Important Dates

2023/2024 Term Dates

Fall Term:
Monday, September 11, 2023 – Sunday, January 21, 2024 (16 lessons T-Sat, 15 Monday lessons )

Fall Make Up Week:
Monday, January 22, 2024 – Sunday, January 28, 2024

Spring Term:
Monday, January 29 – Monday, June 10, 2024 (17 lessons M-F, 16 lessons Sat & Sun)

Spring Make Up Week:
Tuesday, June 11 – Monday, June 17,  2024

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 2023/2024*

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 9th
Thanksgiving Vacation Tuesday, November 21st – Sunday, November 26th
Winter Vacation Wednesday, December 20th – Tuesday, January 2nd
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15th
February Vacation Week Monday, February 19th – Sunday, February 25th
April Vacation Week Monday, April 15th – Sunday, April 21st
Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 25th – Monday, May 27th

*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.