Academic Schedule

The Boston School of Music Arts is a year-round music school. Our academic year starts in September and ends in late August each year. Lessons and Classes continue year round, in addition to our summer programs.  See the complete academic year schedule below, following our phone hours info.

Major showcases are held in January and late June. We also host many other performances throughout the year.

Registration In-person registration is during phone hours. Registration questions may be answered during all hours.

Business Hours
By phone:  (617) 690-3391 

Mondays through Thursdays: 11:00 am to CLOSE                                    Fridays: 11:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm                                                                      SUNDAYS – CLOSED

Lesson and Class Hours
Monday – Thursday: 12 pm to 9:00 pm                                                         Friday: 12 pm to 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4 p.m.                                                                                 SUNDAYS – CLOSED

NOTE:  Some classes are delivered during hours outside of the normal lessons schedule by appointment.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS  for Academic Year September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019:

Click to download & print, or read below>> BSMA 2018 2019 Academic Year calendar

Labor Day Holiday: September 1st through 8th – (Classes restart on Monday, September 10th)
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 20th through 24th
Winter Holidays: December 22nd through Jan 4th

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Birthday  January 21st
President’s Day Break: February 18th though 23rd
Spring Holiday Vacation: April 15th through 20th
Memorial Day: May 27th
Independence Day: July 2nd through July 5th
Year End Maintenance and Labor Day : School Closed August 26th through August 31st, 2019

OTHER SPECIAL DATES                                                                        

Sunday, September 9, 2018 – Dorchester Park Antique Car Show & Family Picnic
Sunday, October 2018 – Project Giving Kids
Saturday, November 24, 2018 – Lower Mills Holiday Stroll
Parents Night Out
Open Mics – Monthly    
MLK, Jr. Music tributes
Dot Day – June 2, 2019
See BSMA student calendars for more dates

STUDENT SHOWCASES
Winter: January 13th,  and 27th 2019
Spring: June 24th and 30th, 2019

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