String students with 3 or more years of playing experience can audition for

        Northern Kentucky Concert Strings: approximately Grades 5-7 (info HERE)

        Northern Kentucky Youth Orchestra: approximately Grades 7-10 (info HERE)

        Northern Kentucky Youth Sinfonia: High school students only (info HERE)

The Northern Kentucky Youth Orchestra and the Northern Kentucky Youth Sinfonia are both award-winning string orchestras who present several concerts each year and also travel on tour. Auditions are held each semester.

The Northern Kentucky Suzuki Program at NKYSM offers violin, viola, and cello lessons for students ages 3 & up. Students receive weekly private lessons and also weekly group classes. The Suzuki method is based on aspects of language acquisition, including parent involvement, listening and imitation, and individual progress, among others.

For more information about the Northern Kentucky Suzuki Program, click HERE.

Julia Bartels Concerto Competition

2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017
Phone: (859) 341-8555


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Southbank Quartet

Winter 2017 lesson registration is currently in progress.

Click HERE for online registration.

For semester dates, click HERE for more information.

of Immanuel

Northern Kentucky Childrens Ensemble

Accepting students of all ages, preschool through adult, for:
Private Lessons - Choirs - Orchestras - Group Classes - Suzuki

Northern Kentucky Suzuki Program violin, viola, cello
Voices of the Commonwealth: Northern Kentucky choir

The Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel is home to 5 orchestras.

The Mozart Strings and Beethoven Strings programs are offered on-site at local elementary schools, starting in Grade 3. For more information, click HERE.

Private music lessons

Private music lessons are available for students of all ages, including adults!

We teach: Piano, voice, strings (violin / viola / cello / double bass), guitar, harp, percussion and drum set, flute, trumpet, and more.

Our teachers are professional musicians with university degrees in their discipline.

Lessons are taught in Lakeside Park, in Boone county, and in Southgate, KY.

For more information about private music lessons, click HERE.

Tuesday January 16:  YES we are open.

The Voices of the Commonwealth is an innovative choir for adults who love to sing.

No audition is required for the larger group. Each 10-week term culminates in a public performance and a tour is organized each year.

For more information about the VOC, click HERE.

The Northern Kentucky Children's Ensemble features treble (unchanged) voices, ages Grade 6 & up. Contact us to audition.

The NKCE goes on tour each year and has won numerous awards, including "Overall Best Choral Group" and an invitation to Carnegie Hall.

For more information about the NKCE, click HERE.

The Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel is home to the Southbank Quartet, referred to as "Musicians at work"! They are dedicated to the community's needs, in particular youth outreach and enrichment. The Southbank Quartet has received over $20,000 towards their mission.

For more information about the Southbank Quartet, click HERE.

The Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel presents the biannual

Julia Bartels Concerto Competition for Tri-State instrumentalists.

Registration for the 2018 Competition is now open. For more information, click HERE.