The Northeast Iowa School of Music (NISOM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in the greater Tri-State area community by meeting the music education and enrichment needs of people of all ages and abilities through private lessons, group classes, music therapy, performance opportunities, ensembles, concerts, and outreach programs.
NISOM will be recognized as a comprehensive music center that provides programming to complement other local opportunities. Our reputation for affordable, high-quality lessons and services and our partnerships with other organizations will combine to make us a respected leader in the arts community.
To realize its vision, NISOM embraces and is guided by the following values:
*Personal integrity, discipline, and mutual trust enable students and faculty to achieve excellence and maximize potential.
*Life and health are enriched by life-long learning and appreciation of music. All people deserve this opportunity, regardless of financial obstacles.
*People are the source of our strength, reputation, and vitality.
*Service to and collaboration with the area community is crucial to our mutual success.
*Music is meant to be shared. A community of musicians is beneficial for all and fosters growth, collaboration, inspiration, and joy.