• Early Childhood Music & Movement Classes

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  • Calendar of Events

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

The New School of Music is a community music school located in Cambridge for adults and children 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. We welcome all students regardless of race, creed, national origin, or social economic level.

View our 2018/19 class catalog online!

Register NOW for Spring lessons and classes: contact our officeregister online, or download a registration form!

Office hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm

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Registration for summer lessons is open!  Registering online works a little differently since summer schedules can be so varied. Check out our “how-to” guide to find out more, then register online

Outdoor Family Music Festival – Sunday June 9th, 12pm-3pm

Performances, Instrument Petting Zoo, Games and more!

 Fall 2019 “Early-Bird” Private Lesson Registration is Open! Register Now

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