The Mount Olivet School of Music develops and encourages musical skill and appreciation in each student, regardless of age or ability. In an artistic, nurturing environment, teachers provide excellent musical instruction thus educating, strengthening and enriching the intellectual, spiritual and emotional person.


The School of Music administrative offices are located at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 5025 Knox Avenue South in southwest Minneapolis. Lessons are given at the Minneapolis and West Campuses.


 Payment may be made by check,  major credit card or on-line.
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Donations and Scholarships

Funding for the Music School's scholarships and equipment is always needed. To make a tax-deductible donation, please contact the Director of Music, Dr. Beverly Claflin by Email or 612.767.2263 or the Director of Development, Mari Carlson by Email or 612.821.3150. Donations may be mailed to Mount Olivet School of Music, 5025 Knox Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419


Private Music Lesson Calendar


Weeks of June 18 to August 13- summer session
No lessons the week of July 2
Week of September 10- first week of Fall semester
Week of November 19-no lessons, Thanksgiving week
Weeks of December 24 and 31- no lessons, Winter break
Week of January 7- lessons resume
Week of January 14- last week of Fall Semester
Week of January 21- recital and make-up week
Week of January 28- first week of Spring Semester


Also registering for Band & Orchestra

This program is designed for 4th and 5th graders who are beginners or who have some experience playing an instrument. Students learn to play their instruments in sectionals and as large groups. Instruction includes general music concepts which are reinforced through games and group activities.                Register Here