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3791 St Joseph Boulevard
Orleans, Ontario, K4A 0Z8
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (613) 714-9852
Store Phone: (613) 714-9851

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Lesson Centre 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: Closed

Our Teachers:

Andrea Kovago - Voice, Piano music lessons in Orleans

Andrea Kovago (Voice, Piano)

Canadian/Hungarian lyric mezzo soprano, Dr. Andrea Kovago is a sought-after performer throughout the United States and Canada. She has performed steadily in the areas of opera, oratorio, chamber music and numerous solo and collaborative recitals.
Alongside opera, Dr. Kovago has been a featured soloist with many distinguished organizations like, the Société philharmonique de Montréal, Choeur Sorel-Tracy, the Stewart Hall Singers, Choeur symphonique de Sherbrooke, Exultate Chamber Choir and Orchestra and many others. As a soloist, Andrea has recorded at least four CDs as alto soloist including Bach’s St. John Passion completed in March 2014.
Andrea is an active member of several professional affiliations including the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Royal Conservatory of Music, Ontario Music Teachers Association, Gloucester Music Teachers Association and Conservatory Canada.
Her teaching experiences span more than 25 years and include work at Dalhousie University, The University of Minnesota, Anoka Ramsey Community College, University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge Music Conservatory. Andrea works with more than 45 voice and piano students a week, of which several piano students take yearly examinations with the RCM, with Honours and First-Class Honours rankings. In addition, she adjudicates the Kiwanis Music Festival, NATS competitions and coaches singers/actors in straight acting and musicals.
A great number of Andrea’s voice students have achieved 1st, 2nd and 3rd place standings at the Ottawa NATS Auditions and The Kiwanis Music Festival held each April. Several other students have often been accepted into prestigious music schools across the country and abroad, pursuing Bachelor of Music degrees for performance, Music Education, Music Therapy and Music Theatre.
Andrea's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $25. (English)

Andrew Burns - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo music lessons in Orleans

Andrew Burns (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo)

Formally trained from an early age, Andrew is a multi-instrumentalist. He has been teaching music for nearly fifteen years in styles ranging from pop and rock to jazz, latin and classical, and puts an emphasis on understanding music theory. He has learned from Carleton University instructors Steve Rollins (classical guitar), John Geggie (upright bass), and Jeff Asselin (drums).
He currently plays electric and upright bass with artsy-pop group The PepTides, classic rock band The Powergoats, and folk/reggae/hiphop artist Ty Hall.
Andrew's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Ben Borg - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Orleans

Ben Borg (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Ben is a guitarist from Barrie, Ontario. After completing an advanced diploma in music performance at Sudbury's Cambrian College, he moved on to the University of Ottawa to acquire his Bachelor of Music degree, with a double major in composition and performance. He is now in his final year of study for his Master of Music degree in guitar performance at uOttawa.
He loves all things related to classical, metal, rock and jazz music. In his spare time, he likes to do photography, bike, and write new pieces of music.
Ben's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)

Chris Stephenson - Drums music lessons in Orleans

Chris Stephenson (Drums)

Chris Stephenson is a two-time Juno nominated artist who has recorded on critically acclaimed albums and toured the world with multiple acts. Aside from performing, he has recently finished writing his first educational drum novel since studying under the likes of Benny Greb, Thomas Lang and Chris Coleman. Chris started his professional career both teaching and performing in 2009. From his international experience, he has received a well rounded education in styles such as Rock, Jazz, Latin and world music rhythms. These styles are now ingrained in his approach to teaching. Some highlights of his career have included performing at large international music festivals and educational drum clinics at Long & McQuade.
Chris’ rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $24. (English, Français, Espagñol)

Cliff Chamberlain - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Orleans

Cliff Chamberlain (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Cliff Chamberlain is a well rounded guitarist and musician with over 25 years of playing, performing and touring experience. He is well versed in numerous styles: rock, blues, classical, jazz, country and many more. Cliff has taught at various schools in the Ottawa area for over 14 years. His teaching approach works for the student by teaching them their favourite songs and styles, while giving them the essential fundamentals to progress in any style they choose.
Cliff's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Erik Johnson-Scherger - Violin, Fiddle, Mandolin, Viola music lessons in Orleans

Erik Johnson-Scherger (Violin, Fiddle, Mandolin, Viola)

Erik Johnson-Scherger began classical training on the violin at the age of six. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance, a Diploma in Chamber Music at Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master's in Music from uOttawa. Erik has performed with the Kingston and Ottawa Symphony Orchestras, given concerts of East-Coast style fiddle music as a member of the Lyrik Duo, played on the main stage of Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival with indie-rock band Onion House, and has served as sideman and session musician for country, pop, hard rock bands, as well as band leading for the Bel Air Jazz Combo.
Erik's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $24. (English)

Garrett Warner - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele music lessons in Orleans

Garrett Warner (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele)

Garrett is a guitarist and composer whose love for music started at a very young age. Before he was ten years old his family started and continues to run a country and blues-grass festival based out of his hometown of Colborne, Ontario. Being a player of many styles has led Garrett to playing in local venues and throughout the country, including notable festivals like Ottawa RBC Bluesfest and TD Ottawa Jazzfest. He has had the pleasure to study guitar under guitar virtuoso Dave Barton, as well as extensively under Canadian jazz heavy-weight Roddy Ellias. Garrett believes in creativity and pushing ones boundaries while also maintaining a strong foot in foundation.
Garrett's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)

Jasmine Ruffo - Flute, Piano music lessons in Orleans

Jasmine Ruffo (Flute, Piano)

Jasmine has been playing flute since 2002 and has her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Western Ontario and Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. She has studied most of the woodwind instruments and piano, and specializes in small ensembles including flute choir. Jasmine spent two years teaching in the UK and has experience teaching in various Ontario school boards. She is currently a flute and piccolo player for the Ottawa Woodwind Project. She is passionate about teaching anyone from toddler to senior, and has taken courses in Special Education for students with diverse needs. She is a member of the OCT (Ontario College of Teachers), the CMEA (Canadian Music Educators Association), and is an RCM registered teacher.
Jasmine's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)

Joseph McDonald - Piano music lessons in Orleans

Joseph McDonald (Piano)

Joseph began playing the piano at the early age of five, and even then showed encouraging signs of his burgeoning talent and musicality. He performed locally in Prince Edward County as an accompanist in various church and choral settings, which sparked his avid love for music all of kinds. Having completed the RCM piano examinations in his teenaged years, while consistently achieving first-class distinction honour marks, Joseph chose to pursue music at the post-secondary level under the tutelage of renowned Canadian pianist David Jalbert at the University of Ottawa. In addition to teaching privately, Joseph regularly performs in the Ottawa area.
Joseph's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Lili Roussakis - Voice music lessons in Orleans

Lili Roussakis (Voice)

Known for her expressive singing and strong belt, Lili has established herself as a musical theatre performer in the Ottawa area. She brings many years of stage experience, from competing at the Kiwanis Music Festival and NATS competitions, to performing on the main stage at Centrepointe Theatre. Theatre credits include Casey in First Date: The Musical (Tuba Czar Productions), Lucy van Pelt in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (CUMTE), Sister Mary Gilbery in Sister Act (Suzart Productions), Ermengarde in Hello, Dolly! (Suzart Productions), and Schwarzy in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (CUMTE).
Lili holds a Bachelor of Music from Carleton University, where she learned about vocal technique and music education. As an educator, she has taught many music theatre programs, and teaches musical theatre voice and music theory at a local theatre company.
Lili's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $22. (English)

Richard Page - Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone music lessons in Orleans

Richard Page (Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone)

Ottawa based woodwind artist, Richard Page has become a sought-after performer and educator for all levels. His unique sound and approach to the baritone saxophone has been featured on many recordings and he is an in-demand sideman in the Ottawa-area.
Richard has performed with with many world-renowned artists. Most recently, he performed at the Ottawa Jazz Festival with the Jerry Granelli Group, which featured guitar legends Robben Ford and Bob Lanzetti. He has also performed with Hilario Duran (as the baritone saxophonist/bass clarinetist with the Ottawa Latin Jazz Big Band). He has also shared the stage with Mike Rud (Juno Award Winner), Adrean Farrugia, Phil Nimmons and many other jazz greats.
In addition to his own projects, Richard performs regularly with the Prime Rib Big Band, Sly High – A Tribute To Sly & The Family Stone, ERU-ERA, Renée Landry, The Commotions and The Rock Steadies.
Richard’s woodwinds have been featured on television on commercials, TV shows and movies, and can be heard on the Kidscreen award winning (Emmy and Canadian Screen Award nominated) Sesame Workshop/Nelvana cartoon, Esme and Roy.
Richard is a proud endorser of Key Leaves, and DeQuelery Wind Instruments woodwind products. He is also a proud member of the D’Addario Education Collective.
Richard's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $24. (English)

Samantha Harrison - Cello music lessons in Orleans

Samantha Harrison (Cello)

Samantha Harrison began learning the cello at age ten, and has been teaching privately since completing her undergraduate degree at Queen’s University. She now holds a Master's in Music from the University of Ottawa. She has volunteered with programs such as the Laurier String Academy, and the Ottawa OrKidstra program, and enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. Ms. Harrison is particularly fond of chamber music, and is now a member of the newly-formed Rideau String Quartet.
Samantha's rate per half hour private lesson at Long & McQuade Orleans is $23. (English)