Dates and Fees

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Kushiro Private Lesson Dates and Fees for 2022/2023

ungodlily Fall Term:
Monday, September 12, 2022 – Sunday, January 22, 2023 (16 lessons)

Fall Make Up Week:
Monday, January 23 – Sunday, January 29, 2023

Spring Term: 
Monday, January 30 – Monday, June 12, 2023 (17 lessons)

Spring Make Up Week:
Tuesday, June 13 – Monday, June 19,  2023

Vacation Days for 2022/2023*

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 10th

Thanksgiving Vacation Tuesday, November 22nd – Sunday, November 27th

Winter Vacation Tuesday, December 20th – Sunday, January 1st

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 16th

February Vacation Week Monday, February 20th – Sunday, February 26th

April Vacation Week Monday, April 17th – Sunday, April 23rd

Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 27th – Monday, May 29th

*Please note that NSM does not follow the Cambridge Public Schools calendar. NSM is not observing many of the major religious holidays. If students need to cancel lessons due to religious observance, they will be made up by the teacher provided the student gives at least 24 hours notice.


Full 17 lesson Term 
30 minute lessons: $935
45 minute lessons: $1,241
60 minute lessons: $1,598

Single Trial Lesson Fees
30 minute lesson: $55
45 minute lesson: $73
60 minute lesson: $94

For some instructors, packages of 4 or 8 lessons may be available for purchase at a slightly higher per lesson rate.

Tuition scholarships are available. Please visit our Forms and Policies page for more information.


$40 Membership & Registration fee per family/calendar year. This fee covers ALL registration for private lessons and/or group classes for the given year.

Registration and payment are required prior to any lessons or classes taking place. NSM reserves the right to charge late fees to any registration that is paid after the start of lessons.
Lesson fees will be prorated accordingly for those who start after the first day of the terms in September and February.

Re-registering for private lessons?
Please make sure you have confirmed your lesson day, and time with your teacher. You may then register over the phone, in person, or online!  The NSM office can be reached at 617.492.8105 or info@newschoolofmusic.org. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm. Download the registration form or register online now!

Early bird registration is now open for Fall 2022! Register now to lock in the 2021-22 lesson rates!

New to Private Lessons?
Click here to fill out our inquiry form or call NSM directly at 617.492.8105 and a member of our staff will be happy to discuss placement. We’re also available in person, Monday -Friday, 10am-5pm.