• Group Classes

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  • Calendar of Events

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

NSM opened for some in-person lessons and classes on Monday, February 1st. Several of our programs are still being offered online.

For more information, please visit our Health & Safety page.

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 2020/2021 class catalog online!

For Returning Students:  Register now for Spring 2021 Private Lessons:  register online or contact our office!

Office hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm


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*NEW GROUP CLASS* Experimental Music Making with Nomi Epstein is coming soon! For full details please visit our summer group classes page!

Check out our YouTube Channel here!

Registration is open for our summer programs! Full details available here.


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