Daniel Reyes Llinas

Daniel started with M.U.S.E. this last fall of 2018 helping launch our new Guitar/Ukulele Program. Daniel is a dedicated teacher with lots of experience, especially working with students in a group setting. He loves to share his musical experience as a performer with his young students. His class at Rieke elementary has been a hit […]

Nicole (Nikki) Sorensen

Nikki has 25 years of experience with children from the ages of 3 to 16. She is very dedicated to putting forth positive energy into her work, therefore helping to create a healthy and respectful atmosphere. She is committed to good communication with parents to reach the needs of each child. Throughout all of her […]

Allan Mair

Allan has been in music education for over 30 years. He was a teacher and administrator in the Reynolds school district. He is also an incredible performing woodwind player in Portland playing many styles of music including Jazz and Salsa Music. He has been a great addition to our staff and we are so glad […]

Ryan Dehaven

Ryan is one of our newest additions to the faculty. We are very fortunate to have Ryan on our staff. As he states on his Facebook Page: “I enjoy everything music, and I absolutely love being a part of the creation of it. Ryan works as an accompanist for many high school theatrical performances and […]

Mellissa Terrall

An award-winning classical pianist, Melissa Terrall recently completed her BM in Piano Performance at PSU, studying with Dr. Julia Lee. Her awards include Monday Musical Club, Gladys Strong, and Jacqueline Olson scholarships as well as recognition in MTNA’s Young Artists’ state competition. She and her duo partner Colleen Carney placed first at the US International […]

Scott Johnston

Scott Johnston has over 24 years of music education experience and has been teaching with the M.U.S.E. program since 2006.  Scott received his BA Music and teaching credential from CSU Hayward.  After working with students from 4th grade through High School, Scott realized that what he enjoyed most was teaching beginning musicians ensuring that they […]

Adrian Baxter

Adrian is a gifted and talented music instructor and performer. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Music 1998. He works as a free lance musician with a focus on woodwinds. In addition to teaching with M.U.S.E. he also teaches privately at Ethos. Adrian is a very caring person who loves […]

Catarina New Martin

With a Master’s degree in Music education and further education at New School of Jazz, N.Y. and University of Southern California, Catarina has worked as a Music teacher in both Sweden & USA from Kindergarten to College. Catarina has been teaching for over 25 years and has been on the M.U.S.E. staff for 9 years […]

Bryant Allard

Band Director: St. Pius X, St. Clare, St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher and is the director of the M.U.S.E. Honor Band in Portland Bryant Allard is the founder and director of the M.U.S.E. Program. Bryant has been teaching for over 30 years and is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston […]