Important Dates

2019/2020 Term Dates

Private Lessons

Fall Term:
Monday, September 9, 2019 – Friday, January 17, 2020 (16 lessons)

Fall Make Up Weeks:
Saturday, January 18 – Friday, January 31, 2020 (NSM closed Monday Jan 20)

Spring Term: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Monday, June 15, 2020 (17 lessons)

Spring Make Up Weeks:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – Monday, June 22,  2020

Summer private lessons typically run for 8 to 11 weeks running mid June – August


Group Classes/Ensembles

Most group classes and ensembles run on a 15 class term, please refer to the class description for schedule details.


Vacation Days for 2019/2020*

Indigenous Peoples’ Day [Columbus Day] Monday, October 14th

Thanksgiving Vacation Tuesday, November 26th – Sunday, December 1st

Winter Vacation Monday, December 23rd – Friday, January 3rd

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 20th

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

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

Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 23rd – Monday, May 25th

*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.