Register for Classes or Lessons
To register for Suzuki or private lessons please complete the Private Lesson Inquiry Form. Once the form is submitted, you will be contacted to schedule private lessons.
We offer YES! Fund scholarships for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Please contact MAC at 785-537-4420 for more information when registering.
Group Violin @ MAC
Manhattan Arts Center's Group Violin classes are an introduction to violin for students ages 4-12. While based in the Suzuki philosophy, these group classes have a more informal approach and are designed for students who are not also taking privately.
Benjamin Beggs, Double Bass
Double bassist Benjamin Beggs received his Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University. He then attended Indiana University where his principal teachers were Lawrence Hurst, Jeff Turner, Peter Lloyd, Owen Lee, and Craig Brown. While at Indiana, he also studied orchestral repertoire and audition preparation with Bruce Bransby.
Benjamin Beggs is the current Principal bassist for the Topeka Symphony Orchestra. He is the former Principal double bass for the Terre Haute Symphony and former section player in the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. He has also performed with the Arkansas Philharmonic in Little Rock, and the Evansville Philharmonic.