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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Langley, Surrey, White Rock, BC

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Langley, Surrey, White Rock, BC

LANGLEY - 207-6339 200th St.
Registration & inquiries may be sent to the store at langley@long-mcquade.com.

Saturday, March 16 | 11:30am
Afro-Brazillian Rhythms for Everyone with David DiTomaso

This fun and interactive clinic will teach the feel and rhythms of Africa and the South Americas. There will be instruments on hand to play, and if you just want to watch, that’s great too! David DiTomaso is an internationally renowned percussion educator and performer with over 25 years of experience. Equally at home on a drumset or hand percussion, he is fluent in many global styles, rhythms and cultures.

Saturday, March 23 | 1:00pm
Live Looping with Jacob Moon
Join us in store to learn all the ins and outs of using looping devices live, in the studio, and as a great practice tool. Jacob is a singer/songwriter from Hamilton, Ontario who has made a name for himself worldwide with his incredible looping skills. With his unique take on looping and using his great singing and playing ability, he’s drawn praise from artists ranging from Ron Sexsmith to Canadian rock icons RUSH. This will be an event you won’t want to miss!

SURREY - 13785 104th Ave. 
Registration & inquiries may be sent to Anthony Cenerini at acenerini@long-mcquade.com

Wednesday, March 13 | 7:00pm
Writing Drum Parts for Heavy Metal and Rock with Ash Pearson

Join Ash Pearson as he showcases his process for writing and arranging heavy metal and rock drum parts. Ash Pearson is the drummer of technical death metal band Revocation and of retired heavy metal band 3 Inches of Blood. In addition to his touring pedigree, Ash has been featured as a teacher on drum education website Drumeo.

Thursday, March 21 | 7:00pm
Gigging 101 with Brad Pearson

Join Brad as he discusses everything involved in earning money playing music. He will discuss what is expected from a professional musician besides just playing your instrument. Discover the way the pros approach it all from the moment you get offered the gig to the moment you load out, including what should be in your gig bag, and how to make everyone’s job easier... especially your own.

Wednesday, March 27 | 7:00pm
Practicing Efficiently with Trent Otter

Join Trent Otter as he shares concepts and practice methods that will prepare beginner and intermediate drummers to work productively at home before they hit the stage.

WHITE ROCK - 2423 King George Blvd. 
Registration & inquiries may be sent to the store at whiterocklessons@long-mcquade.com.

Tuesday, March 5 | 6:30pm
Guitar Improv: Chops Builder Clinic with Roger Cranford

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to pick up a guitar and just play anything you can imagine? That is something many of us wish we could do, but how? Roger Cranford is a lifelong musician and a highly regarded teacher of guitar, voice, and piano. He is that rare guitar player who can both improvise with incredible technique and speed, as well as write and compose music with a vocabulary steeped in many years of music theory and ear training. In this clinic, Roger will focus on how combining these elements of: technique, theory, composition, and ear training can help anyone bring their guitar playing to the next level. This clinic is very much open to all skill levels and styles, and all welcome!

Thursday, March 14 | 7:00pm
How To Produce A Great Vocal with Ryan Stewart and Dave Firby

There is definitely an art to recording a great vocal sound, and many of us struggle with this while the pros make it look so easy. Juno award winning, multi-Platinum selling, songwriter and producer Ryan Stewart (Carly Rae Jepsen, Victoria Duffield, Bif Naked, Alexander Allen) and Universal Audio product specialist Dave Firby are here to help shed some light on a wide range of topics, from the fundamentals of recording vocals - to tips & tricks the pros use to take their recordings to another level. All are welcome, though some recording experience is an asset.

Tuesday, March 26 | 7:00pm
How To Get Great Guitar Sounds at a Low Volume with Noah Baker

Noah Baker is one of our best and brightest here at L&M White Rock, and he has plenty of experience with
getting gorgeous electric guitar sounds in both live and recording settings. Noah will take you through some of his favorite ‘go to’ pieces of gear that really help get the volume under control without sacrificing tone! This wide ranging clinic offers something for every electric guitar player regardless of experience and ability.

Fee: FREE!