MNYO LogoMacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO) is a full orchestra program open to students in grades 7-12 that rehearses on Saturday afternoons from 1-3 pm in north Minneapolis.




How do I join?

Grab your instrument and come to the audition on September 29, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. Come prepared to perform a scale and piece you enjoy for the teachers.

Students should have 1-year experience playing their instrument (private lessons or in a school program). Students should be entering grades 7 -12 during the 2018-19 academic year.

Students should play an instrument in one of the following musical families: brass, woodwinds, strings, or percussion. Regular MNYO rehearsals include instrument sectionals, bucket class and full orchestra rehearsal. Students in our ensemble range from mid-beginner to late-intermediate level. Students are welcome to join throughout the school year.

Auditions & Rehearsals take place at the Ascension Club Building, 1704 Dupont Ave N.

$50 for the 2018-2019 school year; scholarships are available.

Submit Participation Fee

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 via email or call 612.767.5452 to set-up an audition time.


Contact Teresa Campbell, or 612.767.5254

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


MNYO depends on the generous contributions of individuals and the following foundations:
George Family Foundation
Aroha Philanthropies
Carlson Family Foundation
David B. Gold Foundation

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Questions about Group Lessons or Ensembles at MacPhail?

Contact Melissa Falb at 612-767-5438 or via Email