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Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Nanaimo

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620A Comox Road
Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9R 3J3
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (250) 716-7291
Store Phone: (250) 716-7261
Fax: (250) 716-7292


Lesson Centre Email: nanaimolessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: nanaimo@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm


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Our Guitar Teachers:

Anatol McGinnis - Violin, Cello, Bass, Banjo, Guitar, music lessons in Nanaimo

Anatol McGinnis (Violin, Cello, Bass, Banjo, Guitar,)

Anatol studied Jazz Performance at VIU. He’s played in many ensembles covering cobering a wealth of genres, from classical, latin, jazz, country, rockabilly, to celtic, and rock. He is a multi-instrumentalist teaching violin, cello, bass, and guitar and plays in Bossa Loca, Kiltlifters, Hub City Hooligans, Kings Without, Myc Sharrat, Karuna, Musica Vagaboundo, the Calgary Chamber Orchestra, and the Nanaimo Dance Salon Orchestra among many other groups. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Anthony Ristovski - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele music lessons in Nanaimo

Anthony Ristovski (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele)

Anthony at the Royal Conservatory of Music for Classical and Electric Guitar. He has extensive knowledge of lead technique as well as improvisation skills, a number of writing and production credits under his belt, and has toured Canada and the US with several rock acts. He is well versed in Metal, Jazz fusion, Electronic Pop, Flamenco, and Country as well as many other styles and his rate is $25 per half hour.

Brad Shipley - Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, music lessons in Nanaimo

Brad Shipley (Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele,)

Brad has a Bachelor degree in Jazz Studies from VIU and enjoys teaching music to all ages. he has been performing since 1998 in many different styles and genres. He believes music is in everyone and that you are never too old to learn. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Larry Miller - Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Guitar, music lessons in Nanaimo

Larry Miller (Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Guitar,)

Larry (BFA, BEd, MMUS) has produced several CD recordings including Freya’s Song (1997), Storm Head (1999), Instance (2006) and taught saxophone for 10 years at VIU and been teaching large groups and individual lessons since the early 1990s. In addition to freelance work on cruise ships, big bands, and rock groups, Larry has performed in numerous musicals over the years on a variety of woodwinds. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Marty Brough - Guitar, Ukulele, music lessons in Nanaimo

Marty Brough (Guitar, Ukulele,)

Marty received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from VIU, where he also studied classical guitar. His goal is to create an enjoyable environment for students of all ages and playing levels, tailoring lessons to the individual’s musical ambitions and the ways in which they learn. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Matt Aasen - Guitar, Recording, music lessons in Nanaimo

Matt Aasen (Guitar, Recording,)

Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies. He is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher who emphasizes the student’s goals and interests. With a focus on both the 6 and the 7 string guitar, Matt teaches a wide range of musical genres to students of all ages and skill levels. His rate is $25 per half hour lesson.

Paul Sadlemyer - Violin, Guitar, music lessons in Nanaimo

Paul Sadlemyer (Violin, Guitar,)

Paul Sadlemyer is a violin and guitar teacher who studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Nanaimo and is one of the few violinist to earn his Bachelor Degree in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University. Paul has been an active member of the local music scene throughout his musical career, sharing the stage with artists such as Delfeayo Marsalis, Rufus Reid, and Ari Hoenig. Paul is highly passionate about the study of the violin and looks forward to cultivating this passion with his students. His lesson rate is $25 per half hour.