What We Offer

Best guitar lessons in Portland!

Montavilla Guitar Studio is the destination for all your music education needs. From private lessons or group classes, to ensembles and performance opportunities, MGS has programs to help you achieve your goals!


Grow your skills and musicianship in weekly 30-, 45-, or 60-minute lessons. Includes weekly private lessons, and recital participation. Learn more!


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


Fretboard Fusion is an immersion experience for advancing guitarists and electric bassists who want to take their jazz fusion skills to the next level. Learn more!

Summer Camps

Coming back in Summer 2018: music camps for kids. Check back in early 2018 for details. Learn more!

Montavilla Guitar Studio guitar booth outreach at local schools

Let’s Play!

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

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Upcoming Events

  1. Spring Break – No Lessons or Classes

    March 21 - March 27

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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

Let's Play!

Follow the link to schedule your Guitar Awesomeness Kickstart Session, a free 45 minute lesson where we play, chat, and find out if we’re a great fit.

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