World's happiest music school.

We make learning music fun and engaging. Our teachers are the best in the business and we’re always looking for new ways to teach kids about music.

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Our Approach to Music Education

We sat down to talk with several of Portland's favorite news stations and morning shows. Learn more about who we are, our approach, and what makes us unique as we discuss music education with our friends in the media.

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Lessons We Offer

Every student is different, so music lessons are personalized to each student. We focus on teaching the fundamentals and proper technique, but we also find the music you want to play. Like popular favorites from movies and video games, as well as versions of your favorite songs!

Nadia's Story

“Our son really loved going to music lessons here, he wasn’t so great to committing to practicing at home, but we kept on going and we’re a little over a year in now and he’s doing great!”

Our Locations

All of our locations have convenient hours throughout the week.

Happy Valley

14654 SE Sunnyside Road

Happy Valley, OR 97015

Tigard

15605 SW 116th Avenue

King City, OR 97224

Wilsonville - Coming Soon

8261 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, OR 97070

Ages We Teach

At the Arts Academy we are excited to teach all ages of aspiring musicians. We typically start teaching children as young as five and our most important goal is aligning on our student’s interests and priorities while teaching. We believe learning an instrument should be fun and rewarding, not frustrating and discouraging!

CHILDREN

Ages 5-12

Our teachers are trained in teaching even the youngest children. Start their musical journey early and set them up for a lifetime of success!

TEENS

Ages 13-18

Whether your teen is a beginner or advanced, we can help hone and refine their musical skills. After school and weekend lessons available!

ADULTS

Ages 18 & Older

Learn a new skill - it’s never too late! We offer beginner and advanced lessons for all ages, with convenient class times at night after work.

What makes the Arts Academy so remarkable?

We really believe that learning music should be FUN. And we’ve developed the best music facility in Oregon to set you or your child up for success.

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Quality Teaching Environment

The most technologically advanced and beautifully designed music rooms in Oregon.

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Free Music Recitals

Every six months we share our process and show how much fun it is to create something with others who share the same interest as you.

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Two Convenient Locations

We are the only studio in town that offers the most popular instruments at our locations making life easier for families.

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95% Retention Rate

Our students love being here and keep coming back year after year.

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No Long-Term Contracts

We're so confident your student will love music lessons with us, we offer month to month lessons.

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We Love Our Teachers

The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in Oregon, all with either college training or professional performance experience.

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Our Exclusive Musicians Success Path™ Program

We give away more awards than any other school. Every month there is an opportunity to earn awards and prizes.

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Flexible Lesson Times

Early morning and mid-day lessons for homeschoolers, retirees, college students, and working professionals.

The Arts Academy story.

​Since 2009, we've been passionate about providing strong musical education for children, along every step of their musical journey.

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Start learning music today!

Our teachers are the best!

We hire happy people, and that results in happy students. We take pride in the fact that our teachers take the time to understand the experience level and learning method of each of their students. This allows us to create custom fit lessons around the needs and desires of each individual, meeting them wherever they are.

What our families are saying about Arts Academy