Why choose Brighter Minds Music?


We offer private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, drums and more for kids, teens and adults. Our goal is to foster creativity, build confidence and skills in students of all ages through fun & engaging music instruction.

With our amazing faculty, innovative student award program, and state-of-the-art facility, we help students to develop a life-long skill and love for music. Conveniently located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, we are easily accessible from Minneapolis, St. Paul, West St. Paul, Eagan and Inver Grove Heights.

Brighter Minds Music provides easy access and flexible hours to accommodate today's busy families. Stop by or give us a call today to start your musical journey with us!

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Benefits of becoming a Brighter Minds Music Student:

We offer music lessons in piano, guitar, voice / singing, ukulele, violin and drum and teach all ages and levels, providing the highest quality music education to children, kids, teens, and adults. We also love and specialize in teaching beginners of all ages! Whatever your goals are, we can help you achieve them.
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Qualified and experienced teaching faculty

Our teachers all have degrees in music - several with Masters degrees – and their extensive experience with music education will ensure that you and your family receive the best music education in a caring, enthusiastic and supportive environment. Our fantastic teachers have helped thousands of people discover the musician that lives within. They are dedicated to learning about your personal music goals and helping you to achieve them.

A proven track record of excellence

We live by our mission of providing excellent music lessons for piano, voice, guitar year round in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Please take a moment to visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying about us.

Play the music you want to learn

We help you achieve your musical goals. Our music instructors teach a wide range of musical styles including classical, folk, pop, rock, musical theater, jazz and sacred music. Your music lessons are tailored to fit your goals and interests.

Wide range of class and lesson times available

We offer a wide range of lesson times six days a week to meet your busy schedule. Morning and lunchtime lessons are available for homeschoolers, retirees, and college students. We also stay open late for business professionals. Individual lessons also meet during weekday afternoons, evenings and on the weekends to meet schedules of families with school-age children.

A comfortable waiting area for you

For our individual lessons, instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a waiting area with comfortable chairs, kids toys, magazines and Wi-Fi. Or parents are always welcome to sit in on their child's lesson at any time.

Professional office staff to serve you.

We have professional customer service at the front desk six days a week.
Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher/owner or more commonly an answering machine. We have office team members who are available to assist our clients quickly and professionally.

Motivating Award Program

Our award program is based on the Music Teachers National Association program, which recognizes student musical achievement through activities such as learning repertoire, skills, performances and community involvement.

When was the last time you were recognized for musical achievement? Join us for a fun, exciting, and REWARDING time, making the music you love.

Fully-stocked lesson rooms

Technology is a big part of lessons at Brighter Minds Music. Our individual lessons studios are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including pianos, keyboards, amps, stereos, metronomes, lending library, technology station and more.
Students can experience a modern and engaging lesson using resources such as music educational software, music composition software, Garageband, and YouTube.

Free student recitals in Mendota Heights, Minneapolis and St. Paul

Brighter Minds Music sponsors three performance opportunities for students throughout the year. These recitals provide a great opportunity to share music with others, and to experience musical progress. For our students, these recitals are free. Unlike many other area music schools, families do not have to pay any admission costs or recital fees for their children to participate. Students also have opportunities to participate in national, state and local adjudicated events.

Brighter Minds Music gives back

We are family owned and operated, and we give back to the community in the form of donations to community events, partnerships and music classes. Our services also include workshops for teachers and parents about how to bring music to their community. We also give back to our students. Hundreds of students have taken lessons with us through family and friend referrals. Refer a friend to Brighter Minds Music and receive a thank you gift from us.

Easy make-up lessons

Missing a lesson? No Problem! Our flexible make-up system allows you to reschedule lessons with a 24-hour notice. You can reschedule with any teacher, day, time or instrument based on availability.

Month to Month lessons

All lessons are taken month to month. We do not require semester or quarterly minimums to sign up for lessons. If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.

Conveniently located near you

Our studio is convenient for families in Mendota Heights and surrounding area. Near our studio you will find great shopping, dining and neighborhood parks. Families attend our music lessons and classes from the following communities and more: Mendota Heights, Eagan, West St Paul, Sunfish Lake, Inver Grove Heights, Apple Valley, South Minneapolis, Southeast Minneapolis, Richfield, Bloomington, Burnsville, Farmington, Lakeville, Falcon Heights, Roseville, Maplewood, St. Paul, Mac-Groveland, Highland Park, Nokomis, and Longfellow neighborhoods.


Lessons are first come, first served.