2017-18 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 2017

Wed., 9/6                                    Semester begins

Mon., 9/11        New Horizons Ensembles begin

Wed., 11/22-Sun., 11/26     Thanksgiving recess

Tues., 12/19-Mon., 1/1                 Holiday recess

Tues., 1/2                                       Classes resume

Mon., 1/15                    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sun., 1/21                                First semester ends

Spring 2018

Mon., 1/22                     Second semester begins

Mon., 2/19-Sun., 2/25                    Winter recess

Mon., 2/26                                     Classes resume

Mon., 4/2-Sun., 4/8                          Spring recess

Mon., 4/9                                       Classes resume

Tues., 5/22-Sun., 5/27           Exam & Jury Week

Mon., 5/28                                       Memorial Day

Sat., 6/9   Commencement & Award Ceremony

Sun., 6/10                           Last day of instruction