Calendars & Events

2018-19 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 2018

Sat., 9/8                     Open House & Orientation

Sun., 9/9                                    Semester begins

Wed., 10/3   Messinger Hall Renovation Celebration
                         (all activities cancelled after 4pm)

Wed., 11/21-Sun., 11/25     Thanksgiving recess

Sun., 12/23-Tues., 1/1                 Holiday recess

Wed., 1/2                                       Classes resume

Sun., 1/20                                First semester ends

Spring 2019

Mon., 1/21                    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tues., 1/22                     Second semester begins

Mon., 2/18-Sun., 2/24                    Winter recess

Mon., 4/15-Sun., 4/21                      Spring recess

Tues., 5/21-Sun., 5/26           Exam & Jury Week

Mon., 5/27                                       Memorial Day

Mon., 6/10                           Last day of instruction

Sat., 6/15   Commencement & Award Ceremony