Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar – Private Lessons 2017-2018

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2017-2018 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 2017: Sept. 3 – Dec. 9 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Winter Session: Nov. 1st

Winter Session 2017: Dec. 10 – Mar. 17 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Spring Session: Feb. 1st

Spring Session 2018: Mar. 18 -June 23 (14 lessons)
Priority Registration Deadline for Fall Session: May 15th

Summer Session 2018: June 24 – Sept. 1 (customized scheduling per student & teacher’s availability)

Student’s Recital Dates

Winter Recitals:

Dec. 9  &  Dec. 10 – Piano Recitals

Dec. 10 – Guitar Recitals @ 5:00 pm

Dec. 16– Voice Recitals @ 3:30 pm

Jan. 7 – Violin Recitals @ 1:00 pm

Spring Recitals:

May 5 & 6 – Piano Recitals 

May 20 – Violin Recitals @ 12:00 pm

May 20 – Guitar Recitals @ 1:30 pm

June 2 – Voice Recitals @ 3:30 pm

Lessons Schedule during Holidays

  • The only dates when NMA is closed are:
    December 24 – 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.


4(Labor Day Weekend)


9 (Columbus Day)


23-25 (Thanksgiving)



24 (1st day of Holiday Season)
24-31 – SCHOOL IS CLOSED (Holiday Season)


1 – SCHOOL IS CLOSED (New Year’s Day)


18-24 (February Vacation)


15-21 (April Vacation)



28 (Memorial Day)