Important Dates

2020/2021 Term Dates

Private Lessons

Fall Term:
Monday, September 14, 2020 – Friday, January 22, 2021 (16 lessons)

Fall Make Up Week:
Saturday, January 23 – Friday, January 29, 2021

Spring Term: 
Saturday, January 30, 2021 – Monday, June 14, 2021 (17 lessons)

Spring Make Up Week:
Tuesday, June 15, 2020 – Monday, June 21,  2021

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 2020/2021*

Indigenous Peoples’ Day [Columbus Day] Monday, October 12th

Thanksgiving Vacation Tuesday, November 24th – Sunday, November 29th

Winter Vacation Tuesday, December 22nd – Friday, January 1st

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 18th

February Vacation Week Monday, February 15th – Sunday, February 21st

April Vacation Week Monday, April 19th – Sunday, April 25th

Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 29th – Monday, May 31st

*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.