Tuition and Session Information

Winter 2019 Session

Our ten-week winter session begins Jan 5-11 in most of our locations. View a PDF with the schedule and important information. Registration opens Nov 12 here on our website for the classes in the following locations: Blaine, Cottage Grove (St Luke Church only), North Oaks, St Paul (The Red Balloon Bookshop and Midpointe Event Center),  Stillwater (Curio Dance only) and White Bear Lake. Our Parks and Recreation and Community Education partners open their registrations on the following dates and you will find links to their registration sites under "Registration" also beginning Nov 12:

  • Anoka: Open
  • Apple Valley Parks and Recreation: Open
  • Apple Valley Community Education: Open
  • Centerville: Dec 7
  • Cottage Grove, District Program Center: Open
  • Eden Prairie: Nov 28
  • Lakeville: Nov 10
  • Lino Lakes: Dec 7
  • Prior Lake: Nov 13
  • Savage: Nov 13
  • Shoreview: Residents Dec 4, Community Center Members Dec 6, General registration Dec 7
  • Stillwater: Dec 3
  • Woodbury: Nov 28

Fall 2018 Session

Our 10-week fall session begins September 22-28 and continues for ten weeks with no classes November 21-25 due to the Thanksgiving weekend except that we WILL hold classes in Woodbury on Nov. 21. Lino Lakes and Centerville have eight-week fall sessions which begin September 27 and October 3 respectively. End dates for these two locations are listed below. View a PDF of the Fall 2018 session schedule.

Here are the exceptions for the Fall 2018 Session:

All locations: No classes Wed-Sun Nov 21-24 due to the Thanksgiving holiday except Woodbury that we WILL have morning classes Wed Nov 21.

Cottage Grove, St Luke Lutheran: No class Oct 28. Last day of the fall session is Dec 9.

Cottage Grove, Dist Program Center: No class Tuesday, Nov 6, because of the election. Last day of fall session is Dec 4.

Blaine Tuesday: No class Tuesday, Nov 6, because of the election. Last day of fall session is Dec 4.

Centerville Wed 5:15 and 6:15: No class Oct 31 and Nov 21. Last day of the fall session is Dec 5.

Lino Lakes: No classes Thursday Oct 11, Oct 18 and Nov 22. Last day of the fall session is Dec 6.

Tuition Information

Fall, Winter and Spring 10-week Sessions 

  • $186 for the first registered child in a family. In some of our Parks and Rec and Community Ed locations, this is divided up into $143 in tuition that you pay when you register and a $43 service/materials fee that you pay on the first day of class.
  • $99 for additional siblings 8 months or older. Infants under 8 months attend free with a registered sibling. Infants registered on their own pay the full $186 fee. We love having infants in class!

Summer 8-week Session--and for the 8-week fall, winter and spring sessions in Lino Lakes and Centerville

  • $156 for the first registered child in a family. 
  • $79 for additional siblings 8 months or older.

Infant Auditors 

  • All infants are welcomed with open arms because we know that they learn a tremendous amount from class.
  • Studies show that even newborns can discern minute differences in melody!
  • Infant siblings under 8 months on the first day of a session attend at no cost, space permitting. 
  • We allow up to two infant auditors in each class. 
  • To qualify for this status, an infant must be a sibling of a registered, paying child. 
  • Please include your infant’s name and birth date on the registration form.
  • Infants who do not have an older sibling registered pay full tuition--and we love having them in class!


  • There is a one-time-only registration fee of $15 for families new to Music Together in the Valley. This fee is waived in our Parks & Recreation and Community Education locations.

Tuition Refunds

  • Refunds will be given only if requested at least one week prior to the first day of the session (not the first day of your class but the first day of the session) in which you are enrolled. 
  • Credit toward future sessions may be issued in exceptional circumstances such as family emergencies. 
  • For classes at Parks and Recreation and/or Community Education locations, their respective refund policies apply.

Tuition for Mixed-Age Classes Includes

  • Ten weekly 45-minute classes (eight during summer session). 
  • A professionally-recorded CD of the class activities: songs, rhythmic rhymes and tonal and rhythm
    patterns—and a code to digitally download or stream these same materials
  • A child-sized songbook/storybook with gorgeous illustrations that warmly welcomes you to the music.
  • “Music and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers,” an engaging overview of early childhood
    music development designed to help you help your child get the most our of our classes.
  • Parent education to help parents and caregivers better understand and enhance their children’s music development. 
  • "Growing and Learning with Music Together®," a chart that helps you understand and support your child's journey to basic music competency.


  • Families are welcome to make up any classes missed. 
  • You are welcome to attend any class at any location, provided there is space. 
  • We have an online make-up scheduler. Please see Schedule a Make-up in the Enrolled Families menu.

Plan Ahead

Spring 2019 Session, featuring the terrific "Tambourine" song collection, begins March 30-April 5.