Bryant Allard is the founder and director of the M.U.S.E. Program. Bryant has been teaching for over 35 years and is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston with a B.A. in Music Performance (1984). He continues to play professionally in the Portland area as a free lance Jazz trumpeter and with his own Latin Jazz Band Picante. Bryant is married to Teri Allard and has two children, daughter Cameron Allard (31) who is a graduate of Linfield College with a B.A. in Education and currently teaching 1st grade in Bend, Oregon, and son Cullen who just graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin. Bryant loves teaching more than ever and he knows how to inspire and motivate students. He offers many free workshops during the school year which he invites parents to come and observe. He has created a program that offers so much more than just once a week lessons.
“If I won the lottery today, I’d still be doing what I’m doing.”