Now offering online programming!
We will continue to teach through online platforms for the safety and security of our staff and students.
Click here to learn more about virtual music lessons and classes.
North Valley Music School, the only non-profit, community music school in Montana. is a community-based, intergenerational music school. We were formed as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization in 1997 and teach over 500 students annually from babies to adults through private lessons, group classes, summer camps, and workshops.
Our faculty offers private lessons in Piano, Violin, Cello, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Voice, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Harp, and Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet, and Percussion.
Scholarships are available for all ages.
NVMS relies on donations and grants from individuals, businesses, and foundations to keep our school running and provide affordable, quality music education for all (see Support NVMS). NVMS is housed in a historic Whitefish home at 432 Spokane Avenue (Hwy 93), convenient to downtown and schools.
North Valley Music School admits students of any race, color, nationality, sex, ethnic origin or religious affiliation. The first floor of NVMS is fully accessible for students or audiences with disabilities. A student may be accommodated on this level with advance scheduling. Handicapped parking and access are available in the alley behind NVMS. NVMS has teachers experienced in teaching students with disabilities. Large print programs are available for recitals and performances.