Rock Band

Rock Band

Weekly coaching for your rock band, ideal for intermediate instrumentalists and singers. Write songs, learn to jam, improve timing, learn fun musical selections from all styles of rock, get rehearsal skills, and more!

Next class series starts Fall 2020.

  • Rock Band meets once per week for 8 weeks.
  • Meets at Montavilla United Methodist Church, 232 SE 80th Ave, Portland, OR 97215.
  • Maximum enrollment is 5 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.

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!

Music Makers

Build confidence by learning music in this introduction to music making for youngsters ages seven to twelve. Meets twice weekly for each 8-week semester.

Note: Currently only available as part of Vestal School SUN, Bridger SUN, Rose City Park School SUN, Parkrose Middle School SUN, and Jason Lee SUN.

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