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1717 Bedford Highway (at Oakmount Drive)
Bedford, Nova Scotia, B4A 3X1
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (902) 496-6986
Store Phone: (902) 496-6960
Fax: (902) 496-6961


Lesson Centre Email: bedfordlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: bedford@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday.......................1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday..10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday........................10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday.....................9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday........................CLOSED


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Private Lessons

The largest Music Lesson Centre in Nova Scotia is located at 1717 Bedford Highway. There are currently 20 teaching studios with plenty of parking available on site. Our facility includes a performance space for recitals and group classes. Committed to excellence in music instruction, the L&M Bedford location has over 30 of the best qualified music teachers in the business. Our instructors are active in the local music scene and/or have degrees from reputable post-secondary institutions. Private music lessons are provided here at affordable rates, and there's no registration fee. Instruction is available on all popular musical instruments including piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, voice, drums, violin/fiddle, cello, brass and woodwinds. We also have teachers for specialized instruments including mandolin, banjo, lap-steel guitar and oud. Also offered are lessons in theory, songwriting/composition, and looping. Any age, any stage, whatever one's musical goal, we have a suitable instructor who will be happy to assist whether the student wishes to learn music simply for the sheer enjoyment of playing an instrument or one preparing for RCM examinations. If you're looking for music education in a fun, supportive environment, contact us at 902-496-6986. We look forward to meeting you!

Group Lessons

Adult ukulele class

All ages choir

Rock bands

Summer rock 2020 junior

Summer rock 2020 senior

Our Piano Teachers:

Amy Ewer - Online Lessons Available - Piano music lessons in Bedford

Amy Ewer - Online Lessons Available (Piano)

Amy has a Bachelors of Music from Dalhousie University with a major in piano. She has played Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev, etc., in recitals at Dalhousie and other venues. Amy has been teaching music since 2009 and has years of experience working with children. Her rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Caroline Whalen - Voice, Piano music lessons in Bedford

Caroline Whalen (Voice, Piano)

Caroline has been teaching since 2009. She holds a Master of Music in Performance and Pedagogy from Memorial University and has also trained at the Vancouver International Song Institute. Caroline spent two seasons touring with Opera Roadshow, a group that brings children’s operas and workshops to schools throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. She has performed lead roles in both opera and musical theatre but is equally at home in a variety of other styles. Caroline's rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Charles Myra - Piano music lessons in Bedford

Charles Myra (Piano)

Charles was the Winner of the 2007 Kiwanis Festival Rose Bowl, Charles studied piano at Dalhousie University with Tietje Zonneveld and Peter Allen. He has been teaching classical piano since 2006, and his rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Daniel MacNeil - Online Lessons Available - Guitar, Piano, Violin, Oud and percussion music lessons in Bedford

Daniel MacNeil - Online Lessons Available (Guitar, Piano, Violin, Oud and percussion)

Daniel teaches a wide range of genres including flamenco, classical, folk, pop, fingerstyle, blues, jazz, rock, and many genres of "world music". As well as being a faculty member of Dalhouse University, he is the principal guitarist of professional, local flamenco ensembles and has worked with Symphony Nova Scotia and both the Victoria and Edmonton Symphony Orchestras as a performer and composer. Daniel graduated with a B.Music from Acadia University and has trained at world-renowned schools in India and Madrid, Spain. His website is http://www.danielmacneil.ca, and his rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $25

Greg Myra - Piano, Theory music lessons in Bedford

Greg Myra (Piano, Theory)

Halifax pianist Gregory Myra received his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance in 2009 from Dalhousie University. Upon graduation he accompanied the students of Professor Lucy Hayes-Davis at Dalhousie for two years. In 2011 he began studies at the University of Manitoba under Dr. Laura Loewen and graduated in 2013 with a Master of Music in Collaborative Piano. He has been a staff pianist at Dalhousie since 2014. He has played for the Halifax Summer Opera Festival for many years and has also performed with Opera Nova Scotia and the Dalhousie Chamber Series. He has over a decade of teaching experience and is thrilled to be working with Long & McQuade. He teaches all levels and ages. Greg's teaching rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Karlene Francis - Piano, Voice music lessons in Bedford

Karlene Francis (Piano, Voice)

Karlene studied piano at the Maritime Conservatory, completing RCM Grade 8 with honours by age 16. She also has advanced classical cello and voice training and was a Music Itinerant Specialist with the Toronto District School Board, teaching classroom music to children using Orff pedagogy. More recently, Karlene earned a Certificate in Music Therapy (Acadia) as part of her career development.
Karlene has performed in ensembles including orchestra, has directed vocal and instrumental groups and successfully prepared students for RCM exams and Kiwanis Festivals. She is happy to instruct in whatever genres inspire her students, whether classical or contemporary.
Her rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Kayley Wartman - Online Lessons Available - Voice, Piano, French Horn, Brass music lessons in Bedford

Kayley Wartman - Online Lessons Available (Voice, Piano, French Horn, Brass)

Kayley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Secondary Education as well as a Bachelor of Education degree. As a singer, hornist, and pianist, she grew up performing in the Dartmouth All City Music program's bands and choirs, later progressing to provincial level ensembles in addition to extensive solo training and performance. She believes in helping every student find a passion for music and engages students using their own interests. In 2018, she won an exceptional student talent grant to travel to the Kodaly Institute in Hungary, where she was trained in the Kodaly method for music education. This training, along with her public school teaching experience, allows her to create an inclusive and engaging environment for students of all ages and abilities to grow as musicians. Kayley's rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Matt Myer - Online Lessons Available - Brass, Keyboard, Piano, Composition and Improvisation music lessons in Bedford

Matt Myer - Online Lessons Available (Brass, Keyboard, Piano, Composition and Improvisation)

Matt studied music at McGill University and Humber College and has been playing jazz, rock, reggae, blues, and classical music in Halifax since 1997. He has played with the Johnny Favourite Swing Orchestra and Gypsophilia and won a Juno award and multiple ECMAs. He has been teaching students since 2004, and his rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Trevor Wentzell - Online Lessons Available - Woodwinds, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Organ, Composition music lessons in Bedford

Trevor Wentzell - Online Lessons Available (Woodwinds, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Organ, Composition)

Trevor is a multi-instrumentalist and composer, he holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from St. FX University with a Major in Jazz Studies. Playing and studying music from the age of five, Trevor is no stranger to the local music and education scene and is a first call sideman performing and recording on saxophone, flute, piano and organ. He is a member of the Back Alley Big Band, The Chronos Band and Scott and The Rocks. Trevor has opened for such musical greats as Charles Bradley, John Scofield and Sharon Jones and the dap-kings at the TD Halifax Jazz Festival. Trevor enjoys teaching saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, music Theory and improvisation. Trevor's rate for a 30-minute private music lesson is $24.