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.

Rose City Music Academy

The faculty provides the inspiration at Rose City Music Academy in Beaverton. The students of this school have passionate and dedicated instructors with a wealth of education, experience, and enthusiasm for their arts. Parents and children also come back for the regular recitals, practice marathons, and summer camps. Lessons are mainly held in the Beaverton and surrounding areas, in schools, and in teacher or student homes. Rose City Music Academy strongly promotes the importance of the ensemble experience, so every student enrolled in private lessons may participate in an ensemble for free. Ensembles include chamber orchestra, music theory, rock violin, and Suzuki group, among others.

A registration form is available online, but new students are encouraged to call or email Rose City Music Academy for a trial lesson.

7905 SW Matheny Drive
Beaverton, Or
Online: rosecitymusicacademy.com

Photo credit: Rose City Music Academy

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– Marianne Walters