Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Madison LogoMadison High School

Be the change . . .

2735 NE 82nd | Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 916-5220 | Fax: (503) 916-2702

The Latest Music News

  • Instrumental and Choral Auditions! Week of May 18th through the 22nd in the Madison Music Rooms. Please click the link below for audition materials.
  • Choral Auditions Tuesday May 19th and Thursday May 21st 3:30 to 4:30 P.M.
  • Instrumental Auditions Wed. May 20th and Friday, May 22nd  3:30  to 4:30 P.M.
  • All-State Choir Auditions   Check out the you tube video on how to make a good audition tape.  I would like all vocal students to work on making a mp3 at school .  The exercises required will make us all better singers.  Here is the link for vocal audition requirements.  We will be working on these exercises in class.  If you make an mp3 and get chosen for All-State, Madison Music will help pay for the All-State Festival!!! 

Practice Makes Perfect!

All students should be practicing their instrument/voice on a regular basis.  Madison Music has five practice rooms available during lunch and after school for music students to use.  Students who are earning an A or B grade each quarter are keeping a WEEKLY PRACTICE LOG of minutes they are practicing and pieces and skills they are working on. 

Madison Music

The Music Department at Madison High School has been under the direction of Mr. Jason Owens since 2006.  The department is dedicated to musical growth and experience through performance.  Both instrumental and vocal ensembles are offered at Madison.  Music students can also study AP Music Theory and Composition.  Every school year, Madison Music proudly awards over $2000 in summer scholarships to the University of Oregon.  These scholarships are made possible by the Jason Canfield Scholarship.  Four music students spent a week at the University of Oregon working on their instruments, team building, and leadership skills.  


Madison Instrumental Music offers Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Drum Line, and AP Music Theory and Composition.


PIL Choral Festival 2010-11
The Madison Music Choral Department consists of two main performing groups.  The Mad Singers and Chamber Choir.   Each group focuses on the fundamentals of good choral singing while working toward performances throughout the year. This past year, highlights included our fall retreat up on Mt. Hood and large group performances at the Grotto Festival of Lights and the PIL Choral Festival and performances at PGE and and for KBPS Radio.  Madison Choral has had four vocalists in the Oregon All-State Choir since the 2011 season. 

Madison Music Videos



Please go to http://www.youtube.com/user/JamesMadisonMusic to see our entire video library!