Where There's Music, There's MacPhail!
Established in 1907, MacPhail Center for Music is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based music education non-profit. Committed to transforming lives and enriching the community through exceptional music learning, MacPhail serves 16,000 students across the state.
MacPhail offers music learning for all experience levels and ages; six weeks to over 100 years old. MacPhail’s diverse programming includes:
- Individual lessons and group lessons
- Sing Play Learn with MacPhail™ (early childhood music)
- Music therapy
- Suzuki teaching method
- MacPhail Music for Life (music for adults 55+)
- Online lessons
- Community partnerships
A large portion of the student body is found in 127 community partnerships throughout Minnesota. MacPhail reaches 9,000 students with tailor-made programming for schools and other organizations. MacPhail provides access to music learning by breaking down geographic, socio-economic and perception barriers that prevent people from experiencing the joy of music making and learning.
Donors help MacPhail extend $1.2 million in financial aid to individuals and organizations annually. Help provide financial assistance to those in need, so they too can partake in music learning.