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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Markham, North York & Scarborough, ON

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Markham, North York & Scarborough, ON

MARKHAM - 9833 Markham Rd. 
Registration & inquiries may be sent to the store at markham@long-mcquade.com.

Wednesday, March 20 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
I, IV, V.....and Beyond with Carmen Spada

Calling all composers, songwriters, arrangers, improvisers, and musicians of any style! Learn some basic principles of melody and harmony that can transform your songs from simple, common chord changes, into longer, richer harmonic progressions. Gain the artistic control of the harmonies you want to employ in any song, in any style! Bring your knowledge of 12 keys, key signatures, diatonic triads, and diatonic 7th chords, and leave the rest to us!

Wednesday, March 27 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Improvising on Electric Bass

Learn how Jason Raso uses a chord tone approach to improvise bass lines and solos. Jason will also discuss building a practice routine and staying positive about your playing. Over the past two decades, nine albums and countless live performances, Jason Raso has shown that he not only has the skills to pay the bills, but more often than not, enough musical currency left over at the end of the month to make good on the debts other musicians have welched on.

NORTH YORK - 2777 Steeles Ave. W  
Registration & inquiries may be sent to Robert at rcristello@long-mcquade.com.

Saturday, March 9 | 3:30pm
The Helix and Variax: Product Demonstration with Padraig Boggis​

An in-depth discussion for all things related to the Helix and Variax capabilities. Run by associate Padraig Boggis. Find out why these two products work so well together and what they can do for you.

Saturday, March 16 | 3:30pm
Know Your Fretboard, Know Your Music with Rob Tardik

Join multi-award-winning musician and educator Rob Tardik as he discusses everything from fretboard learning strategies, chops building, harmony and soloing approaches, to sound business advice to get your music heard in this ever-changing landscape! If it’s time to take your guitar playing to the next level, take this opportunity to learn from Rob as he demonstrates techniques and real-world theory that allow for greater expression and creativity in your playing.

Saturday, March 30 | 3:30pm
Know Your Mixing Techniques - 4 CH Mashup vs 4 CH Mix

DJ Dan-Drama on the 1's & 2's ... 3's & 4's! Don't be afraid to use those extra two channels! There are several mixing and turntable techniques out there, and each one has it’s perks. Daniel Santos aka DJ Dan-Drama, our DJ expert at Long-McQuade North York, will be demonstrating two different 4 CH mixing techniques that will change your approach on spinning music... 4 Channels, 2 genres, in 1 hour! Check out his mixes here at Soundcloud.com/DanDrama.

SCARBOROUGH - 1133 Markham Rd.
Registration & inquiries may be sent to Scarborough@long-mcquade.com

Wednesday, March 13 | 7:00pm
DMX Lighting 101

In this Clinic you will learn the fundamentals of DMX control and intelligent lighting systems. If you already own lights or are just starting out, you will learn how to get the most out of your equipment and budget. Kyle has many years experience as a freelance lighting and sound technician in the Toronto area, ranging from lighting systems for small intimate venues to arenas like the Rogers Centre.                                                             

Fee: FREE!