Celebrating our 29th Year!

M.U.S.E. Instrumental Programs

A Recent Note to Parents and Administrators

  from the Director of M.U.S.E,  Bryant Allard   “REFLECTIONS”  




  1. Make a Payment

  2. Auto/Debit Option (break down your payments-no late fees)

  3. Billing Policies

Registering for Classes:


Class Schedules

Upcoming Events:

Free Workshops

M.U.S.E. Performances (event calendar for the year)

Other Events (Solo & Ensemble Festival, Parades, Summer Camps)

Honor Band

Band Camps


M.U.S.E. Newsletters (Archive)

Teacher Emails

Contact Us

About M.U.S.E.

For Students:

Beginning Band Help Videos

For Adults:

The Portland Woodshed Jazz Orchestra (Community jazz big band)

you can also visit us on facebook

Band Karate Belts

Beginning Band Students earn colored “belts” (Ribbons) for passing bench marks throughout the book. Black belt being the final challenge.

Founded in 1986, M.U.S.E. provides Band Programs to schools in Portland, Oregon and the San Francisco bay area. In addition to weekly lessons at school, M.U.S.E. offers free workshops, school concerts, multi-school winter and spring concerts, Honor Band, annual solo and ensemble festival, and marching opportunities in the Portland Junior Rose Parade and the San Francisco St. Patricks Day Parade. Please browse through our pages and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Upcoming Events: 

M.U.S.E. Solo & Ensemble Festival (bay area)

Saturday, April 9 @All Saints School, Hayward

M.U.S.E. Solo & Ensemble Festival (Portland)

Saturday, April 16 @Archbishop Howard School, NE Portland

St. Patrick’s Day Parade San Francisco (All SF Schools)

Saturday, March 12   11:30am

Summer Band Camps   (click on region below)

East Bay Band Camp

  1. Portland camps (3 locations)

  2. Jazz Camp (Portland)

M.U.S.E. Honor Band Oregon

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015

San Francisco

M.U.S.E. Honor Band San Francisco