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Study at Music/Arts involves much more than a weekly lesson. Students have access to recitals, master classes, fesitvals and ensembles and benefit from MAI's reputation as a regional leader in arts education excellence.

Study at Music/Arts involves much more than a weekly lesson. Students have access to recitals, master classes, fesitvals and ensembles and benefit from MAI's reputation as a regional leader in arts education excellence.

Music/Arts Institute

The Millicent A. Daugherty Community School of the Arts

Outstanding Faculty

Our instructors are professional performers and highly-qualified educators who teach only their primary instruments.

Ensembles

MAI offers professional-level children's choir, ethnic drum ensemble and harp ensemble in addition to music theory, beginning rhythm and vocal coaching programs.

Enrichment

Study at MAI involves more than lessons, we present adjudicated festivals, masterclasses, audition-prep and so much more.

Directors' Welcome

What can you do with a 100-year-old building?
Why not fill it with music, fill it with dreams, hope and inspiration?
Let's add some talented teachers, administrators and staff.
Bring in committed board members to help chart the future.
That's what we have done in our historic 100-year-old structure.
We are Music/Arts Institute in Independence, Missouri.

Are you a music lover? Are you raising one? This is the place to be.
Music training has proven to raise abilities in all aspects of learning.
Come visit us and hear the echoes of hundreds of students who for decades within these walls have discovered their musical lives.

As our mission statement says "Building Better Lives Through Excellence in the Arts."

Dick Wilson
Board President

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What Our Students Say

  • "The people here have helped me grow into a real musician, and I know they'll help me grow even more!"
  • "When I'm at MAI, if fills me with joy...I can't wait to come here every week."

Upcoming Events

20 Aug 2017;
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Enrollment Begins
21 Aug 2017;
09:00AM - 12:00AM
Enrollment Begins
31 Aug 2017;
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Faculty Dinner
04 Sep 2017;
08:00AM -
Labor Day--MAI Closed
05 Sep 2017;
09:00AM -
Lessons Begin
07 Sep 2017;
05:30PM - 12:00AM
Young MAIsterSingers Begins
11 Sep 2017;
04:30PM -
Harp Ensemble Begins

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