Piano Lessons Nanaimo | Long & McQuade Music Lessons
Proudly Canadian since 1956  Canadian Flag
  Main Menu

Nanaimo - Piano Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > British Columbia > Nanaimo

Contact form
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

Location Map

Our Piano Teachers:

Alli Welch - Piano, Voice, music lessons in Nanaimo

Alli Welch (Piano, Voice,)

Alli Welch has a diploma in Jazz Studies from the Victoria Conservatory of Music and expects to finish her Bachelor’s degree at Vancouver Island University in the spring of 2019. Since 2013, Alli has been playing keyboards with Nick LaRiviere’s Soul Source R&B band out of Victoria and she has taken the rhythm section of that band to form a quartet called Rhythm of Soul. Her lesson rate is $25 per half hour.

Amber Burden - Voice, Piano, music lessons in Nanaimo

Amber Burden (Voice, Piano,)

Amber hails from Lethbridge, AB. During her tour under the direction of Frank Gnadt with LCI Jazz and Chamber choirs, Amber experienced first hand the way music can bridge many gaps, touch people, and effect lives. She has been a voice and piano instructor since 2008. Inspired by her travels, Amber earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz studies in 2010 from VIU, specializing in voice. Since graduating, Amber has been performing and teaching musical theatre, preschool music, voice and piano. She is inspired by all genres from classical, jazz and blues, to rock and roll and beyond! Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Arvon Brunt - Voice, Piano, music lessons in Nanaimo

Arvon Brunt (Voice, Piano,)

Arvon studied at VIU and has performed throughout the Cowichan Valley and Nanaimo, and her work was behind the musical success of the Nanaimo Theatre Group’s productions of Godspell and Cabaret. Arvon is brimming with enthusiasm for teaching and she brings out the very best in those who work with her. Her rate is $25 per half hour.

Elan Tombs - Piano, Voice, music lessons in Nanaimo

Elan Tombs (Piano, Voice,)

Elan has been studying music for over 20 years. He has gained a diverse skill set which includes performing, recording, composition, and teaching. He has a Bachelor in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University. Elan is committed to an ever-deepening understanding of the numerous ways music can impact One's life. He is available to teach piano, musical theory, voice, and composition. His lesson rate is $25 per half hour.

James Darling - Piano, music lessons in Nanaimo

James Darling (Piano,)

James has a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from VIU and studied piano with Phil Dwyer, Bob Murphy and Steve Smith. He spent a decade working on cruise ships in lounge bands and showbands and most recently James was the keyboardist for the high energy dance band, Johnny Inappropriate, the pianist in the NMA big band led by Bryan Stovell and played keyboards in the Chemainus Theatre’s production of Rock Legends. His rate is $25 per half hour.

Liam Gibson - Piano, Composition, Electronic Media music lessons in Nanaimo

Liam Gibson (Piano, Composition, Electronic Media)

Liam has been playing piano since 1997, and earned a Diploma in Jazz Piano from VIU, a BMus in Composition and Theory from UVIC, and a MMus in Composition from the University of Manitoba. He is enthusiastic about a broad range of styles, including pop, rock, soul, jazz, classical, metal, and electronic. In addition to piano, he is heavily involved with songwriting, composition, and electronic music production. Active as a performer since high school, Liam is currently a member of the electronic group Top Men. His lesson rate is $25 per half hour.