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20 Grote Street
St. Catharines, Ontario, L2N 2E7
Lesson Centre: Phone or Text (905) 684-3316
Store Phone: (905) 684-2961
Fax: (905) 684-6160


Lesson Centre Email: stcatharineslessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: stcatharines@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED


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Our Teachers:

Brody Smith - Guitar, Ukulele, Theory music lessons in St. Catharines

Brody Smith (Guitar, Ukulele, Theory)

Brody Smith is a classical guitarist as well as a theory and guitar teacher. Brody completed an Honours Bachelor of Music with a concentration in music education at Brock University in 2016 and a Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Senior) from York University in 2018. Brody has studied guitar with Timothy Phelan, and has also performed in masterclass for William Kanengiser of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Matthew McAllister, Shaun Pickup, and Rob MacDonald. His passions lie with teaching young musicians and studying music theory. Brody is knowledgeable in many styles of guitar including rock, pop, and classical music, and is a regular performer with both the Hamilton Guitar Orchestra and the Niagara Guitar Orchestra at the Guitar Extravaganza series in St. Catharines.

Brody is available on Saturdays, his rate is $21/half hour private lesson.

Cooper Hannahson - Drums, Hand Percussion music lessons in St. Catharines

Cooper Hannahson (Drums, Hand Percussion)

Cooper Hannahson has played both standard drum set as well as auxiliary percussion at a professional level, gathering considerable experience and a strong reputation. Cooper is a graduate of Mohawk College's Applied Contemporary Music program in performance, and has toured with heavyweight Canadian funk staple My Son the Hurricane, as well as playing alongside Juno rapper nominee D-Sisive and acclaimed Canadian jazz pianist Adrean Farrugia. ​Cooper is currently residing in his hometown of St. Catharines.

Cooper teaches Monday-Thursday, his rate per half-hour private lesson is $21.00.

Grace Snippe - Cello music lessons in St. Catharines

Grace Snippe (Cello)

Grace Snippe is a freelance musician and an enthusiastic cello instructor. Grace has been playing the cello since she was 7 years old and after many years of study, under Gordon Cleland, has received her Bachelor of Music degree with Honours from the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (Brock University). She plays cello and sings for numerous musical groups and ensembles and is excited to share her cello-obsession with anyone in her vicinity.

Grace's is with us on Wednesdays, her rate is $21.00/half-hour private lesson.

Jadwiga Pomorski - Violin music lessons in St. Catharines

Jadwiga Pomorski (Violin)

Jadwiga has been teaching for over 30 years, and is a regular performer with the Niagara Symphony.

Mrs. Pomorski is with us on Mondays, her rate is $21.00/half-hour private lesson.

Jesse Luciani - Guitar (including Classical), Ukulele, Theory, music lessons in St. Catharines

Jesse Luciani (Guitar (including Classical), Ukulele, Theory,)

Jesse Luciani has been playing the guitar for over 20 years, and has been teaching at this location for over 10 years. His broad specialization covers electric, acoustic, and classical guitar instruction, as well as composition and theory. He has prepared students for their post-secondary studies, including the prestigious Berklee College of Music. His students have successfully completed Royal Conservatory examinations, with one receiving a Gold Medal. Jesse holds an Honour’s Diploma in Applied Music (Mohawk College), an Honour’s Bachelor of Music (Performance –Brock University). Jesse has performed with original metal bands as well as cover acts, including Stars of Pop and Angela Seeger’s Tribute to Janis Joplin. Jesse also performs professionally on the classical guitar, not only for private events and his academic recitals, but also including public concerts, such as his sold-out Guitar Hamilton Salon Concert in 2017.

Jesse teaches Monday-Thursday, and his rate per half-hour private lesson is $21.00.

Kyle Luciani - Voice, Saxophone music lessons in St. Catharines

Kyle Luciani (Voice, Saxophone)

Kyle Luciani has a B.A. Hon. in Music from Brock University. He has been singing and performing for over 15 years. He has played rock, pop, and many styles in between in a number of bands and groups. Kyle has also performed classical vocal music in recitals, choirs, and competitions. He has traveled professionally throughout Canada as a lead singer and keyboard player. Kyle also plays the saxophone as a community member of the Brock University Wind Ensemble. With experience performing various styles of music, Kyle is here to help students of all levels find their voice.

Kyle is available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, his rate is $21.00/half-hour private lesson.

Marco Bressette - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Audio Engineering, Theory music lessons in St. Catharines

Marco Bressette (Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Audio Engineering, Theory)

Marco Bressette is a guitar player and audio engineer who has been teaching for over 15 years and playing music even longer. During this time he has traveled North America and Europe playing in Heavy Metal bands while recording and releasing music along the way. Aside from performing and recording, Marco has taught music lessons to students of all ages and skill levels in Guitar, Audio Engineering, and Theory. He is also a graduate of the Mohawk College Music program.

Marco teaches Monday-Thursday and his rate is $21.00/half-hour private lesson.

Natalie Worden - Brass music lessons in St. Catharines

Natalie Worden (Brass)

Natalie is a professional freelance horn player in the GTA and the Niagara Region. With a background in classical and jazz performance, she has performed with the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, Toronto Concert Orchestra, and the Toronto Festival Orchestra just to name a few.
In addition, Natalie comes to us with 10+ years of teaching experience, including working as an on-call brass specialist for the Toronto District School Board and Thames Valley School Board. She incorporates goal-setting, mindfulness and performance anxiety strategies, and basic music business knowledge in her lessons.

Natalie's rate is $24 per half hour one on one lesson and she is with us on Wednesdays.