Why OMA?

Here are just a few of the reasons why Oregon Music Academy (O.M.A.) is the best place to start learning and playing music. If you’re ready to begin private music lessons or group music classes, your next step is to meet with one of our Program Advisors and get started with a Music Assessment.

1. Excellent Music Teachers

All of our certified music teachers are university educated in music, education, or a related field. We’re the only academy that requires each instructor to participate in over 100 hours of training and professional development each year. We work together as a team to ensure that each student has an excellent experience. Ask us about our secret formula for finding a one-in-a-million teacher.

2. Balanced Curriculum

We offer complete musical instruction featuring ear training, note reading, theory, improvisation, and more. Private lessons are tailored to each student’s unique learning style and group activities provide real-life performing experience and social skill building.

3. Endless Opportunity

We organize several optional low pressure recitals and community performing opportunities throughout the year. We have helped many of our students with auditioning and playing in school ensembles, community performing groups, and garage bands. With OMA there is no limit to where your music can take you.

4. Abundant Choices

Choice of a wide variety of instruments to fit your child’s personality. Choice of multiple genres of music: pop, jazz, classical instruction, all of the above or more! Multiple music instructors for the perfect fit.



5. Ideal Environment

Our facilities are designed to be the ideal learning environment. Each lesson room has a window for you to observe lessons from our parent lounge. Rooms are large enough for you to sit in on lessons if you like. There are no pets, younger siblings, televisions, or other distractions in the lessons.

6. Easy Scheduling

Scheduling is simple. Just contact us to schedule a time that works in your schedule. For your convenience we offer make up opportunities for missed lessons. You can schedule simultaneous or back to back lessons with multiple instructors on multiple instruments. You can start at any time of the year.

7. Convenient Location

We’re conveniently located so that you can take music lessons in Tigard, Sherwood, Beaverton, Tualatin, Lake Oswego and SW Portland. We’re within a few blocks of Starbucks, Albertson’s, Safeway and other businesses. We’re also close to several martial arts, dance, and yoga studios so you don’t have to drive as much between activities.