Frequently Asked Questions




How long are classes?
Music + Movement classes and Group Piano Lessons are 45 minutes long.  Deluxe Piano Lessons are 60 minutes long.
Who should attend class with my child?
Music + Movement is a family music class.  Each child is expected to have at least one but no more than two adults in attendance with them at each class.  Parents, guardians, grandparents, aunts or uncles, and family friends are all welcome to attend!

Group and Deluxe Piano Lessons are independent lessons that parents are not required to attend.  The adult who brings each child to lessons is expected to remain on the premises of Missouri Valley Music Makers for the duration of the class.  

What if we miss a class?
If your child is sick, out of town, or otherwise unable to attend a class, please contact us at  You may be able to attend a makeup class within the same week.  Refunds and make up credits will not be granted for missed classes.
Where is MVMM located?

Missouri Valley Music Makers is located in the south wing of Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 1143 N 26th St, Bismarck, North Dakota.  

Our facilities are handicap accessible and all classrooms are close to a restroom for toddlers who are practicing their potty learning skills.  

A children’s playroom is conveniently located adjacent to the lobby for the entertainment of younger siblings during lessons.

A mother’s room is also available with a changing table for diaper changes and comfortable seating for mothers who desire privacy while nursing.

How do I know when my child has lessons?
Upon registration, you will be able to chose a lesson time from our available openings list.  When you chose this time, you are purchasing a specific day and time for your child to attend lessons.  You’re child’s lesson will occur on that day and at that time unless otherwise discussed.

MVMM attempts to follow the Bismarck Public Schools schedule throughout the school year.  To view our calendar for more details on scheduled break weeks, visit

What if I have a question that is not answered here?
Please contact us directly at and we will be happy to assist you!