• Central Minnesota Music School

Young Artist World Piano Fesitval

July 8 to 18, 2015,
Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Click to Download Brochure Internationally acclaimed guest pianist, Marina Lomazov, will perform solo recital on Saturday, July 11, 2015 and present a masterclass on Sunday, July 12 from 4 to 6 PM at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University.
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Welcome to the Wirth Center for the Performing Arts

The Wirth Center for the Performing Arts has been at the cutting edge of performing arts instruction in the upper Midwest since 1981.  Offering an array of educational programs, from Early Childhood Instruction to the professional level, The Wirth Center offers music to all ages.

Our staff of teachers and instructors are both talented in their fields of music and dance, and hold a great love of performing arts. If your interest is piano, drums, singing, guitar, flute, violin, or dance, we will be sure to inspire you!

Serving Central Minnesota and the Twin Cities, our history is marked by the success of our students and the inspiration of our teachers.  We are a fast growing, nationally recognized performing arts community right here in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and we’d love for you to be part of it!

2014-2015 Registration Brochure


2014 Summer Schedule


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Wirth Center Overview & Vision

Dr. Paul Wirth, founder of Wirth Center and prominent figure in our national piano teaching community
Dr. Paul Wirth
Artistic Director
Paul Wirth is a prominent figure in our national piano teaching community. His unique combination of masterful performing and teaching, along with a sense of humor and unassuming personality have made him a much sought-after featured artist in concerts, master classes, fundraisers, conventions, special events, and lecture series. Read More...

Featured Programs

Private and Group Instruction

We offer private instruction for Piano, Violin, Viola, Voice, Guitar, Percussion, Music Composition & Music Theory.

Early Childhood Instruction

Join us for Children's Creative Arts Connection! Our instructors bring an eclectic approach to both music and dance instruction. Their musical approach centers on Orff Schulwerk, allowing a child's creative ideas to be developed through music.
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Articles and Videos

YAWPF Internationally Acclaimed Guest, Robert Plano Review
Shool Of Rock on Around The Cloud
"For Protege Pianists, there's Paul Wirth" - MPR, June 15, 2010
"From the Top" - MPR, July 13, 2010
Ann DuHamel to Receive Scholarship
Amy Skjei on the Keys
World Piano Festival Experiences
Programs Overview
What is the Wirth Center?
Music Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Dr. Wirth's Technique Resources
Wolff Masterclasswolf masterclass
Salon Se Leve ConcertsSalon Se Leve
School of Rock