Beginning Piano for Adults

Beginning Piano for Adults

There’s no better place to start learning music than piano! You’ll learn all the fundamentals to get you started on your journey–scales, chords, basic music theory and beginner songs. No experience necessary. 

Next class series starts September 2020. Sign up today!

  • Beginning Piano Level 1 (Thursdays): Beginning class for adult students looking to learn the fundamentals of piano and music theory. Scales, chords and easy songs are all covered with the hope of kickstarting your musical journey.
  • Classes meets for 60 minutes, once per week for 6 weeks, 7 p.m. start time.
  • Meets in a Zoom Conference environment.
  • Maximum enrollment is 10 students per class.



Montavilla Guitar Studio is located in the heart of downtown Montavilla. Come check out our newly constructed state-of-the-art lesson studios. Group classes, ensembles, and recitals are held at Montavilla United Methodist Church (see map below).

Montavilla United Methodist Church

Montavilla Guitar Studio

More Classes!

Playing music together is part of the Montavilla Guitar Studio experience. Classes and ensembles are available on a first come basis.

Early Childhood Music Hour

In this weekly drop-in class, we’ll cover music basics -- rhythm, melody, songs, and more -- all in a way that’s fun for kids under 5! Parent or guardian participation is required. Take-home music making craft kit included. Meets every Saturday at Mount Tabor.

Next class series starts October 2020. Learn more!

Guitar Foundations

Whether you’re a total beginner or you’ve played guitar before, Guitar Foundations is the right mix of musical skills training, playing technique, guidance, support, and fun. Includes weekly 60-minute group lessons for adults.

Next class series starts November 2020. Learn more!

Beginning Ukulele for Adults

Weekly ukulele class for adults. No experience necessary. Let’s play and sing! This class covers essential ukulele songs, music theory made fun, group interaction, and more!

Next class series starts November 2020. Learn more!

Neil Mattson of Montavilla Guitar Studio is the most patient, positive, and skilled instructor! I had little previous experience, other than loving music. In just 10 weeks I have learned more than I had ever thought possible!  I am resurrecting a long neglected dream and loving every minute of it!

Mary B.

Portland, OR

Your first lesson is on us!

Follow the link to schedule your Kickstart Session, a free 30 minute lesson where we play, chat, and find out if we're a great fit.

Montavilla East Tabor Business Association
Music Teachers National Association
Oregon Music Teachers Association