Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar – Private Lessons 2019-2020

To view 2020-2021 Private Lessons Calendar click here

2019-2020 Private Lessons Calendar

Openings are limited and filled on a first come first served basis. You may enroll at any time for available spots. Tuition would be adjusted according to your start date. You do not pay for missed lessons.

Fall Session 2019: Sept. 1 – Dec. 7 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Winter Session: Nov. 1st

Winter Session 2019: Dec. 8 – Mar. 14 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Spring Session: Feb. 1st

Spring Session 2020: Mar. 15 -June 20 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Fall Session: May 15th

Summer Session 2020: June 24 – Sept. 1 (customized scheduling per student & teacher’s availability)

Student’s Recital Dates

Updated schedule for On-line Recital dates:

  • Piano Recitals: 
    May 30  &  May 31. Recording submission deadline is May 15th.
    June 13  &  June 14. Recording submission deadline – May 30th
  • Voice Recitals: May 17 @ 4:00 pm. Recording submission deadline – May 1st
  • Violin Recitals June 21 @ 11:30 am. Recording submission deadline – May 30th 

Lessons Schedule during Holidays

  • The only dates when NMA is closed are:
    December 22 – January 1 (Holiday Break) On all other dates lessons will continue uninterrupted through ALL public holidays and vacations, unless students cancels on time any of the dates below .
  • The student has the option to cancel ALL the NMA holidays within that session at the time of registration and deduct them from the payment: write “cancel ALL NMA holiday lessons” on registration form, or write the dates that you want to deduct. Cancelled lessons for any of the NMA holidays can be either made up or deducted from payment for current or next session if cancellation is reported on time. NMA does not send refunds for the holidays once your payment is received. Please deduct in advance if you plan to cancel, or schedule a make up, or deduct cancelled holidays from your next payment.
  • Cancellation has to be reported by e-mail or by written note no later than 7 days in advance of the 1st day of vacation. Verbal notice will not be accepted.Lesson will be charged if not cancelled on time.

NMA Holidays Dates:

Cancelled lessons for all NMA holidays below can be either made up or deducted from payment for current or next session if cancellation is reported on time.


2(Labor Day Weekend)


14 (Columbus Day)


28-30 (Thanksgiving)



22-31 (Holiday Season)



1 – New Year’s day

16-22 (February Vacation)


19-25 (April Vacation)



25 (Memorial Day)