School Year

Academic Year Calendar

Early Childhood Calendar

Pathways Events

Recital Schedule

New Horizons Calendar


Academic Year Calendar

The Community Music School year aligns with that of most Rochester area public schools — not with the Eastman School of Music collegiate division. Each semester contains 17 weeks of instruction.

Fall 2013

Wednesday, September 4 First semester begins
Wednesday, November 27 -
Sunday, December 1
Thanksgiving recess
Saturday, December 21 Homecoming!
Sunday, December 22 Last day of instruction for
calendar year 2012
Monday, December 23 -
Sunday, January 5
Holiday recess
Monday, January 6 Classes resume
Sunday, January 19 First semester ends

Spring 2014

Monday, January 20 Second semester begins
Monday, February 17 -
Sunday, February 23
Winter recess
Monday, February 24 Classes resume
Monday, April 14 -
Sunday, April 20
Spring recess
Monday, April 21 Classes resume
Tuesday, May 20 -
Sunday, May 25
Exam & Jury Week
(no teaching)
Monday, May 26 Memorial Day
(no teaching)
Saturday, June 7 Commencement and awards
Sunday, June 8 Last day of instruction

Early Childhood Calendar

September 21, 2013 Fall Session begins
November 12, 2013 Fall Session ends
January 4, 2014 Winter Session begins
March 8, 2014 Winter Session ends
March 15, 2014 Spring Session begins
May 17, 2014 Spring Session ends

Pathways Events 2013-2014

Saturday, September 14 Pathways Social at 1 p.m. in MSH One
Saturday, October 26 Careers Workshop at 1 p.m. in MSH One
Thursday, November 6 ESM Music College Fair
Saturday, November 16 Practice Buddy Pizza Party
at 1 MSH One
Saturday, December 7 Holiday Social at 1 p.m. in MSH One
January weekends MCSMA Solo Festival
Saturday, February 1 Winter fling to the RPO
Saturday, March 8 Pathways Open House/Recitals
at 2 p.m. in Room 120
Sat, Mar 8-Sat, Mar 22 Pathways Application Period
Wednesday, March 26 All City Strings, High School Chorus at 6 p.m.
Friday, March 22 All City Bands, Elementary Chorus at 1 p.m.
Mon, Mar 31-Sat April 5 Pathways Audition Scheduling
Friday, May 2 & Sat, May 3 Pathways Auditions
Saturday, May 10 Solo Fest Workshop at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13 Eastman NYSSMA Solo Festival
Wednesday, May 14 Senior Recognition Dinner
Monday, May 19 Pathways Notification Letters to be mailed
Tuesday, May 27 Pathways Mandatory Orientation

Last updated: September 12, 2013