Calendars & Events


2019-2020 ECMS Academic 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 2019

Sat., 9/7    Open House & Ensemble Placement

Mon., 9/9                                    Semester begins

Tues., 11/26-Sun., 12/1     Thanksgiving Recess

Mon., 12/23-Sat., 1/4                  Holiday Recess

Sun., 1/5                                       Classes resume

Mon., 1/20              Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sat., 1/25                               First semester ends

Spring 2020

Sun., 1/26                          Second semester begins

Mon., 2/17-Sun., 2/23                     Winter Recess

Mon., 4/6-Sun., 4/12                        Spring Recess

Tues., 5/19-Sun., 5/24             Exam & Jury Week

Mon., 5/25                                       Memorial Day

Sat., 6/13                              Last day of instruction

Sat., 6/13   Commencement & Award Ceremony