Session Dates

The Richardson School of Music divides the year into six sessions: four long sessions from Fall  to Spring, and two short sessions during the Summer. Please view our Session Dates below, in addition to closure dates. 

*Note: Closed dates are not included in your session pricing*

Summer Session


June 15th  - August 23rd

  CLOSED: July 4th (Independence Day), August 24th - August 30th (RSM Break)
Session Payment Week:

August 17th-23rd

Session I


August 31st - November 8th

  CLOSED: September 7th (Labor Day), November 3rd (Election Day)

Session Payment Week:

August 17th - 23rd

Session II


November 9th - January 24th

CLOSED: Nov. 11th (Veterans Day), Nov. 25th – Nov. 29th (Thanksgiving Break), Dec. 24th – Jan. 3rd (Winter Break), Jan. 18th (MLK Day)

Session Payment Week:

October 26th - November 1st

Session III (2021)

January 25th –April 11th

CLOSED: March 29th - April 5th (Spring Break)

Session Payment Week:

January 11th - 17th

Session IV


April 12th - June 20th

CLOSED: May 9th (Mother's Day), May 31st (Memorial Day), June 19th (Juneteenth)

Session Payment Week:

April 6th - 11th

Summer Session I




Summer Session II




Session I

(Fall 2021)



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Monday-Sunday     8:00am-10:00pm



*For Phone Calls and E-mail Inquiries Only, No Walk-Ins*

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

          Friday             11:00am-5:00pm

        Saturday          10:00am-3:00pm

         Sunday            By Appointment

Current Students ONLY can call the emergency line (301-273-5156) for immediate assistance outside of office hours.



7320 Carroll Ave. Takoma Park, MD. 20912

Tel: 301-660-4455  Fax: 301-660-4262

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