Teachers & Performers

Many of the musicians in the Metropolitan Symphony are performers and/or teachers. We hope the following list will help you locate a teacher or musicians for your special event or teaching need.

Chamber Groups

Bella Nota String Quartet
String quartet (2 violins, viola and cello). Wedding ceremonies and receptions, church services, special events and parties.
contact: Christine Melchert
(651) 646-0411
Email

Melange a Trois
Melissa Morey (horn), Stephen Self (piano), and Cara Wilson (violin)
Website
contact: Melissa Morey
(612) 803-4139
Email

Pavia Winds
Woodwind quintet available for weddings, masterclasses, benefit recitals, etc.
contact: Erica Bennett
(612) 396-2009
Email

Prevailing Winds 
Woodwind quintet
contact: Katherine Eklund
(651) 645-4283
Email

Solstice Quartet
String quartet (2 violins, viola and cello)
contact: Essie Commers
(952) 466-2652
Email

Trio Lula
Oboe, clarinet, and bassoon for church services, weddings, art shows, or any sort of gathering.
contact: Kate Berning-Alfred
(952) 814-7585
Email

Teachers

Violin
Private Suzuki violin lessons, beginners age 4 and up
Mari Carlson
(612) 874-9312
Email

Violin
Traditional Violin
Barb Savereide
(612) 220-6463
Email

Flute
Erica Bennett
(612) 396-2009
Email

Clarinet and Saxophone
The Music Studios of Jan Erikson in Eden Prairie: Teaching all ages, having a BM and MM of Music Performance, 13 years of experience.
contact: Kate Berning-Alfred
(952) 814-7585
Email

Horn
Melissa Morey, teacher and performer
Website
(612) 803-4139
Email

Percussion
All percussion including drum set
Randy Martens
651-210-0761

Harp & Piano
Located in the West 7th neighborhood of St. Paul
Nicole Christopher
651-221-2633

Any questions about this roster should be directed to the MSO Executive Director: Email the MSO Executive Director