Fostering a Lifelong Love of Music

About Us

Our Philosophy

At the heart of the Carondelet Music Center community are mentors and students sharing the enjoyment of music. Through individual music lessons, group music classes, Kindermusik classes and performances, we foster and encourage our students as they experience the many aesthetic, social and spiritual benefits of active music-making.

We welcome anyone interested in music — people of all ages and backgrounds — from the beginner to the skilled. Our professional and dedicated Music Center faculty strives to nurture and encourage a lifelong love of music through group classes or individual lessons building on your interests and capabilities.

We believe that musical appreciation and musical expression are important life skills. Not only do they enrich and expand the well-being of our society, but they also assist the growth of individuals throughout an entire life. Is that what music means to you?

Our Executive Director, Sister Patricia St. John, CSJ, is an expert in early childhood music, with more than 35 years of teaching experience. Her joy and knowledge infuses the Center's programs, and her teaching practice is informed by dedicated scholarship, current research, and inspiring educational principles.

Music Lessons from Carondelet Music Center Instructors

The accredited teachers at our Music Center offer quality, individually tailored instruction to people of all ages (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, young adults and adults) and all levels of ability.

Our youngest students and their families develop important childhood friendships as they move through our carefully crafted early childhood music program (birth to 7 years) including Kindermusik, and then eagerly participate in private or group instruction, group piano classes, guitar ensembles or shared recital experiences.

All of these opportunities provide both children and adults a chance to celebrate each other's growth as they experience the thrill of musical competence and the joy of collective music-making.