Calendars & Events

2023-2024 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 2023  
Wed. 9/6 Semester Begins
Sun. 9/10 ECMS Open House
Wed. 9/20 Allendale Columbia Semester Begins
Wed. 11/22-Sun. 11/26 Thanksgiving Recess
Sat. 12/16 Winterfest Performances
Tues. 12/19-Mon. 1/1 Holiday Recess
Mon. 1/15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
Thurs. 1/18 Allendale Columbia First Semester Ends
Mon. 1/22 First Semester Ends


Spring 2024  
Tues. 1/23 Second semester Begins
Wed. 1/24 Allendale Columbia Second Semester Begins
Mon. 2/19-Sun. 2/25 Winter Recess
Sun. 3/31-Sat. 4/6 Spring Recess
Thurs. 5/16 Allendale Columbia Second Semester Ends
Tues. 5/21-Sun. 5/26 Exam & Jury Week
(no regularly scheduled lessons or classes)
Mon. 5/27 Memorial Day Holiday
Mon. 6/10 Last day of instruction
Sat. 6/15 Commencement & Award Ceremony