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  • Calendar of Events | This Sunday: A Fall Open House with the Cambridge Art Association

  • Group Classes | Classes start Saturday, September 20th!

  • Early Childhood Music & Movement Classes | Classes start Thursday, September 18th!

  • Private Lessons | Fall term begins Saturday, September 6th!

  • Ensembles | Placement auditions continue through Saturday, September 20th!

  • NSM is located in a historic wooden school building built in 1883.

  • The Steinway B now in our Concert Gallery | Thank you to our many donors who made this a reality!

The New School of Music is a community music school located in Cambridge for students of all ages and levels. NSM offers programs in a non-competitive, student centered learning environment from professional musicians with a passion for teaching. NSM offers private and group lessons, master classes, vacation programs, seasonal family events, and faculty and community concerts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The 2014/15 Class Catalog is now available online. Check it out now!                                                                                                      Our fall term starts soon! Register now for lessons and classes: contact our officeregister online, or download a registration form!

This Sunday, Sept 21st at 3pm! A Fall Open House: A collaboration between the New School of Music and the Cambridge Art Association. Join us for a faculty recital at 3pm featuring a new art installation in the Nicholas Van Slyck Concert Gallery, followed by a reception in the Kathryn Schultz gallery where CAA’s 70th Fall Salon is on display!

Placement auditions for our chamber music program and choir ensembles continue through September 20th. Sign up now!

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