Portland School of Music & Dance believes that enjoyment opens the door to learning! Our fun and creative classes allow children to learn and enjoy music, movement, and art while gleaning both fine and gross motor skills. With so many exciting opportunities to enjoy the arts, these classes are a fantastic way to prepare your child for school and for a lifetime love of music, dance, and art.
Portland School of Music & Dance believes that EVERY child can succeed given the right tools. We begin our private piano lessons for students as young as age 4! Success-based piano lessons and purposeful home practice means that our pianists improve daily, LOVE the piano and take ownership of their success! These are the young musicians who take music with them for the rest of their lives, in whatever capacity is right for them. We take the time to listen to the needs of our students, and help them set their goals! All private lessons are one-on-one and are 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour long.
Portland School of Music & Dance offers guitar lessons for children and adults and are structured so that students learn fundamental musical skills such as note reading, chords, scales, and more. Lessons are individually tailored to the style of music that the student is interested in! All private lessons are one-on-one and are 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour long.
Portland School of Music & Dance offers violin lessons for children and adults! Lessons are structured so that students learn to play and enjoy their instrument while developing a strong foundation of musical knowledge.
Violin lessons are classically based, but can be tailored to students individual interest such as blues or fiddle! All private lessons are one-on-one and are 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour long.
Portland School of Music & Dance offers voice lessons for children and adults and are structured so that students learn fundamental music skills while ensuring they develop their pitch, rhythm, tone production, breath management, intonation, and diction. Voice lessons are also individually tailored to the style of music that the student is interested in learning such as pop, classical, opera, etc. Voice lessons start at 30 minutes but can be added on to private piano lessons in 15 minute increments.
Do you love music? Have you always wanted to learn how to play an instrument? Let a qualified Portland School of Music & Dance instructor teach you in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere! We tailor our adult lessons to your ability and your interests! One-on-one lessons are 60 minutes long and are available once a week or once every two weeks if that works better for your schedule!
30 minute lesson = $132 pro-rated monthly tuition
45 minute lesson = $198 pro-rated monthly tuition
60 minute lesson = $264 pro-rated monthly tuition
What our students are saying...
“It’s your fingers that are not smart. It’s your bones that are your hand brain.”
“Really, I’m only in this for the cake.”
“Uh oh. Houston we have a problem.”
“Why do you keep calling me Houston? I’m OWEN.”
“You won’t believe how good I am maybe!”
“I did listen. But I was in a daze and looking out the window.”
“I’m not a prodigy! I’m a girl!”
“How many days did you practice this week?”
“None! And I’m amazed how good I am!”
“I think really nobody likes theory. Except for maybe Beethoven.”
“There’s too many effin’ 1’s!”
“There’s too many finger 1’s on F!”