School Calendar

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL 

Individual Lessons and Suzuki Program

FALL SEMESTER 2015:  August 15, 2015 - January 9, 2016
Fall Registration for new students:  August 8-13
Lessons Begin:  Saturday, August 15
First Payment Due:  September 1
Labor Day Holiday (no lessons)*:  September 5-7
Thanksgiving Break (no lessons - all CMS buildings are closed)*:  November 26-29.  
Note:  regular individual lessons will be held on Monday, November 23rd, but NOT on Tuesday, November 24th or Wednesday, November 25th.  (Please consult your instructor for exceptions to this.)
Final Payment Deadline:  December 1
Winter Break (no lessons - all CMS buildings are closed)*:  December 24-January 3.  
Note:  the last day of regular individual lessons before winter break will be held on Saturday, December 19th.  There are no regular individual lessons schedule for December 21-23.  (Please consult your instructor for exceptions to this.)  
Last Day of Lessons:  Saturday, January 9

SPRING SEMESTER 2016:  January 19, 2016 - May 27, 2016 (plus June 2 for Thursday lessons, June 4 for Saturday lessons, and June 6 for Monday lessons)
Spring Registration for new students:  January 9-14
Lessons Begin:  Tuesday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no lessons):  Monday, January 18
First Payment Due:  February 1
Spring Break*:  March 14-19
NO lessons at Main CMS Center due to 90th Anniversary Celebration activities (reschedule for June 2):  March 31
Final Payment Deadline:  May 1
Memorial Day Holiday (no lessons)*:  May 28-30 
Last Day of Lessons:  May 27 (plus June 2 for Thursday lessons, June 4 for Saturday lessons, and June 6 for Monday lessons)

SUMMER SEMESTER 2016:  June 18, 2016 - August 1, 2016 
Summer Registration for new students:  June 4-9
Lessons Begin:  Saturday, June 18
First Payment Due:  July 1
Independence Day Holiday (no lessons):  July 2-4
Last Day of Lessons:  Monday, August 1
Final Payment Deadline:  August 1

*Young Years/Kindermusik Academy classes, orchestras, ensembles, and Prep Program students should refer to their respective program schedules for holidays.  Some individual lessons will be held on these days, please consult your teacher.