Who We Are

Northeast Iowa School of Music is a non-profit community music school that welcomes students of all ages and abilities in instructional programs. Our school also offers concerts and outreach programs to a wide-range of audiences.


Group Activities!

Northeast Iowa School of Music has wonderful class offerings for adults - after we get through this COVID-19 pandemic. Please click the link below for all the info.




Help make the music happen! Play a special role in providing quality music programming in our community with your gift to Northeast Iowa School of Music. CLICK HERE to DONATE

Funds Are Needed For:
Annual Fund
Student Scholarships
Endowment Fund
Program Sponsorships

Northeast Iowa School of Music is 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible. Learn More

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Our weather policy: We do not automatically close when Dubuque schools are closed due to inclement weather. When our school closes, we announce the cancellation via radio, email, our website (nisom.com), Facebook, and Instagram. If in doubt, call our office at (563) 690-0151. In the event that we are holding lessons but families do not feel it is safe, please notify the office that you will not be attending in person. Zoom options are available for you. Similarly, teachers may also need to occasionally cancel due to travel conditions.

Private Lessons: One-on-one lessons for kids through adults

Duet Lessons (Lessons with a Friend): Where friends play together

Bring your preschooler and join us for L&MOP!


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So grateful!

In 2018, the Iowa Arts Council selected Northeast Iowa School of Music as one of its new Cultural Leadership Partners with a total award of $30,000 disbursed as $10,000 per year for three years. Funding for the Cultural Leadership Partner grant program is made possible by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Click here to see other great supporters.


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