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1845 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg (Pembina Hwy.), Manitoba, R3T 2G6
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (204) 284-5180
Store Phone: (204) 284-8992
Fax: (204) 452-2303


Lesson Centre Email: winnipeglessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: winnipeg@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm


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Our Drums Teachers:

Carlen Malinowski - Guitar, Woodwinds, Piano, Drums music lessons in Winnipeg (Pembina Hwy.)

Carlen Malinowski (Guitar, Woodwinds, Piano, Drums)

Carlen began classical piano at age 5 and completed Grade 10 in the Royal Conservatory Examinations. In elementary Carlen discovered she excelled in music and began to play flute, saxophone, guitar and take private lessons until age 17. Over achieving in music led her to become an accomplished musician and world traveller by her early 20's. She played in latin, classical & rock bands abroad and then started teaching youth programs when she landed back in Winnipeg. Her skills with identifying and blending technique and the foundation for a students lifelong relationship with music is very uplifting for everyone in her class. Carlen teaches at our Winnipeg lesson centre and her rate is $25 per half hour.

Eric Nordquist - Guitar, Ukulele, Drums, Piano, Sax, Clarinet, Woodwinds music lessons in Winnipeg (Pembina Hwy.)

Eric Nordquist (Guitar, Ukulele, Drums, Piano, Sax, Clarinet, Woodwinds)

Eric is an experienced teacher and multi-instrumentalist who began music training at age 5 and began winning competitions at age 6. He has been involved with many groups that have received radio play, and has performed in other countries and large venues throughout Canada. His experience also includes studio recording and composing. Eric's years of teaching have enabled him to adapt to each individual and assist students in the way best suited to them, whether it's leisurely learning favorite songs or more intense personal skill development. Eric teaches at our Winnipeg lesson centre and his rate is $25 per half hour.

Jaime Carrasco - Drums music lessons in Winnipeg (Pembina Hwy.)

Jaime Carrasco (Drums)

Jaime has been playing Drums since 1985. He has a College Diploma in Jazz music from Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) in Nanaimo, BC, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours degree from York University in Toronto. While at York, Jaime studied South Indian Classical Drumming with Trichy Sankaran. He was accepted into the prestigious International Jazz Workshop at the Banff Centre in 2003. While there, he studied with such jazz luminaries as Dave Douglas, Mark Turner and Clarence Penn. He then went on to perform in a jazz trio setting for Carnival Cruise Lines from 2003-2005. He has been teaching and performing since returning to Winnipeg in 2005, and has performed/performs with such acts as Papa Mambo, The Perms, C. Ladd, Flying Fox and the Hunter Gatherers, Sweet Alibi, along with all of Winnipeg's finest Jazz musicians. He is well versed in Rock, Jazz, and Latin styles. He welcomes beginner to advanced students. Jaime teaches at our Winnipeg lesson centre and his rate is $26 per half hour.

Marco Castillo - Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Drums, Songwriting music lessons in Winnipeg (Pembina Hwy.)

Marco Castillo (Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Drums, Songwriting)

Marco Castillo was born in the capital of Samba, and after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Estácio de Sá University in Rio de Janeiro in 1994, he instantly began touring South America with Brazil’s hottest bands; since moving to Canada, Marco has performed in festivals around the globe, and has recorded and produced many musical projects. Whether it’s his work as a solo artist, his full 8 piece "Brazilian Beats" band, or collaborations with the Winnipeg Jazz and Symphony Orchestras and Ron Paley’s Big Band, Castillo brings a one of a kind show. Castillo’s much appraised Trip to Brazil, (one of his three albums), was awarded World Recording of the Year (2012) in Regina as part of the Western Canadian Music Awards. Marco Castillo was also a finalist for the 2015 Viña del Mar music festival in Chile, one of the most important music festivals in Latin America, which is broadcasted and seen by over 250,000,000 fans around the world. Castillo believes in developing a personalized teaching method for each student since every individual learns differently; he teaches guitar, bass, Brazilian percussion, music perception, and music theory. His rate is $26 per half hour.