npvs_yardsignAbout Lessons & Our Studio:

Our lessons are fun and affordable, and are open to most anyone age 15+ (exceptions may be made for younger students on a case-by-case basis).

Each lesson costs $40.00 and runs about 1½ hours long, however the first lesson is FREE!

Our studio is located in the North Portland/Piedmont District of Portland, Oregon (on the NW corner of N. Albina Ave. and North Dekum St.). Please contact to learn more or schedule a lesson. And be sure to check out our FAQ for further info.


About Our Vocal Instructors & Directors:musicscorebook_small


Tenor, Vocal Instructor, Co-Director

  • Theater arts actor and director
  • Instrumental music performance and composition
  • Choral music director and choir director
  • Jazz, gospel, choral and musical theater vocalist
  • Opera, concert and recital vocalist
  • Marc’s training:
    • Voice Teachers: Ruth Dobson, Jerome Hines, Franco Iglesias
    • Mentors: Jerome Hines, Stefan Minde
    • Master Classes of Note: Carlo Bergonzi, Anna Moffo, Paul Plishka, Jerry Sienna


Soprano, Co-Director / Operations Manager & Art Director

Laura first began studying voice privately in her youth and continued her training at the Oregon State University music department. After a time, she returned to pursue vocal study at North Portland Vocal Studio for two years before becoming Co-Director. Laura has sung with the Portland Symphonic Choir and has performed in a variety of settings, including musical theater, choral groups, recitals, memorials and weddings.

RidgkR6yT  Hear vocal samples of Marc, Laura and NPVS students on our Media page.  RidgkR6yT