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981 Prospect Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 2T7
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (506) 458-5444
Store Phone: (506) 458-5858
Fax: (506) 459-2709

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Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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Private Lessons

Have fun, get smarter and live healthier! All are benefits of studying music at any age. At the Fredericton Long & McQuade Lesson Centre, music lessons are available for all ages, levels and styles. Conveniently located uptown at 981 Prospect Street, we have morning, afternoon, evening and weekend lesson times available to fit your busy schedule. As the largest lesson centre in the Fredericton region, we feature 9 clean and well equipped lesson studios, a friendly environment and affordable lesson rates. Offering guitar lessons, piano lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons and more, our qualified and professional music instructors will guide you to your musical goals while making learning fun! For more information on our music teachers and lessons, please contact our helpful lesson staff at 506-458-5444 or

Our Teachers:

Alex Doucet - Guitar, Bass guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Alex Doucet (Guitar, Bass guitar)

Alex Doucet is a seasoned guitar, banjo and bass player who has been playing for over 17 years. He is well versed in many musical styles including blues, bluegrass, country, rock, pop, and jazz. Alex is a passionate and dedicated teacher. He has experience working with students of all ages and skill levels. Alex provides guidance on musical notation, simple chord shapes, and more advanced rhythms and leads. He is happy to help students learn and grow, no matter their musical background. Alex’s rate for a half hour lesson is $21.

Ali Johnson - Violin music lessons in Fredericton

Ali Johnson (Violin)

Ali Johnson is a local musician specializing in violin. She has excelled in violin and piano since young childhood, studying violin with Sylbie Roy, then David Adams. She has performed with numerous ensembles including Symphony New Brunswick, Fredericton Symphony Orchestra, New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, and various string quartets. To complement her classical experience, Ali has played violin for TNB Musical School productions Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Shrek, and with Canadian artists; Sarah Slean, The LaPointes, Katherine Moller, and Leo LaFleur. Her training is rooted in classical violin technique (Suzuki and RCM), but she also greatly enjoys playing other styles including but not limited to folk, fiddle, pop, and indie rock. Ali's teaching style is very patient, encouraging, and inspiring, as she is passionate about instilling the love of music in her students. Ali’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Anthony Gath - Piano, Clarinet music lessons in Fredericton

Anthony Gath (Piano, Clarinet)

Anthony Gath has been teaching music in various capacities including instrumental (piano and clarinet), theory and academic music for 14 years. He graduated with a BA in Music from the University of Leeds, UK, and also studied Secondary Education in Music at University of Huddersfield. He is working towards his ARCT in piano performance. Anthony is a classical specialist with an interest in pop/rock music and musical theatre which he incorporates into lessons where possible. Anthony takes a structured approach to lessons and enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities. He hopes to make lessons enjoyable and informative no matter the student’s background, music interests or abilities. Anthony’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Chris Bennett - Voice music lessons in Fredericton

Chris Bennett (Voice)

Chris Bennett has a vocal performance degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Since 2000, he has served in churches across North America, developing choral and music programs and has co-produced a live concert album with the IWU Chorale. He focuses on fundamental vocal training using songs drawn from all styles. Chris is available to teach RCM theory and history. Chris’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Janice Wilson - Piano and Voice music lessons in Fredericton

Janice Wilson (Piano and Voice)

Janice Wilson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Mount Allison University and a Bachelors of Arts in English from St. Thomas University. She returned to Fredericton after working in the music industry in Toronto for a decade. Janice teaches musical theatre, pop music and church music, as well as classical and has directed church and independent choirs for decades, worked extensively as an accompanist,  and as a Music Theory Instructor at UNB. She is also a composer who's produced several works in classical and pop genres and teaches song writing. Janice’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Justin Ley - Guitar and Bass guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Justin Ley (Guitar and Bass guitar)

Justin Ley is a local musician who has been teaching guitar since 2008. He has toured in Canada and played as a session guitarist in a wide variety of groups covering rock, blues, funk, R & B, country, rap, acoustic and electric music. Justin believes that a guitarist needs a solid understanding of music theory to grow into a seasoned musician with a firm understanding of composition and improvisation. Justin’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Leah Thompson - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Leah Thompson (Piano)

Leah Thompson has been playing the piano for 20 years, and isn’t ready to stop yet! She completed Grade 8 RCM. Leah continued to pursue her thirst for performing by participating in the LHHS Jazz Band and their musicals from 2006 to 2010. Through this she gained an appreciation for music genres such as jazz, blues, pop, pop-rock, classic rock and folk. After high school, Leah travelled to Germany where she learned about composition and song-writing, something she loves sharing with her students. In Fredericton, she started teaching in 2012, and has been enjoying and thriving as a teacher for 5 years! Leah has prepared students to take RCM exams and to play in festivals, and has also been a piano accompanist for both. Aside from playing, she also loves to dig into musical theory and has prepared students to take the RCM theory exams. Leah has a never-ending curiosity to learn, explore, and have fun with music! Leah's rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Meagan Eskritt - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Meagan Eskritt (Piano)

Meagan Eskritt has her Bachelor of Education with a minor in music from the University of New Brunswick. She has studied many different styles of music including classical, gospel, pop and jazz. Meagan currently works as a supply teacher and had been teaching piano since 2010. Meagan’s rate for a half hour lesson is $22.

Meghan Caissie - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Meghan Caissie (Piano)

Meghan Caissie has completed her grade 8 Royal Conservatory exam in piano. She has played in festivals, competitions, and just for fun! She also has experience playing flute and singing in musical productions. Meghan has her MA from Memorial, where she completed a certification course in teaching skills for adults. She has also taught students ages 5-18 English using music, sound, and rhythm as teaching tools. Meghan believes that music opens doors for students, and that lessons should nurture creativity and a joy for music. Meghan’s rate for a half hour lesson is $21.

Nathaniel Sergeant - Piano music lessons in Fredericton

Nathaniel Sergeant (Piano)

Nathaniel Sergeant has played piano for over 16 years and has completed his Grade 10 Royal Conservatory exam. It was his appreciation for Japanese piano compositions that first sparked his interest in pursuing a BA in Linguistics at Carleton University in Ottawa, where he minored in Japanese. Since returning to his hometown of Fredericton in 2016, his focus has shifted back to the language of music through teaching piano, providing choral and instrumental accompaniment, participating in theatre productions, and offering solo entertainment for local events. Nathaniel firmly believes that music is a journey unique to every individual and in his lessons he encourages his students to express themselves through music by learning in a way that is creative and has special meaning to them. Nathaniel's rate for a half hour lesson is $21.

Nick Bell - Drums, Bass guitar and Audio engineering music lessons in Fredericton

Nick Bell (Drums, Bass guitar and Audio engineering)

Nick Bell has a diploma from the Centre of Arts and Technology where he studied recording arts, music theory, composition and music business. Nick has been playing drums for over 15 years, and bass for over 5 years. He has learned from several local musicians within Fredericton & Moncton. A main influence for him is Progressive Rock & Metal. Nick has played in several bands throughout New Brunswick. With over 4 years teaching experience, Nick has the confidence to teach students of all ages, levels and styles. Nick’s rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Raymond Vautour - Guitar music lessons in Fredericton

Raymond Vautour (Guitar)

Raymond Vautour is a self-taught guitarist who has been playing professionally since 1990. He has toured extensively in Canada, the U.S. and Europe and is still very active today, playing in several local bands. Raymond is well-versed in a variety of styles including country, rock and blues, and has been teaching since 2000. Raymond's rate for a half hour lesson is $23.

Sarah Jarvis - Cello music lessons in Fredericton

Sarah Jarvis (Cello)

Sarah Jarvis is a Fredericton native, though she has travelled and performed all over the world. She holds her BA in Music from St. Thomas University and has studied voice for over fifteen years. During her degree, Sarah took up cello and has never looked back. Sarah performs for weddings, film soundtracks, live shows and church bands. She has also worked with The Next Folding Theatre Company and is a member of the Fredericton Symphony Orchestra. She believes strongly that students should take ownership over their music experience and encourages them to write their own compositions. Sarah's rate for a half hour lesson is $21.

Tom Richards - Saxophone, Ukulele, Guitar and Tin whistle music lessons in Fredericton

Tom Richards (Saxophone, Ukulele, Guitar and Tin whistle)

Tom Richards holds a Bachelor of Music (Jazz) from St. Francis Xavier University and a Bachelor of Education from St. Thomas University. He currently plays in several bands ranging through jazz to pop, Celtic and folk. Tom has been teaching music since 2010. Tom’s rate for a half hour private lesson is $22.