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 over Oregon, please consider getting involved in the following ways:

To make a one-time gift, please click below to access our secure and reliable online donation system.

You can also make a donation by check. Please make the check payable to Ethos, Inc. and send to: Ethos Music Center, 2 N. Killingsworth St., Portland, Oregon 97217.

You can DOUBLE your impact for free by making a matching gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust and claiming your cultural tax credit. Find out more at

Feel free to contact Ethos’ Executive Director, Crystal de Alba, at 503-283-8467 if you have questions.

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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Online Music Lessons

Our amazing instructors are still bringing music lessons to you through our online video lessons.

Contact for scheduling. Help us resist isolation and keep the music going!

Notice of Non-Discrimination

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.