Grand Opening of 7320 Expansion!











The time has finally come! We want to extend a special invitation to all students, parents, friends and the surrounding community to join us at our Grand Opening celebration of our expansion space (7320 Carroll Ave), on Sunday June 3rd, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. This day will be filled with free lessons/classes, a ribbon cutting ceremony, an instrument petting zoo, student and faculty concerts, food, and much more! We would be honored to see you there, as well as your family, neighbors, and friends!
We truly appreciate your patience and support throughout this process. It is our goal to better serve you and provide a wonderful space for students to enjoy and experience music. Click here to view our Facebook Event page.

Schedule of events:

11:00am – 12:45pm Raffle registration. Prizes include free classes, summer camp, mini-lessons and more. Winners announced all day.
Location: BY Morrison Park at Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues, Takoma Park

*Enter our Raffle to Win Free Classes, Lessons, and/or One Week of RSM’s Summer Music Exploration Program!
*A Free 30 min Private lesson with Deborah
*A Free 30 min Private Lesson with Ro
*A Free 30 min Private Lesson with Jason
*A Free Adult Group Guitar Class
*A Free 6-8 year old Group Piano Class
*A Free Teen Group Piano Class
*A Free Adult Group Piano Class
**Week 1, 3, or 4 of RSM’s Summer Music Exploration Program, open to ages 5-12.
**Restrictions Apply
Enjoy a free Mini-Lesson! Mini-Lessons will occur at 1:30-3:30 pm. Registration required. The following instruments will be offered: Voice, Piano, Violin, Cello, Guitar, Flute

11:00am – 11:45am – Voice Workshop
Featuring RSM Voice Faculty Deborah Bond
“Singing Free: Tips and Tricks to Unlocking the Singer in You”
Location: BY Morrison Park at Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues, Takoma Park

12:00pm – 12:45pm Instrument Petting Zoo and Music Discovery Lab
Featuring RSM Percussion Faculty Jason Mullinax
Location: BY Morrison Park at Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues, Takoma Park

1:00pm – 1:30pm Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Special Remarks: Mayor Kate Stewart & The Richardsons
Location: RSM 7320 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park

1:30pm – 2:15pm Voice Workshop
Featuring RSM Voice Faculty Rogiérs
“Singing with Ro”
Location: BY Morrison Park at Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues, Takoma Park

1:30pm – 3:30pm Free Mini-Lessons. Stop by the Registration Tent between 11:00am- 12:45pm to schedule a free-mini lesson.
By appointment only.
Location: RSM 7320 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park

2:45pm – 3:30pm Instrument Petting Zoo and Music Discovery Lab
Location: BY Morrison Park at Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues, Takoma Park

4:00pm –5:00pm RSM Student Concert – Special Performances by RSM Students
Location: RSM 7320 Carroll Ave, Courtyard

5:30pm–6:30pm RSM Faculty Concert -Special Performances by RSM Faculty
Location: RSM 7320 Carroll Ave, Courtyard

6:30pm- 7:00pm – Closing Remarks, Faculty Meet and Greet
Location: RSM 7320 Carroll Ave, Courtyard

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Free Classes on Monday Nov. 27th – Saturday Dec. 2nd

Join us for one of the following Free classes:

 *Must RSVP by Thursday, November 23rd*

Monday, November 27th

-Free 30min 6-8yo Group Guitar & Ukulele Combination class *
from 5:00-5:30pm

-Free 30min 4-5yo Group Ukulele Class
from 4:30-5:00pm

-Free 30min 9-12yo Group Guitar & Ukulele Combination class *
from 5:45-6:15pm

-Free 30min Adult Music Theory and Fundamentals*
from 7:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, November 28th

-Free 30min 9-12yo Group Violin*
from 5:45-6:15pm

-Free 30min Adult Group Violin*
from 7:00-7:30pm

-Free 30min Parent/Child Group Guitar*
from 7:15-7:45pm

Wednesday, November 29th

-Free 30min Parent/Child Group Piano*
from 7:30-8:00pm 

Friday, December 1st

-Free 30min 4-5yo Group Violin
from 4:30-5:00pm

-Free 30min 6-8yo Group Piano*
from 5:00-5:30pm

-Free 30min 9-12you Group Piano*
from 5:30-6:00pm

-Free 30min Adult Group Piano*
from 7:45-8:15pm

Saturday, December 2nd

-Free 30min 6-8yo Group Guitar*
from 9:30-10:00am

-30min 9-11yo Songwriting Class*
from 10:45-11:15am

-30min 12-14yo Songwriting Class*
from 11:15-11:45am

*– Regular class time is 45min

Please e-mail or text 301-624-9834 to rsvp.
Must RSVP before:
Thursday, November 23rd.

Please note: Violins, Ukuleles and Guitars are not provided. Please bring your instrument.

Session Dates for 2017-2018!

RSM Parents/Students and Prospective Students:

Here are our Summer Session dates, as well as 2017-2018 dates.


SESSION I (2017)

September 5th – November 5th

CLOSED ON: Monday, September 4th (Labor Day)

Session Payment due on Thursday, August 24th


SESSION II (2017-2018)

November 6th – January 21st


Wednesday, November 22nd – Sunday November 26th (Thanksgiving Break)

Friday, December 22nd – Monday, January 1st (Winter Break)

Monday, January 15th (MLK Day)

Session Payment due on Thursday, October 26th



January 22nd – April 8th


Monday, February 19th (President’s Day)

Monday, March 26th – Monday, April 2nd (Spring Break)

Session Payment due on Thursday, January 11th



April 8th – June 17th


Sunday, May 13th (Mother’s Day)

Monday, May 28th (Memorial Day)

Session Payment due on Thursday, March 22nd


Summer Session I (2018)

June 18th July 22nd


Wednesday, July 4th


Summer Session II (2018)

July 23rd- August 26th

Faculty Concert on Sunday March 26th!


Come one, Come ALL!

RSM wants to extend a special invitation to all students and families, as well as anyone in our community, to come and enjoy our Faculty Concert! This concert will feature four of our own talented faculty members: Mr. Jordan Ouro (piano), Mr. Johnny Walker (cello), Ms. Gena Photiadis (piano), and Mr. Jason Mullinax (drums and percussion). This concert will feature classical works, as well as original compositions, contemporary classical, and jazz. EVERYONE is invited to come and enjoy an afternoon full of music, and to meet and greet our teachers!

Date: Sunday, March 26th

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: TBA*

*Will confirm location soon. As of 3/8, it is scheduled to be in our school: 7318 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park MD 20912)

For more information about the Faculty Concert, please e-mail us at



Summer Music Exploration Program NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!



Our Summer Music Exploration Program is Now OPEN for Enrollment!

Open to 6-12 year olds. Extended day hours available!

Join us for an exciting summer of musical fun. You don’t have to choose one instrument, explore them all! Learn how to play the piano, violin, guitar, drums and more! Already know how to play? We’ll enhance your skills!

Several of the following activities will be offered to explore: Group Guitar, Vocal Arts Ensemble, Musical Theatre Madness, Group Piano, Digital Music, How to be a DJ, Songwriting for Young composers, Fun with Music History, Music Appreciation, Drum Circle, Boom whacker band, Music Mind Games, String Ensemble and more!* Students end each week with a special performance.

*Activities offered are subject to change. All activities are not guaranteed.


Session I: June 19th – June 30th

Session II: July 3rd- July 14th (Closed on July 4th)

Students may choose to attend one week or any combination of weeks.  

Sibling discounts available.


For more information about our Summer Program, CLICK HERE!

RSM Session Dates and Payment Due Dates for 2016-2017

Attn. RSM Parents & Students!

We’ve included all of the Session Dates and Payment Due dates for the 2016-2017 school year. Please refer to the following:

Session I:

August 29th – November 6th (Closed September 5th)

Session I Payment Due date: Monday, August 22nd.

Session II:

November 7th – January 22nd  
(Closed November 23rd – 27th, December 23rd – January 2nd,  and January 16th)
Session II Payment Due Date: Thursday, October 27th.

Session III:

January 23rd – April 2nd (Closed on February 20th)

Session III Payment Due Date: Thursday, January 12th.

Session IV:

April 3rd – June 18th

 (Closed April 10th – 17th, May 14th, and May 29th)
Session IV Payment Due Date: Thursday, March 23rd.
Please click HERE to download our Session Dates and Pricing Information Sheet.
***Please Note: All RSM closure dates are NOT included in your session pricing***

Save the Date: Faculty Concert and Student Recital!



Our Faculty Concert and Student recital are coming soon! Save the date for both of these performances. If you are not a student at RSM, you are still invited! Get to know our RSM teachers and students and ask us any questions you may have.

Faculty Concert: Sunday, June 5th, 4:00 pm.

Location: 7318 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912


Student Spring Recital: Sunday, June 26th. (Times TBA)

More information about juries and student recital times will be posted at a later date.

WINTER RECITAL on January 31st


Our first Student Recital of the year will be on January 31st, 2016.  There will be three different times in order to accommodate all students and families. The times will be 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 pm. Please feel free to invite your friends and family!



Date: January 31st, 2016

Time: 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 pm

Location: 7318 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park MD, 20912


Summer Camp Registration NOW OPEN!

Enrollment for our Summer Music Exploration Camp is now open!

Students who register for a two-week session before March 20th will receive a 20% discount on their Tuition! Please call or e-mail for details.

To register, please download our Registration Form and e-mail the filled form back to us at

Click Here to view our flyer and Summer Camp page.