Joel Harris passed with honors in the Oregon Music Teacher Association level X syllabus piano exam. For over 10 years, he led worship and played guitar, keyboard, and drums for Household of Faith Community Church. From 2006-2011, he was guitarist and lead singer for the Rebelution Tour, a Christian youth conference based on the bestselling book Do Hard Things. He is a songwriter and recording artist with music available at He graduated from Multnomah University and is currently a worship leader at Hinson Baptist Church. He lives in Portland with his wife Kimi, an author and blogger at, and their three daughters.

Our Instructor

Tuition begins at $28 for a half hour lesson.

Payment and Attendance Policies:
• Make checks out to “Northwest Worship Academy”, or “Joel Harris”.  Please pay for the entire month’s lessons at the first lesson of the month.
    • Tuition reserves a slot on the teacher’s schedule whether or not the student attends the lesson. Attendance is the responsibility of the student and the family. There are no credits or refunds for missed lessons. If I have to cancel a lesson, you will not be billed for the lesson.
    • Late Fee – There is a $5 per month late fee on amounts remaining unpaid after the 20th of the month.
    • Enrollment/Application Fee – A $20 enrollment/application fee per student is due when the student enrolls.
    • Discontinuation – Students enroll for the entire semester. A four week paid notice is required when stopping lessons.

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