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9833 Markham Road
Markham, Ontario, L3P 3J3
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (905) 471-5322
Store Phone: (905) 209-1177
Fax: (905) 209-1463


Lesson Centre Email: markhamlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: markham@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Please note that the Lesson Centre is currently closed due to COVID-19, but inquiries are welcome via email or phone (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10am-5:30pm).
Online Lessons are also currently available with select teachers.

Regular Hours:
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:30am - 3:30pm


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This Location Offers:

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

Inquire for more details and start dates. Registration is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Children

Our Drum set Teachers:

Gerrod Harris - Drum Set music lessons in Markham

Gerrod Harris (Drum Set)

Gerrod Harris has over twelve years of experience as a drummer. With a Bachelor Of Fine Arts and a Bachelor Of Education from York University, he has been teaching drum lessons for students of all ages, abilities, and skill levels for over seven years around Markham. Having performed extensively in the rock and jazz contexts, Gerrod also has performance experience in the pop, funk, R&B, and concert band settings. Whether you’re prepping for an audition or just picking up the sticks for the very first time, Gerrod seeks to teach, prepare, and inspire his students wherever they are in the creative process.

Gerrod's rate is $25.00/30min lesson.

Mike McClelland - Drum Set music lessons in Markham

Mike McClelland (Drum Set)

Mike has over 35 years of professional teaching experience around Markham. He has a wealth of performance experience including the Downtown Jazz Festivals in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and Montreux, Switzerland. Mike has performed with renowned artists Bob Fenton, Doug Riley, Shirley Eikhard, Bill Grove, Tommy Ambrose,and Salome Bey. He is an active member of the band Largely Unknown along with Don Thompson and Kathy Moses. Being well versed in all genres, Mike is able to teach basic to advanced percussion rudiments and techniques and is well known for making lessons enjoyable and fun.

Mike's rate is $27.00/30min lesson.

Nigel Maynard - Drum Set - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Markham

Nigel Maynard (Drum Set - Online Lessons Available)

Nigel completed the Jazz Studies program at Humber College and has an extensive teaching and touring background of over 10 years. He has experience working with advanced students for College and University audition preparation, assisting drummers to prepare for touring opportunities, and also enjoys working with beginners and hobbyists. Nigel is passionate about teaching lessons in all styles including Rock, Funk, Jazz, Gospel, Fusion, Calypso, Reggae, Ska, Latin, African/Congolese,and Contemporary. As a teacher, he aims to inspire students and have them understand music as a form of art and expression.

Nigel's rate is $26.00/30 min lesson.

Tim Gittens - Drum Set - Online Lessons Available music lessons in Markham

Tim Gittens (Drum Set - Online Lessons Available)

A graduate of Humber College's Jazz Studies program, Tim has been a clinician and educator for almost 30 years, including being a part-time faculty at Metalworks Institute of Performance and Technology. He teaches lessons in rock, pop, jazz, country, blues, and reggae, making all within easy reach for his students. Tim maintains a busy gig schedule to make sure his skills are up to date. He has lent his talents to dozens of performers of nearly every genre: Blues Hall of Fame performers Shakura, S'Aida and Frank Cosentino, Juno nominees Divine Brown and Melanie Durrant, smooth jazz acts The Cates Fomin Project and The Night Porters, Motown session master Leroy Emmanuel, Funk tour de force Jerome Tucker Band, indie rockers Affinity and Bernadette Connors, The Hitmen Drumline, and various tribute acts: FMJ (Foreigner Meets Journey), Simply The Best (Tina Turner Tribute), Jimi Hendrix tribute artist Toney 'Wild T' Springer, Prince tribute The Funk Frequency, as well as several shows with Classic Albums Live. Throughout all of this, there have been all manner of studio and live gigs from local pubs to Massey Hall, cruise ships to festival stages, weddings, conventions, and almost anywhere music is made. Tim endorses Mapex Drums, Los Cabos Drumsticks, and Evans drumheads.

Tim's rate is $27.00/30min lesson.