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20 Grote Street
St. Catharines, Ontario, L2N 2E7

Music Lesson Centre

Meet our Staff


Phone: (905) 684-2961
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (905) 684-3316
Fax: (905) 684-6160
Email: stcatharines@long-mcquade.com
Lesson Centre Email: stcatharineslessons@long-mcquade.com

Store Hours

Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Directions to Long & McQuade St. Catharines

From QEW Toronto

Take the Lake St/Regional Road 44 Exit, turn left onto Dunlop Dr., turn left onto Geneva St., turn right onto Grote St. The store is on the left.

From QEW Niagara

Take the Lake St/Regional Road 44 Exit, turn right onto Meadowvale Dr., continue through the intersection, turn right at N Service Rd, turn left onto Grote St. The store is on the right.

From 406 South

Take the Geneva St. exit, continue down Geneva St., take a right at Grote St. The store on the left.

Services offered at this location

  • Most major brand name instruments at guaranteed lowest prices
  • Rentals of audio equipment and instruments
  • Easy finance options
  • In-house guitar and electronic repairs
  • Dedicated drum and percussion specialist
  • Professional sound system and recording specialist
  • Band repair technician
  • Music Lessons

About our St. Catharines Location

On April 1st, 2013 Long & McQuade officially took over Ostanek’s Music Center in downtown St. Catharines. Around since the late ’60s, many of the current staff got their start at the well known Geneva St. location. In March of 2019, the St. Catharines store moved to its current location near the Fairview Mall, at 20 Grote St. Originally potato storage for Levers Potato chips, the building has been a number of well-known restaurants, and a yoga studio. Carrying a wide variety of electric and acoustic guitars and the largest drum selection in the Niagara region. It has a full range of PA equipment including a vast assortment of rental stock. Come browse the recording area which includes hardware and software for all your projects. This location offers electric pianos, keyboards, and controllers in the keyboard department. The band department is fully equipped with new and used instruments plus all the accessories you would ever need. It has a fantastic Lesson Centre, with bright rooms and skilled teachers. With a great selection of print music, there’s something for every music enthusiast!

Music Lesson Centre

Long & McQuade's Music Lesson Centre in St. Catharines features professional studios, highly qualified teachers and private instruction for all ages, levels and styles.

We teach lessons in:

  • guitar
  • bass
  • drums
  • piano
  • woodwinds
  • brass
  • strings
  • and more!

Register for music lessons today! Call (905) 684-3316 or email the lesson coordinator for details.