Your donations are needed to help keep the New School of Music thriving in its mission – to provide a community music school for students of all ages, level, and financial means. By donating now, you can help us continue our ability to offer need-based scholarships, to provide outstanding educational programming for the community, and to maintain our music studios and instruments housed in our wooden school house built in 1883, the only remaining structure of its kind in Cambridge.

You can donate on our page at or by using the form below, or mail a check made payable to the New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. The New School of Music is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Thank you to all of our generous donors!
We couldn’t do it without you!

In-Kind Donation Needs

Another wonderful way to contribute is through an in-kind donation, a donation of goods or services we need! Below is a list of items that would help our school.

  • Small percussion instruments: hand drums, bongos, etc
  • Lightly used string or woodwind instruments
  • Storage bins and shelving
  • new chairs for our Concert Room
  • Packaged snacks for vacations programs
  • Basic art supplies

Other ways to give – volunteer with NSM!
Consider helping us as a fundraiser, as a class assistant, or by providing administrative or concert support. For more information email or call 617-492-8105.