MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO)


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MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO) is a youth orchestra for middle and high school-aged students with some previous experience on an instrument. Based in north Minneapolis, MNYO is full of enthusiastic musicians who participate in group rehearsals, sectionals, and bucket drumming.
This ensemble is open to students in grades 7-12, with one year experience on instrument, exceptions may apply.
The orchestra will meet late-September 2018-May 2019, with exact dates tbd.

Instructors: Tamara Gonzalez, Teresa Campbell, LA Buckner, Joe Kaiser, Brent Platta, Andy Myers, Jenny Asparro

For more information please visit our MNYO page at:

Interested in joining?

Come to the auditions on Saturday, September 29 from 1-3 pm at the Ascension Club Building. After 9/29, new members can contact Teresa Campbell at or (612) 767-5452 to set-up an audition time.

About Classes & Ensembles at MacPhail

MacPhail group music classes, ensembles and summer camps, help students of any age and any skill level meet their musical goals in a comfortable and fun group setting! In our classes, you can develop your playing or singing skills or learn about music composition, theory, or music appreciation in a relaxed, collaborative environment with like-minded peers. By joining an ensemble, you can take your group’s talents to the stage! Learn more about Groups and Ensembles for Youth or for Adults.

MacPhail offers group music lessons for all ages and abilities! Create your own group lesson by gathering your friends or family members and we’ll place you with one of our outstanding faculty who is equipped to teach beginning through advanced music lessons. Groups can consist of students the same age or inter-generational groups (parent/child).

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