How Class Notes Concerts Work

Class Notes provides free classroom resources and concert experiences for Minnesota K‑12 schools to foster an understanding, love, and appreciation of music.

Bring professional artists to your classroom

Class Notes brings professional musicians to thousands of K‑12 school children across Minnesota. Our team will work with you to help coordinate your event and customize your concert experience to fit your needs.

How to book a free concert

Concerts are available to all schools in Minnesota! If you live in the Twin Cities Metro area, explore our artist roster and click the “Book Now” button to begin the booking process. If you live outside the seven-county metro area, please contact us. Our team will work with you to plan your visit.

A dancer from Afoutayi Haitian Dance, Music, and Arts performs in a schoolroom.
Florencia and Jeff Pierre (Afoutayi Music, Dance, and Arts) perform at Bel Air Academy · MPR/Nate Ryan

What’s a concert experience like?

Class Notes Concert artists talk about their instruments, engage students in participatory activities, and play music! Watch Nyttu demonstrate the timbila in this video. These types of experiences could be part of your Class Notes Concert.

Minnesota students can experience live music — for free

Class Notes’ professional artists bring exciting live performance experiences to schools across Minnesota thanks in part to the Minnesota Legacy Amendment‘s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


Answers to the most common questions. If you can‘t find an answer please contact us.

Do you have any lesson plans for high school students?
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I am a homeschool teacher. Can I use your lesson plans?
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Can I use your lesson plans if my school is not in Minnesota?
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How often do you add new lesson plans or videos?
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How many Class Notes Concerts can I book for my school?
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The website only let me book the artist for three hours. Is the concert three hours long?
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I teach at a school outside the metro area. What are my options for booking a concert?
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Our students would like to send a thank-you card to the artists who performed at our school. Where should we mail those?
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My school is not in Minnesota. Can I book a concert?
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What type of space is needed to host a Class Notes concert in my school?
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Have Questions?

The Class Notes team can answer them.

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