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Improving lives through music education and performing arts

Chops, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

We offer year-round music performance and educational programs, including steel-drum bands, after-school drumlines, summer music camps, and artistic residencies. We also support Minnesota performing arts through fiscal sponsorship, providing technical expertise to help community-based performing groups reach their full potential. So come on over and join the fun!

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About us

Do you love music? We do!

Chops Inc. is an award-winning performing arts and music education organization based in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

We provide performance opportunities for all schedules & skill levels!

What makes us different?

Chops is best described as a family; we are united by our shared passion and commitment to music education and performance opportunities.

Chops offers opportunities for all those who are passionate about music to perform.

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JOIN

Perform with one of our ensembles! 

BOOK

Pan-handlers, Tin Cups and ChopsLIVE are a great match for your next event!

BOARD

Want to join our Board of Directors?

SCHOOLS

Inquire about scheduling a residency or after-school program at your school!

I would like to learn more about:

Thanks for your interest in Chops!

We will contact you within 1 business day.

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SERIOUS FUN

We're serious about putting on a good show,

but we like to have fun while we do it!

ALL AGES

ALL SKILLS

Music shouldn't have an age limit;

that's why we open our doors to all.

WORK & PLAY

You have a life. So do we.

We keep our rehearsal schedule

reasonable so you can balance

school, work, and family, too.

Who says you can't have it all?

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OUR MISSION

Improving lives through music education and performing arts.

OUR CORE VALUES

Integrity, excellence, personal development, community, and entertainment

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Chops' Pan Outreach program is funded in part by a grant from the NEA.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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