Becca is completing their Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Prince Edward Island with a major in piano. Their teaching philosophy is that everyone should be able to enjoy music lessons and the music making process! Becca's rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.

Christina Nawrot - Flute, Piano music lessons in Charlottetown

christina nawrot (Flute, Piano)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Thursday

Originally from Alberta, Christina has been playing piano since a young age and has completed RCM exams up to grade 8. In high school, she picked up the flute and has been juggling her passion for both instruments ever since. Christina recently graduated from The King’s University with a Bachelor of Music, where she studied under Dr. Peterson and Liz Koch. As a teacher, her philosophy is to help students explore and expand their love of music while teaching them technical skills that open up the world of music. Christina’s rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.

Dre Knowles - Piano, Violin music lessons in Charlottetown

dre knowles (Piano, Violin)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Friday, Saturday

Dre was born and raised in The Bahamas and moved to PEI in September of 2022. He has been playing piano since age 5 and violin since age 12. He is an experienced educator, having taught advanced piano and up to late intermediate violin and theory. He is also an experienced performer and accompanist, having played across the Bahamas for years. Dre is currently studying at the University of Prince Edward Island with a focus on Piano Performance (under Dr. Magdalena Von Eccher) and Education, while completing Piano Pedagogy courses with the RCM. Dre believes that all students of all backgrounds deserve to learn music in a way that makes them feel encouraged, while gaining a lifelong appreciation of music of all styles. Dre’s rate is $23 for a half hour private lesson.

Katherine Campbell - Piano music lessons in Charlottetown

katherine campbell (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Katherine holds a Bachelor of Music degree and Diploma in Elementary and Secondary Music Education from McGill University. She has been teaching piano to students from ages 5 to 85 in Victoria, BC for the past twenty two years. She approaches students with an inherent belief in their abilities, and loves helping them develop their skills and discover their own potential. Having returned home to PEI, Katherine is excited to meet new students and Long & McQuade and to continue encouraging and developing a love of music in students of all ages and levels. Katherine's rate for a half hour private lesson is $25.

Megan Ferguson - Guitar, Piano, Theory music lessons in Charlottetown

megan ferguson (Guitar, Piano, Theory)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Megan is currently studying Music Education at the University of Prince Edward Island with a focus in classical guitar, and has completed her Royal Conservatory exams for grade 9 theory, grade 8 guitar, and grade 7 piano. Megan has competed in a variety of competitions and performance opportunities including performing at NBL of Canada games in Ontario. She has been teaching with Long & McQuade since January of 2022, previously in Windsor, ON. Megan believes in creating versatile and well-rounded musicians; she strives to ensure that everyone can have a positive experience with music no matter their age or skill level.
Megan’s rate for a half hour private lesson is $25.

Nancy Vriends - Piano music lessons in Charlottetown

nancy vriends (Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Nancy grew up in Sherwood, PEI and started playing piano at the age of 7 and she continued her music through the local school band program. She is now the mother of 2 children who are both involved in music at their schools. Nancy loves to be involved in her community through coaching, volunteering and teaching. She is currently a substitute teacher for the English Language School Board. Nancy continues to play piano everyday and always makes sure she dedicates time in her busy schedule to practice. She is excited to meet each and every new student and believes there is talent in everyone. Nancy's rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.

Nathan Wright - Saxophone, Piano music lessons in Charlottetown

nathan wright (Saxophone, Piano)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday

Nathan Wright is an experienced saxophonist and pianist; as well as an experienced performer in a variety of styles including classical, jazz, funk and rock. He is currently studying saxophone at UPEI. Nathan has also released music with his band: Isle of Parsimonious Eloquents. He is a strong believer in an adaptive learning environment. While teaching, he is dedicated to working with students to help them discover a passion for music in their very own way. Whatever style of music captures your interest, Nathan is excited to help you reach your full potential. Nathan’s rate for a half hour private lesson is $23.

Reade Gauvin - Voice, Piano, Ukulele music lessons in Charlottetown

reade gauvin (Voice, Piano, Ukulele)

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Teaching Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Reade Gauvin is a vocalist, pianist, and songwriter from Moncton, New Brunswick. She recently graduated from the Music Performance Program at Holland College, and plans to complete her Bachelors by majoring in Jazz Composition at Berklee College of Music. Her songwriting style is eclectic, as is her taste in music. In 2021, she worked as a Student Tutor at Holland College, helping 1st year students with Music Theory, and Ear Training. She recently worked as a Music Coordinator at Northwood Care Home in Halifax, and has been working with Ollie Leblanc and Colin Fowlie on recording her soon-to-be debut single, “Friendly Reminder.” Reade's rate for a half hour private lesson is $23.

Ronnie Fan - Piano, Flute music lessons in Charlottetown

ronnie fan (Piano, Flute)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday

Ronnie has had an interest in music since she was a child and started playing flute, piano and alto saxophone in elementary school. She has played flute in the UPEI Wind Symphony, and alto saxophone in the Holland College All City Jazz Band, both during the 2023-2024 school year. Ronnie has achieved Level 8 piano with first class honours from The Royal Conservatory of Music and has completed her Level 8 RCM Theory exam as well. Ronnie completed RCM Level 7 in flute with first class honours along with the Atlantic Gold Medal.

Ronnie's rate for a half hour private lesson is $23.

Our Group Lessons:

Students gain skill in rhythm & lead guitar, bass, drums, percussion, keys, and vocals. This five-day long camp includes popular and contemporary rock standards chosen by the group and instructor, sound, stage set-up, and lighting techniques, with a final performance on the last day!

*Some experience required*

**Spaces are limited**