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2506 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, British Columbia, V2T 2Y2

Store Phone: (604) 556-3838
Fax: (604) 556-3836

Lesson Centre Email: abbotsfordlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: abbotsford@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: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Our Teachers:

Abigail Curwen - Violin, Piano music lessons in Abbotsford

Abigail Curwen (Violin, Piano)

Abigail has her RCM level 10 in Piano and level 8 in Violin as well as her ARCT harmony certificate and Elementary Pedagogy Piano certificate. She has performed as a soloist, in orchestras and ensembles, and as a piano accompanist. She studied under Rod and Laura Webster, Liisa Nessim, Dr. Calvin Dyck and Jean Ritter. Abigail strives to provide a thorough and personally-tailored music education to her students that will inspire them to learn and grow as well-rounded musicians. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Adrian Doering - Guitar, Drums, Bass music lessons in Abbotsford

Adrian Doering (Guitar, Drums, Bass)

Adrian has been playing guitar since 1993, including 8 years of private instruction with Carl Kory, Jim Blair and Mitch Merrett. His roots and influences are in rock music, but he also loves to play and teach metal, funk, pop, blues, gospel and country, other genres. He plays with a variety of bands both live and for studio recordings. Adrian tailors his lessons to each student's unique goals and needs, and his rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

AmandaEve Slattery - Voice,  Flute, Piano music lessons in Abbotsford

AmandaEve Slattery (Voice, Flute, Piano)

AmandaEve has a BA in Music in vocal performance from Rocky Mountain College (Calgary, AB) and a Master of Applied Linguistics from Charles Darwin University (Darwin, AUS) and she has previously taught at Harmony Music and Encore Music Studio in Calgary AB. She is an experienced performer and most recently she can be heard singing with Valley Festival Singers in Abbotsford, Belle Voci throughout the Fraser Valley, and the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra Chorus. AmandaEve passes on her passion for music to her students and works to instill the confidence necessary to perform well before others. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Chris Savage - Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Guitar music lessons in Abbotsford

Chris Savage (Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Guitar)

Chris Savage has been playing violin since 2008, and studied with Dr. Calvin Dyck. He studied Violin Performance at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and since then has taught in many music schools in BC and Ontario. His rate is $24 per half hour lesson.

Christopher Russell - Guitar, Piano, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Drums music lessons in Abbotsford

Christopher Russell (Guitar, Piano, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Drums)

Chris has been performing and teaching music professionally since 1998. He started out playing rock, blues and metal before taking classical performance at York University and later studying composition, theory and jazz at Grant MacEwan University. Chris has performed live with Oscar Peterson, recorded and performed with world renowned bluegrass artist John Reischman (Tony Rice), and worked in the CBC studios as a session musician. He is an expert in many genres including rock, blues, metal, classical, jazz, prog, funk, country, folk, bluegrass, world, and finger picking. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Emily Eggert-Botkin - Piano music lessons in Abbotsford

Emily Eggert-Botkin (Piano)

Emily has an ARCT in piano performance and Bachelor of Arts in theatre. Her music teachers have included Lori Elder, Donna Macluskie, and Wilma Penner. She has been a piano soloist in various competitions and concerts since 2002 and also enjoys working as a piano accompanist. Emily strives to inspire a love of music in her students, and provide them with a well-rounded music education. She enjoys teaching classical piano the most, but will tailor lessons to suit each student's goals and interests. Her rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Kenny Cook - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Abbotsford

Kenny Cook (Guitar, Bass)

Kenny has been playing guitar since 1998 and is the main composer for the JUNO-winning progressive hard rock/metal band, Anciients. He also plays lead and slide guitar for a country/ southern rock band, and has been touring the world professionally for over 10 years. Music should be fun as well as challenging, and lessons with Kenny will help you build the skills you want to achieve, at any level of playing. He is very passionate about spreading his wealth of musical knowledge, and has studied a broad spectrum of musical styles, such as, blues, rock, metal, country, folk, and slide guitar. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Mark Hildebrand - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Lapsteel music lessons in Abbotsford

Mark Hildebrand (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Lapsteel)

Even though he won a Royal Conservatory of Music silver medal while training in classical guitar, Mark’s heart was always with the blues. He recently wrote, produced, and played guitar, mandolin and lap steel on the One Acre album titled "Big Back Yard". His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Skye Brooks - Drums, Guitar music lessons in Abbotsford

Skye Brooks (Drums, Guitar)

Skye is a JUNO award winning musician. He has gained a broad perspective of music through his experiences, performing internationally with diverse and well-respected groups. Lessons with Skye focus on strong musical foundations, building confidence, and practical insights into performing while having fun along the way.
 His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Ted Pilkington - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo music lessons in Abbotsford

Ted Pilkington (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo)

Having completed a BA in Education from UBC, Ted was the music teacher at Lillooet Secondary School for many years. Also a songwriter and studio owner, he has extensive production and recording experience. Ted teaches popular music styles ranging from the 1930s to present. His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.

Thomas Dekker - Guitar, Bass music lessons in Abbotsford

Thomas Dekker (Guitar, Bass)

Thomas Dekker has a BA in Music Production and has been teaching music since 1998. He has been the music director for many organizations and works as a side many for many local musicians. He believes that learning music should be fun, exciting and practical and his rate for a half hour lesson is $25.

Troy Barnes - Sax, Clarinet, Beginner Brass music lessons in Abbotsford

Troy Barnes (Sax, Clarinet, Beginner Brass)

Troy specializes on saxophone and clarinet, and teaches other woodwinds and beginner brass as well. He enjoys teaching students of all ages and musical styles, particularly classical, concert band, jazz, and improvisation. Troy has been teaching since 1998 and is patient and easygoing though he likes to challenge his students while keeping the lessons fun. His rate is $23 per half hour lesson.