Archive for the ‘Portland Guitar Lessons’ Category

Save Music Education for Kids. One Kid at a Time. Your Kid!

Posted by Rock Dojo on Wednesday, January 1, 2020

  Music education is usually the first target when it comes to deciding what to cut. 2008 saw the biggest cut in music education and it has continued to drop over the last decade. While the debate among policymakers spans several interests and arguments, most agree that music is important. Music lessons and specifically Rock […]

After-School Group Guitar Lessons At Capitol Hill Elementary School

Posted by Brian Parham on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  The Rock Dojo is now offering after-school group guitar lessons at Capitol Hill Elementary School! The first day of class begins on October 3, 2019, from 2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. in room 203. Capitol Hill Elementary does not sponsor the Rock Dojo, but it will host our after-school guitar lessons.   During the […]

How To Convince Your Friends You’re A Guitar God In 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Brian Parham on Thursday, August 22, 2019

It takes years of hard work, sweat, and toil in the practice room and on the bandstand to master guitar! There are no shortcuts to mastery, and I’m not here to tell you any different. That being said, you can still learn enough in a few weeks—or even a few days —to convince your friends […]

The Rock Dojo Student of the Month | August 2019

Posted by Brian Parham on Friday, August 16, 2019

    At the Rock Dojo, we love to reward our students’ hard work, positive attitude, and musical progress on the guitar. Whether they’re helping other students during the Rock Dojo after-school group guitar classes in Portland, OR, or meticulously tracking their progress in the practice room, our students of the month have excelled in […]

Award-Winning Guitar Lessons For Kids — Enroll Today!

Posted by Rock Dojo on Thursday, August 1, 2019

There is something special about Portland and music. Some of the best indie bands and songwriters from the 90s and 2000s call Portland home. This list includes The Decemberists, The Dandy Warhols, Everclear, Modest Mouse, and Pink Martini. Who will be the next generation of musicians that will inspire Portland and beyond? It could be […]

How to Set Up the Perfect Guitar Practice Space for Kids

Posted by Brian Parham on Tuesday, July 30, 2019

  When it comes to guitar lessons for your kid, a great practice space can inspire your child to practice longer, work harder, and achieve more on the guitar than you ever imagined. That’s why I put together five easy tips for setting up the perfect guitar practice room for your son or daughter. Tip […]

Why Portland Kids Are Signing Up For These New Award-Winning Guitar Lessons

Posted by Rock Dojo on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Portland, Oregon is no different when it comes to loving music. Portland also does not have a shortage of kids who want to learn guitar. What Portland does have are unique guitar lessons that are exclusively taught at 10 local Portland schools. Children who learn and graduate through the Rock Dojo method graduate with skills […]

After-School Group Guitar Lessons at Abernethy

Posted by Brian Parham on Thursday, June 14, 2018

  The Rock Dojo is now offering group guitar lessons at Abernethy! About Abernethy  Abernethy has been a gathering and learning place in inner SE Portland for nearly 80 years. Abernethy was built in its present location at SE 14th Avenue and Orange Street in 1925. Abernethy believes that a strong neighborhood school creates a […]