1445 McIntyre Street
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4R 8B5

Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (306) 569-3914

Store Phone: (306) 569-8501

Lesson Centre Email: reginalessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Email: regina@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 - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons All Lessons

Private Lessons

In-studio lessons and online video lessons available now. Register any time! 

Group Lessons

We are pleased to be offering a selection of group classes this fall.  Registration is now open for these programs. Please see the descriptions at the bottom of this page for more information! 

 

 

AllBeginner Violin Group Beginner Ukulele Group Parent and Child Violin Group Violin Ensemble Vocal Ensemble Rock Band

Lessons Coordinator

Marina Adow - coordinator of the music lessons in Regina

Marina Adow

Lessons Coordinator

call/text: 306.569.3914
email: [email protected]

Our Bass Teachers:

Brad Evanochko - Guitar, Bass, Rock Skool music lessons in Regina

brad evanochko (Guitar, Bass, Rock Skool)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Style: rock

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Brad Evanochko teaches a wide variety of musical styles on the guitar and bass including pop, rock, jazz, blues, and country. Brad has been teaching acoustic and electric guitar and bass since the mid 90's to all ages and levels of ability. Brad’s strengths include musical theory and technique, melodic improvisation and progressions, composition and ear training. He is involved with local band Sonic Orchid, has recorded and released albums, and performed at many venues throughout Western Canada including the annual summer festival Craven Rock Weekend. He also actively performs in local cover band Dangerous Cheese and 90’s rock band Whatever. Brad is also the coach and instructor for Long and McQuade's very popular Rock Skool program. Brad offers guitar and bass lessons at the Regina location. His rate is $28 per half hour.

Burns James Holland - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

burns james holland (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

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Online Lessons:

Teaching Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

Burns James Holland has been playing guitar and bass since the early 90's and has been teaching since 2005. He has had extensive training in a wide variety of musical genres including jazz, blues, folk, and metal. Burns has received his advanced theory certificate with the Royal Conservatory of Music and is continuing his studies of advanced harmony. He has performed with many groups over the past 20 years including a church worship group, and his latest project The Android Jackie O. Burns teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $27 per half-hour.

Dan Silljer - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Regina

dan silljer (Guitar, Bass)

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Online Lessons:

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

Dan Silljer is an accomplished musician who has shared the stage with an impressive array of talents in a wide variety of styles. Dan has toured with Virgin/Atlantic recording artist & Juno award winner Serena Ryder and Warner Brothers Six Shooter, and Juno award winning artist Jason Plumb formerly of the Waltons. He has also shared the stage with artists around the world including; John Blackwell (drummer for Prince), Greg Boyer (Trombone for Prince and Parliament Funkadelic), Jeff Healey, Bazil Donovan and Glen Milchem (Blue Rodeo), and Kevin Hearns (Barenaked Ladies). Dan brings a wealth of experience and musical knowledge to his students. Well-trained in Theory (studied under Much Music Guitar wars winner Jack Semple for two years), Dan can teach a variety of musical styles and theory. Dan teaches guitar and bass at the Regina store. His rate is $29 per half-hour.

Matt Lekivetz - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Regina

matt lekivetz (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

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Online Lessons:

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

Matt Lekivetz has been teaching full time for over 10 years and has been an active musician in the country since 2004. He was nominated for a Saskatchewan Music Award for The Best Heavy Metal Album with his current band, Dream Creeps. Teaching is a passion of Matt’s. He enjoys the art of it and sharing his love of music with his students. He is trained in and has studied several aspects of music. His lessons involve a mixture of all styles. The students’ personal inspiration and goals will determine the lesson path they will take to have fun playing the music they enjoy. He teaches beginners as well as advanced students. Matt teaches guitar, bass and ukulele at the Regina store. His rate is $28 per half hour.

Natalia Espinosa - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Mandolin music lessons in Regina

natalia espinosa (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Mandolin)

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Online Lessons:

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

Natalia Espinosa has been playing violin over 30 years and has over 10 years of teaching experience and is a certified Royal Conservatory of Music violin teacher.

She started playing violin at the age of 3 at the prestigious academy by internationally renowned Suzuki teacher Yuriko Kuronuma - where she studied under current Chairman of the Japanese String Teacher's Association, Shigeru Tachiki. At age 7, Natalia began her studies at the National Conservatory of Mexico City. In 2006, Natalia moved to Canada and she completed her Bachelor of Music Performance and Music History the University of Regina – where she also took several courses in Music Theory, having an interest in Schenkerian theory/analysis. Natalia studied violin under former concertmaster of the RSO - Eduard Minevich and has been playing Cello over 7 years as a student of former principal cellist of the RSO, Cameron Lowe.

Natalia is an accomplished performer, having previously played with the University of Regina Symphony Orchestra, Regina's Community Orchestra, the National Conservatory Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City, Artime, The Ben Winoski Project, Poltava Mandolin Orchestra, and with other local musicians.

Currently, Natalia is working as a Luthier apprentice under Regina's violin maker Gary Robertson.

Natalia teaches violin, viola, cello, mandolin, and upright bass at the Regina store. Her rate is $28 per half-hour.

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, and German

Our Group Lessons:

Vocal Ensemble Ben Redant lessons in Regina

Vocal Ensemble - Ben Redant

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2023-09-21 to 2024-09-21
Cost: $25 per class

Work on duets, trios, and ensembles of any kind with a focus on developing harmonies.

Explore the fundamentals of group performance.

Lessons will be held each Thursday from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm starting September 21, 2023.

Open to any age and experience level.

Join anytime.

Beginner Violin Group Ellen MacPherson lessons in Regina

Beginner Violin Group - Ellen MacPherson

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2023-09-20 to 2024-09-20
Cost: $23 per class

Learn the basics of violin in a small group setting.

In this fun group program you will discover how to hold your violin & bow, how to take care of your instrument, and the foundations of notes, rhythm, and melodies.

Lessons will be held each Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm starting September 20, 2023.

Participants must be between the ages of 6 to 12 and bring their own violin. You can rent a violin from our store if you do not own one.

Violin Ensemble Ellen MacPherson lessons in Regina

Violin Ensemble - Ellen MacPherson

Lesson Registration Brochure Dates: 2023-09-27 to 2024-09-27
Cost: $23 per class

In this fun group program you will discover:

- how to work cooperatively and cohesively with other musicians
- critical skills necessary for orchestral playing
- how to strengthen your technique and sight reading skills
- various musical “parts” in Suzuki and traditional repertoire
- low pressure performance opportunities with your peers

Lessons will be held bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm starting September 27, 2023.

Participants must be aged 12 and up and bring their own violin. You can rent a violin from our store if you do not own one.

Online - Parent and Child Violin Group Ellen MacPherson lessons in Regina

Online - Parent and Child Violin Group - Ellen MacPherson

Lesson Registration Dates: 2023-09-20 to 2024-09-20
Cost: $23.00 per class

Enjoy a new activity together. Pay for your child, you learn for free!

Lessons will be held each Wednesday from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm starting September 20, 2023.

Participants must be between the ages of 6 to 12 years old and bring their own violin. You can rent a violin from our store if you do not own one.