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Learn how to play piano, sing and record!!!
5632 SE Oak St, Portland OR 97215

Come join us after school for beginner piano lessons and music training in an easy-to-understand, fun and exciting, high-quality learning environment! Royale Piano Afterschool Enrichment Program teaches music fundamentals of piano, technique, performance, music editing, sound design and recording technology. Our class offers 1-hr group instruction that develops the whole young musician by building strong foundations of music through fun and creative activities that introduce rhythm instruments, keyboards, educational music technology software, music theory games and puzzles while also teaching singing basics, choreography/dance, performing music, improvisation, composition and so much more! Sign up today to enroll your child. Please visit our website to learn more about what we offer in our year-round K-8th grade after school music program. Included in our course, your child will be nurtured with concept-based instruction that include learning objectives such as:

  • Introduction of finger numbers, posture and hand positions for proper piano playing and beginner technique
  • Learn about the different categories of musical instruments
  • Learn all the keys of the piano
  • Learn about all the different types of notes and their beat values
  • Learn about signs and symbols in all sheet music
  • Learn how to recognize sound patterns of music in a variety of forms and styles
  • Identify and read musical notes quickly
  • Learn how to count in time and how to properly analyze time signatures
  • Focused listening, sing and dance activities to different genres of music
  • Learn how to develop piano technique through a series of fun drills and exercises
  • Routine sight reading music practice
  • Learn how to play major and minor scales
  • Learn about music history and the lives of the great composers (such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, Debussy and many more)
  • Learn how to sing using the solfège system and Kodály sign language
  • Learn vocalizing exercises to develop vocal tonality, pitch matching and breath control
  • Learn about intervals, building and playing chords
  • Learn how to invent your own sound and unleash your creativity through composition exercises using music notation software
  • Learn basic sound editing and develop storytelling techniques
  • Learn the basics of sound effects (reverb, delay, creating an echo, compression) by testing vocals condenser and dynamic mics
  • Learn recording basics - introduction to ProTools, Adobe Audition, Ableton and Logic
  • Build seasonal repertoire, just in time for Christmas!*
  • BEST OF ALL - Learn how to play great music! :)

This brand-new, Portland-based music program projected start date is on September 12th, 2002. Our first class starts approx. 3:15pm - 4:15pm, the second class begins at 4:30pm-5:30pm, Monday through Friday at varying Portland elementary school locations. Please contact (503) 756-2572 for more information or if you would like to reserve a spot for the program. You can also register online at www.royalepiano.org/register. We will email you updates on any changes as the projected start date for the program approaches. At this time, we can only accept a maximum of 12 students in each class. If you register your child and the class time you have requested is full, we will place your child on a waiting list and will notify you immediately once a spot becomes open. Depending on enrollment, we hold 6-8 classes throughout each week. Official locations are still TBD at this time, but all courses will be held in a local PPS elementary classroom. We will announce our locations by early September 2022 and will send you an email to confirm. We hope you consider joining us this Fall term for a high-quality, joyful music training experience! To request more information, please contact us at (503) 756-2572. *Books and materials are provided.

Phone: 503-756-2572
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