Award-winning music School

Welcome to Perfect Harmony Academy of Music


Award-winning and inspirational music education for kids and adults

Providing music education to the families of Camas, Washougal, and Vancouver, Washington. A place where mistakes are welcome, and there are no wrong answers (though some are better than others). We believe that fostering a love of music will lead to a lifetime of creativity, self-expression, and critical thinking. Welcome and thanks so much for joining us!

What started in the family room of owner Chris Merrill’s home in late 2014, has now grown into a multi-faceted music education program serving the communities of Camas, Washougal, and Vancouver, Washington. Perfect Harmony has worked with nearly 300 students and provides two free recitals each year, along with other performance opportunities for their students. Operating on the theory that all students learn in their own way, curriculum is assigned on a student by student basis, allowing the student to progress based on their own strengths. In addition to teaching music, we also teach our students to build confidence and self worth.

RockStar Summer Band Camp Presale!

RockStar Summer Band Camp Presale!

Our RockStar Band Camp is for all skill levels, ages 6-17. No experience necessary! Students will explore their instruments through musical games and activities. Our nurturing environment makes this the perfect camp for budding musicians.

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Join our RockStar Ensemble & Performance Program!

Join our RockStar Ensemble & Performance Program!

Making The Band Wanna be a RockStar? We’re excited to kick-off our Spring season RockStar Band Program for kids and adults at Perfect Harmony. Being a part of a musical ensemble can be fun. But being part of a band is even more fun, and something everyone should take...

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Music Training Increases Brain Power and Language Skills

Music Training Increases Brain Power and Language Skills

Ever wondered what impact music has on the brain? Consider this: Albert Einstein was a master violinist. His mother, also a talented musician, made sure musical expression was a part of the daily home life of her children growing up. Einstein himself began playing the...

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“We’ve been going to Chris for music lessons for almost 3 years. My daughter had taken piano lessons for a year elsewhere, but we were interested in broadening her interest in different musical instruments. She now plays piano, ukulele, and is learning guitar. She is also coached on her singing during her lessons. Having gone to another piano teacher, I feel I can speak on how impressed I am by Chris and his music school. I have never had one complaint and love that she’s learning from both Chris and Katie. The recitals are great and both teachers have been extremely supportive and professional. Sometimes I sit in on the lesson, and it’s so much fun to see what my 6th grader is doing and how Chris really brings out her talent and encourages her confidence.
Something to note for new parents to music lessons: it is hard work and children can lose interest quickly. The teachers cannot force your child to be consistent and excited. My youngest tried piano for a few months and it didn’t work for her. If they have an interest, give it a few months and remind the student of what they wanted to learn or a goal they hope to achieve. And let the teacher teach!”
- Erynn Fearn

Why Choose US

Foster a Lifetime Love of Music!

Award winning music lessons for the families of Camas & Washougal. Guitar, piano, voice, drums, bass, ukulele, violin, songwriting, performance coaching…we do everything they don’t in public schools. In our school, artistic and creative thinking come first and mistakes are welcome. Individual lesson plans, and competitive pricing make Perfect Harmony a premier destination for music education. We aim to foster a lifetime love of music!

Flexible Schedule

Afternoon and evening lesson times available at our studio and online via Zoom. Inquire about openings!

Make Learning Fun

Custom lesson plans are designed to engage the student and foster a lifetime love of music.

Perfect for Anyone

We accept students of all ages and skill levels.  We can help you reach your musical aspirations.

Competitive Tuitions

Our tuition rates are among the best in Clark County. Partial scholarships available to students with financial need.

Student receives scholarship from Perfect Harmony Academy of Music
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