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




Spring Semester 2016 Recital Schedule


Saturday, May 21
Jones                                    12:00     Choir loft

Niemisto & Jensen          1:00        Choir loft
Donnay                                 2:00       Choir loft
Michel                                   3:00        Choir loft
Swanson                              4:00       Choir loft

Sunday, May 22
Nelson                                  2:30       Choir loft

Jenkins/Reddy                  4:15      Choir loft
Androli                                 4:30        Lounge
Loudon    5:30 Choir loft (tuning begins followed by recital)               

Monday, May 23
 Senn                                      6:30        Choir loft                                            

Tuesday, May 24
Johnson/Donnay     6:30        Choir loft    

Wednesday, May 25
 Donnay                                6:30        Choir loft                                            
 Widen                                   6:30        Lounge                                

unday, June 5
Mallery                                 2:30        Lounge
Yao                                        3:30        Choir loft
Siltberg                                 4:30        Choir loft                                            


     Private Music Lesson Calendar

Week of May 16 Last week of spring semester
Week of May 23 Recital and make up week
Week of June 13 Summer session begins
Week of August 15 Last week of summer session
Week of September 12 First week of fall semester
Week of November 21 No lessons-Thanksgiving week



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