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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Community Music Center (CMC) 3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, Oregon 97202

Events are subject to change. Please call 503-823-3177 for latest information. For CMC classes and lessons, click here to see our online catalog.

Also see the Arts and Culture calendar for other great special events. 

Free Mini Music Lessons

Parklane Park, 15501 SE Main St, Portland, OR

Monday, August 13 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Try instruments or make your own!


Event Types > Arts/Culture/Recreation


Try a violin, cello, trumpet or other instrument, with instruction from a music teacher, or make a shaker out of common household items.  Join counselor Lupita Zamora and other training instructors from the Community Music Center for free mini-music lessons in the park. Try one, try them all, come back the next week and do it again - there is no limit to the fun! 

The free mini music lessons are funded by a grant from the City of Portland. The program is part of the Free Lunch and Play program.  For more information, see:

Note: sometimes events are cut short or cancelled without notice due to attendance or weather.

photo of teachers in tent