"Relaxed, patient and fun teacher! "
"Emily is the organization in our organization! You can always count on her!"
euphonium, trombone, tuba and trumpet
"Mad piano skills, friendly and makes me excited to learn new things!"
~ Mary G.
Meet the newest additions to our
MSM teaching family!
"Sarah is very patient & so good at explaining things! I love working with her!"
When you choose to take lessons at MSM, you are part of something bigger!
Who we are:
We hire only the best area teachers. We give all our teachers the flexibility to handle their own lesson scheduling and we pay a competitive wage!
We welcome ALL students. We teach music using Suzuki AND traditional methods. We believe music doesn't have borders or age barriers.
We spend the majority of our time working to make it possible for every student to learn regardless of their economic situation. From scholarships to State and local partnerships, we can make YOUR lessons happen.
We cultivate relationships within southwestern MN sending our teachers to communities in need of music instruction.
MSM Mission and Vision
Our mission is to provide excellent music instruction to students of every age and level of ability regardless of economic situation, facilitating their goals, and encouraging each to share their gifts within the community they live.
Our vision is be a Center for music instruction in Greater Mankato known for collaborating & leading within the music community through clarity of purpose, building partnerships, working with integrity, and overall transparency in order to best serve our students.
MSM Board of Directors
Michelle Sedivy, Board President, ex officio board member
Katie Faugstad, Treasurer, ex officio board member
Emily Parkins, Secretary, ex officio board member
Mary Flanagan, Director, ex officio board member
Cindy Braam Gawrych
J. W. Pickerel
Sarah Houle, ex officio board member
The Mankato School of Music contracts our teachers out to the following partnership locations in southwestern Minnesota! Partnerships are a exciting part of what we offer through the Mankato School of Music and we can't wait to bring music to your area!
Jose Sanchez Del Rio High School Seminary
Elmendorf Hutterite Community
Mountain Lake, MN
Altona Hutterite Community
10 Talents Center For The Arts
Blue Earth, MN
Genesis Classical Academy
Partnerships help underserved communities receive the gift of music!
Work with Mary (Excutive Director) & Emily (Program Coordinator) to bring teachers to your location!
Contact us today!
A lot of people still don't know about us! So...What makes our music program unique?
WE INVITE YOU TO DONATE!!
Be part of the growth of our program as we expand in Greater Mankato to partner with more and more area schools bringing teachers to YOU to reach MORE students providing ACCESS to a greater variety of instruments and classes!
Donate to our financial aid fund to ensure that no student is turned away who might be experiencing financial hardship.
MSM is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. Make your tax deductible donation today! Thank you!