Hoffman Academy Of Music Piano, Guitar & Voice Lessons in Portland, OR
Provides students of all ages a high-quality education in an engaging and nurturing environment that promotes a life-long love for music and music making. Our teachers have been carefully selected and we are confident they will provide the quality level of education that you expect at Hoffman Academy of Music.
In addition to being highly qualified, our teachers go through regular training to ensure each teacher is educated in the Hoffman Academy method of teaching music. Your childs safety is very important to us. We perform background checks on each of our teachers in order to ensure their suitability to work with children and youth.
Highlights and Features
- Piano Lessons
- Guitar Lessons
- Voice Lessons
Products and Services
Learning to play the piano musically requires much more than just learning to play the right notes. It requires careful and proper development of hands, ears, mind and heart. At Hoffman Academy, our teachers challenge and encourage each student to achieve excellence in their playing, while also seeking to instill a life-long love and appreciation for music.
Our private guitar lessons will provide a fun introduction to the guitar while laying a foundation of solid musicianship. Not only will students learn proper guitar technique and performance practice, but they will also develop a broad range of musical skills and a basic understanding of music theory. Lessons are tailored to each student's needs, interests, and skill level, from beginner to intermediate.
At Hoffman Academy, you can learn effective and healthy techniques for beautiful singing with an experienced teacher who will help develop your voice to its fullest potential. Our teachers use proven techniques and vocal exercises to help develop a free, resonant, and beautiful singing tone. In combination with teacher-selected repertoire chosen for optimal vocal development, students are allowed to pursue the styles of music they enjoy, whether it be classical, folk, pop, or Broadway musicals.
Began playing the piano at age 6. In high school, he studied with Alfred Mouledous, pianist for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. At Brigham Young University, Mr. Hoffman continued his musical training, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2000 (emphasis in Voice and Piano), and a Master of Music degree in 2005.
Began playing piano at the age of 4 and has been playing, working and teaching ever since. In 2003, Alisa was hired at Smyrna UCC as a choral accompanist and has been there for 8 years now.
Developed an interest in teaching while completing a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance at the State University of New York College at Fredonia. Her music class had decided to collectively volunteer at a local elementary school to teach beginning piano lessons to disadvantaged students.
Has been singing and making music on the piano since she was 5 years old. Becca earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Piano Performance from Portland State University, summa cum laude, and studied under Darrell Grant, Lisa Marsh, and Brian Ward.