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 Holiday

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 Holiday

Sat., 6/13                                Last day of instruction

Sat., 6/13      Commencement & Award Ceremony