Support

Ethos is dedicated to the promotion of music education for all youth, regardless of their socioeconomic status or geographic location. Our lessons, classes and outreach efforts are possible because of the generous organizations and individuals that have supported Ethos over the years. If you would like to help us share the benefits of music education with kids all […]

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Ethos offers private lessons, group classes and music camps for individuals ages 5 and older from our headquarters in North Portland. We recommend that new students begin with either a group class or summer camp. Both options introduce students to their instruments in a collaborative setting, and allow them to gain momentum and focus before […]

About Us

We believe that all kids, regardless of socioeconomic status or geographic location, deserve access to music education. Founded in 1998 in Portland, Oregon, Ethos is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides music lessons, group classes, camps, multicultural performances and workshops to more than 7,000 students across Oregon each year. Initial classes were held in a basement at the […]

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Ethos’ programs and services reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.
Ethos is currently closed for all in-person lessons and classes due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We look forward to seeing you in the near future. In the meantime, please contact us at lessons@ethos.org to inquire about video lessons! Stay well and make music!