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Group music classes at YMP vary in structure and content according to the instrument and the age group. Introductory music classes typically focus more on basics such as note reading, scales, basic rhythms, simple chords, and the like, while intermediate courses incorporate more advanced playing techniques andRead more →
Has your son or daughter always wanted to take music lessons, but Portland was just too far to commute? YMP is excited to offer high-quality music lessons and music classes for students grades K-12 in the West Linn-Wilsonville area! We offer instruction in guitar, drums, and pianoRead more →
YMP offers the uniquely structured private music lessons based on a rock, pop, or country genre curriculum, depending on the student’s interests. Your child will get plenty of one-on-one attention and advice in a private lesson situation, an experience that can be extremely valuable in the processRead more →
Music education is beneficial for kids for a multitude of reasons. Studies show that music students have higher grades and SAT scores, better critical thinking and spatial reasoning skills, and superior creative problem solving abilities compared to kids who are not involved in music. Kids who studyRead more →
Music education benefits youth in a number of ways. Studies show that kids who study music have higher grades and SAT scores, better critical thinking and spatial reasoning skills, and superior creative thinking compared to children who are not involved in music. Music students develop valuable self-disciplineRead more →
Here at the Youth Music Project, we believe that every student in our community should experience rock, pop and country music education regardless of their family’s financial ability to pay. Located in the heart of old Willamette in West Linn, the Youth Music Project offers music lessonRead more →
The Youth Music Projects diverse class offerings give students plenty of opportunities to make music in a variety of settings. Aspiring guitarists, drummers, and piano players can groove in a group class specific to their instrument, rock out in individual private lessons, or jam with fellow rockersRead more →