Ethos in the News

Screen Shot 2014-12-22 at 10.22.01 AMEthos has been featured in countless media outlets since inception in 1998. Read on for a few selected stories about our history and accomplishments.

KGW Tonight with Cassidy, Mic Check: Ethos Music Center
Ethos students perform on KGW!
August 9, 2018

KBOO Evening News In-Depth (at the 45-minute mark)
April 12, 2018

Hey Neighbor!, “Non-Profits Bring Music to the Kids”
April 4, 2018

Oregon Capital Insider, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”
March 1, 2018

Ethos at the Oregon State Capitol
February 28, 2018

KGW, “8’s Heroes: Ethos Music Center”
January 24, 2018

All-Classical Portland, “On Deck with Tiana and Vivian Pham”
January 13, 2018

OnTrak Magazine, “Bringing the Music Back.”
Jan. 1, 2016

All-Classical Portland, “On Deck at Ethos Summer Camps”
June 6, 2015

The Madras Pioneer, “Ethos instruction is music to the ears
February 18, 2015

1859 Oregon Magazine,”To the Tune of Selflessness.”
January, 2015

Polk County Itemizer-Observer, “It’s Music To Their Ears: KVCS students excited about having program back in classrooms”
December 17, 2014

Jefferson County “Schools in Action,” The Oregon Trail Through Music
November 2014

Polk County Itemizer-Observer, “Sounds of music echo through halls. Students, staff grateful to have music education back in curriculum.”
September 24, 2014

Interview with Ethos’ Board Chair, Scott Moore, on MetroEast’s “Community Hotline”
June 4, 2014

Portland Society Page, “Up Tempo Ethos’ Gala Benefits Music Students to the Tune of $92,000
April 25, 2014

KGW Channel 8, “Stepping up for education.”
Airtime: July, 2013

Oregon Cultural Trust Supports Ethos
June, 2013

Portland Tribune, “Ethos and AmeriCorps introduce music education to rural Oregon schools.”
September 9, 2012

The Oregonian, “Ethos Music Center offers piano and percussion summer camps.”
August 28, 2012

The Oregonian, “Hakim Muhammid of U-Krew fame works with Ethos to teach African drumming.”
February 3, 2o12

The Oregonian, “Rapper Makes, Then Leaves Tracks.”
March 27, 2006

El Hispanic News, “Ethos Crosses Musical Borders.”
April 20, 2006

The Skanner, “Ethos is Hip to the Music Education Scene.”
November 29, 2000

The Oregonian, “Got a Cause? Go to Portland.”
November 14, 1999

Welcome to Ethos

Founded in 1998, Ethos provides group classes, private lessons, summer camps and music outreach programs to over 7,000 youth across Oregon. Ethos has been named one of the top 50 after school arts programs by the President’s Commission for the Arts and Humanities on 8 separate occasions.

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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.