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207-6339 200 Street
Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1A2
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (604) 532-8806
Store Phone: (604) 530-8704
Fax: (604) 530-8725


Lesson Centre Email: langleylessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: langley@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: 12:00pm - 5:00pm


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This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

Rock school

Mini rock school (summer camp)

Glee camp

Summer guitar masterclass

Our Teachers:

Alexander Klassen - Drums music lessons in Langley

Alexander Klassen (Drums)

Alex, a graduate of Capilano University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, has extensive training in music performance, theory, pedagogy, and composition. Alex is an experienced, professional drummer, comfortable playing a variety of styles. His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Amy Wack - Piano, Voice music lessons in Langley

Amy Wack (Piano, Voice)

Amy is a classical pianist with over seven years of teaching experience. She will complete her BMUS in spring 2020, majoring in piano with a minor in voice. She has received numerous honours and awards from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and local music festivals. She combines academic and practical musical skills to help students discover the joy of music and become confident, well-rounded musicians. Her rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Angela Rust - Voice, Piano music lessons in Langley

Angela Rust (Voice, Piano)

Angela has a Bachelor of Sacred Music from Faithway Baptist College, where she majored in piano and minored in voice. She has been performing and teaching for more than 20 years and also composes original piano/vocal pieces and jingles. Angela loves performing and encourages her students to find their musical passion. Her rate for half hour lessons is $26.

Arezu Bonakdarpour - Piano music lessons in Langley

Arezu Bonakdarpour (Piano)

Arezu has an ARCT in Piano performance, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, and the Teacher's ARCT Intermediate level. She has had successful candidates take the Theoretical and Practical Exams of the Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Her rate is $27/half hour.

Ashley Meadows - Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet music lessons in Langley

Ashley Meadows (Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet)

Ashley's love for music began in her high school band room, where she experimented with many different instruments and musical styles. She is currently completing a BMus degree from KPU, where she studies flute under Paolo Bortolussi. She has played in many ensembles including marching bands, concert bands, jazz bands, and chamber ensembles. She believes in cultivating a love and passion for music in her students, and creating an engaging environment where students can learn their own way. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Barbara Schellert - Piano, Voice, Guitar, Theory music lessons in Langley

Barbara Schellert (Piano, Voice, Guitar, Theory)

Barbara has a BA with a Specialization in Elementary Music Education, and diploma in Music Therapy from Capilano University. She is a classically trained pianist but also has in experience in other areas having been a music teacher for elementary school, and conducted for high school bands. She has experience in numerous professional vocal performances including opera. She loves to see others enjoy the gift of music. Her rate for half hour lessons is $26.

Brigette Ross - Piano music lessons in Langley

Brigette Ross (Piano)

Brigette has been teaching since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Trinity University, with a strong focus in education. Bridgette has a wide-range of experience in accompanying, performing, and teaching and her rate is $26/half hour.

Bruce Webster - Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Piano, Harmonica music lessons in Langley

Bruce Webster (Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Piano, Harmonica)

Bruce has ten years of classical piano training (Toronto Conservatory), and has been teaching guitar, banjo, ukulele, harmonica and piano for since 1988 years. He specializes in guitar finger-style, country, blues and ragtime, and 5 string bluegrass banjo. The most rewarding aspect for Bruce is to see the sense of accomplishment his students experience as they start/continue to play their own instruments and create their own music. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Chad Leyte - Guitar, Bass, Voice music lessons in Langley

Chad Leyte (Guitar, Bass, Voice)

Chad studied jazz guitar at Capilano University and is well versed in many styles including classical, jazz, and R&B. He has played with jazz legends such as Curtis Fuller (who performed with Miles Davis and John Coltrane), and John Abercrombie. His rate is $27/half hour.

Chris Robertson - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Langley

Chris Robertson (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Chris has been playing guitar and performing in bands throughout Vancouver and the lower mainland since 1998. Currently teaching at several Long & McQuade lesson centres, he has been guiding budding and advanced guitar players for over a decade. Chris specializes in rock, pop and heavy metal, and teaches composition on the guitar. He also the is the facilitator for the Rock Skool program, uniting youth to create music together. His rate is $26/half hour.

Emily Palmer - Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Trumpet music lessons in Langley

Emily Palmer (Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Trumpet)

Emily has a Music Education degree from Trinity Western University and has been playing the trumpet for over a decade. She is currently the Senior Music Director at White Rock Christian School where she directs multiple Junior and Senior bands along with Intermediate and Senior choir. Emily enjoys teaching trumpet, piano, voice and ukulele among other instruments. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Frankie Hidalgo - Piano, Voice music lessons in Langley

Frankie Hidalgo (Piano, Voice)

Frankie graduated from the Grant MacEwan University Jazz Studies diploma program in 2008. He has spent the past 15 years working as a musician and educator, performing across western Canada and offering lessons a wide range of instruments. Frankie is currently finishing an education degree at Capilano University in North Vancouver, specializing in music instruction. Through his experience and passion, he strives to nurture his students' love of music. His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

Gail Hall - Piano, Voice, Keyboards music lessons in Langley

Gail Hall (Piano, Voice, Keyboards)

Gail has a Grade 8 honours certificate in piano from the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music and a B.Ed. and MA from SFU in Fine and Performing Arts. As well as teaching and performing in classical, pop, and jazz piano styles; Gail's knowledge also extends to computer and electronic keyboard music. Furthermore, she has been a B.C. certified teacher since 1992 and is an active musician in her community. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Gwyneth Choy - Violin, Viola music lessons in Langley

Gwyneth Choy (Violin, Viola)

Gwyneth has completed her ABRSM ATCL diploma (equivalent of approximately RCM grade 10) with distinction in both Violin and Viola. She has performed in orchestras in Hong Kong and is currently a valued member of the orchestra at Langley Fine Arts school. Her goal is to make sure her students enjoy lessons and fall in love with, with thoughtful lesson plans and careful attention to content. Her rate is $26/half hour.

Jacob Dryden - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice, High Tech music lessons in Langley

Jacob Dryden (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice, High Tech)

In addition to teacher, Jacob is a singer and guitarist, composer and sound engineer. His current band Quickness keeps him busy, and he also does shows as a solo looping artist and owns a recording studio. He has a long list of sound engineering customers including Snoop Dogg and Carly Rae Jepsen. Jacob offers something new to the lesson centre, with recording, looping and beatboxing in his toolbox of skills. His rate is $26 per half hour.

James Huumo - Piano, Keyboard music lessons in Langley

James Huumo (Piano, Keyboard)

James has a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from Capilano University and has been teaching piano since 2007. He has his Grade 10 Royal Conservatory of Music qualification and is knowledgeable in both teaching and performing jazz, classical, and rock. James has performed with Theatre Under the Stars in "Shrek The Musical” and is busy with his original project “Best Night Ever”. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Jasmine Moore - Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone music lessons in Langley

Jasmine Moore (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone)

Jasmine is currently studying flute under Paolo Bortolussi at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with additional training in music history, theory, and aural skills. She plays in many local ensembles. Among Jasmine’s various musical pursuits, she has a particular interest in playing baroque era music on period instruments. She believes in a creating a well-rounded musical experience for her students, allowing them to explore and grow through their own musical journey. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Jen Lewin - Piano, Voice music lessons in Langley

Jen Lewin (Piano, Voice)

Jen was classically trained as a child, and was inspired as a young teenager to learn ragtime, Dixieland and jazz. She graduated from Vancouver Community College with a major in jazz piano and a minor in contemporary voice in 2001. She has extensive choral experience, performing with and conducting the Elektra Women’s Choir, as well as pop, country, jazz, rock, top 40 and even traditional African music and her own originals. Jen has been teaching piano and voice lessons since 2002, and is also a licensed Kindermusic educator. Her students have received high ratings in festivals, RCM and Conservatory Canada exams. Her rate is $27 per half hour.

Larry Church - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Upright Bass music lessons in Langley

Larry Church (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Upright Bass)

Larry started playing guitar when he was 10 years old. He earned a music theory certificate from Trinity College of Music, London. He began touring at 17 and has been playing professionally ever since. He played bass with Canada’s legendary rock band Trooper for 6 years, earning gold and platinum records. He plays guitar, bass, and mandolin, and continues to perform in a variety of bands including classic rock, jazz, country and bluegrass. Larry has been teaching since 1992. His goal in teaching is to instill the necessary skills to inspire a lifelong love of music. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Matt Chanway - Guitar music lessons in Langley

Matt Chanway (Guitar)

Matt Chanway is an experienced guitarist and guitar teacher fluent in contemporary music styles, including rock, jazz, metal, blues, finger-style, and bluegrass. He has released a self-titled solo album to critical acclaim, and currently performs with the progressive metal band Expain. His style has been compared to many modern virtuoso guitarists. Matt holds his DipLCM, LLCM and FLCM from the University of West London, and specializes in helping guitarists of all styles, ages and abilities reach their goals on the instrument with fun, personalized guitar lesson programs based on their goals and favorite styles. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Matthew Genereux - Bass, Guitar music lessons in Langley

Matthew Genereux (Bass, Guitar)

Matt is a full time freelance studio and live bass player based in Vancouver, BC. He has been recording and preforming bass in the greater Vancouver area since 2007 and is adept in playing a wide range of music. Matt has preformed in a variety of situations ranging from casinos and corporate events to theatres and clubs with a broad range of artists both nationally and internationally. As a teenager Matt was able to study extensively with Mike Young (Mother Mother, The Devin Townsend Band) and more recently under Todd Johnson (Musician’s Institute 91’-99’). Matt teaches electric bass and guitar to students of all ages and loves watching his students achieve their goals. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Mike Mallais - Drums music lessons in Langley

Mike Mallais (Drums)

Michel has been playing drums since the age of 2 and has been teaching for over 16 years. He is a passionate musician, who has performed with countless bands. He is best known for his unbeaten records in World's Fastest Drummer competition for having the fastest feet. Mike is open to any and all styles of rhythm and takes pride in helping each student reach their goals. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Paul Mason - Drums, Guitar music lessons in Langley

Paul Mason (Drums, Guitar)

Shortly after picking up his kid sister’s abandoned guitar at the age of 13, Paul began concentrating on drums. By 15, he was already teaching in a marching band, as well as at Berger Music in Richmond, England. Shortly after graduating high school, Paul became a full-time touring drummer, a career he pursued until he acquired the Milestone Percussion (now known as Tempus Drums) business in 1985. Between ‘85 and ‘13 he custom built almost 7500 unique drums; these days he’s more musically active than ever, teaching, writing, recording and performing music, as well as through his activities as a music advocate, music therapist and special needs EA with the North Vancouver school district. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Peter Barone - Drums music lessons in Langley

Peter Barone (Drums)

Peter has a passion for drumming and has been teaching percussion and playing drums professionally since the 80s. His background, education and experience includes a variety of styles; ranging from pop music, rock, jazz, funk, world music, classical, and marching band. Peter began his formal musical education at the age of 10, studying with a number of local drum teachers; including Ken Moore and John Fisher. He also attended the VCC Music Program. He has been the dynamic drummer of the popular local band, Dr. Strangelove, since 1992. He also performs with many other local musicians and bands on a regular basis. The core essence of his teaching philosophy is to create an atmosphere of freedom and fun. Lessons range from beginner to advanced, and are tailored to each individual - taking into consideration age and level of experience. His rate is 26 per half hour.

Rafael Bianzeno - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Langley

Rafael Bianzeno (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Rafael has been teaching and bringing enthusiasm to his students for over 20 years. On his 13th birthday, his grandfather gave him his first guitar, and he quickly realized music was his passion! By 15 he started a music program at the Musical Conservatory PIO XII (Brazil). In 2008 he earned his Bachelors Degree from Sacred Heart University. He teaches diverse techniques on the guitar, music theory, music composition / music technology (recording and home studio). Rafael also has an extensive program for Master Class and Workshops. Nowadays he performs with his Instrumental Jazz/Fusion Trio and is recording his own album. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Rita Long - Guitar, Ukulele music lessons in Langley

Rita Long (Guitar, Ukulele)

Rita loves to teach using simple and fun ways. During her high school years, Rita won a scholarship to the Shawnigan Summer School of the Arts. Inspired by master guitar duo Ako Ito and Henri Dorigny, she then continued her education at the Douglas College Music Program – followed by completion of the University of British Columbia's Music Performance/Fine Arts double major. Rita uses many teaching methods including the G4 Guitar Method and regularly contributes to the world wide G4 Guitar Teachers Network. Her newest project is the design of guitar music that can be read easily by young children and the visually impaired. Rita also leads guitar ensemble classes where students learn the value of playing alongside fellow
musicians. Rate $27/half hour.

Sara Hummel - Piano, Theory music lessons in Langley

Sara Hummel (Piano, Theory)

Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. She has completed her Grade 10 RCM as well as advanced theory. She currently teaches piano and theory, including basic to advanced Rudiments, Harmon, and Counterpoint. With over ten years of teaching she aims to teach music concepts that create a musical foundation that will provide self-directed learning. Her goal is to foster a love for learning and music appreciation. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Selena Liu - Cello music lessons in Langley

Selena Liu (Cello)

Selena has played in many local ensembles, orchestras and different varies of chamber groups. She is now in a process of getting her degree in Bachelor of music in cello. She is also now studying cello under Bo Peng in Kwantlen Polytechnic University and is also a part of the Langley Honours Orchestra. She believes many students have their own ways of learning and teaching in an engaging way will help students discover their love for music. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Sharon Fong - Violin music lessons in Langley

Sharon Fong (Violin)

Sharon Fong has a Bachelors in Fine Arts in Violin Performance from Trinity Western University. Over the years she has been part of many different chamber ensembles and orchestral groups. She has had the pleasure of premiering her fellow friends and classmates’ newly composed music with the New Music Ensemble at TWU and piano trios (Ignis and Trinity Western Trio). Sharon has experience competing many festivals and performances in BC. She has also had the pleasure of playing as a soloist for TWU Orchestra and leading as concertmaster. Although Sharon has experience and a degree in performing, her passion lies more in teaching. She loves working with children and enjoys watching her students grow. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Shawn Brown - Drums music lessons in Langley

Shawn Brown (Drums)

Shawn started playing drums at the age of 6 and hasn't stopped playing since. He started formal lessons at age 12 and completed his first gospel album recording by age 15. He has been teaching drums for over 30 years and emphasizes strong foundations in drums for his students. Shawn enjoys teaching students of all ages. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Sue Powell - Piano music lessons in Langley

Sue Powell (Piano)

Sue has been a piano teacher for over thirty years and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She is comfortable teaching all ages, levels and styles of music. She has also been a professional musician many years, playing rock, country, blues and jazz, duos to showbands; churches to dives and clubs to concert halls! She looks forward to sharing her musical experience with you. Her rate is $26 per half hour.

Thad Bailey-Mai - Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba, music lessons in Langley

Thad Bailey-Mai (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn, Tuba,)

Having received his Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano University, Thad is a regularly performing professional trumpet player and composer involved with a variety of local bands. Alongside his formal music education, Thad's vibrant career in live music has left him with extensive and applicable knowledge of Jazz, Funk, R&B, Latin, Rock, and Classical music. In addition, he has taught trumpet, trombone, baritone, french horn, and tuba to numerous students over the years. In his teaching, Thad is passionate about imparting his knowledge and appreciation of music. More importantly, he always tailors his pedagogy to accommodate each and every students' needs and goals. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Troy Barnes - Saxophone, Clarinet, Woodwinds music lessons in Langley

Troy Barnes (Saxophone, Clarinet, Woodwinds)

Troy specializes on saxophone and clarinet, and teaches other woodwinds as well. He enjoys teaching students of all ages and musical styles, particularly classical, concert band, jazz, and improvisation. With over 20 years teaching experience, he is patient and easygoing. Troy likes to challenge his students while keeping the lessons fun and engaging. His rate is $26 per half hour. His rate is $26 per half hour lesson.

William Horning - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice music lessons in Langley

William Horning (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Voice)

Born into a family of music educators, Will was surrounded by classical music from the beginning. At an early age Will would sit on his house's steps, watching and listening to his mother teaching vocal lessons. This early exposure tuned Will into just how amazing and enriching musical education can be. Between the ages of 4-11, Will studied the violin with a private teacher and played in a youth orchestra. During these years he received distinction for his musicality and strong ear, finalizing his violin studies by receiving first class honours in Grade 7 Royal Conservatory. Will picked up the guitar at 15 and began teaching himself. By 21 he had begun his post-secondary at VCC in Jazz Guitar Performance, and toured western Canada in a metal band.These days Will enjoys transcribing great jazz solos and performing his own music, both vocally and on the guitar. Will is looking forward to working with anyone curious and passionate about music. His rate is $26 per half hour.

Ysabelle Bertrand - Voice music lessons in Langley

Ysabelle Bertrand (Voice)

Ysabelle was born and raised in Quebec, and has moved across Canada with the goal of taking her artistic career to a new level. With 13 years of experience under her belt, she has been perfecting her teaching and vocal skills. You might have seen her on Canadian Idol, Star Académie, The Voice, or performing with various bands of all styles around town. Constantly promoting the power of sound, Ysabelle believes that music is fundamental to human kind! Her rate is $26 per half hour.