Whether your school-aged kiddo is already a budding musician or simply ready to try something new, Portland has a wide variety of music schools that offer lessons in the after-school hours. From ukuleles to percussion to chamber strings, there is bound to be something to grab your little one’s attention. Click through our album to see our six picks for music lessons around town.

Mir Music

If you’ve ever attended a community event in Hillsboro and happened upon some young musicians playing in the open air, there is a good chance they were students of Mir Music. Mir Music prides itself on being an integral part of the Hillsboro community, with a long-lasting relationship with the people, businesses, and schools of Hillsboro. With instruments to rent or purchase on site and repair services available, Mir Music is a one-stop shop for beginners and advanced students alike. Piano, drums, saxophone, clarinet, flute, violin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, mandolin, alto and tenor sax, electric bass, dobro, electric guitar, and ukulele are among the instruments on the impressive list of lesson offerings at Mir Music.

With lessons given in their Downtown Hillsboro studio, interested students can call Mir Music or reach out to their instructors directly.

331 E Main St.
Hillsboro, Or
Online: mirmusic.com

Photo credit: Mir Music's Facebook Page

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Do you have a Portland-area music school that you love? Tell us which ones you’ve tried in the comments below!

– Marianne Walters