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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

This Location Offers:

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 space for recitals and group classes (such as ukulele sessions, vocal camps, band jams, and lots more). Committed to excellence in music instruction, the L&M Bedford location has over 35 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 or semi-private music lessons of 30, 45, or 60 minutes are offered here at affordable rates, and there's no registration fee. Instruction is available on all popular musical instruments ~ including piano, guitar/bass, voice, drums, violin/fiddle, cello, brass, and woodwinds ~ as well as on recorder, mandolin, banjo, lap-steel guitar, ukulele 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 either the student wanting 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, phone 902-496-6986. Whether you're registering for lessons or looking for more information on our programs, Matt and Joanne look forward to your call.

Group Lessons

Adult ukulele class

All ages choir

Rock bands

Our Songwriting Teachers:

Jody Lyne - Brass, Keyboard, Songwriting and Improvisation music lessons in Bedford

Jody Lyne (Brass, Keyboard, Songwriting and Improvisation)

Jody has a Bachelor in Music with a major in composition from Dalhousie University. He has played trumpet with Symphony Nova Scotia, with The Guthries, the backup band for The Platters, and many others. Currently he plays with The Mellotones, Afromusica, Nugroove, Madison Avenue, and Rusta Gumbo. He taught brass classes in the Halifax school system and has been teaching privately for 12 years. Jody's rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $25.

Peter Davison - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Harmonica, Mandolin, Looping and Songwriting music lessons in Bedford

Peter Davison (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Harmonica, Mandolin, Looping and Songwriting)

Peter has a Bachelor of Arts with Music from St. Francis Xavier. For five years he was a solo and ensemble guitarist on Norwegian and Princess Cruise lines playing everything from rock ‘n roll through jazz, country, R&B, various finger styles, and classical music. Pete has played drums, bass, and guitar in a variety of local bands and won the 2010 Canadian Boss Loop Station championship (check out the Duke of Loops online). He has been teaching music since 1996, and his rate for a 30-minute private lesson is $24.

Scott Harnish - Guitar, Bass and Songwriting music lessons in Bedford

Scott Harnish (Guitar, Bass and Songwriting)

Scott studied at the Harris Institute in Toronto (Music Production). He has been playing and writing music for over 30 years and is fluent in all styles of popular music. Scott is in demand as an active member of the local Halifax music scene as both performer and sound engineer. As an experienced songwriter, recording artist, and producer, he also offers coaching to students looking to improve their songwriting and music production skills. Scott charges $24 per 30-minute private lesson.