MacPhail Center of Music

For one hundred years, MacPhail Center for Music has been a national leader in transforming lives and enriching the community through the power of music. Founded by William S. MacPhail in 1907, today MacPhail is a premier destination and resource for community music education in the Twin Cities and beyond.

MacPhail’s mission to “transform lives and enrich our community” through music education helps people of all ages to believe more deeply in their own capacity to make, perform, and share music. This belief helps each person become more effective in their personal lives and to become more active in the community.

Parnassus has partnered with MacPhail to offer a “Strings Program” at the school. This is an excellent opportunity for Parnassus’ scholars to learn a string musical instrument from one of the top string programs available. MacPhail offers violin, viola, and cello at Parnassus. This is a fee-based program offered to students starting in third grade and up.

For more information about the extra-curricular Strings Program please contact 763-496-1416.

For additional information about MacPhail and additional courses, please visit the MacPhail website at


Come see for yourself what makes Parnassus unique and discover all the possibilities that are here for your children.

11201 – 96th Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55369 – Main Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm – Main Number: 763.496.1416
Bus Company: 763.425.2542
Animus & Accendo Programs: 763.496.1416 ext. 319
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