String Lessons

St. Croix Lutheran offers weekly on-campus beginning and advanced violin and viola lessons.


Lessons are weekly and follow the school vacation schedule.


Lessons are billed each session (10 weeks). Payment is due the first lesson of each session.

30 minutes: $28.00

45 minutes: $40.00

60 minutes: $50.00

Josh Misner of Misner Studios

Mr. Misner graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a B.A. in music education.  He has sustained a full private studio for 17 years and has been on the teaching faculty at the venerable MacPhail Center for Music.

He draws from various teaching menthods including: Suzuki, Mimi Zweig, and Paul Roland.  His private students have been awarded music scholarships by various colleges, held principal positions in GTCYS’s (Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony) top Symphony orchestra, played in MYS (Minnesota Youth Symphonies), been selected for All-State Orchestra, and many hold principle positions in their school orchestras.

Mr. Misner is also an active freelance performer both solo and with the acclaimed, Laurels String Quartet.  He has had the pleasure of performing and recording with many of the Twin Cities’ most celebrated musicians as well as several national artists.

To SIGN UP or if you have questions, call or email Mr. Misner directly:

P: (612) 296-1923

Xita, Class of 2010 Salutatorian, University of Illinois
" I was shy; I would get scared and give up. Through speech competitions and the entire experience of studying at St. Croix, I've learned an insistence on success and perseverance in new things that I try. "
- Xita '10