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!
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.
Perform with one of our ensembles!
Pan-handlers, Tin Cups and ChopsLIVE are a great match for your next event!
Want to join our Board of Directors?
Inquire about scheduling a residency or after-school program at your school!
We're serious about putting on a good show,
but we like to have fun while we do it!
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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Improving lives through music education and performing arts.
OUR CORE VALUES
Integrity, excellence, personal development, community, and entertainment
Chops' Pan Outreach program is funded in part by a grant from the NEA.
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.